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STUDENT DISCOUNTS YOU CAN USE

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September 5, 2018

Between astronomical tuition bills, piles of textbooks to purchase, foods costs and supplies, being a college student is definitely not cheap.

Lucky for you, there are loads of companies out there that think you deserve a budgeting break.

Here are five of the best student discounts out there.

 

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LAST LICKS OF SUMMER: A LABOR DAY VACATION WITHOUT THE TRAFFIC … OR EXPENSE

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August 29, 2018

If you don’t believe that the grass is always greener on the other side of town, consider this: Most Americans don’t know what’s in their own backyards. People often pile into cars to go “away” while cars piled with other vacationers are pulling into the very town they’re leaving.

 

Tourists…

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SHOPPING FOR SCHOOL SUPPLIES

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August 22, 2018

Whether you’re hit with a bout of nostalgia for those old school days, or breathe a sigh of relief thinking, “Thank heavens, that’s over,” the school supply list that arrives faithfully in your mail or email probably evokes memories. If it’s not memories of your own school days, it’s…

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THE DOS AND DON’TS OF CREDIT REPAIR

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August 15, 2018

Looking for ways to improve an unfavorable credit score? Look no further! Our handy guide will help you get on the road to improving your score.

Do: Determine your actual credit score

If a recent credit application of yours has been denied, find out why. Each of the three major credit…

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CREATING A FAMILY BUDGET

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August 8, 2018

When you sit down and actually record where your money goes, there are always surprises. More money may be going to food and other expenses than you think. There may be areas in which you can easily cut corners that you won’t see until it’s in writing. Rather than…

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DO CHEAP HOBBIES EXIST?

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August 1, 2018

Q: Every hobby I am considering costs a fortune! Are there any inexpensive hobbies I can pursue?

A: It’s easy to feel like any hobby will leave you broke. Luckily, though, this line of thinking is a myth. You can find dozens of hobbies that will help you relax and…

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SAVING MONEY ON HOTEL ROOMS

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July 25, 2018

Q: We’re going on a short vacation, and I’m wondering if we can save on the hotel room. Is there anything we can do to make sure we get the best price possible?

A: There are lots of things you can do! Since hotels overcharge business travelers by as much…

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Have you geared up for that all-important family vacation?

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July 18, 2018

If your answer is that you don’t think you have the cash to take a trip this year, think again. Our credit union offers simple vacation loans that can help you get the money you need now for that memory-making trip.

To make the most of vacation savings, arm yourself…

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MONEY TIPS FOR OVERSEAS TRAVEL

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July 11, 2018

Before you travel out of the country, here are some tips for handling funds abroad.

Before you leave:

 

-If you plan to use your VISA debit or credit card, check the expiration date before you leave. Cards expire on the last day of the month indicated. If your card will expire…

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PROTECTING YOUR IDENTITY WHILE ON VACATION

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July 4, 2018

Summertime often means vacation time. It’s a happy, fun time of year – but it’s also a time when you really need to go the extra mile to protect yourself from identity theft.

 

Here are some common sense pointers you can follow this summer to make sure that you keep…

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