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Throw a 4th of July BBQ for Less

With 4th of July less than a week away, it’s time to start planning your backyard BBQ. There’s nothing quite like getting family and friends together to relax and celebrate with good food. But you...


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5 Ways to Save on Baby Basics

For starting out so tiny, babies sure need a lot of everything. There’s no denying that having a baby forces you to rework your budget and rethink your priorities. That doesn’t mean, however, that...


5 Ways to Cut Your Grocery Bill

No matter how much you trim the extras out of your budget, there’s one category you can never cut out altogether: food. We all need to eat, but it is possible to stretch your grocery budget and do m...


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5 Ways to Save on Kids’ Summer Camp

For many families, sending children to summer camp is an exciting rite of passage. But it can also be an expensive addition to the family budget, especially if there’s more than one child to pay for...


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The Pros and Cons of Meal Kit Delivery

It seems impossible to watch TV or go through the mail these days without seeing an ad for an all-inclusive meal kit delivery service. You know the ones with names like Hello Fresh, Blue Apron and Pla...


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5 Ways to Take Your Social Life Outside

We all need to take time to relax and enjoy life with family and friends. But maintaining an active social life can be expensive. And when you’re doing your best to live on a budget and save money, ...


5 Awesome Summer Jobs for Teachers

If you’re a teacher, you know summer vacation isn’t the life of luxury many people assume it is. In fact, it can be extremely stressful to not receive a regular paycheck during those months off. W...


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5 Financial Tips for New College Graduates

Graduating from college is one of life’s major milestones. It’s a time to stop and celebrate your achievements, while looking toward an exciting future. You’re about to start making more decisio...


5 Tips to Plan the Perfect Prom for Less

From over-the-top, social media-friendly ‘promposals,’ to limousine rentals and of course, the once-in-a-lifetime dress and everything that goes with it, there is a long list of costs associated w...


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Don’t Believe These 7 Student Loan Myths

The student loan crisis is center stage once again, with a proposed bill that would offer tuition-free college for most Americans while reducing student loan interest rates. At the same time, the fate...