Stacey Bumpus

Stacey Bumpus, Contributor

Stacey Bumpus holds both her Bachelor and Masters degrees in Communications. After spending years in corporate communications, she discovered freelancing was really her cup of tea and fell in love with finding and writing about the latest financial news. Now, providing news and tips about banking, mortgages, taxes (and even logging her own efforts to save for retirement), she’s not only fulfilling her lifelong passion, but also helping others manage their finances responsibly.

Articles by Stacey Bumpus

Mortgage Interest Rates Today: Cathay Bank at 3.250%

A mortgage loan that's easy to manage.

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Your Game Plan for Getting the Highest Credit Score Possible

Find out if going for the magic number is even realistic.

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Walmart, Sandra Lee and Others Reveal Their Best Thanksgiving Dinner Savings Tips

Feast without forfeiting your savings.

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8 Terrible Black Friday Deals to Avoid

Just because it's on sale doesn't mean it's a good deal.

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Join the Great American Smokeout and Save $8,273 a Year

Just about every person who smokes cigarettes considers quitting at some point, and usually because of its major health risks. If you’ve considered quitting but haven’t yet found your motivator, you might want to consider the long-term financial impact of buying cigarettes. You’d be surprised by how much you could save if you quit smoking....

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Honor Troops on Veterans Day With Budget-Friendly Care Packages

On Veterans Day 2014, we commemorate former military members who risked their lives to protect our nation. But there are also troops who are out in the field, fighting for our country at this very moment. One way to ensure active troops aren’t forgotten this Veterans Day is to prepare care packages, which you can...

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5 Important Facts You Never Knew About Your Savings Account

You might not be using your savings products to their fullest.

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Celebrate National Boss Day 2014 With These 10 Affordable Gifts

Don't get them a boring "World's Best Boss" mug, though.
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Why a CD Is the Best Tool for Teaching Your Kid to Save

After suffering through a major recession, many people developed a near obsession with making sure they have savings set aside for another emergency. Some are even getting their kids in on the action by opening savings accounts for them. There is absolutely nothing wrong with this, as many experts suggest starting kids on the path...

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