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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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Freeze to Save Money and Gain Convenience

I love my freezer. Not only does it save me money by enabling me to stock up on stuff when it’s on sale, but it helps me stockpile convenience, too, for those times when I’m running short on, well, time. But there are tips, tricks and strategies for getting the most out of your freezer […]

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What to Throw When

A big—no, strike that—a HUGE part of saving money is protecting what you’ve invested in. It pays to know about how long you can expect something to last and exactly when to throw it out. So here’s a quick run-down on many items that you may be wondering about. Pantry Staples White rice will keep […]

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The Real Cost of Extreme Couponing

If you’re concerned with saving money and intrigued by thrifty living, then you’ve likely watched or at least caught glimpses of the extreme couponing shows currently being featured across the airwaves or read a few articles on the topic. It’s true. People really can save thousands of dollars and build stockpiles enviously able to care […]

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(Cheap) Must-Haves for Parents

I’ve been around the block a few times, and I’ve made said trip with kiddos in tow. As a result, I’ve come to learn there are few key “must-haves” every parent should have in his or her arsenal of tricks at all times. Fortunately, too, all of these items are cheap. But they’re absolutely worth […]

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Sites that Help You Lose Weight for Free

Now that the new year is upon us, it’s time for all those well-intended resolutions. And for many of us that means trying to drop a few pounds or just making an effort to eat healthier. If you fall into one of these categories, keep reading! As with nearly everything else, even the business of […]

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