New Year’s To Do List #5 – Get a 0% Balance Transfer Card

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New Year’s To Do List #4 – Update Your Snatch File

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New Year’s To Do List #3: Truly Free Credit Reports

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New Year’s To Do List #2 – Don’t Go Dormant

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New Year’s To Do List: #1 – Putting “FUN” in Unclaimed Funds!

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Get Cash For Your Unwanted Gift Cards

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2018 Year-End To-Do List

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$75 For Discover Card Peeps

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Do This BEFORE Your Festivus Shopping!

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Folks, It’s “Giving Tuesday”

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Ol’ Tax Dodge Donation Double-Dip

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Shoppers: Use Your 5% Cashback Cards

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AutoSlash For Best Rental Car Rates

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Hey Californians!

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Mother May I… Avoid Probate – Part II – Electric Boogaloo

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