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December 17, 2014

Family Time: Big Holiday Fun on a Small Budget

Too many people think you have to spend big bucks to have big Christmas fun.  They splurge on gifts, traveling, food, and entertainment and then shrug […]
December 16, 2014

'Tis the Season to Be Shopping – But Maybe Not in Jersey

According to a new Rutgers-Eagleton poll, less than 40% of New Jersey residents shopped on Black Friday.  This number – however dismal it may seem in […]
December 15, 2014

Now or Later? Prioritizing Your Debts

We often hear about good debt and bad debt. That’s probably because we’d all be depressed if financial experts went around referring to bad debt and […]
December 11, 2014

Toys That Teach Financial Literacy

Kids today are tackling all sorts of complex subject matters – from playing the violin, to learning to speak Mandarin, to programming with Javascript. But what […]
December 9, 2014

Cut the Christmas Clutter

During Christmas, a lot of us will look for any excuse possible to justify overspending. That 60-inch 3D television? It was 20% off! The $200 LED […]
December 4, 2014

12 Days of Christmas Costs Rise Very Little: A Steal at $116K

As the U.S. holiday season spins into high gear, shoppers with quirky shopping lists got a bit of good news this week:  The cost of the […]
December 2, 2014

Credit vs. Debit: It's All About Timing

In the wake of the Great Recession, debit cards became increasingly popular among many who wanted to avoid the possibility of incurring debt. In fact, debit cards […]
November 25, 2014

Quick Ways to Make Some Extra Holiday Money

We want the holidays to be as stress-free as possible, so the Penny Hoarder blog has put together a list of 10 ways you can bank […]
November 21, 2014

Credit Score Measures More Than Your Financial Health

Credit scores – those pesky 3-digit numbers that dictate where you can live, what job you can get, even what cellphone plan you can purchase – are so […]