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The Cost of the Holiday Season

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The holiday season is a time for family, cheer, and thankfulness. But, for many, this time of year can also bring worry over increased spending. And with good reason, the average consumer plans to spend $1,121 this holiday season. Don’t let worry take over. Follow along with our Holiday Spending Series as you navigate through…

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Holiday Shopping: Retailer Tricks to Avoid

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Ah, the holidays. Imagine yourself on a stroll through the mall on a chilly, mid-December Saturday. The twinkling displays, Bing Crosby singing carols, the scent of vanilla and cinnamon in the air… is it really the most wonderful time of the year, or are retailers just messing with your mind? To keep the charm of… Read more

21 Ways to Save During the Holidays

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For many of us, shopping, gift-giving, and eating are three activities essential to the holiday season. However, these activities can come at a high price. Here are some tips from our team to ease the financial burden of the holiday season, so you can enjoy yourself while you shop, give, and eat this year! These… Read more