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About Shannon M. Medisky

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Bookmarks to $ave

Utilizing the bookmark feature (sometimes called “Favorites”) on your Internet browser can really save you time, but many of them can save you money too. Here’s a quick rundown of various sites you might want to consider adding to your bookmarked list if you want to start adding to your bottom line, too: RetailMeNot.com is […]

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5 Things that Help You Work $marter, Not Harder

If you ever find yourself looking down at your watch wondering where in the world did the time go or how in the world are you going to get stuff done, then this article’s for you. If you’ve ever plopped down at the end of the day exhausted wishing there was a way to not […]

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Easy & Inexpensive Audit Preparedness

Ugh! I just wrapped up a full audit. And, let me tell you, it was awful. It drug on for over 6 months. It costs me literally countless hours spent on hold over the phone. It required a lot of effort on my part to remedy errs, and not my own either. Time and time […]

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Inexpensive, Non-Candy Easter Basket Fillers

Let’s face it, what kid doesn’t like candy? And, frankly, it can be an inexpensive way to fill an Easter basket, especially if you visit the bulk candy section. But if you’re like me, you’d rather just have a sprinkling of sweets and round out the basket with other, non-sugary stuff. Fortunately, with a bit […]

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Cap Your Kid Costs

Kids are wonderful. So before I even get started, don’t get me wrong, I wouldn’t trade mine for the world. But they are incredible expensive! The doctor might have cut the cord shortly after birth, but he might as well have just hooked it right up to my bank account because these kiddos are sucking […]

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Discover Your Own Discounts

Need money? Find it. Want to create a bit more breathing room in your budget? Make it. Looking for a way to get a better price? Discover it. As the saying goes, you can’t get something for nothing. But if you’re willing to put in a little effort all of the above can be yours. […]

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When It Pays to Wait

When I decided to leave my regular 9-to-5 job in order to be home with my kids, my challenge was a significant one: find ways to replace or compensate for the loss of my income. I quickly discovered that while patience is indeed a virtue, it can also be a great way to save—or even […]

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Quick “Cheats” that Can Buy You Time

Many of us might as well add “magician” to the list used to describe ourselves because many of us likely already squeeze 30 hours’ worth of work in to each 24 hour day. Fortunately, though, there’s much out there to help aid and abet us in our efforts to succeed. Get ready, get set and […]

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