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Deferred interest deals and store credit cards could cost you big time

Holiday shopping doesn’t need to break the bank. As shoppers scramble to take advantage of seasonal deals, there’s one offer you probably don’t want to jump on. Store credit card deals may sound like a steal. However, beware the fine print that can cost you more than you bargained for, according to recent research from …

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Peloton commercial highlights issues with gifting big-ticket items

Peloton holiday ad. YouTube If you cover your eyes on Christmas morning, are you expecting to open them up and see a Peloton? If you haven’t already heard, that’s the premise of a new holiday commercial from the home fitness company. And it’s attracting some criticism on social media. That’s in part because the ad …

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The best apps to save money on Black Friday

Black Friday has arrived. Certified financial planner Ted Jenkin, CEO and founder of Atlanta-based financial advisory firm oXYGen Financial, has some tips for people heading out to shop. To begin, several apps can help you find the best deals, he said. With Flipp, plug in your ZIP code and the biggest discounts in your area …

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Advice that will save you headaches and prevent financial strain

Holiday shopping is in full swing. Consumers are expected to spend around 5% more this year, with the average gift-giver shelling out $740, according to some surveys. But being able to afford those gifts for all of your loved ones can be difficult. Especially if you have a tendency to spend on yourself while also …

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How to avoid overspending this holiday

It’s no secret most people overindulge during the holidays. Aside from feasting on holiday treats, nearly two-thirds of adults said they have felt pressure to overspend this time of year, according to a recent survey by Bankrate.com. With that comes a heavy toll. Roughly two-thirds of Americans also said that holiday expenses negatively affect their …

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How to stay out of debt this holiday season

‘Tis the season to spend a lot of money. Between buying gifts, booking travel and attending holiday parties, there are plenty of ways to splurge in the months ahead, regardless of whether Americans can afford it. The National Retail Federation said it expects holiday retail sales to rise between 3.8% and 4.2% over 2018 to …

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