10 Low-Cost Earth Day Activities for the Whole Family

10 Low-Cost Earth Day Activities for the Whole Family

Earth Day, the annual celebration of all things green, falls on Wednesday, April 22 this year. We’ve got the event covered with 10 terrific activities that will get everyone in your family (including any four-legged members) thinking and acting green…

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Affordable Spring Break Child Care Options for Working Parents

Spring Break Child Care Options: Community Programs, Day Camps, and More

Does the mention of spring break send you into a child care meltdown? Between overtaxed budgets and overloaded work schedules, it’s not always possible to whisk the whole family away for a week of fun in the sun. Some working…

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How to Save Your Cadbury Crème Eggs (And Use Up the Hard Boiled Kind, Too)

For the Love of Cadbury Creme Eggs

There’s only one time of the year that you can use chocolate to get on my good side… Ok, fine. So you could probably give me chocolate any time of year and I’d love it. But there’s only one chocolate,…

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Infographic: The Check ‘n Go History of Service Timeline

Check 'n Go History of Service Timeline

Most great enterprises spring up from humble origins and Check ‘n Go is no exception. Founded at a time when cash-strapped consumers had few, if any, options when they needed temporary help making ends meet, Check ‘n Go has provided…

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The People Who Work at Check ‘n Go: Nicole Olverson

The People of Check 'n Go - Nicole Olverson

Everyday people work in all kinds of positions at Check ‘n Go, including quality assurance. People like Nicole Olverson. When you hear a recorded message saying that your call will be monitored for quality assurance purposes, it goes to someone…

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The People Who Work at Check ‘n Go: Lizette De La Cruz

The People of Check 'n Go - Lizette De La Cruz

When you call the Check ‘n Go call center, that friendly voice you hear belongs to a highly trained individual. Those customer service skills need to be developed, and one of the people responsible for training new team members is…

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Learn How to Calculate APR Like a Pro

How to Calculate APR Like a Pro

APR, or Annual Percentage Rate, is one of the most important calculations in the world of personal finance. Why? Because a comprehensive understanding of APR can be essential in helping you determine if a loan or investment is right for…

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Minnesota Payday Loan Alternative May Miss the Mark

Minnesota Payday Loan Alternative May Miss the Mark

Before Payday Loans Were Available, Consumers Didn’t Have Many Options Twenty years ago, when hardworking individuals and families needed a quick loan to help see them through a rocky stretch in their lives, they had very few reliable options to…

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Some Questionable Advice About Payday Loans

Some Questionable Advice About Payday Loans

A New Year’s Resolution for Payday Loan Users In a column on New Year’s resolutions, one writer offered some decidedly off-beat suggestions about how readers could make “sounder” financial decisions. Rebecca Sheppard writes for Benzinga, a website that describes itself…

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