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[GIVEAWAY] Win the Dell Inspiron 11 3000 Series 2-in-1

While others will be doting on their loved ones or appropriately celebrating Singles Awareness Day, I suggest checking out the amazing sales this weekend is offering! To get you savvy savers even more excited about the first big sale of the 2015, we have paired up with our friends at Dell to bring you an unbelievable GIVEAWAY! How do you feel about winning a BRAND NEW Inspiron 11 3000 Series 2-in-1 with 4th Generation Intel® Core™ i3-4030U Processor, valued at $499!

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Shannon Hanrahan February 11, 2015

Keep Calm and Get Your Cupid On

Since the days of “he loves me, he loves me not”, flowers have been there for life’s biggest moments. From birthdays to congratulations to moments of need, flower bouquets are a way to show you a little extra love and support. Well, with Valentine’s Day right around the corner, it is time to start thinking about what you will be getting that special someone (or someones) in your life. Instead of spending money on things people just don’t need, why not go back to the basics?

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Shannon Hanrahan February 05, 2015

Setting the Mood on Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Whether you are hoping Cupid’s arrow will find you this February 14th or you and your sweetheart are Valentine’s Day veterans, one thing is for sure: no one should spend the evening alone. The other thing that I personally believe is that avoiding a broken heart shouldn’t mean breaking the bank. Here are some suggestions for celebrating Valentine’s Day on a budget, regardless of your situation.

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Chris Dato February 04, 2015

Valentines Gifts for Him at Every Budget

As a guy, I am very familiar with the pressure of trying to find the perfect gift for my sweetheart. However, I don’t often give a lot of thought to the challenge that my girlfriend must go through each year, without the classic fallbacks like flowers or stuffed animals to which we boyfriends all to often have to resort. In order to do our part to help, I have put together a list of affordable Valentine’s gifts for guys to fit all budgets.

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Chris Dato January 26, 2015

Save on Your Super Bowl Shindig

Regardless of whether you are a hardcore football fanatic all year round or you don’t get involved until it is down to the final two, chances are you already know where you will be enjoying Super Bowl XLIX. Barbecue and beers with family and friends for the big game are, by all measures, an American pastime. What most people don’t realize, however, is how fun and affordable it can be to have the party at your place!

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Chris Dato January 19, 2015

Classroom Valentines from the Heart

The more I looked into making homemade Valentines, the more I liked the whole idea of it. Instead of picking out some bland mass-produced Valentines, homemade Valentines can truly come from the heart. Especially with all of the stories in the news about bullying, homemade Valentine’s Day cards can really send a positive message to fellow classmates.

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Kristine Munroe January 15, 2015

Discounted Family Activities for the Winter

Instead of having the winter blahs, my family likes to make the most out of the season. I go against my instinct to hibernate and use the snow as an opportunity to do some fun winter-activities. Some activities can get very costly (think skiing and snowboarding) but there are also plenty of ways to get outside that don’t break the bank!

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Kristine Munroe January 12, 2015

[INFOGRAPHIC] The Game of Savings: The Best Time to Buy Big-Ticket Items

It is a new year, so there is no better time than now to re-invent yourself as a savings savvy individual. Life throws a lot at you, all year round. Do you know what the trends are to buying the big-ticket items that make everyday life possible? Don’t worry if you don’t, the savings experts from are here to set the record straight and get you winning at the game of savings.

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Shannon Hanrahan January 08, 2015

Steps to Getting Out of Debt in the New Year

As a New Year’s resolution, many people vowed to get out of debt or improve their credit in one way or another (myself included). For some of us this means climbing out from under a mountain of debt, while others just want to improve their financial stability. The key to success is to identify the key steps in managing your money better, and to focus on the areas with which you struggle. Here are a few of the essential steps to getting out of debt in the New Year.

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Chris Dato January 05, 2015