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How To Use Credit Cards Responsibly

I was always told a rule of thumb that I highly recommend to everyone when it comes to the use of credit cards, “If you don’t have cash or the funds in your checking account to pay for something, then don’t use your credit card to buy it.” Now, that is great when it comes to personal or material things, but what happens when you’re in a bind and need a new tire and you can’t afford it until next week? Read below to find out the best ways to be a savvy credit card user.

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5 Tips To Become A Frugal Shopper

Have you ever been out and about “window shopping” knowing that you shouldn’t buy that expensive new purse or that tool for the garage, but you HAVE to have it? We’ve all been there.   Although it may bring temporary happiness, impulsive purchases will harm your bank account. Check out these five tips to help you become a smart shopper!

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5 Tips To Improve Your Credit Score

Your credit score is a 3-digit number that plays a big role in your financial life. We all know that when it comes to larger purchases, like a house or a vehicle, you need to have a good credit score. If you are stuck in a rut or simply want to raise your credit score by a few points, read these five simple steps for improving your score.

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Members of the Military: Getting Out of Debt

Military debt is surprisingly common amongst soldiers. Protecting our country often leads to loved ones at home with financial worries.   Deployment is not always to blame for these struggles, military families are vulnerable to the same financial traps that everyone else is exposed to.    No matter who you are, debt is no fun! Here are some basic tips to help relieve the stress of financial debt. 

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