Phones for Kids: 5 Things to Consider

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Today, it’s not questions about the birds and the bees that stump parents, as much as the inevitable, “When can I get a cell phone?” The average age for kids to get their first phone is 10, up from age 12 just four years ago. And, as parents get tired of handing their own phones over, that age is likely to continue to get younger. The next question becomes which phone to choose. Here are five things to consider as you shop for your child’s first smartphone.

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Poll: What Is Your Favorite Classic Thanksgiving Dish?

The true meaning of Thanksgiving is celebrating everything we have and are grateful for, of course. But we also can’t forget the delicious, delectable foods.

What is your favorite classic Thanksgiving dish?

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Creating holiday magic can be difficult when funds are low. We can relate and that’s why at Rent-At-Center you don’t need credit or layaway to bring smiles to faces this year. With rent-to-own computers, laptops, TVs, video game consoles, and more, you are sure to find that perfect gift at the right payment plan. Share your magic moments using #MagicHappensHere on Facebook and Instagram.

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Give the Gift of Rent-A-Center Products During the Holidays

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The holiday season can be hard on your wallet, especially when it comes to buying thoughtful gifts for the ones you love most. Fortunately, there’s an alternative: At Rent-A-Center, you can give big gifts for small payments. It’s better than layaway because you take the products you want home today, and you’ll create holiday joy—not holiday debt—with no credit needed. Here are a few of the products available at Rent-A-Center that you’ll want to add to your holiday wish list.Read Story

5 Ways to Make the Most of Black Friday Shopping


On Black Friday in 2015, there were 49,000 sale items. This year, BlackFriday.com predicts that 2016 deals will reach 52,000. If the thought of nabbing one these crazy deals makes you as giddy as a five-year-old on Christmas Eve, then the following tips will help you make the most of Black Friday shopping at Rent-A-Center. With a little pre-planning, getting deals in time for the holidays can be easy — because Magic Happens Here.  Read Story