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  1. Pay With Cash

    Pay With Cash

    Paying for things with cash definitely has it's perks. It's a handy way to monitor how much you have & don't have to spend. However, there are people out there that struggle at saving cash or don't use it responsibly. CreditSoup's Wise Spend Wednesday touches on the good & bad of paying with cash.

  2. 4 Ways to Pay Down Debt

    4 Ways to Pay Down Debt

    I'm sure you're probably overwhelmed by now and wondering "where do I even start?" to get rid of that credit card debt. Fortunately, CreditSoup has 4 ways to begin paying down that debt.

  3. 8 Apps to Track Your Bills

    8 Apps to Track Your Bills

    Remember when you had to mail bill payments to your utilities, mortgage and credit card companies? Fortunately, consumers these days have plenty of options, including scheduling or paying bills online or using apps and software to streamline the process.

  4. Set Up Auto Payments

    Set Up Auto Payments

    Did you know that just ONE missed payment can reflect on your credit report and could drop your score up to 110 points? Wise Spend Wednesday this week is to make sure and set up auto payments on those regular monthly payments!

  5. Start a Savings Account

    Start a Savings Account

    Wise Spend Wednesday is all about spending. However, you still need money to spend, right? Starting a Savings Account will allow you to be prepared to spend wisely on various things, such as needs or fun stuff!

  6. Buy In Bulk

    Buy In Bulk

    Stock up to avoid making numerous trips to the store. If you purchase things in larger quantities, they come at a lower price per ounce, so save money & buy in bulk!

  7. Open A Free Bank Account

    Open A Free Bank Account

    Banks often charge monthly fees just to maintain your checking account. But that doesn’t mean it’s impossible to sign up for a free checking account that can save you a few bucks! CreditSoup lists 7 banks that offer such.

  8. Buy Used

    Buy Used

    Why spend hundreds of dollars on name brand clothes, shoes, and toys when they will grow out of it almost as soon as you purchase it? Save money now. Put that extra money you may have spent on high dollar items in a savings account for when they get older. Or, use that money and take them on a fun vacation or trip!

  9. Cancel Subscriptions

    Cancel Subscriptions

    Do you have subscriptions that you don't really need? Consider cancelling them! Use that money to pay down your credit card debt or make extra car or house payments!

  10. Work a Part Time Job

    Work a Part Time Job

    Do you like to spend money, yet lack the funds? Consider working a part time job or developing a side income and stash some of that extra cash in a savings account!


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