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Stop Wasting Money on These Items Now

Our lives are moving so fast each day, with work, family, a social life, that maybe we don’t even know how many wasteful items we are spending our hard-earned money on each day.  While that may be true for some, I think for most it is just the ease of the grab-and-go, being financially lazy […]

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How to Save on Five of the Most Overpriced Items

Consumers love to splurge on dinner and drinks during a night out on the town.  We already know those prices are marked up, but it is part of the experience going out for a nice dinner.  Most of us are unable to cook a restaurant quality dinner, so it is worth the extra money.   Markup […]

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Top Spring Break Destinations

Spring break is here. Find the perfect hotel at the lowest price*. Only at TripAdvisor College students are always looking for ways to save a bit of cash here and there, but with the Spring Break season right around the corner, these efforts are more important than ever. Spring Break is a great time for […]

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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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Downsizing Your Living Quarters: The Trend Towards Smaller Homes

Traditionally the trend when people buy new homes is that they always buy bigger. This isn’t always true anymore. There’s a new trend toward people building and buying homes with smaller square footage than in previous decades. There’s even a conference in the United States dedicated to the tiny house trend. Read on to find […]

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Living Leaner: Reasons Downsizing is a Smart Move for Everyone

Marketers do their best to convince people that more and bigger is better, but as many individuals find out, having a bunch of stuff usually doesn’t do anybody any favors. In fact,  researchers have noted that, the more people acquire, the more miserable they often become. Downsizing might be just the ticket to the fulfilling […]

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