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Conserving Energy and Keeping Winter Bills Down

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Keeping your home or apartment heated during the winter can drive your energy and heating bills sky-high. If you’re already living paycheck to paycheck, paying for extra utilities is something you may not be able to afford. Have no fear – we’ve got four tips that can help keep your heating bill under control.

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Valentine’s Day: Romantic Recipes to Make at Home

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  • Holidays

Going out to eat is always more expensive than eating at home, and Valentine’s Day is no exception. Valentine’s Day is one of those holidays that we feel obligated to make a reservation at the fanciest restaurant in town, just to let that special someone know how much we care. Here at CreditBox, we think it means more to make a homemade Valentine’s Day meal, and it saves quite a bit of money, so it’s a win-win. 

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How to Go on a Midwinter Vacation on the Cheap

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Summer vacations aren’t the only ideal times to take a trip. As January and February roll around and the excitement of the holidays dies down, you may start craving a wintertime getaway. Whether you’re looking to ski or sit on a beach, you can take a winter vacation without breaking your budget. The tips in this article will make planning an affordable getaway easy.

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Happy New Year: 5 Money Saving Goals for 2018

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Happy New Year! You’ve set your New Year’s resolutions for your fitness and your career, why not make some New Year’s savings goals for the next 365 days? In this article, we’ve got 5 practical money saving goals for 2018.

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Money Saving Tips: Black Friday & Cyber Monday

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After Thanksgiving, the exciting shopping days of Black Friday and Cyber Monday come quickly. These two days are an awesome opportunity to shop smart, get your holiday shopping done, and buy items that you’ve been saving for all year. Before you fight the crowds and start spending, read this article to make sure you get the most out of Black Friday and Cyber Monday without overspending.

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Last Minute Costume Ideas That Won’t Break the Bank

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  • Holidays

Did you procrastinate on putting together a Halloween costume?  Renting or buying an elaborate costume last minute can get expensive quickly. Don’t worry – we’ve got six costume ideas that you can put together from your own closet.

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5 Outdoor Fall Activities to Fit Your Budget

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With the summer heat fading and school in full swing, autumn is upon us. For many of us autumn is the last opportunity to get outdoors and enjoy the weather before winter frost blankets our neighborhoods. If you are planning some family this fall CreditBox has 5 fall outdoor activities that will fit your budget.

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5 Must-Read Online Financial News Sources

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  • Educational
  • Finance

Staying on top of financial news may not seem like the most exciting way to spend your time, but it’s a good way to learn about finance and make sure you’re making the right financial moves for you. Reading financial news will help you become more rounded and spend smarter, especially if you read a variety of content about everything from investing to personal finance. In the article below, we’ve got 5 financial news sources that you should read every day to understand the world of money around you.

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Back to School: Buying Textbooks on a Budget

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College tuition and housing are expensive on their own, but going back to school has lots of costs that aren’t always apparent up front. Thinking and planning for these hidden expenses beforehand will help you stay on track with your budget and graduate with less student debt. One of the hidden expenses of going back to school is buying textbooks. Textbooks are much more expensive than regular books, and if each of your classes requires multiple books, the cost can add up before you know it. In this article, we have four tips on saving money on textbooks. 

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15 Things You Can Get for Free (or Nearly Free) on Your Birthday

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It’s your birthday; your special day; the one day of the year that can be all about you. What could make your birthday even better? All the freebies and discounts you can get during your birthday month. We’ve got a list of 15 restaurants, stores, and brands that offer coupons and free items for your birthday. Most of them require you to become a part of their perks program, but getting a few emails and collecting points is a fair trade for their freebies.  

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