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Become debt free in the new year by considering a personal loan with Uprova

Could a Personal Loan Help You Pay Off More Debt?

If Your Goal is to Become Debt Free, Consider a Personal Loan. The new year is around the corner, and you might be thinking about resolutions. With high inflation, increasing interest rates, and some financial experts predicting a recession, many Americans are resolving to pay off more debt. Less than are debt-free, according to Experian, […]

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Don’t let the pressure of gift-giving get you into high-interest debt.

How to Shop on a Tight Holiday Budget

Have you bought all your holiday gifts? Many Americans have a tight holiday budget this year thanks to high inflation and layoffs across many industries, not to mention the 63% of Americans who live paycheck to paycheck. If you haven’t completed your shopping list, we have some tips for gift-giving with a tight holiday budget. […]

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The next recession could be on its way. Learn what to expect and how to prepare.

What Could We Expect from the Next Recession?

With all the recent talk of a recession looming, learn what you can expect. There are signs that the next recession will hit next year, according to economic forecasters. Moody’s Analytics’ chief economist Mark Zandi cautions that a recession may be on the horizon. Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon also told Reuters there is a […]

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these inflation tips to help you save money

Inflation Tips: Get Advice on How to Save

Consider these inflation tips to help you save. Although, inflation has cooled off some, sitting at 7.7% as of October 2022. That’s up from 5.39% last year. Budgeting right now is challenging more than ever. There are things you can do to save money while you’re waiting for prices to get back to normal. Read […]

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, budgeting in college can be extra challenging

Tips for College Students

Budgeting in college can be challenging. Here are some ways to save. Budgeting is difficult for most people. In fact, a little more than 55% of Americans do not use a budget to manage their income, according to a survey by The Penny Hoarder. In addition, 56% of respondents said they don’t know how much […]

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Companies use shrinkflation as a useful way to ensure revenue

How to Address Shrinkflation

How to adjust your budget for shrinkflation. Shrinkflation has been on the minds of many Americans lately. In a recent survey, about 64% of adults surveyed said they are worried about it. Both shrinkflation and inflation are happening at the same time, meaning Americans are spending more for less on the items they use daily. […]

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buying tickets to a sporting event, concert, or other performance

Things to Know and How to Save Money on StubHub Tickets

Whether it’s a popular music artist or Disney On Ice, experiences can provide once-in-a-lifetime memories you and your family will have forever. That could be why 76% of all consumers would rather spend their money on experiences than on material things. If you are planning on buying tickets to a sporting event, concert, or other […]

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Inflation: Where Consumers Plan to Cut Spending

Inflation: Where Consumers Plan to Cut Spending If you’re living paycheck to paycheck, inflation has probably made life even more challenging for you. With the Consumer Price Index jumping 8.6% year over year in May, money is even tighter for many families. This is the fastest rate of increase in four decades. If you’re starting […]

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Childcare costs are inflating as availability decreases.

How to Cope with the Rise in Childcare Costs

How to Cope with the Rise in Child Care Costs Parents facing rising inflation are also battling another high cost: child care. About 63% of parents report child care has become more expensive this past year. Over half of parents surveyed (59%) say they are more concerned about child care costs now than they were […]

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What You Need to Know About Inflation

Here’s What You Need to Know About Inflation

Learn what you need to know about inflation as a consumer. Inflation is on the rise and gas prices are hitting record highs. For Americans living paycheck to paycheck, these are challenging times, especially for those who were financially impacted by the pandemic. As inflation hits its highest level since 1982, you are probably seeing […]

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How to Offset Inflation as a Small Business Owner

Small businesses have been through a lot in the past couple of years. In 2020, the pandemic forced many businesses to close. In 2021, many small businesses faced hiring issues with The Great Resignation creating a hyper-competitive labor market. This year, inflation is causing problems for American entrepreneurs. One in three small businesses (33%) now […]

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Why is inflation rising in the U.S.?

Why inflation rising impacts you and how to deal with it. According to National Retail Federation Chief Economist Jack Kleinhenz, consumers should spend more money at restaurants and less on goods from the internet to do their part to help reduce inflationary costs to the economy. “What we have learned is that each successive variant […]

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