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4:32 PM / Tuesday January 19, 2021

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Food prices: Why they’re rising and how to save

October 30, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: The food dollar developed by the USDA Economic Research Service demonstrates how each part of the food supply chain contributes a portion to the food dollar. BPT The COVID-19 pandemic has affected food prices more than nearly any other part of the household budget. In April, the Food-at-Home Consumer Price Index increased 2.7%,…

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Budget-friendly tips for a safe and joyous holiday 2020

October 23, 2020

BPT Uncertainty continues into the 2020 holiday season, with limited travel, canceled events and strict budgets changing how Americans will celebrate this year. According to a recent Coinstar Holiday Survey, the majority of Americans said COVID-19 will influence how they celebrate the holidays. Fortunately, by thinking outside the box and keeping a positive attitude, you…

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Pros and cons of using credit cards today

October 16, 2020

BPT One of the many changes spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic is a fundamental shift in how people are paying for the goods and services they need. Due to both health and safety concerns, consumers and retailers are more frequently choosing credit cards for online and in-person payments in an effort to make transactions as…

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5 Ways to Save Big on Everyday Essentials

September 25, 2020

Family Features With many Americans spending more time at home, they are also using more common household items such as cleaning supplies, pantry items and snacks, among other things.  According to a Harris Poll survey, Americans are concerned about the economic impact the pandemic will have on their lives. These economic concerns are leading shoppers…

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South Philly native, Rosebuds Investments’ CEO Jamisa McIvor talks real estate

September 17, 2020

McIvor gives a first-hand lesson on getting started in real estate  By Kharisma McIlwaine Real estate is one of the easiest ways to acquire wealth through residual income. Unfortunately, there is much information that a novice trying to enter this field simply does not know. Twenty-six year-old South Philadelphia native Jamisa McIvor, like many of…

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Six questions to ask when taking your business online

September 10, 2020

BPT Whether you run a solo small business, or your business is moving from brick-and-mortar to e-commerce, you’ve likely got a long to-do list – and you may not know where to start. Or if your business is already online, you may be trying to improve your website and stand out from the competition. Do…

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Seven simple tips to stay organized for back-to-school 2020

August 28, 2020

BPT Whether it’s the first day of middle school or the first day away at college, students of all ages are preparing for a new school year. Students might be learning at home, in the classroom or a combination of both, so now is the time to get organized and prepared to help you tackle…

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Five ways to save big on everyday essentials

August 21, 2020

FAMILY FEATURES With many Americans spending more time at home, they are also using more common household items such as cleaning supplies, pantry items and snacks, among other things.  According to a Harris Poll survey, Americans are concerned about the economic impact the pandemic will have on their lives. These economic concerns are leading shoppers…

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Ease budget burdens by switching cellphone carriers — here’s how

August 14, 2020

BPT Access to cellular service during the COVID-19 pandemic has become more essential than ever, whether for staying connected to family and friends as you remain socially distant, getting the latest news, or reaching medical providers. But with the economic impact of the crisis, millions have also been looking for ways to save on this…

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