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Are You Earning 1.12% On Your Savings? SmartyPig Members Are

Wed, 24 May 2017 12:30:02 +0000

If you’ve been paying attention to high yield savings rates over the past few months, you may have noticed they’re on their way up.  No, not to the 4% – 5% levels we saw about a decade ago, but slowly, interest rates are creeping in a positive direction. SmartyPig is one of the high yield […]

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Credit Karma is Offering 100% Free Tax Software – Look Out Turbo Tax

Wed, 21 Dec 2016 15:47:43 +0000

The first time I filed my very own taxes was with Turbo Tax, back in 2003. I was 18 years old at the time, attending college, and it was the first year my parents could not claim me as a dependent. I had earned a fair amount of income from my jobs on campus (and […]

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Today is the Day to Finish Your Gift-Buying… It’s Free Shipping Day!

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 19:17:56 +0000

Well, we’re less than two weeks from Christmas, which means the shopping pinch is upon us. If you’re like me, you’re probably nowhere near done with your Christmas shopping – still have three people to shop for, and we are coming down to the wire. This year, though, I’m avoiding that last-minute, mad dash at […]

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The Price of Oil is on the Rise. Is That Good for You?

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 20:52:24 +0000

After a lull in the price of a barrel, we are seeing the cost of oil begin to once again increase. With it comes increased revenue and, in turn, money being pumped into both the stock market and the economy. So, is this good news for the average person? Well, the immediate answer is no, probably […]

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