FINANCIAL EDUCATION

Dec 19, 2017 11:05:35 AM Savings Tips & How To's

How to track your credit score

How to track your FICO® credit score

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Nov 21, 2017 2:32:41 PM Savings Tips & How To's

How to get the best deals on Black Friday, Cyber Monday and beyond

The period beginning with Thanksgiving and going until after New Year’s is prime time for finding great deals from retailers. Here’s how to shop wisely for consumer electronics and other merchandise as the 2017 holiday shopping season kicks into high gear.

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Oct 15, 2017 4:31:02 PM Savings Tips & How To's

When is the best time to buy a new car?

When is the best time to buy a new car?

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Oct 11, 2017 1:41:53 PM Savings Tips & How To's

How to save money shopping for Halloween costumes

How to save money on Halloween costumes

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Oct 4, 2017 5:34:49 PM Savings Tips & How To's

8 ways to make money in your spare time

 

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Aug 31, 2017 1:52:18 PM Savings Tips & How To's

7 money-saving tips for back-to-school shopping

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Aug 18, 2017 12:00:00 PM

How to cut your credit card interest rate and fees


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Jul 28, 2017 12:00:00 PM

7 tips for reducing your cell phone bill

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Jul 21, 2017 12:00:00 PM

How to save money eating out

 

Americans spend more at eating and drinking establishments than at grocery stores, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Clearly, many of us would rather let someone else cook.

But when you eat out, you pay a premium for food and beverages. Most food establishments markup food items by 300%, Fox Business reports. And restaurant buyers told SFGate they charge about four times as much for a glass of beer, and four to five times as much for a glass of wine, than they actually pay.

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Jul 14, 2017 4:52:32 PM

7 ways to save money on broadband internet

Broadband internet is practically like water and electricity—a utility that just about every household needs. But broadband can be pricey. The average monthly cost of residential broadband globally was $104 in 2016, according to an internet research firm.

Here are seven tips for cutting your monthly broadband internet bill.

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