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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...


Money Talks You Need to Have

5 Money Talks You Need to Have

If talking with others about financial issues makes you nervous, you’re not alone. Most people would rather do just about anything than have the “money talk.” But avoiding talking about importan...


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Are You Up for a Savings Challenge?

How are you doing on that goal of spending less and saving more? It’s tricky, right? Goals are great, but without a plan to reach them, they can get lost in the daily shuffle. A savings challenge is...


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5 Cheap or Free Ways to Get Fit

If getting in shape or exercising more are among your personal goals for 2016, good news! You don’t have to spend a lot on gear, equipment, gym memberships, or personal trainers to get started. Chec...


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Tips for Eating Healthy on a Budget

One of the most common goals for the New Year is to adopt healthier eating habits, which is great. What isn’t great is that transitioning to a healthier diet can be more expensive and strain your fo...