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4 ways to get a sale price when there isn’t a sale

4 ways to get a sale price when there isn’t a saleMany retailers offer a one-time discount just for joining a mailing list or rewards program
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Why your kid should help pay for college

Why your kid should help pay for collegeSetting limits and requiring a kid to pay part of the cost can lead to better grades while protecting parents’ finances
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5 tips for a debt-free vacation

5 tips for a debt-free vacationStart with a clear idea of your trip’s scope and get creative to trim costs
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How to get better vacation photos

How to get better vacation photos, no selfie stick requiredNo selfie stick required if a professional is doing the job
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To make college cost even more, pay by credit card

To make college cost even more, pay by credit cardCollege on credit card fails good cents test
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Places to find last-minute scholarships

Places to find last-minute scholarshipsTo make the late-scholarship-application process easier, polish your resume and have a basic essay template on hand
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What really matters with your first credit card

What really matters with your first credit cardUsed responsibly, it’s a way to build a positive credit history
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Weston: Your house isn’t a piggy bank

Weston: Your house isn’t a piggy bankRetirement experts predict many Americans will need to use home equity to support them when they stop working
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What do colleges want? It’s hiding in plain sight

What do colleges want? It’s hiding in plain sightUse data to find best match, target schools that want you and avoid ungenerous schools
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Your credit score means everything — and nothing

Your credit score means everything — and nothingThe best way to get your credit score back on track is to loosen its hold on your self-worth
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Guide to travel insurance, including when not to buy it

A guide to travel insurance – including when not to buy itUnderstand what will it cover – and what won’t it cover
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Insurers turn to technology to woo drivers

Insurers turn to technology to woo driversHere’s a look at what insurers are doing today — and what they might try next
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Is the ‘organic’ seal worth it, given standards disput?

Is the ‘organic’ seal worth it, given disputes on standards?Some farmers also say practices have strayed from the spirit of the rules about organic food, and plan new labels
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How to be a happy timeshare owner

How to be a happy timeshare ownerDon’t buy on vacation, don’t pay retail, find an attractive location, and research and plan
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CEO-in-waiting talks about Spirit Airlines’ future

CEO-in-waiting talks about Spirit Airlines’ future‘We still have room to do better and we know that,’ Ted Christie says
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Cross items off your back-to-school list

Cross items off your back-to-school listTips include letting the kids help, leaving them at home and not buying everything at once
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TSA-approved ways to shorten the airport screening line

TSA-approved ways to shorten the airport screening lineGlobal Entry might be better for frequent and international travelers, but if you rarely travel abroad, try TSA PreCheck
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Ask Brianna: Talking about cash and staying in love

Ask Brianna: How to fight about money and stay madly in loveThere are good and bad ways to discuss topics as emotional as money, no matter where you are in your relationship
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Affordable ways to refresh your home

Affordable ways to refresh your homePainting yourself, rearranging furniture and accessorizing can save big bucks
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Different ways to zap your debt: Which is for you?

Different ways to zap your debt: Which is for you?A self-guided payoff strategy or some type of debt relief, perhaps even bankruptcy, may be best
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Liz Weston: Can you help your kid start a business?

Liz Weston: Can you afford to help your kid start a business?Parents also have sunk plenty of money into their offsprings’ doomed enterprises, sometimes endangering retirements
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New grads, unlock your future with a credit check-up

New grads, unlock your future with a credit check-upGood credit is your ticket to an easier and more affordable postgrad life
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3 money tasks you shouldn’t tackle on your own

3 money tasks you shouldn’t tackle on your ownFiling for bankruptcy, handling an IRS audit and retiring should not be done alone
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Measuring today’s gig economy problematic

How big is gig economy? Gov’t study shows how little we knowA government report this week suggested that the proportion of such jobs hasn’t budged in the past decade
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Weston: Why millennials should care about Medicare now

Weston: Why millennials should care about Medicare right nowPoliticians will be tempted to foist the biggest cuts on people farther away from retirement
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Nerd Wallet: Save money – think like a college student

Nerd Wallet: Save money by thinking like a college studentYou could save a lot by returning to that frugal student lifestyle
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  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
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Ask Brianna: How to say no to being a bridesmaid

Ask Brianna: How to say no to being a bridesmaidThe average bridesmaid spends $1,200 per wedding, including attire, travel to the event, accessories and gifts
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  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
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