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This is a guest post by Becky Frost of Experian Consumer Services. Whether you’re a rental rookie or a pro at moving into a new pad, you might underestimate how costly a big move can be.

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Take a break from the heavy lifting and learn what it takes to make sure your credit stays intact through the bubble wrap and duct tape.

By Ellen Henderson Sirull The holidays can be packed with extra spending – from trips to visit the fam to getting your best friend the jacket you know she’ll love.

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There are a few ways you can try to keep the fun and giving up while keep costs down. Here are three things you may want to pay attention to in order to keep your debt down around the holidays.

You don’t have to be a tree-hugger to want to embrace a more green commute. Not only does going green in your commute help your environment, it can also help your wallet. Considering the current gas crisis and the rising…

One Chicken Equals Four Meals

If you’re looking to stretch your grocery budget, the idea of buying an entire chicken for one or two people might seem extremely out of budget. However, roasting up a larger cut of meat on the weekend can actually ensure…

Completing accurate tax returns and maximizing your deductions is easy when you've got quality records to back up your documents. If tax time always sends you scrambling to find important papers, you likely could get a little more organized with your tax records. To be ready for tax season, maintain an organized tax filing system throughout the year.

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Why it's important to plan ahead There are two main reasons why it's important to plan ahead for tax time. The first one is kind of obvious: the more organized you are about filing important tax documents like W2s, receipts, and bank statements, the easier it is for you to complete your taxes and avoid tax mistakes.

You will likely want to tip the professional movers who bring the contents of an entire apartment to your new home.

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But tipping movers can be tricky: how much should you tip, and how should you deliver the thank-you reward? You might consider the findings of our tipping survey. Follow this guide to show the proper appreciation for their big part in your apartment move.

Qualify for Low Income Housing

In tough economic times, paying rent can be a struggle. However, did you know that there are government programs designed to help those who need low-income housing? People with lower incomes, senior citizens and people with disabilities may qualify for…

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