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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

7 Smartphone Apps to Help Manage Your Money


With the right apps, your smartphone can become a miniature personal assistant that reminds you of appointments, remembers birthdays, tracks fitness goals, and helps with even more. With the addition of money management apps, it can also become a personal financial advisor that can help set your budget, provide at-a-glance spending info, and offer saving tips.

Like any favorite app, the best money management ones make life easier by streamlining often complicated processes to save time and, in this case, money. Here are some free apps that can help you manage money (although some have in-app purchase options that unlock more advanced functionality).

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How to Compare Cell Phone Plans — and Choose the Best One


When you compare cell phone plans, they key is to look for a plan that includes enough coverage to avoid overage charges, but not so much that you’ll be paying for services you don’t actually need. RAC’s mobile plans are popular because you get multiple unlimited talk, text, and data plans to choose from (certain restrictions apply); and we offer nationwide coverage as well as international calling to select countries. Because RAC provides high-end smartphones at low out-of-pocket costs with no credit ever needed, mobile customers enjoy more choices, more flexibility, and more control. So, which mobile plan is right for you? Here are four things to consider.Read Story