Holiday Tips

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Valentine’s Day is synonymous with love but it’s also synonymous with spending. Over the past five years, Americans spent an average of 18.5 billion dollars each year on Valentine’s Day, which works out to around $140 per person for the portion of the population that celebrate. To stay within budget, we recommend following the two key tips… Read More How to Enjoy Valentine’s Day Without Spending a lot of Money

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It’s that time of year yet again where most retailers make about 70 percent of their annual earnings. During the same period, the average American will accumulate nearly $1,000 in additional debt. To keep your finances under control this holiday season, we recommend avoiding these common financial mistakes: Not setting (and sticking to) a budgetRead More Common Financial Mistakes to Avoid this Holiday Season

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We are grateful for your business. MoneyKey extends a special greeting this Thanksgiving to express our appreciation for your confidence in our business. We are deeply thankful and send you our best wishes for a happy and healthy Thanksgiving Day. Sincerely, The MoneyKey Team Read More Happy Thanksgiving!

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Fall is here and its time to warm up after braving the brisk chill air. We’ve put together a few apple recipes that are both easy and delicious!   Oven Baked Apples Ingredients: 6 large peeled, cored and sliced apples 2 tablespoons of sugar or maple syrup 3 teaspoons of vanilla sugar 3 teaspoons of… Read More Quick Fall Apple Recipes

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New Year’s Eve is all about celebration. Celebrating all the positives that have happened this year and looking forward to all the opportunities next year may present. However, it can also be incredibly expensive as costs for certain events and restaurants skyrocket. Don’t blow all of your money before 2016 starts, instead try one of… Read More Budget New Year’s Eve: Celebrate without the Expense 

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With the holiday season fast approaching there is always the same question, can I re-gift this? Since the recession re-gifting has become socially acceptable and can really stretch a holiday budget. While re-gifting is now considered acceptable, it is also important to follow certain rules and etiquette. Here are the top five re-gifting rules. Brand… Read More Top Five Re-gifting Rules

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While Halloween is a fun holiday, you can easily find that you’ve blown your budget on name brand candy and fancy store bought costumes. Having an amazing costume doesn’t need to involve a costume store. We’ve compiled a list of ten unique, fun and easy DIY Halloween Costumes. Pig in a Blanket All your need is… Read More DIY Halloween Costumes