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Inexpensive Gifts for Your Valentine that Pack A Lot of Heart

Posted by Kayleen Kavanagh on 2/11/2020

How is it already mid-February? If you’re like me, you have barely recovered from the holidays. All the dining out, celebrations, and gift-giving were fun, but now you’re stuck sewing the hole that burned in your pocket. Then, just when you think you’ve finally caught up, sneaky February 14th is upon you vying for your love and credit cards. Yes, Valentine’s Day can very much feel like a commercial holiday and yet, many of us want to celebrate it by showering our loved ones with costly gifts. If you are looking for that kind of gift guide, this isn’t it. As the title suggests, this Valentine’s Day Gift Guide is for those who want to show their Valentine some affection while still being budget-conscious. As a bonus, these gifts take little planning and can come together in less than a day.

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Topics: Spending, Budgeting

Fraud Alert: Holiday fraud is on the rise.

Posted by Brad Blue on 12/22/2016

Fraudsters don’t take vacations for the holidays. In fact, they only have happy holidays if they are successful  in ruining yours! There are three important steps in preventing holiday fraud – let’s call them Ho Ho Ho:

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Topics: Fraud & Identity Theft, Spending

Gifting Guidance

Posted by Charles Haine on 12/15/2016

The first thing I do when I’m thinking about buying someone a gift is think about what gifts have meant the most to me in my life. While this might seem selfish, the idea isn’t as simplistic as “oh, I loved that cup I got that one time, and so I should get this person a cup,” the point is to think about what are the qualities of the gift that made it stand out. What about that particular Christmas gift in High School makes me still think about it, what about that moment has stuck, and why. Then, as best as I can, I try and shop with those qualities and values in mind when I think about gift giving with others.

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Topics: Spending

Spending less is not the same as saving!

Posted by Charles Haine on 10/13/2016



Don’t let advertising lie to you, spending less is not the same as saving!

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Topics: Insider, Consumerism, Spending, Saving

Online Price Matching - A Logix Video Blog

Posted by Admin on 5/13/2016

Did you know many retailers offer better prices on things on their websites than they do in their stores?  It’s true.  It’s also a way you can save a lot of money.

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Topics: Video Blog, Spending, Saving

Open Season: Thoughts on Tax Time

Posted by Maceo K on 3/11/2016

Occasionally, Logix will invite members of the community to contribute to our blog. These guest posters bring unique perspective to financial subject matter, but the opinions expressed may or may not represent those of Logix.

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Topics: Consumerism, Debt, Spending, Taxes

Buyer's Remorse

Posted by Maceo K on 3/2/2016

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Topics: Consumerism, Debt, Spending, Saving

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