Fraud is an evergreen issue that can affect us at any time of year. However, as we’re busy running around, trying to make sure we remember to buy presents for everyone this Christmas, it’s easy to understand why we could be more at risk of falling victim to fraud over the festive period than at… Read more
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Ways to Save Up for Christmas Shopping
Every year, it seems that Christmas creeps up on us suddenly and without warning. Gone are the balmy days of summer and we now find that we are only weeks away from this memorable holiday. Unfortunately, Christmas is also associated with a great deal of financial stress. Do you find that your finances are nowhere… Read more
Thoughts on a big shopping spree
After a massive shopping spree in Miami last month, I have to say that I feel a bit overwhelmed. I don’t know how shopping addicts can spend every single weekend at the mall and rack up four digit credit card bills each time. We went to all the major malls in and around Miami. While… Read more
Going to Miami!
One of my financial goals last year was to take a trip to the US, but we ended up going to Europe for two months (life is hard, I know) in the end, my second European trip of the year (very hard indeed), and the US were postponed… until now! We made the decision at… Read more
How Mortgage Shopping Affects Your Credit Score
Some buyers shy away from shopping for a mortgage because they’re worried that the extra credit inquiries will affect their credit score. The truth is that shopping for a mortgage does affect your credit score, but probably not in the way you’re thinking… A Small Score Reduction All third party credit inquiries have an impact… Read more
Save money with online shopping and a $500 giveaway!
Another awesome giveaway today, $500 in Visa prepaid gift card, check the end of this post for more details! I love online shopping, compared to store shopping. You can be comfortable, at home, don’t have to spend money on gas, park, fight the crowds, queue, or blame yourself for always picking the slowest cashier. It… Read more
4 Tips for Controlling Your Holiday Spending
This is a guest post from Taylor B., the founder and editor of Repaid.org. You can follow him on Twitter @RepaidOrg or on Repaid.org’s Facebook page. One way to insure a happy new year is to keep a lid on your holiday spending. While that sounds easy enough to do, when was the… Read more
How to save money on grocery shopping
I really don’t like to shop or go to the mall, but grocery shopping is the exception. I love it. I could spend an hour every day choosing fresh produce for my lunch and a new kind of cheese. My fridge and cupboards are probably stocked with enough to hold a siege for a… Read more