Category Archives: Budgeting

How to Save Money on Holiday Meals

Whether you’re hosting a holiday meal in your home this season, attending a potluck, or ditching the kitchen and heading to one of the many first-rate restaurants in and around Bergen County with your loved ones, costs can add up! … Continue reading

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How to Stretch Your Vacation Dollar

Multiple sources report that August is the second most popular month for vacations. This means that, right now, many people are anxiously awaiting their final, and maybe only vacation of the summer. If you are among them, your trip has … Continue reading

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Don’t Worry, Be “Appy”: Shopping Apps to Help You Save

Regardless of the topic at hand, as the ubiquitous, Apple®-coined catchphrase goes, you can be almost certain that “There’s an app for that™.” Savings is no exception! These four apps each offer convenient ways to save money, not to mention … Continue reading

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Creative Holiday Savings Tips

Between decorations, commercials and shopping sales, it feels like the holidays are already here. While they are just around the corner, there’s still time to save before you spend! Here is a different kind of holiday list to get you … Continue reading

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8 Ways to Spend $549

Everyone has been asked, “What would you do if you won the lottery?” According to the PowerBall website, the odds of winning the jackpot are one in more than 175 million, so most answers will, sadly, remain hypothetical. But what … Continue reading

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Five Tips to Paying Off Debt

Does this sound familiar? You make credit card payments every month, yet you don’t see a dent in your debt. If you think you’re alone, think again. Credit cards have become a way of life; they can even build and … Continue reading

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Creating and Managing a Budget Ahead of the Holidays: Part I

It’s easy to go overboard with spending any time of year, but especially during the holidays. Creating a budget seems fairly simple, but between gift-buying, holiday parties, travel, charity donations, and unforeseen expenses, sticking to it may seem like Mission … Continue reading

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