Category Archives: saving

America Saves Week Presents: Five Opportunities for Automatic Savings

Since 2007, each year America Saves and the American Savings Education Council join together to coordinate America Saves Week. The event began as an annual opportunity for organizations, such as banks, to promote good savings behavior and a chance for … 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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Maximizing Your Tax Return: Keeping Up on Changes

Whether you do your own taxes or get them done by a licensed tax preparer, this yearly task is often looked upon as one of the more dreaded chores we face as taxpayers. Making it even more formidable is the … 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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House Hunting Tips for First-Timers

Searching for a home is a unique affair. A singular experience can be described as exciting, scary, fun, and confusing. It is definitely one of those life experiences where you will benefit from collecting anecdotes, advice and warnings from family, … Continue reading

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Four Tips to Hosting a Holiday Office Party on a Small Business Budget

It’s beginning to look a lot like … that time of year again to plan for the office holiday party. With invitations to be created, menu selections to be made and employee gifts to be bought, the festivities may often … Continue reading

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Tips for Doing Your Personal Taxes

“People who complain about taxes can be divided into two classes: men and women.” —Author Unknown The author of this quote may be unknown, but what we do know is it communicates an important message: you are not alone! Few … Continue reading

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