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The Holiday Shopping Season Has Begun! Plan Ahead with These Tips

The holiday shopping season is here. Black Friday and Cyber Monday are no longer just one day. Many retailers, online and off, offer deals for several weeks leading up to Thanksgiving weekend and continue well into December.

Before taking advantage of any "deals," follow these tips to help you get the most out of your money.

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It's Open Enrollment Time for Many Health Insurance Plans

No matter how you receive your health insurance, the fall is typically when you can make changes to your health insurance plan.

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Gen Y with Will

Are Payment Apps Safe?

Not a lot of people carry cash around these days. And the good old plastic card is also becoming old school.

For many people, "contactless" payments and payment (or money transfer) apps are the trend and the convenient way to go. With this type of technology, sending and receiving money has never been easier, quicker or more convenient. But is it safe?

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From the Archives

Where Should You Save Your Money?

Have you been saving your money? If so, what type of account are you putting it in? There are many choices. In this report we look at typical savings options offered by many credit unions and banks.

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Who's Fighting for You?

Learn right here about consumer groups that tackle consumer issues for you. Each month, we'll feature a different group.

This month's featured consumer group:

  • Rural Community Assistance Corporation (West Sacramento, CA)

    RCAC is a nonprofit organization dedicated to assisting rural communities achieve their goals and visions by providing training, technical assistance and access to resources. Headquartered in West Sacramento, California, RCAC's more than 100 employees serve rural communities from 40 field locations in 13 western states, plus the Western Pacific.


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