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Weekly Roundup – Just Around the Bend Edition

Christmas is fast approaching and I still need to finish my shopping.  While you are out and about don’t forget to put some spare change in the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle for those in need this holiday season! Some Great Reads for This Week Be sure and visit my good friends at DQYDJ (Don’t Quit […]

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How to Teach Kids the Value of Money

Most Parents would agree that teaching their children the value of money is important yet according to a recent study, more are prepared to talk with their child about sex, drugs, and alcohol.  By following these simple strategies you can help your child develop money management skills that will last a lifetime. Talk to your […]

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Weekly Roundup – Winter is Here Edition

It’s officially Winter in Phoenix, it reached the mid thirties last night.  That is cold for here!  To celebrate Winter I am hosting the first ever  Frugal Toad Winter Holiday Giveaway – $75 Amazon Giftcard or $75 Paypal Cash  Contest Ends 12/21!   Recommended Posts for This Week Barb Friedberg Personal Finance answers a reader’s […]

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Weekly Roundup – Winter is Around the Corner Edition

Winter is just around the corner and the leaves on the Maple Tree are an incredible yellow color!   The Thanksgiving leftovers are all gone and I find it hard to believe we will be putting up the Christmas decorations tomorrow.  We had a nice Thanksgiving with family and we hope you did the same. As […]

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Frugal Toad Winter Holiday $75 Giveaway – Win an Amazon Giftcard or Paypal Cash

Winner has the choice of $75 Amazon Gift Card or $75 Paypal Cash I am using the Rafflecopter widget for this giveaway and it makes things really easy for you.  There is 1 mandatory entry and 8 optional ways for you to enter.  Just click on the entry options below and follow the instructions.  Hint:  […]

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Week in Review – Be Thankful Edition

There are many reasons that I am thankful, two great kids, and a rewarding career. Be sure to show thanks to those that you care for this week. Happy Thanksgiving!   Paul @ The Frugal Toad   Recommended Sites for This Week 20sFinances CentstoSave My University Money Miss Thrifty Prairie Eco Thrifter So Over Debt […]

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Inexpensive Ways to Teach Your Children Holiday Spirit

The Holidays are a special time of the year for young and old alike.  Many people feel stressed around the Holidays due to family commitments and the hustle and bustle of preparing for the holidays.  It doesn’t take a lot of money to share the holiday spirit with your children, just a little time. After […]

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Credit Slips but Car Loans Rise

The Federal Reserve have released the latest consumer credit update for the month of September and it shows that after a 4.7% decrease in August the month of September saw a rise of 3.6%. The report outlines the difference between the revolving and non-revolving credit that has been offered in September. Non –revolving credit covers: […]

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