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//Spending Money

SMART SHOPPING
Shopping can be fun, but it’s also one of the easiest ways to make your money disappear. The key is to become a smart shopper. Not only will...[read more]

FUN ON A BUDGET
What can you do with little or no money? Plenty! You don’t always need money to have fun. Try these tips to have fun - on a budget: ...[read more]

NEEDS VS. WANTS: WHAT TO DO WITH YOUR MONEY
There’s no better feeling than buying something with money you’ve earned. It’s a great source of pride, self-respect and...[read more]

HOW TO DONATE TO A CHARITY
Donating to a charity requires lots of heart — and facts. How can you be sure that your money gets put to the best use, and doesn't get into...[read more]

Does this Credit Card Make Me Look Fat?
An article posted on bankrate.com claims that people who use credit cards at fast food restaurants actually buy 30% more food....[read more]

Make the Most of Your Movie Money
Going to the movies is a great way to spend the summer months, but it’s also an easy way to spend a lot of cash. Don’t worry—we...[read more]

Inside the World of Advertising
Advertising is a billion dollar industry with one goal—to get you to spend your money. So how do advertisers convince so many people to buy...[read more]

Rate Your Purchase
Are you getting the most bang for your buck? With ads and sales everywhere, it’s not always easy to know how to spend your cash. One way is...[read more]

Business Planning 101: Expenses
Before you make money, it’s a good idea to know how you’re going to spend it. If you don’t plan properly, you’ll run out of...[read more]

Top Four Money Wasters
What’s the easiest way to find yourself in financial trouble? Spend too much money on things you don’t need. Avoid these money wasters...[read more]

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