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Budgeting 101: How to Get Started

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It’s important to live on a budget and not overspend these days. The best way to do this is to use a personal budget worksheet that you refer to every month. Putting together a personal budget is not hard. It’s staying within your budget that’s challenging. The goal is to spend less than you make. […] Read more…

Expand Your Wardrobe without Emptying Your Wallet

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I’m on a tight budget now but I also need to expand and update my professional wardrobe. I wear the same few tops every week and don’t have many options for work-related events. Yesterday, I attended an event and seriously, didn’t have anything to wear. Seriously! And there were pictures taken of me. =( So […] Read more…

7 Best Places to Find Discount Kids Clothes and Toys

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Let’s face it, when you have children, there are a lot of costs involved and things to buy to make life easier. They need clothes, toys, furniture, carseats, strollers, bouncers, etc. Kids grow out of these items quickly so consider getting items second hand. There’s no need to pay full price or buy everything brand […] Read more…

Homemade Chocolate Larabars

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I love, love Larabars because they are made with simple, whole ingredients. But I haven’t been able to afford them lately, due to a tighter budget. They retail for $1.29 a bar in my area and Amazon sells them for $19.99 for a box of 20, making them $1 each. It’s not a bad price […] Read more…

How to Shop at CVS

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It is the beginning of a new year and time to turn a new leaf. Are you on a tight budget and looking for ways to stretch your budget? CVS has the best deals around. You’ll find unbelievable deals for nonfood items like toothpaste, toothbrushes, paper goods, makeup, and more. With a combination of the […] Read more…

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