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Get Ready to Shop like a Prime Day Pro

Posted by Sydney on Jul 10, 2019 2:06:13 PM

With its endless catalog of items, competitive prices, and lightning fast shipping, it’s no surprise that Amazon has taken the online shopping world by storm. And with Amazon Prime day coming up on June 15th and 16th, shoppers in search of a good deal are in full-preparation mode. But how can you make sure you’re getting the best deal on Prime Day? Here’s 4 tips to be a Prime Day Pro.

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Post-Holiday Blues: Tips to Recover from Holiday Spending

Posted by Sydney on Jan 4, 2019 2:00:00 PM

The holidays can be one of the most stressful times on your budget. Now that the holidays are through, it’s important to take a look at your financial well-being and get back on track in the New Year. Here’s some tips to help you recover and minimize debt from holiday spending.  

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Be a Gift Guru: Tips for Finding the Perfect Gift for Everyone on Your List

Posted by Sydney on Dec 13, 2018 2:00:00 PM

Gift giving can be the best and worst part of the holiday season. On one hand, it feels great to give gifts to those you love the most and to receive gifts in return. But nothing is as stressful during the holidays as trying to find the perfect gift for that difficult someone. What do you get the person who seems to have everything?  What do you get your in-law who only ever seems to buy you candles? (Not that we don’t love a festive holiday candle). Finding the perfect gift can seem impossible. Here’s some tips for finding the perfect gift for everyone on your list.

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Credit Cards vs Debit Cards: Which Swipe is Right for You?

Posted by Sydney on Dec 6, 2018 2:01:00 PM

 

This holiday season, consumers are expected to spend nearly $1.1 trillion. It’s no surprise that whether online or in stores, the majority of these purchases will be made with a card of some sort. Debit and credit cards are very different and have their pros and cons when it comes to holiday shopping. We’ve broken down the implications of using a debit or credit card this holiday season so you can choose the swipe that’s right for you.

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4 Tips to Do Your Black Friday and Cyber Monday Right!

Posted by Sydney on Nov 20, 2018 12:13:11 PM


Black Friday and Cyber Monday are almost here, and the deals are always getting better and better. Whether you’re buying yourself something special or getting started on this year’s holiday shopping, these tips will save you time and money.  

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Poppin Tags: Being Hollywood Fashionable on a Budget

Posted by Pierce Conway on Mar 15, 2016 12:00:00 PM

If there’s one thing Los Angeles is famous for it’s for being a city of style! Walking down the streets of Beverly Hills and Hollywood can often feel like walking the catwalk during Fashion Week. This leads to the question: how do people afford extravagant clothes and ridiculous LA rents?

 

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2015 Black Friday Shopping Tips

Posted by Cal on Nov 18, 2015 11:00:00 AM

We all know Black Friday offers the best holiday season shopping deals, but they only come to those who are prepared and in the right place at the right time. Here are some tips to help you make the most of the sales and discounts so you get the most bang for your buck.

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