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The Lost Art of Making Do

These days, anything we need (or think we need), is only a few taps of an app away. It’s certainly convenient, but that convenience comes with a price in the form of overspending and impulse buying....

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How to Save on Spring Gardening

March is National Nutrition Month, which means it’s a perfect time to talk about saving money on healthy eating. One way to do that is by planting your own garden. The National Gardening Association...


5 Creative Ways to Use Your Tax Refund

Receiving a tax refund is a good news/bad news scenario. The good news, obviously, is that you have a decent chunk of ready cash at your disposal. The bad news is that it means you’ve been having to...


How to Save on Spring Cleaning

No matter the weather where you are, there’s one sign of spring that’s the same everywhere — spring cleaning. It’s an age-old ritual that serves as a marker of a fresh start. But it can also b...

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5 Cheap & Easy Natural Beauty Tricks

Shiny hair, soft, smooth skin, a bright white smile, they’re all as close as your … kitchen? That’s right! Many of the things we use to create healthy meals can also be used to replace expensive...

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Make Saving Money a Family Affair

Teaching kids of all ages important financial lessons about money and savings doesn’t have to be an unpleasant chore. In fact, it can actually be fun! The trick is to make conversations about saving...

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5 Tips for Saving on Refurbished Electronics

If you’ve purchased a new computer, tablet, smart phone, TV, or any other electronics recently, there’s a good chance you had the choice of buying it new, or saving some money on a refurbished ver...

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What to Do if You Can’t Pay the Mortgage

Sitting down to pay bills and discovering there’s not enough money to cover the mortgage is a shocking moment. Fortunately, there are options available to you if you find you can’t make your mortg...