Category: shopping

Prepaid debit cards may be a good play

Prepaid debit cards are hot right now, with all manner of celebrities attaching their name to what can often be a very questionable financial product. But despite the bad rap that prepaid debit cards have, they do serve a purpose for people who want to stop being debt broke and get out of credit card …

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Need money for Christmas, fast?

Christmas is fast approaching and that means it’s time to get your gift buying into high gear. Being in debt is no reason to cancel Christmas, but you have to be smart about your spending. That means having a frugal plan for what you are going to spend and NOT going directly to the credit cards when …

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Use Holidays to Buy Cheap Food

With Thanksgiving coming up next week and Christmas just around the corner, grocery stores are going out of their way to make sure that you set your holiday table from their shelves. That means steep discounts on everything from candied yams to figgy pudding. Well maybe not figgy pudding, but they are baiting shoppers with …

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