October 30th, 2014

11/4/14 Tweetchat: Stress-free Holiday Shopping Tips

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Hey everyone!

The holidays are fast approaching and we’re sure you’ve got a lot of things to do, from organizing family dinners to buying gifts. The holiday season is a wonderful, festive time of year, but it can also be hectic, especially when it comes to holiday shopping. Don’t worry though, we’re going to help you get through it with this week’s Tweetchat! So join us on Tuesday, November 4 at 2pm PST to talk about ways you can make this year’s holiday shopping a little less stressful.

Be sure to follow us on Twitter and use the hashtag #CKchat!

If you can’t make this week’s CKchat, leave a comment below with your best stress-free holiday shopping tip and we’ll share it during the Tweetchat!

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October 23rd, 2014

10/28/14 Tweetchat: Protecting Your Identity While Holiday Shopping

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Join our Tweetchat on Tuesday, October 28th at 2PM PST. This week we'll be discussing how to protect your identity while holiday shopping.

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November 27th, 2013

How to Prevent Debt During the Holiday Season

How to Prevent Debt During the Holiday Season

The holidays can decimate your finances if you’re not careful, which is why it makes sense to be prepared. There are numerous ways to prevent debt during the holiday season, but the one factor all of these tactics have in common is that they require planning and forethought. If you want to save your wallet later on, clear your schedule and mentally prepare yourself for the holiday season.

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December 14th, 2012

Managing Your Online Holiday Spending

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With online shopping up 13 percent over last year, cyber space will be crowded with last-minute shoppers over the next several days. The convenience of shopping online is matched only by the great deals to be found. There is a strategy to getting the best price and staying safe, however, so consider these tips before clicking “purchase.”

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February 7th, 2012

Why You Should Spend Valentine’s Day Alone

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The most romantic day of the year is getting more expensive. Consumers this year are expected to spend an average of $200, which is up eight percent from last year. For the same price, you can get a Kindle Fire, six-and-a-half shares of Facebook or a round-trip plane ticket from San Francisco and Los Angeles.

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December 21st, 2011

Chicken-Fried Generosity: ‘Tis the Seasoning of Giving

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Recently, the Credit Karma content team went out to lunch for chicken and waffles in honor of Bethy’s birthday. My order happened to take 15 minutes longer than everyone else’s, so the chicken and waffle baroness behind the counter gave me an extra piece of chicken and an extra waffle. It was pretty much the best thing that ever happened to me.

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December 16th, 2011

Friday Roundup: 6 Ways to Waste Money During the Holidays

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6 Ways to Waste Money During the Holidays "What’s a few extra dollars here or there when holiday sales offer such a banquet of deals? It can’t hurt to blow the budget once a year. After all, you won’t have to pay down those credit cards until January, right? Wrong! No matter how caught up you get in the holiday-spending spirit, you should never compromise your budget and financial health. Here are six common ways holiday shoppers waste money, along with practical solutions to avoid such overspending." Financial Highway

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December 14th, 2011

Wednesday Roundup: 3 Ways to Recover from a Holiday Spending Hangover

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3 Ways to Recover from a Holiday Spending Hangover "There is still time before the holidays, but if you’re already feeling anxious about how much you have/will spend, don’t despair because you can recover – just don’t use breaking the budget a little bit as a justification for breaking it a ton! Here are a few tips that will help you get back on track and pay off the credit cards and/or get your bank balance back up." MoneyNing

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December 9th, 2011

Friday Roundup: The Value of Earning a Side Income

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The Value of Earning a Side Income "Even a relatively small amount of extra cash can go a long way. To show you what I mean, let’s look at two examples–retirement (with a good chunk of side income) and credit card debt (with a relatively small amount of side income)." My Journey to Millions

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December 7th, 2011

Wednesday Roundup: How to Stop Buying Gifts Without Being a Scrooge

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How to Stop Buying Gifts Without Being a Scrooge "You don’t have to be a Scrooge or a Grinch to want to skip Christmas. The average person spends hundreds of dollars on merchandise over the course of the holiday season, and that’s money some cash-strapped Americans just can’t afford to throw around in a tough economy." Bundle

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