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31 Tips to Help with the First Month of the 365 Day Money Challenge

If you’ve decided to participate in the 365 Day Money Challenge, as part of the challenge you need to make a payment to yourself each morning. In order to do that, you’ll need to begin thinking about simple changes that … Continue reading

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10 Things You Are Paying Far Too Much Money For

Sometimes we pay for things without really thinking about what they cost or alternative ways we could get the same thing, but at a better price. This is often the result of habit and/or convenience, but there are some things … Continue reading

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Woolzies: Laundry Gadgets That Save Money

There are many ways to save money when using both your washing machine and dryer which everybody should be attempting to do when possible. One of my favorite simple tricks to save money that doesn’t cost a cent and takes … Continue reading

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How To Quickly Reduce Expenses

If you’re trying to save money, your efforts usually boil down to two basic approaches: Make more money or cut your expenses. Sometimes you may need to cut your expenses quickly, as in the case of a job loss or … Continue reading

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Saving Our Savings

By Karen Norling Eight months ago, my husband, Jim, lost his engineering job at GE Health care here in Ohio. In all those eight months –after dozens and dozens of resumes “snail-mailed” and emailed — not one company has called … Continue reading

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The One-Month Spending Crash Diet

Be careful what you read in blogs. You just may end up with a hair-brained idea like this one. My husband and I have declared November a no-spend month. Okay, so it’s not really a no spend month. It’s more … Continue reading

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