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Managing holiday spending

Credit Cards Are a Win-Win for Small Businesses and Consumers

(BPT) - In our rapidly changing world, digital transactions are increasingly preferred, with more consumers opting for electronic payments, including contactless methods. Credit cards, a standard …

3 Ways to Utilize Your Credit Card for Holiday Shopping

(BPT) - 'Tis the season to shop wisely, and your credit card can be a powerful tool in navigating the holiday spending landscape. Beyond being a convenient and safe payment method, credit cards offer …

8 Smart Ways to Save On Holiday Expenses

(Family Features) While often regarded as the most wonderful time of year, the holiday season is also an expensive spot on the calendar. Consider these tips to avoid overspending without sacrificing your festive spirit.

Smart Spending: 4 Ways to Maximize Holiday Cheer on a Budget

(BPT) - As the holiday season approaches, many of us are already thinking about how we can maximize holiday cheer while minimizing the impact on our wallets. Travel, decorations, parties, gifts …
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Everyone learns differently—Numerade outlined five study techniques to help students find the studying method that's most effective for them.
What's at risk when you take out a small business loan
Westfield compiled a list of potential risks that might arise when borrowing money from various sources to fund a small business.  
How to help your business prepare for and recover from natural disasters
Natural disasters are unpredictable, but companies can mitigate damage. Westfield compiled a list of the worst natural disasters and found expert advice to help businesses prepare.
Holiday Meals Simplified: Save time and money on your feast
(Family Features) With holiday entertaining on the minds of many this time of year, it's important to take steps to make setting the table stress-free and keep focus on what really matters - spending time with loved ones.
Transportation issues are making students miss school
HeyTutor looked at how transportation issues are affecting public schools, using HopSkipDrive's 2023 State of School Transportation report.
States with the lowest taxes on sports betting
AskGamblers used data from the American Gaming Association to map the tax rates of all states where sports betting is legal.
27M Americans own businesses with no employees—here's who they are
Millions of American businesses don't employ anyone. Next Insurance used Census Bureau data to analyze this portion of the U.S. workforce.
Can't get approved for a loan? Rejections are spiking as interest rates rise
altLINE visualized American consumers' increasing difficulty getting loans as interest rates are poised to stay higher for longer.
What inflation has done to the cost of Halloween
Stacker used data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and industry reports to analyze how inflation has changed the game for Halloween.
How the pandemic impacted what public schools in every state spend
HeyTutor analyzed NCES data to see how the pandemic affected public school spending, tracking expenditures by state between the 2019-20 and 2021-22 school years.  

Three Smart Saving Tips for the Holiday Season

(BPT) - This year, consumers are estimated to spend $831, on average, or more than $184 billion on holiday gifts. It can be the most wonderful – but expensive – time of the year with all …

A New Mission for Military Veterans: Protect Clients’ Finances as a CFP® Professional

A New Mission for Military Veterans: Protect Clients’ Finances as a CFP® Professional
(NewsUSA) - Military veterans can take on a new mission as a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional. Your new objective: Safeguard and advance the financial interests of everyday Americans. By …

How much life insurance do you need? Each generation has a different answer

(BPT) - Did you know your age may affect your perception of how much life insurance you need? The annual Insurance Barometer Study conducted by LIMRA and Life Happens reveals insights about how life …

Need health insurance? How to find an affordable plan

(BPT) - For many people looking for health coverage, the Health Insurance Marketplaces, also known as Exchanges, may have the options they're looking for. But managing health decisions is very …