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New Year’s Resolution: Save Money

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The New Year is just around the corner and so is the dread of sticking to your New Year’s resolutions. Everyone is excited for the New Year but is afraid of the pressure of actually completing a New Year’s resolution. If you’re going to pick one resolution to stick to, make it about saving your money and organizing your expenses.

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Spread Holiday Cheer without Spending!

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  • Holidays

The holidays are generally a time to spend money and time with your closest friends and family. Thought it should be a happy time, it can be very stressful for those who are short on cash and aren’t able to buy the gifts they would like to for their loved ones. This year, instead of spending money on material gifts, volunteer or donate your time to spread the holiday cheer and make a difference in someone’s life. 

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How to Throw a Frugal Friendsgiving Feast

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  • "Save Money"
  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Holidays

Considering most of your friends are also probably trying to be frugal, have them chip in! This can mean having everyone bring a different side dish for Thanksgiving dinner, or it can mean you put together a money pool and have one person do all of the shopping. It can also just be a BYOB event, since alcohol can quickly become the most expensive part of your Friendsgiving. No matter what you choose, everyone will save money in the long run if everyone contributes. 

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Save Money this Halloween by Throwing a Halloween Party on the Cheap

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  • "Save Money"
  • Holidays

Halloween is one of the most fun holidays to celebrate, but can get a little pricey. Especially with Thanksgiving and Christmas following so closely after, October is prime time to be saving money for those holidays. Have fun this year by throwing your own cheap Halloween party with our tips below!

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Bargain Shop for New Clothes this Fall

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  • "Save Money"
  • Community

Fall has always been a time that your parents buy you new clothes for back to school shopping. As adults, the urge to buy new clothes in the fall is still programmed into our brains. The bad news is that now we are supposed to pay for it ourselves. Not fair. The good news is that we found tips and tricks for you to be the ultimate bargain shopper this season! Stick to your budget while still keeping up with fashion trends. 

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Cheap One Pot Recipes for Fall

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  • "Save Money"
  • Community

As fall approaches and the days get shorter, staying in and eating a home-cooked meal sounds more appealing than going out. Plus, it’s that time to start eating some cheaper food to save money for the holidays! Cooking at home doesn’t have to be difficult or use a lot of dishes. We rounded up these one-pot recipes for some great fall recipe inspiration.

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Back to School: Budget-Friendly Tips for Buying College Supplies

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  • "Save Money"
  • Educational

Summer is almost over and it’s time to go back to school. Whether this is your first year shopping for college supplies or your last, it is still a huge expense that you may or may not have made a budget for. Keep reading for our tips on how to save money this year before going back to school. After all, there is already too many things to be stressed out about as it is! Don’t add shopping for college supplies to the list. 

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Biking: The Budget Friendly Transportation Alternative

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  • "Save Money"
  • Community

If you don’t own a bike already, it might be time to think about making the investment, or at least using your local bike share service. Not only is it a cheap mode of transportation that can help you stay in budget, but it is also good for you! Check out more reasons below you should consider biking as an alternate mode of transportation. 

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Summer Travel Series Part 1: Save Money on Airfare

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  • Travel

Summer is a great time to travel, and for good reason. The weather is great, school is out, and there are music and street festivals all over the world.  Airfare can quickly become the most expensive part of your summer travel plans if you aren’t careful. Save money and find cheap airfare with CreditBox’s tips below. 

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Sneaky Expenses: Top 6 Budget-Breakers

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  • "Save Money"
  • Finance

Do you feel like you are living paycheck to paycheck? Do you create a budget only for it to be busted by the end of the month? It could be you are spending money on things you aren’t even aware of. See below for CreditBox’s list of sneaky expenses that could be being taken out of your bank account right under your nose! Once you are aware, you can start to save money.  

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