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8 Ways to Save on Summer Vacations

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April 26th, 2017 | Posted in Money Tips
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You know what they say, “April showers bring May flowers”? Well, May is almost here and in most areas, it is still raining and still pretty cold.  You’ve worked hard at work, your kids are almost done with school, and a Caribbean cruise is sounding pretty good right about now.…

Whenever you need them!

Kyle Crowe

April 21st, 2017 | Posted in Advertising
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At Lift Credit we know that you might need money when you least expect it. Most payday companies have you come to their physical location to get a loan. We think you have more important things to do than drive across town for money. That’s why we are online only!…

Five Reasons 8 Out Of 10 Businesses Fail

Marci Thomas

March 23rd, 2017 | Posted in Money Tips
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Let me guess, you have this idea that’s going to make you millions. No one has heard of it, you dreamed about it one night and now it’s time to make that million dollar idea a reality. So before you start your kickstarter or even call your in-laws for some…

Your guide to budgeting

Marci Thomas

March 8th, 2017 | Posted in Money Tips
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Graduating college is a transition that everyone has to make. It’s awkward, it’s confusing, and it’s messy. Where should you start? Here’s a hint: your budget. They say budgeting is the major key to financial success. It is not your salary that will make you rich, but it’s your spending…

Ways to declutter your life

Marci Thomas

March 1st, 2017 | Posted in Money Tips
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Raise your hand if you have clothes in your closet that haven’t been touched in a year. Raise your hand again if you tend to lose things but find them randomly. For the last time, put your hands up if you still have burned CD’s from your high school boyfriend. If…

Easy ways to make more money

Kyle Crowe

February 22nd, 2017 | Posted in Money Tips
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Some people think that making money is impossible to accomplish. Sure you might not come up with the next Amazon but a few thousand dollars a month could really turn things around. Learn these three core methods and you’ll know 90% of the basic options to make more money, don’t be…

Top 5 things that you spend too much money on

Kyle Crowe

February 15th, 2017 | Posted in Money Tips
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It’s one of those things where you are in the checkout line and you buy People magazine. Or you buy that Patagonia puffy “because you need it.”  We aren’t judging you but either way, it’s money and it’s going somewhere where it probably shouldn’t. Here are 5 things that you…

Ways to save on Valentine’s Day

Marci Thomas

February 8th, 2017 | Posted in Money Tips
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Ahh Valentine’s Day, the time to celebrate love…or chocolate, depending on who you ask. Even though love doesn’t cost a thing, this world wide holiday can get pretty pricey. Incase you were dying to know, Americans spent over 19 billion dollars on Valentine’s Day last year. Don’t worry, not everyone…

The Real Facts About a Millennial’s Economy

Marci Thomas

February 1st, 2017 | Posted in Money Tips
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Dear Baby Boomers and Generation X, Let’s state the obvious: it is no secret that you roll your eyes at Millennials. Most generations think we are entitled, that we don’t get it, and we only care about finding our “passion”. While some of that may be true, a few of…

Why you should care about saving for retirement

Kyle Crowe

January 25th, 2017 | Posted in Money Tips
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When you think of your retirement what comes to mind? It might be the classic scene of sitting on the porch with your cute spouse and watching the flowers grow. You might identify with the couples that buy an Airstream and take off to Florida. Or last option, never thought…

5 Financial podcasts that will change your game

Kyle Crowe

January 18th, 2017 | Posted in Money Tips
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Personal finance is kind of like your mother in law. Don’t really know how it should be handled, sick of hearing about it but you are aware that relationship needs some TLC or it will come back to bite you. Don’t worry there is an easy fix. You are probably…

5 Reasons to Have Good Credit

Marci Thomas

January 11th, 2017 | Posted in Money Tips
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Credit. Yes, we know you are sick of hearing about it but chances are you fall into one of these two categories. 1) You know it is important and understand how it will affect your future. OR 2) You are adamant to remain cash only so the government can’t “trace”…

Financial Resolutions for 2017

Marci Thomas

January 4th, 2017 | Posted in Money Tips
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It’s a new year. Time for a new you. Improve your finances with these financial resolutions for 2017! We’ve broken them down into our top 5 resolutions, starting with number 5. #5. Turn your hobby into cash. If you are spending time doing something you love, why not try to turn…

Make 2017 better than 2016

Kyle Crowe

December 20th, 2016 | Posted in General, Money Tips
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The year is coming to an end! We hope that 2016 has treated you well and that you were able to accomplish some of your goals. If you don’t feel like you were able to do much, don’t worry, there’s always 2017. We’ve compiled a list of things that you…

Gas Guzzler: How to save money at the gas pump

Kyle Crowe

December 14th, 2016 | Posted in Money Tips
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Last year 140.43 billion gallons of gasoline were consumed here in the United States.* How much did you spend on gasoline and how can you save money at the gas pump? There are a few obvious answers when it comes to saving money at the gas pump. The first is…

Christmas Spending Infographic

Kyle Crowe

December 7th, 2016 | Posted in Graphic design, Money Tips
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It’s the most wonderful time of the year and the average American will use $700-$900 on Christmas. That’s a lot of toys. Or hot chocolate. Other stats included: Last year Americans with debt added an extra $986 to their debt due to the holidays. On average it takes 5 or more months…

Online Shopping Savings

Marci Thomas

November 30th, 2016 | Posted in Money Tips
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Most people are doing their shopping online nowadays. Holiday shopping, shopping for clothes, and even grocery shopping are all done online. If you buy stuff online you could probably use some online shopping savings tips. Couponing– Online coupons are a great way to save money! Many companies will even give…

Thanksgiving Savings

Marci Thomas

November 22nd, 2016 | Posted in Money Tips
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Thanksgiving dinner savings If you are providing Thanksgiving dinner for everyone in your family, it will become a financial burden. Assign everyone who is coming to bring a dish! Plan ahead and start buying early. This way you can find and use coupons to save. If there isn’t much room…

Ways to earn extra cash for the Holidays

Kyle Crowe

November 16th, 2016 | Posted in Money Tips
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The National Retail Federation said that the average shopper spends $800 a year on holiday expenses like gifts, food, decorations, etc. If you are like me, you probably don’t have $800 in extra cash just laying around to spend. So, here are some helpful ways of how you can earn extra…

Holiday Travel Saving Secrets

Marci Thomas

November 9th, 2016 | Posted in Money Tips
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The holiday’s are just around the corner. If you are going to be traveling to grandmas’s or anywhere for that matter, make sure to get the best deal you can with these holiday travel saving secrets! Compare and shop around. You might have your favorite airline, but shop around to…