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Articles in July 2023

  1. The Basics You Need to Know About Student Aid

    The Basics You Need to Know About Student Aid

    Applying for college is a long and challenging process, so it's no surprise that students often fail to take advantage of free money available to them. There are essay's to do and government forms to fill out. But thankfully, there are many ways to access these opportunities to leave them with less school debt.

  2. Christmas In July - Budget All Year Long!

    Christmas In July - Budget All Year Long!

    Yes, it's July. And yes, we're already thinking about Christmas! CreditSoup's Wise Spend Wednesday this week talks about saving money all year long for that holiday spending. It's hard enough paying bills around the holidays, only to add on the cost of meals, travel & gifts.

  3. 7 Debt Consolidation Truths You Need to Know

    7 Debt Consolidation Truths You Need to Know

    If you are someone who can’t seem to stop racking up more credit card debt, a debt consolidation loan may be exactly what you need. Before you start shopping around for another loan, here’s everything you need to know.

  4. The Ultimate Frugal Tip: Save Loose Change

    The Ultimate Frugal Tip: Save Loose Change

    The ultimate way to remain frugal and SAVE money, is to penny pinch and save every last bit of loose change. Saving loose change is a great way to build up savings over time! CreditSoup has 15 Creative Ways to Save Change.

  5. Credit Card Payment Processing 101

    Credit Card Payment Processing 101

    Have you ever thought about how credit card payment processing works? It’s actually a very complex process involving many different players. Here’s everything you need to know about credit card payment processing.

  6. Ditch the Manicures and Pedicures

    Ditch the Manicures and Pedicures

    Having polished nails is always a nice feeling. But the price doesn't always give you a nice warm feeling. CreditSoup's Thrifty Thursday tip this week talks about ditching the mani - pedi's. Do them yourself, at home!

  7. Funding Fireworks On The 4th of July

    Funding Fireworks On The 4th of July

    Not only are there deals to be had this time of year, we certainly cannot forget about the Fireworks! If you're fortunate to live in such a state that allows the purchase and permission to shoot fireworks, the cost could make or break your holiday celebration. Be sure to do your research and ask around for the best deals at the local stands and outlet pyro stores.

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