Tag: Retail

Spend Less & Save More this Holiday Season

Guest Blog Post by Katie Bryan, America Saves Communications Director In 2012, the Consumer Federation of America (CFA) and the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) found that 12% of people said they were planning to spend more during the holidays than in the previous year. That number was up from 2011 where only 8% planned […]

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7 Ways to Stop Impulse Buying

Impulse buying can be a very dangerous compulsion. It involves spending money on unnecessary items immediately. There is NO prior planning beforehand, no long or hard thoughts put into the decision. The common theory is that consumers only purchase small items on impulse such as candy, magazines, or snacks. However, recent worrying news is that […]

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Saving Money with Online Shopping

Online shopping is quick, easy, and has the potential to save you a lot of money. When you usually go out shopping you aren’t just spending money for the things that you planned to buy. You’re also spending money on gas, food, and impulse purchases that you may not even think about. With online shopping you don’t […]

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Ways to Save Money on the Holidays Next Year by Starting Today!

You’ve finally finished gift shopping for everyone on your list (maybe), you have the menu all planned out for the big family dinner, and other than cleaning the house or doing other daily chores, you might actually be getting ready to relax and enjoy this holiday season. But don’t let your guard down just yet. If you […]

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Why Budgets Are So Important To Have

Budgets are very important in this day and age with the struggling economy going the way it is. You may have asked yourself before “Do I really need to create a budget?” The short and simple answer is YES! We’ll list some obvious reasons why we think budgets are so important and maybe some not […]

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