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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 campi...


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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...


5 Ways to Save Money with Subscription Boxes

The popularity of subscription boxes has exploded the past few years. Currently, there are more than 2,000 subscription boxes available offering everything from healthy snacks to sci-fi collectibles (and nearly anything else you can think of). Price points vary widely, too. You can find boxes that cost less than $10 a month to those upwards of $100...


Tips to Manage the Costs of Growing Kids

From the time they’re in diapers until they leave for college, managing the costs of growing kids can be challenging for any family. But with some planning, discipline and creativity, you can save money on many of the most expensive aspects of child rearing. Let’s take a look at some of them.    Reduce Child Care Costs If you’re fortunate...


Here’s What to Include in an Entertainment Budget

If you’re hesitant to start a budget because you think it means you can’t have any fun, think again. A budget is simply a tool to help you decide how to spend and save your hard-earned money. And that includes budgeting for fun stuff, such as dining out, going to the movies and seeing live concerts and shows. Here are five things you should inc...