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    Five Practical Tips for Family Meal Planning

    My family is made up of four very hungry, very picky members. Actually, scratch that. It should be “hangry” members, as we are all prone to fits of grumpiness when our stomachs start growling (which is too often for my liking). For the longest time, we didn’t rely on a monthly meal planner...
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    How to Save Money on Utilities

    I used to think food and clothing were my biggest monthly expenses, but when I recently reviewed my monthly expenses, I was surprised to find out that utilities – specifically, electricity – was my biggest expense. The fact that it can get pretty hot in my city is probably a big reason for...
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    How to Save Money on the Laundry and Dry Cleaning

    Not all our monthly expenses are created equal. I feel better spending money on a few of them than on others. For example, I don’t mind having to spend on groceries. For starters, we love cooking, and heading to the supermarket is a great way to replenish our stockpile of food. And doing the...
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    Use Hip2Save to Find All the Best Deals!

    I’m in the business of blogging, and that means sharing info that I think will be valuable for my readers… even if that info is about another blog! Today, we’ll be covering a blog called Hip2Save. The blog doesn’t just make blog entries, they’re a valuable resource for finding bargains and...
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    Is Living on 800 a Month Possible? It Sure is!

    Back in freshman year in college, my economics professor told us there was a way for us to live on around $700 a month. When he got the attention of the class, he smirked and said: “the only way is to move out of the city.” Well, since most of us were in college, moving out of the city was out...
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    How to Save Money if You’re a Shopaholic

    Shopping isn’t just about acquiring new stuff; shopping, simply put, it feels good. And that feeling, that kick of dopamine, can be pretty addictive. I like treating myself occasionally, but I do think it’s important to control one’s spending habits if you want to save money and build up a...
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    The Mason Jar Savings Method: The Money Jar for Adults

    I’ll say it straight-up: saving sucks. Especially for anyone in college. I mean, as college kids, our earning prospects weren’t exactly very good. But there’s still that huge pressure to make and save money. And that’s just as difficult – probably even more so – than that scary book report...
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    The Importance of Saving Money for a Rainy Day

    We can plan all we want and make contingencies for all the curveballs life throws our way, but the truth is, things don’t always go along to plan. Whether it’s an everyday emergency or some surprise bills, there’s always going to be a need for some extra money. Fortunately, money-making forums...
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    TIPS Hobbies that Make Money

    You know the saying: do what you love and you’ll never work a day in your life. I used to be skeptical about that saying. It kind of sounded too far fetched and self-helpy to be real. Well, things have changed in recent years. The internet (specifically social media) has made it easier for...
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    LEGIT How To Do Surveys Fast (And Honestly)

    For today, we’re going to discuss a topic that will provide expert level information for those who do surveys to supplement their income. In a nutshell, it’s all about how to do surveys fast. Yes, there are proper ways to do so, and they are all within terms of conditions and rules (written and...
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    Best Tips on Last Minute Car Rental Deals

    Car rentals are part and parcel of any travel or trip. This is why budget car rental deals have been proliferating everywhere. In fact, there is a formidable growing industry built on people renting cars specifically for out of town trips alone. While this phenomenon has sort of leveled the...
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    Top Three Ways to Save Money On Prescriptions

    Nobody wants to get sick, least of all me (and my family). Falling ill presents a lot of inconveniences ranging from missed school or work days, disrupted schedules, having to quarantine the sick person if contagious…and, oh, yes – the cost of it all. Medicine, hospitalization, and other...
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    LEGIT Make Money With Apps that Pay Via PayPal Instantly

    I think it’s pretty obvious that I love rewards sites. I love using them, and I love promoting them. And why not? They’re great ways to earn money from the comfort of your own sofa. All you need to start making money is a mobile device, a stable internet connection, and a little bit of time and...
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    LEGIT How to Make Money Selling T-Shirt Designs

    There are a lot of cool ways to make money on the internet. You can earn cash filling out surveys, or you can do audio transcriptions. Heck, you could even make money walking dogs and turning your car into a rolling advertisement! All of these wouldn’t be possible without the magic of the...
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    Smart Ways To Get Outdoor Traveler Refund

    Ugh, who likes getting canceled? Not me. Unfortunately, even if you’re a seasoned traveler, it sometimes cannot be avoided. In the same vein, losing some of your hard-earned money becomes a reality. When this first happened to me, one of the first questions that popped into my head was “Does...
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    LEGIT Five Pros and Cons of Working From Home

    I have mentioned how often the journey of a digital nomad begins with setting up shop in the comfort of your home first. My nomadic career certainly started that way. It might sound boring and dull, but there is a truth about working from home that any digital nomad will carry with them wherever...
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    LEGIT Love Selling Stuff Online? Become a Dropshipper!

    Can you really make money dropshipping? I say you can. If you have an entrepreneurial slant, you can start making money dropshipping. It takes some setting-up, but it’s a great way to make money. A dropshipper is a seller who doesn’t maintain their own or store any inventory. Whenever a...
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    How to Save Money on Groceries – My Top Tips

    Every frugal family is looking for ways to stretch their money. One of the ways to do that is to save money on groceries. Now here’s the thing, just because you’re trying to look for ways to save money on groceries, that doesn’t mean you need to cheap out. Cheap products aren’t very good, and...
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    My Best Dollar Tree Finds

    It’s so easy to get lost in the Dollar Tree. That place is seriously wonderful, but it’s also a black hole for me and my family. It’s got so much great stuff and at literally a dollar each. I usually end up spending more time there than I had originally planned. And the same goes for money, too...
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    How to Live Frugally and Save Money: My Favorite Methods

    A few of my friends tell me that it’s harder to save money than it is to earn it. Granted, there are probably a few people who would be glad to have that problem instead of, say, not having any money in the first place. But what not everybody knows is that when you save money, you remove some...