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Eating on a Budget: 5 Ways to Fill Your Belly When Your Wallet is Empty

Eating healthy does not have to be expensive.  Here are 5 ways to stretch your food budget: 1.       Drink More Water Instead of spending money on bottled drinks, invest in a filtered water bottle and refill often! Bottled water is no different from tap water in terms of safety. If you’re not a fan of […]

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Drowning in Credit Card Debt

It is not uncommon to graduate from college with a high amount of debt. Student loans can quickly add up, yet another contributing factor is the use of credit cards. Credit cards are more available than in the past, enticing a majority of today’s college students to use credit cards to pay for their living […]

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Will You Live the American Dream?

Adam Levin is the former Director of the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs and is the founder of Credit.com and Identity Theft 911. He recently posted on Huffington Post’s Business Blog. He titled his writing, “The New American Dream: It’s Not What You Think.” Mr. Levin cites a recent credit.com poll that found that […]

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Deep in Debt? Start Managing Now

Managing debt early in life is critical, and poor choices in college, or young adulthood, can lead to long term consequences.  Although student loans may be inevitable in order to achieve a college degree, it is the discretionary spending that must be monitored and kept under control. Student loans should be used for tuition, not […]

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