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Save Big with the Brilliant Bed Grand Opening Sale!

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​AmeriCash Loans is proudly partnering with BrilliantBed.com for the Grand Opening Sale at Brilliant Bed where you can save 10% off with code below. This limited time only event is in celebration of the recent grand opening of the new showroom at 165 West Chicago Avenue in Chicago’s vibrant River North neighborhood.

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Budget Holiday: DIY St. Patrick’s Day Décor

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If you’re throwing a St. Patrick’s Day party or just want your house to look festive and full of Irish charm, there are lots of ways to decorate for March 17th. However, if you’re on a budget, buying decorations from the store may be out of the question. Don’t worry – you can make beautiful decorations at home with these DIY St. Patrick’s Day ideas. Each of these items will cost next to nothing to make, and they’ll keep your home as cheerful as St. Patrick’s Day itself. 

 

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Tax Season: The Benefits of Filing Your Taxes Early

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It’s hard to believe that tax season is already here again! This year, aim to file your taxes early. There are many benefits to submitting your tax return to the IRS in January, February, or March, including the possibility of a larger tax return. On January 26, 2018, the IRS began processing both e-filed and paper tax returns. Though you have until April 17 of this year to file, getting your taxes done before the last-minute rush is a good idea and can save money, time, and stress.

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Planning Your Budget Summer Vacation Now

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In the middle of February, it’s fun to imagine yourself somewhere warmer and more tropical. However, it’s also very practical to begin planning your budget summer vacation now. Starting your travel planning early will give you more time to get the best prices on airfare, lodging, and activities, and may even mean you can afford to do more because you’ll have more time to save. In this article, we share some tips for saving on your summer vacation.

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Installment Loans Vs. Payday Loans

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If you’re in need of extra cash, your loan options may seem overwhelming at first. Once you factor in the amount you need, how soon you need it, and your credit score, you’ll narrow down your options. If you need a large sum in a short amount of time and don’t have good credit, you may only qualify for an installment loan or a payday loan. In this article, we break down what each loan is and what the differences are, so that you can choose the best loan for you.

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Winter Olympics 2018: The U.S. Athletes to Watch

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The 2018 Winter Olympics began last Thursday night here in the U.S. You know it’s an occasion you can’t miss, but do you know which US athletes to look for? Team USA is made up of 244 athletes. While you can’t memorize all of them, here is a list of all-star athletes representing Team USA that you can read to keep up with the big event. Go USA! 

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Valentine’s Day: How to Make Romantic Affordable

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This February 14th, we know you want to make your significant other feel special.  Celebrating Valentine’s Day is a great way to let your boyfriend, girlfriend, fiancé, or spouse know just how much you care for them. However, proving your love doesn’t require you to break the bank. Whether you’ve just started dating or have been married for 30 years, check out our ideas for planning an incredibly romantic, affordable Valentine’s Day.

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Financial New Year’s Resolution Check In

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It’s been almost a month since you made your list of financial New Year’s resolutions. It’s a great time to check in on them and make sure you’re on track before heading into February. If you’ve been successful this month, congrats! Just keep doing what you’re doing and you’ll stay on budget all year long. If not, don’t worry – this is an awesome opportunity to reassess, learn from your mistakes, and move forward successfully next month.

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AmeriCash Loans, Jammin’ 98.3, and Hunger Task Force Partner for January Food Drive in Milwaukee

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The holidays may be over, but we’re always in the spirit of giving! This month, you can help us make the lives of the less fortunate a little bit easier when you participate in the Share Your Table Peanut Butter Drive. In partnership with Jammin’ 98.3 and Hunger Task Force, we’re hosting 5 events through the month of January at our Milwaukee AmeriCash Loans locations. All you have to do is come to our participating locations at the times and dates below with a new, sealed jar of peanut butter. An added bonus? When you donate, you’ll be entered to win some awesome comedy tickets.

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How to Recover from a Blown Holiday Budget

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It’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of the holidays and overspend. However, blowing your budget for holiday gifts, parties, and dinners can leave you without the money you need to pay your regular bills in January, only adding to the post-holiday blues. The situation can feel even more hopeless if you racked up debt by buying items during the holidays that you couldn’t afford, taking out a payment plan or buying them on credit. Keep reading for tips on how you can recover from a blown holiday budget and pay back holiday debt.

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