How To Host Thanksgiving Dinner Without Breaking The Bank

It’s Friday and time to flash back. In honor of Thanksgiving, here are 5 ways to save money on turkey day. Turkey day is almost here! Time to relax with family, watch some football, and eat…and eat. I’m one of the lucky ones (in my opinion) because I don’t have to cook. But I do know…
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Whether You Think You Can Or Can’t Save, You’re Right

According to a recent article from CNBC, 78% of Americans are spending all or more than they earn and therefore are unable to put money into savings. Understandably, it seems like saving money is impossible when you’re in that type of financial position. But when you’re already stressed out because you’re living paycheck to paycheck, a…
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Spend Less And Make More Memories This Holiday Season

‘Tis the season for holiday shopping! So we’re flashing back this Friday to Mary Ellen’s post about how to reduce stress and spend less this year. Despite what marketing executives would have us believe, the Holiday Season is not a warm, carefree, or cozy time for many of us, if not most of us. The season…
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Online Shopping: How Websites Get Us To Overspend

You can buy almost anything while shopping online these days…from clothes to furniture to food and even vehicles. While it is convenient and sometimes there are cost saving benefits, there are also money traps that you can get caught in which make you overspend. Beware of these overspending lures: Sales When there are annual sales…
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Fall Chores: Save Money And Time With These 4 Tips

November. Most of the leaves have fallen. We’ve had killing frost. The skies are threatening snow. I love this time of year! So dramatic. I also enjoy fall chores. I like the crisp air for working outdoors, the quality of the daylight, the tidying up and buttoning down. November also heralds the season of relaxation…
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