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How to Be Frugal – 8 Easy Tips

Living with the word ‘budget’ hanging over your head everyday isn’t a very nice way to live, and besides the stress that financial worries can cause, living on a budget often leads to families favoring the cheap option over the frugal one. After all, being frugal is about making the most of your money and […]

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Marital Finance: Sorting Out Finances During a Divorce or Dissolution

No one gets married expecting to get divorced some time later in the relationship but the reality is that is what happens, as 42% of UK and over 50% of U.S. marriages end up in divorce according to government figures. Despite the relationship ending, not every split is straight forward and many couples simply want to […]

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How to Reduce Stress Before Catching Your Budget Flight

The discount getaway is like a dream come true for most of us.  A package deal from easyJet or Ryanair is a godsend, a chance to get out of town for some rest and relaxation. Before you depart for your budget flight, make sure you’ve adequately prepared and try these low-cost tips.   Find the […]

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Save Time and Money While You Update Your Home!

It’s the perfect time of the year to begin improving your home. Small problems grow and will cost thousands in the long run. Before that damp bathroom, loose doorknob, or leaky faucet become money pits it’s time to make some repairs and update your home. Small updates not only correct any problems, they improve the […]

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Saving vs Borrowing for a Major Purchase

Neither a borrower nor a lender be goes the ancient proverb. In an ideal world most of us probably would rather not borrow, but the reality is that some purchases just seem to require it, particularly the larger ones. If you were brought up on such ideas as ‘you shouldn’t buy what you can’t afford,’ […]

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Post Graduation Guide to Goal Setting

When you hear the term “goal setting,” what comes to mind? Have you set any goals for yourself? While you were in college, you maybe had a couple simple goals such as passing your class or being able to complete one semester with a 4.0 GPA, but now that you are a post grad, you […]

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Food Prep: Saving Time and Money in the Kitchen

Preparing healthy meals can be a challenge especially when a busy schedule can make it difficult to offer healthy foods to your family at meal-time.  Here are some tips that can cut food prep time and save you money preparing food in the kitchen.   Organize the Fridge How many times have you thrown out expired or […]

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Monthly Financial Tuneup – Identity Fraud Protection Tips & More

The holidays are an important time of the year for spending time with friends and family.  It’s also a time of year that can place additional strain on finances if you’re not careful.  Here are a few suggestions to keep your finances safe and in shape for the holidays:   Stick to Your Holiday Spending […]

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Millennials vs Gen-X – How Are They Paying for College?

Recent undergraduates are graduating college with far more debt, in fact just about record setting financial debt, as reported by new research of more than 400 students throughout the United States surveyed by Credit Sesame. In general, regardless of the skyrocketing cost of higher education, Millennials (everyone born between 1981 and 2004) have a more […]

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Tips to Help You Save Money for a Dream House in Australia

Australia is a dream country to live in for so many people around the world. Why not? It has very beautiful cities like Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide and others. It has a very stable economy that continuously growing every quarter and every year. It offers high quality education, top of the line healthcare system, higher […]

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