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Tips on how to become a smarter shopper

We’re ahead of  National Consumer Protection Week, which is March 3-9, but Uncle Sam wants to offer tips on how to become a smarter shopper. With all the tax refunds coming in, it might be some good advice. Read on: Sales pitches and financial advice come at you from every direction—by phone, by mail, and […]

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Mississippi savings rate ranked high

Saving money isn’t easy for many people, but according to one report, Mississippians do a good job. According to Go Banking Rates, the average CD and savings account rates in the Magnolia State ranked fourth. Here’s what they said. And click here for the full report. Go Banking Rates continues its “Best Rates in Every […]

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7 tips for better finances this year

Via SmartAboutMoney.org (full post): For the numerous Americans who make financial resolutions at the start of the year only to give up on them come February, follow these tips to make your goals stick in 2013. Take the LifeValues quiz. Understanding your values and attitudes about money will bring clarity to the decision-making process. It will […]

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5 tips to manage holiday spending

Press release excerpt from the National Endowment for Financial Education: DENVER—The spending flurry of the holidays is in high gear, but shoppers should think twice before throwing cash at items that are not on their list. An online survey commissioned by the National Endowment for Financial Education and conducted by Harris Interactive in September 2012, […]

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Winter tips for your central heating unit

Calls spiked Monday to heating repair companies in Tupelo as cold weather moved into the region. “We had at least three times as many” requests compared with last Monday, said Sharon Sheffield, who schedules appointments for M&M Heating and Cooling. “We were still getting air conditioning calls last week.” Read the full story in today’s […]

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