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Who’s Drinking All Those Plastic Water Bottles?

The amount of water that we consume in plastic bottles globally totaled $13 billion in 2014, which equates to over 50 billion water bottles used annually. Most people indicate that they believe bottled water is better for their health than tap water. In fact, over 84 percent of people are worried about drinking tap water. […]

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The Pros and Cons of Couponing

If you have been flipping through your TV channels any time recently, then you are probably familiar with the couponing phenomenon that has been sweeping the nation. While there are some obvious benefits that come with hunting for the best possible deals and stockpiling goods at home, there are a number of downsides to couponing. […]

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Money Saving Tips – Forget the Coupons

Yup, you heard that right, forget the coupons! Coupons are an extremely effective marketing strategy grocery stores and food manufacturers use to get consumers to try new products.  Unless the coupon is for a product that you use regularly you are better off not purchasing the item. Instead, stick to what’s on your grocery list […]

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How to Have a Successful, Fun and Frugal Barbecue

With the summer weather beginning to peak and the days at their longest, now’s the time to take advantage of your outdoor space by organizing a barbecue amongst family and friends. It may feel like a potentially expensive and complicated task, but it can actually be a simple, fun time for everyone to gather together […]

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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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5 Ways to Go Green and Save Money on Earth Day

Earth Day is a great time to take a look at ways you can reduce waste and save resources.  You don’t need to wait until Earth Day to take these simple steps to go green and save a little money at the same time.   Go Paperless! Going paperless is not only a great way […]

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