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5 Ways to Save on Tutoring

Tutoring is a great way to help your child catch up in one specific subject, learn effective studying skills or keep up with homework and projects. The only problem is, it can be an expensive addition to the family budget. But it doesn’t have to be. There are many resources available to make tutoring more affordable — and possibly even free. Ta...


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7 Ways to Save Money on College Dorm Room Essentials

Sending your college student to live in a dorm or college apartment for the first time is exciting, emotional and expensive. But it’s possible to set up a miniature home-away-from-home that’s comfortable and functional without breaking the bank. Check out these tips for saving money on dorm room essentials.   Find Out What’s Included and A...


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Top 10 Budget Date Night Ideas

Who doesn’t love date night? It’s time to relax, recharge, and have fun together. Whether you’re just getting to know someone new or a married couple taking time to reconnect, these budget date night ideas let you have a great time without overspending.      Free Local Events From concerts in the park to outdoor festivals, free local ev...


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5 Ways to Save on Self Care and Beauty Products

Whether your look is carefree and natural, classically groomed or all-out glam goddess, beauty products and treatments can take a big bite out of your budget. But we’ve uncovered tips, tricks and insider secrets that will keep you looking your best for less. Let’s see what they are:      Dive into DIY There are many beauty and self-care t...


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5 Ways to Save Money During Pregnancy

When the initial shock and excitement wears off, it hits you. Being pregnant is expensive! Of course, you’ll have plenty of reasons to spend money once the baby arrives. But the months leading up to the big day bring their own new expenses, too. Here are some ideas to help you save money during your pregnancy.    Don’t Buy, Borrow If you ha...


Bottle of white vinegar with cleaning supplies to save money

20 Money-saving Ways to Use Vinegar

We love to spread the news about cheap, effective products that multi-task; especially when it’s something you probably already have in the house. White vinegar is a super-versatile solution that’s useful for household cleaning, personal care and of course, in the kitchen. Let’s take a look at 20 things it can do (and you’re sure to find ma...


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Try These 7 Money-saving Camping Tips

Whether with a group of friends or as a family activity, camping can be a fun and frugal way to enjoy the great outdoors. But it can also be surprisingly expensive if you don’t shop smart and plan ahead. These 7 tips will help campers at all experience levels save money on camping.    Avoid Popular Holidays — Everyone loves a long weekend ...


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How to Make Appliances Last Longer

Chances are, you don’t give much thought to your appliances.  You just expect them to be there, working hard, whenever you need them. That is, until something goes wrong and they have to be repaired or replaced. When that happens, it’s likely all you can think about. Fortunately, most appliances are quite reliable when properly used and cared ...


5 Ways to Save Money as a Bridesmaid

Being a bridesmaid is an honor that comes with responsibilities beyond supporting the bride in the months leading up to her big day. More often than not, it can end up costing members of the bridal party hundreds—or even thousands— of dollars if it’s a destination wedding. And if you’re asked to be in multiple weddings in a season, those co...