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Giving Back: How You Can Help for Free

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During the holidays, it’s easy to remember how fortunate we are and how many every-day blessings we have. However, not everyone is so lucky. The holiday season is a great time to give back and help those in need. This might seem impossible if you’re operating on a tight budget, but there are ways you can help for free.

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Recovering from Winter Emergency Auto Expenses

  • "Home and Auto Repairs"
  • Finance

The cold temperatures and harsh weather of winter are hard on your car, and even if you’ve spent time getting your car ready for winter, emergency auto expenses can still happen. Icy roads can lead to car accidents, heavy snow can damage your car, and cold temperatures can affect your engine in ways you couldn’t have prepared for. Once these expenses happen, it’s tough to know what to do. Your already tight budget and holiday shopping are on your mind, and emergency expenses might not have a place in your plan. Don’t worry – we’ve got four tips in this article for recovering from unexpected winter auto expenses. 

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Homeowners: Keeping Heating and Electric Costs Down

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  • "Home and Auto Repairs"
  • Educational

With holiday lights and decorations, parties that require lots of baking and cooking, and colder temperatures trying to pull the heat from your home, it’s no wonder that heating and electricity bills increase during the holiday months. If you’re living paycheck to paycheck or stretching an already tight budget this holiday season, increased heating and electric costs could break the bank. Using the tips in this article and a little creativity, you can still have a holiday season that’s festive and bright, without blasting your budget. 

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Budget Holiday: Hosting Thanksgiving on a Budget

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  • Holidays

Hosting your family and friends for a Thanksgiving feast is a huge honor and a great way to welcome the exciting holiday season. However, having to shop, prepare, and decorate for your Thanksgiving get-together can get stressful quickly, especially if you’re on a tight budget. Don’t let your financial woes stand in the way of the sentiments of gratitude and togetherness on Thanksgiving this year. Using the tips in this article, you can host Thanksgiving on a budget and eliminate the stress of traditional hosting.

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Smart Shopping: How to Save on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

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  • Holidays

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are two of the biggest shopping days of the year. They fall conveniently after Thanksgiving to help you with your holiday gift shopping. However, they’re also great opportunities to buy items that you’ve been saving up for at a much lower cost than normal. However, be wary of overspending on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Use the tips in this article to shop smart and avoid blowing your holiday budget.

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AmeriCash Loans Reveals New Application Features: Electronic Transfer and Choose Your Location

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  • "Installment Loans"
  • News

You already know that getting extra cash from AmeriCash Loans is fast, easy, and convenient. Now, you have even more freedom and control to choose how and where you receive the money you need. In addition to our new, streamlined online loan application features, you’ll have an upgraded store experience with our remodeled locations and our friendly, knowledgeable customer service representatives. At AmeriCash Loans, we’re working hard to make sure you have the best experience possible when you apply for an installment loan. 

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Budget Holiday: Halloween Costumes on a Budget

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  • Holidays

One of the most fun parts of fall is getting to dress up in a costume for Halloween. However, between the makeup, wigs, and fancy clothes you might need for your Halloween costume, costs can get out of hand quickly. If you’re working with a tight budget, you can still put together a killer costume on the cheap. Read below to find out how. 

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Neighborhood Spotlight: Peoria, IL

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  • Illinois
  • Vacation
  • Community

Peoria, the largest city located on the Illinois River, was founded in 1691 by the French explorer Henri de Tonti and is the oldest surviving European settlement in Illinois. The settlement was initially founded as Fort Crevecouer, transitioned into Fort Clark,  and was eventually named after the local Peoria tribe, a member of the Illinois Confederation. The village of Peoria, Illinois as we know it today, was incorporated in March 1835.   Peoria, Illinois is rich with history and activities for families and travelers of all ages, and makes for a great budget-friendly weekend trip. 
 

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Neighborhood Spotlight: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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  • Vacation
  • Wisconsin
  • Community

Founded in 1846, Milwaukee is the largest city in the state of Wisconsin. Milwaukee is known for its brewing traditions and has earned many nicknames including Beer City and Brew Town. As the 31st largest city in the United States, Milwaukee has a multitude of things to do for people of all ages, interests, and budgets. If you’re planning to visit Milwaukee, there’s plenty to do without overspending, and you can still get a true taste of the Midwest on a budget vacation.

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Getting Back in the Gym on the Cheap

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  • Educational

The best way to save money at the gym is to avoid a gym membership altogether and work out outside. However, as the weather cools and snow starts to fall, working out outdoors becomes impractical, if not impossible. Getting back in the gym doesn’t have to cost a fortune, and the tips below will help you save money on a new gym membership.

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