Posts Categorized: Infographics

May’s shopping calendar has a couple of big shopping holidays: Mother’s Day is a big shopping target, and sales will be going on all month leading up to the holiday. Look out for end-of-season sales in May, so Spring items will start going on sale to make way for summer goods. Memorial Day weekend is…

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For this month’s seasonal shopping calendar, we’re looking at Financial Literacy Month: Spring cleaning time is here, so be on the lookout for deals on cleaning supplies, vacuums, etc. But beware, some retailers may charge a premium for these items, knowing it’s spring cleaning season. Spring cleaning also means it’s the best time to shop…

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Continuing our series of monthly seasonal shopping calendars, February revolves around Valentine’s Day, Presidents’ Day, and Super Bowl related sales. New spring fashions will arrive in February, so prices won’t be good, except for last years’ winter clothes. Entertainment and party supplies will be big this month, both for Super Bowl LI and for the beginning…

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Continuing our series of monthly seasonal shopping calendars, January offers less in the way of retail holidays, but there are still plenty of bargains to be found. Look for sales right away in the new year. Retailers will be wanting to entice shoppers to redeem any gift cards they received for the holidays, so sales…

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Every year, the holidays drive an upsurge in consumers needing credit counseling and debt advice. We want to help as many people as possible so we are offering a free downloadable “Credit.org Guide to Holidays On a Budget“, in which we discuss our top 10 money saving tips for the holidays: Budget ahead of time. A solid,…

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At our live financial workshops, we often hand out a copy of our popular seasonal shopping calendar. It gives the reader an idea of what holiday sales to look for and what items can be found at a bargain during particular times of the year. We’re offering a more specific calendar this month, just for…

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Credit scores are a huge part of every consumer’s financial life. Whether you can get a place to live, a job, a loan, insurance, or utility services can be affected by your credit report. Your score can affect how much you’ll pay for those products and services as well. With credit and credit scoring being…

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Consumer protection is very important to us here at credit.org. Today, we want to offer a helpful infographic on the topic of scams related to mortgages, student loans, credit card debt relief, tax refunds, and ID theft.  If you think you may have fallen prey to a financial scam, call us today to talk to a…

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