10 Cheap Date Night Ideas

Living paycheck to paycheck with no real relief in sight is a reality for many people in this distressed economy. Mortgage, kids, and gas all come before fun when payday arrives. It can be hard to find entertainment money, but everyone needs to get out once in a while. Here are ten easy date ideas…
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Tips For Moving Out Of Your Foreclosed Home

Though there may be a purpose, justification, or a tale of unavoidable hardship accompanying your current foreclosure status, it is no doubt an unfortunate event. You didn’t buy the house with the idea it would come to this and your attempts to work with your lender resulted in either being denied or being provided options to which you…
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How To Keep Pet Expenses Down

My husband and I have not one, but two beloved pets. A yellow lab named Kashmir and a black lab named Sadie. These giant kids occupy a huge spot in our hearts and will forever be an equal part of our family. And when your dog is a part of the family it can be…
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5 Tips For Keeping Your Financial New Year’s Resolutions In 2013

We are now 14 days into 2013 and I got to thinking about how many of us are still going strong on our New Year’s Resolutions. We all make them with the best of intentions. So why does it seem that most New Year’s resolutions end up fizzling within a few months, and by summer…
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How To Follow A Spending Plan

As a bankruptcy counselor, I routinely walk through clients’ budgets to see where their money goes each month. They will often ask “how much should I spend on food, or housing, or transportation, and so forth.” The housing figure is easy because I have heard it so many times I probably shout it out in…
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