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Bring back the Brown Bag

We’ve all grown up hearing that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but some new findings about the importance of lunch are challenging that. But going out every day will cost you well north of $2,000! By shopping carefully and doing your preparation and packing ahead of time, you can brown-bag it and save big bucks. Continue reading
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6 Ways to Save on Your Summer Vacation

It’s time for summer fun, but your budget isn’t limitless. How do you pack lots of fun into your getaway and still save some money? It’s easier than you think! Be proactive in planning your vacation by saving up for it in advance. Continue reading
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Turn Your Dream Vacation Into A Reality

Everyone has a dream vacation. For those with limited funds, though, the vision never gets a chance to become a reality. I'm here to help you change all that. Continue reading
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Mother’s Day on a Budget

Mother’s Day is upon us! You want to treat mom to a great day, but you know she’ll cluck at you if you ignore all the training she gave you on being frugal and plan a budget-busting celebration. The key to making your mom feel special and loved is to think about her and what would mean the most to her. Make it personal! Continue reading
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5 Discounts for Boomers and some Gen X’ers

You might have grown up seeing your parents and grandparents getting a senior discount, and now it’s your turn! Find out how many places are offering a break for older shoppers! Before you open your wallet for anything, check for a senior discount! Continue reading
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Kids + Extracurricular Activities = $$$

It's National Son's Day! If you have sons or daughters as active in extracurricular activities as mine, you know how draining that can be on your checkbook. Check out these money saving tips when it comes to paying for ALL THE THINGS! Continue reading
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Take a Walk Down Memory Lane

Create something special with your partner this year by putting together a Memory Box that encapsulates your lives together. Continue reading
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Experience Valentine’s Day on a Budget

Worried about Valentine's Day breaking your budget? We’ve got great ways to save money while keeping the romance! You can even gift your sweetheart with anything from breakfast in bed to doing household chores … which will mean a LOT more than a box of chocolates! Continue reading
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Valentine’s Dinner for Two

You can have your steak and eat it too! Here is a great recipe for a romantic Valentine's dinner in. Continue reading