Posts Tagged: "savings"

Shopping

Are Sample Sales Really A Bargain?

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When retailers have excess merchandise, sample sales are often used to move the surplus and unload the extra supply. These sales are usually advertised as offering sharply discounted items, but...

Personal Finance

How Do Americans Spend Their Money?

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As another tax season has come and gone, many Americans are already planning on how they’ll spend their hard-earned tax refunds. From planning family vacations to funding home improvement projects...

Living

Free Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day

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Moms are special, and they deserve a special day. Unfortunately, your wallet is empty and the special Mom in your life needs a special gift. You need to come up...

Entertainment

A Few Free Ways to Enjoy Spring

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With the weather getting warmer and the days getting longer, you might be feeling that urge to get out of the house and play! Even grown ups want to be...

Personal Finance

Budgeting Tips for Recent College Grads

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Graduating from college is truly one of life’s milestones. It is just unfortunate that so many young adults take this big step into adulthood without a financial plan. All too...

Household Savings

Vegetable Gardening on a Budget

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Planting a summer vegetable garden is a rewarding project that gives back ten-fold. It’s a great way to improve your diet and get a little exercise in the process. If...

Household Savings

Low Cost Health Food

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The obesity crisis in America not only drains the health care system, it also prevents millions of individuals from experiencing the highest quality of life possible. A Gallup poll in...

Personal Finance

Ways to Force Yourself to Save Money

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Saving money doesn’t come easily to a lot of people. It’s one thing to open a savings account, but it’s another thing entirely to have the discipline to contribute to...

Entertainment

Low Cost Entertaining Ideas

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Looking for a way to entertain friends or family that won’t break the bank? Here are some simple solutions to throwing a great bash without spending too much cash! 1....

Entertainment

How to Save on Your Media Addictions

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Are you someone who likes to keep up with the latest in music, sports, fashion, and film? Regardless of your interests, chances are that from time to time you invest...

Personal Finance

Smart Ways to Drop that C-Note

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In days gone by, having a $100 bill in your pocket meant something. The prospects for how to indulge just one piece of folding money with Mr. Franklin’s picture on...

Personal Finance

Low Cost Ways to Exercise

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If you’re trying to make good on your New Year’s resolution to exercise, but can’t justify those high-priced gym memberships, you should check out these bank account-friendly workouts: 1. Run...

Living

2013 Financial Checkup

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The arrival of another year typically motivates us to rid ourselves of bad habits and pick up a few newer, healthier, or more productive ones. Many of us vow to...

Mortgage

Three Steps to a Home Buying Budget

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Buying a home is probably the single biggest purchase you will make in your lifetime. Since most people don’t have enough cash to buy a home outright, the majority of...

Personal Finance

Creative Ways to Save For A Down Payment

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Conventional mortgages typically require borrowers to put down 5%-20% of the loan value. Although this may not sound like a lot, when it comes to purchasing higher-value homes or if...