December 11th, 2014

12/16/14 Tweetchat: Saving and Spending During the Holidays

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Hi everyone!

We’re in the midst of the holiday season! Whether you’ve already finished all of your holiday shopping or have yet to begin, we want to know how you’re managing your money. Are you keeping a budget? How are you paying for your purchases? These are just some of the things we’ll be covering in our upcoming Tweetchat, so join us on Tuesday, December 16 at 2pm PST to talk about how you’re spending and saving during this festive time of year.

Be sure to follow us on Twitter and use the hashtag #CKchat in each of your responses!

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November 20th, 2014

11/25/14 Tweetchat: Shopping Smartly and Safely on Black Friday

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Join our Tweetchat on Tuesday, November 25 at 2PM PST. This week we'll be discussing smart ways to survive Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

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October 30th, 2014

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

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Join our Tweetchat on Tuesday, November 4 at 2PM PST. This week we'll be talking about stress-free holiday shopping tips.

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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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