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4 Reasons a Budget May Not Solve Your Financial Problems

Even though the stock markets have recovered nicely from the turmoil of 2008, many people are struggling and have not benefited fully from the recovery.  During the height of the Great Recession, nearly 700,000 Americans lost their jobs each month. According to the Hamilton Project, a study of full-time workers who lost their jobs between […]

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summer travel

4 Ways to Make Summer Travel More Affordable

With summer travel season right around the corner, many families are busy planning where to visit or making air and lodging reservations.  We have put together a few easy ways you can cut the cost of any summer vacation.   Try Out a Vacation Rental Renting a vacation property can be an excellent way to […]

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showing appreciation

The Frugal Art of Showing Appreciation

Showing loved ones and friends that you care about them is important for the relationship to grow and strengthen. Here are a few suggestions for showing appreciation that are not only inexpensive but easy.   Send a Text Message with a Special Photo Life is full of moments. The terrific thing about digital photography is […]

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expensive taste

Expensive Taste? 6 Keys to Reign In Splurging on Luxury Items

For most people, sticking to a budget or trying to save money are difficult chores — as is evidenced by the credit card debt that exists in the United States — but if you’re someone with expensive taste, it can be especially hard. Whether you prefer the best in wine, shoes, or jewelry, having an […]

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Microsoft Store

The Perfect Graduation Gift – A Microsoft PC for $100 Off!

We are always trying to find the best deals for our readers and we couldn’t pass up the opportunity to let you know about this smoking deal from Microsoft.   Any graduate would love a new laptop or pc for graduation right?  The only thing that could top that would be getting $100 off a select Microsoft […]

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