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Borrowing From 401(k) Could Be Costly Mistake

While the law allows you to borrow up to $50,000 from your 401(k) plan, there are tax law implications.

05/28/2015

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Saver 2 App

There are plenty of apps out there to help you save money, but Saver 2 may be easiest to use.

04/09/2015

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ShopSmart’s Secrets for Saving Big at the Supermarket Without Coupons

By Jim Donovan: Clipping coupons can be a chore, but there are secrets to slashing grocery bills without using coupons. The April 2015 issue of ShopSmart, from Consumer Reports, uncovers ways to track supermarket sales […]

04/08/2015

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Survey: Almost 20% Of Americans Aren’t Saving Any Of Their Income

Bankrate’s chief financial analyst says you should try to save 15-percent of your income for retirement savings, emergency funds and other factors.

03/31/2015

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You Need A Budget App

It’s real easy to let spending get out of control. The You Need A Budget app can help you reign that in.

03/23/2015

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3 On Your Side: Despite Lackluster Savings, People Feel More Secure

How much money do you have in emergency savings? A new report finds that in many cases American families are often living very close to the financial edge.

02/23/2015

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Acorns App

The Acorns app lets you invest spare change from purchases you make every day.

02/23/2015

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3 On Your Side: Learn How To Get Drugstore Deals With The Coupon Mom

Plan on doing some shopping this weekend? Well when it comes to getting great deals, the last place you probably think of heading to is the drug store. But as 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan shows us, if you play your cards right, you could end up saving more money than you can at your supermarket.

02/06/2015

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3 On Your Side: Ways To Trim Coffee Costs

If you resolved to spend less and save more in the new year, you may want to look at your morning routine. As we told you earlier this week coffee prices are expected to rise in 2015, but 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan offers some ways to trim costs without killing the caffeine buzz.

01/09/2015

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New For 2014: The Best Apps For Holiday Shopping Deals

Use your smartphone to truly maximize your holiday shopping. From coupon finders to shopping lists, these apps have everything you need to get the best savings.

11/10/2014

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‘2 Broke Girls’ Guide To Living On A Budget

“2 Broke Girls” returns for its fifth season, and the girls have a few tips on how to live just like them.

10/20/2014

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4 College App

4College lets you access the current cost of more than 2,200 universities and develop a realistic savings plan that will help you afford them.

09/04/2014

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3 On Your Side: Bankrate Report Finds 36% Of Americans Have No Retirement Savings

How much money do you have saved for retirement? If the answer is nothing, you’re not alone.

08/18/2014

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3 On Your Side: Best Days To Find Coupons

Are you the type of shopper who’s always looking for a coupon to maximize your savings? Well if you think that coupons are just released at random, 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan says, think again.

07/31/2014

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3 On Your Side: How To Stay On Budget On Your Summer Road Trip

The Memorial Day and Fourth of July weekends are behind us, but there’s still plenty of time for a summer road trip. With higher gas prices, many consumers are looking for ways to save in other areas. 3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan has some advice to help you stay on budget.

07/10/2014

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