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Written by Guest Blogger | March 14, 2014
Shop around for auto and homeowners' insurance: Before renewing your existing policies, check out the rates of competing companies whose annual premiums could be several hundred dollars lower.
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Written by Guest Blogger | November 24, 2015
By Kisha A. Taylor, Writer-Editor, Thrift Savings Plan
Although you may feel compelled to spend extra time and money on gifts for others during the holidays, don’t forget to include someone special—yourself! Here are a couple of ideas for your gift list:Read more...
Written by Alecia Blair | November 19, 2015
By Alecia D. Blair, Military Saves Communications
According to the National Retail Federation’s (NRF) Holiday Consumer Spending Survey, this year, “consumers celebrating Christmas, Hanukah, and/or Kwanza will spend an average of $805.65 on food items, decorations, gifts and more over the holiday season.” This amount is “the highest amount in the survey’s 14-year history and in line with last year’s $802.45.”Read more...
Written by Guest Blogger | November 17, 2015
By FINRA Investor Education Foundation Staff
Need some extra spending money for the holidays? You may want to consider a Christmas Club account. Remember those? Although Christmas Club accounts aren’t often talked about these days, their purpose is wise: keep the saver out of debt at the holidays. By saving systematically throughout the year, that money can be used to keep Santa in the green.Read more...
Written by Guest Blogger | November 10, 2015
By Luanne Kadlub, Communications Specialist, Better Business Bureau Serving Northern Colorado and Wyoming
Holiday shopping begins earlier and earlier every year, especially now that many use smartphones and tablets to get the job done. According to the National Retail Federation, the average consumer completed 44 percent of his or her holiday shopping online in 2014. That number is expected to be even higher in 2015.Read more...