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august 2014


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7 Spending Tips That Can Save You Thousands of Dollars


Spending tips to save money.When many people try to find how to save money each month they often end up finding little ways to save here and there. Saving small amounts of money is good, but the smartest thing to do is to look for the big savings first. If you focus on the biggest savings, you should be able to save thousands of dollars per year and begin to really get ahead. After you've taken advantage of the biggest saving tips, you can then move on to the smaller ones and see if you can add more to your savings as you progress. Learn more


Tips on how to remove parking tickets from your credit report.You may have forgotten about your old parking tickets, but have they forgotten about you? Some people think that if they don’t pay their parking tickets and just ignore them, they will some how go away. From our experience, parking tickets don’t always go away. Old, unpaid parking tickets can show up on your credit report and cause you problems when you apply for credit. Find out more & how to get them off

More Ways to Save Money on Your Household Electricity Bill – Part 2

Discover some great free and low-cost ways to reduce your electricity and energy bills with the items you’ve already got around your house.

Heating and cooling costs make up about 23% of your household electricity spending. For an average household, that’s $30 to $60 per month. Don’t let your electricity bill get you heated. Use these tips to save money and cool down . . .

Is Your First Credit Card Getting Out of Control? Here’s How to Get Yourself Back on Track

Q: I’m a first year university student and during campus orientation I signed up for my first credit card. I’ve activated it and have been using it to pay for various things. While my card isn’t maxed, I’m feeling a little nervous about how I’m going to pay my bill. Can you give me some advice before I become maxed out like my friends? Answer


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