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Cutting Carbs? Try these 7 Budget-Friendly Dishes

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It’s not always easy to prepare nightly meals at home while on a budget. It’s even more difficult when you try to incorporate a low-carb diet. Through our research, we’ve found 7 simple, low-carb recipes that will allow you to stay within budget, courtesy of Diet Doctor! Continue reading and get cooking!

 

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3 Tips to Help You Find a Reliable Used Vehicle

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Do you need a new car but have a specific budget? Buying a used car can be the best way to stretch your dollar. When you consider that after one year, a new car on average depreciates 27 percent from its sticker price; after three years, it’s worth about half. But there are certain methods one should practice when searching for the ideal used vehicle. Continue reading to learn 3 important tips to follow during your search.

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4 Tips to Help Lower the Cost of Your Phone Bill

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It’s no secret that cell phone bills are expensive. Unfortunately, we live in a day and age where cell phones are almost an extension of ourselves. To combat the out-of-this-world cost to own a reliable phone, we’ve found 4 simple ways you can lower the cost of your bill!

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5 Healthy, Budget Friendly Recipes for Summer

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The perfect summertime meal incorporates fresh vegetables, light add-ons, and your favorite meat or pasta to bring it all together. But how can you incorporate all of these things without emptying your wallet? Continue reading to find 5 healthy and budget friendly recipes that will satisfy your summertime cravings.

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7 Things You Should Always Buy at a Dollar Store

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Shopping at your local dollar store is a great way to stay within budget. Many people aren’t aware that their products are comparable to what you will find in other stores, for a fraction of the price. Continue reading to learn 7 of the best items to buy from the dollar store.

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How to Celebrate a Budget-Friendly Fourth of July

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The Fourth of July is a great time to spend with family and friends. But if you’re not careful – you could empty your wallet on things like food, decorations and entertainment. Continue reading for 5 cheap alternatives to help you enjoy this fun holiday.

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Budget Friendly Father’s Day Ideas

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You don’t have to break your budget to enjoy a great Father’s Day. Continue reading for our list of budget friendly Father’s day gifts and activities.

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How to Enjoy Memorial Day Weekend on a Budget

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There are a variety of ways you can celebrate this holiday without blowing your budget. Read on for some fun and cheap ways to enjoy Memorial day weekend!

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4 Thoughtful and Inexpensive Graduation Gift Ideas

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There’s no reason to empty your wallet for a graduation gift. Check out these 4 practical gift ideas that every graduate will appreciate.

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5 Cheap & Easy Ways to Get Rid of Household Bugs

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Have you ever had a bug problem in your home? Perhaps you still do, but you are “living” with it, simply because you don’t want to invest hundreds of dollars in extermination fees. Fear no more – check out these 5 cheap and easy ways to get rid of household bugs.

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6 Things You Need to Know About Going Paperless

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Paper documents and filing cabinets have been the primary way to organize information at home and in offices for decades – but that doesn’t means it’s the best option. Continue reading for the best tips to help you begin your journey towards a paperless life.

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Inexpensive Mother’s Day Activities

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Are you looking for something fun to do on Mother’s Day? Sure, you can always buy flowers or have brunch, but why not try something different this year? Check out our list of budget-friendly Mother’s Day activities!

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5 Spring Car Care Tips

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Spring is the prime time for auto maintenance. With winter winding down and summer headed this way, prepare your car for warmer weather with these 5 simple car care tips…

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5 Lessons Our Parents Taught Us About Money

cover4.jpgThe lessons that our parents have taught us are rarely forgotten – forever ingrained in our minds, and still useful whenever we need them. The one aspect of life that these lessons and morals are still applicable to is finance. Here are 5 lessons our parents taught us about money, which still apply in adulthood!

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Most Important Things to Repair Before You Sell Your House

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Selling your home isn’t always easy- especially if there are necessary renovations to be made. But what if you don’t have the budget to take care of everything on your list? Here are five inexpensive improvements to make before you sell your house.

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4 Booking Hacks to Get the Best Hotel Price

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Hotels are the traditional travel accommodation, and while they are usually comfortable and serve as a nice home away from home – they aren’t always cheap. Luckily, there are a few simple ways to score great deals on hotels for your next getaway…

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5 Tips to Help You Spring Clean Like a Pro

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Spring cleaning isn’t always fun, but it’s an excellent chance for you to open the windows and declutter your home…so that you can worry about more important things in the future. Here are 5 tips to help you maximize your spring cleaning efforts.

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Simple Ways to be Financially Prepared for an Emergency Vet Visit

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Most of the time, pets aren’t just “pets” to us, they are family. And just like children, when an accident sends your pet to the hospital, it can be a nerve-racking experience. But if something unexpected were to happen, would you be able to handle the situation financially? Emergency vet bills can certainly put a huge dent in your wallet, so here are 4 easy ways to prepare for the unexpected!

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4 Common Money Myths

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You’ve probably heard a lot of different ways to live a successful financial life. While some of the things you’ve been told might be true, there are a few fabrications as well. Here are 4 common money myths, debunked.

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3 Questions to Ask Before You Buy a Car

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Spring is just around the corner – and so is car shopping season! Buying a new vehicle is a big financial commitment, and one that cannot be 100% successful without carefully considering these three things…

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Planning a Budget-Friendly St. Patrick’s Day

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This year, St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Saturday – which makes it even more exciting! Here are some tips to help you plan an inexpensive and fun St. Patrick’s Day celebration.

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