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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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Money Saving Tips – Make Saving a Priority

Saving for retirement or a new home can seem like an unreachable goal when you are struggling to pay the monthly bills. The important thing to remember is that you will never reach your goal if you don’t start.  Here are a few tips to get started on the road to reaching your financial dreams. […]

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Money Saving Tips – Avoid These Impulse Buying Triggers

Have you ever made a purchase without really thinking about it?  Why do you think retail stores place all those items just before you get to the checkout register? They know this is the last opportunity they have to get you to spend more money! Because It’s On Sale! 88% of all impulse buying is […]

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Frugal Living Tip: Consider DIY Classes Before Starting a Project

DIY Many people cringe at the thought of do it yourself.  The key to a positive DIY experience is to 1) have the skills necessary to successfully complete the project  2) have the time and motivation to finish the project.  Most DIY project failures are a result of not having one of these 3 components. […]

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Frugal Living Tip – Manage Subscriptions to Save Money & Time

From newspaper subscriptions to magazine subscriptions to online subscriptions, the cost of subscriptions can add up quickly. Magazine subscriptions can cost from $12-$35+ per year and with all the great online content out there you can save money by canceling your subscription and getting your information online for free. A great way to manage your […]

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