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Personal Savings Calculator

Saving money is important, but not an easy habit for everyone to master. Without a solid plan to systematically save, you are more likely to

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Investment Calculator: Is Your Financial Plan on Track?

Creating a long-term investment plan is essential if you hope to enjoy a secure retirement, pay for end-of-life care, and leave something behind for your

01.29.16

The Simple Dollar Guide to Auto Loans

Getting an auto loan isn’t as tricky as securing a mortgage, since the lending criteria are a bit more flexible. But you still want to

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Veteran’s Guide to Getting the Right Home Loan

If you’ve served in the military, you can get one of the best tangible rewards for that service by taking advantage of two big government

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Home Ownership For People With Disabilities

Owning a home is the cornerstone of the American dream, yet far too few families get to enjoy this privilege. This is especially true of

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How Much Does it Cost to Have a Baby?

The decision to have a baby is a big one, and one of the least understood aspects of child-rearing is “how much will it cost?”

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The 3 Best Wyoming Homeowners Insurance Companies

Wyoming’s scenic setting in the expansive, mountainous West makes the state a popular destination for hikers, skiers, and tourists. But the Cowboy State’s climate — which includes snowy

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Discover it® Miles Review

If you’ve been looking for a simple way to earn travel rewards on all of your purchases, the  credit card might be exactly what you’re

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TurboTax Discount Code – Free Offer Promotion

Tax preparers usually need a to get a great deal on the software for tax season. However, millions TurboTax users have file their federal tax

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What I’ve Learned as a Volunteer Trash Collector

When I worked in the television industry, I read a great comedy script by veteran writer Greg Garcia, the creator of My Name Is Earl

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Best Frequent Flyer Programs of 2016

Other than shopping around, there are few ways to save money on airfare – that’s where the best frequent flyer programs come in. Fortunately, many

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Best Unsecured Credit Cards for Bad or Average Credit

Getting an unsecured credit card is one of the best – and easiest – ways to begin building your credit. Unfortunately, some of the best

The Simple Dollar Coupon Finder

How It Works Bookmark this page so you can browse through hundreds of coupons daily! Find what you like and just click, print, and save.

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Take These Steps to Deal With Massive Student Loan Debt

Dealing with any student debt is challenging, but what about when the amount is simply overwhelming? Recommended Student Loan Refinancing Companies About one in five borrowers

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Why the Fed’s New ‘Rate Checker’ Doesn’t Check Out

By Peter Miller The government is out with a new mortgage rate site, a resource that’s been greeted with cries of outrage from many within

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The Best Deals We Tell Our Friends About

All deals are not created equal. As a frugal community, we know there are the “daily deals” and then there are the real deals –

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Thrifty Thursday: No Hot Water, No Problem

Last week, we introduced a new reader-inspired series called Thrifty Thursdays. We want to hear your most ingenious buck-stretching strategies, stories about your famously frugal family and friends, or embarrassing tales

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