Monthly Archives: August 2012

10 Things That Don’t Seem To Be About Money, But Really Are

Many people fail to realize that almost all aspects of our lives are intricately weaved together with our finances, but it’s crucially important to understand that even things that don’t initially seem to have anything to do with finances or … Continue reading

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Recapturing Small Bits of Wasted Time

The old saying, “Time is money,” is true in a lot of ways. This is literally true at work. You put in time, you get paid. In some cases the more time you put in, the more you get paid … Continue reading

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Great Free Online Resources For Writers

If you spend any time writing, the Internet provides a wide variety of free resources that you can use to help improve your writing and make the entire writing process easier. Whether it’s writing for classes or articles for blogs, … Continue reading

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Why You Should Visit Your Local Visitor Center

We had some guests in town a couple of weeks ago. When it came time to deciding what to do for entertainment, they wanted to see the tourist attractions. Well, where I live isn’t a big tourist town. Or so … Continue reading

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Smart Pantry and Freezer Organization

Chances are that you’ve had at least one disgusting experience with food that’s been lost in the back of the pantry or in the bottom of the freezer. Mine was the time I excavated the pantry to discover that a … Continue reading

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10 Things To Avoid Buying At The Supermarket

When it comes to grocery store shopping, there are certain items that you probably want to avoid purchasing if you’re on a budget. In most cases, these are convenience items where there is a large mark-up simply so you don’t … Continue reading

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Monthly Money Challenge

When I was first learning how to be frugal and save money, I used to do monthly financial challenges all the time. I’d pick a goal, like cut down or eliminate eating out, and pursue it with gusto for a … Continue reading

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