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5 Budget-Friendly Fall Cleanup Tips

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Autumn doesn’t only mean warm sweaters and pumpkin spice – it’s also your last chance for a cleanup before the snow begins to set in! Continue reading to learn 5 inexpensive ways you can finish your fall cleanup on a budget.

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4 Ideas for an Inexpensive Labor Day Weekend

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Summer is unfortunately coming to an end, so it’s no wonder that Labor Day weekend is such a popular time for friends and families to fit in one last adventure. But you shouldn’t have to empty your wallet to enjoy this weekend – continue reading for 4 fun ideas that will help you have a budget-friendly holiday!

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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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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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Stressed About Money? Try These 4 Free and Simple Relaxation Tips

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Stress is a part of life. But stress, specifically financial worries, can result in various illnesses which can be damaging to your health and well-being. While you work to build or repair your finances, practice these 4 tips to help reduce the stress in your life.

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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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4 Easy Ways to Improve Motivation at Work

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Motivation is one of the most valuable tools you can have in the workplace. But we have all faced “off days” at the office where we’re just not feeling a sense of focus. Here are four real and practical solutions for digging up lost motivation when you need it, and completing a job or task with a sense of fulfillment!

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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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4 Cheap and Easy Recipes Under $1 Per Serving

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Save time and money with these 4 cheap and easy recipes under $1 per serving, courtesy of The Simple Dollar!

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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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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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How to Enjoy an Inexpensive Easter Celebration

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This weekend, families across the country will be emptying their wallets in search of candy, baskets, and eggs in celebration of Easter. But did you know there are alternative ways to enjoy this holiday without blowing your budget? Here are 5 tips to help you and your family enjoy an affordable Easter celebration.

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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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6 Surprisingly Effective Ways to Save Money

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When was the last time you took a close look at where your money is going? If it’s been a minute, now is a good time to figure out what you’re overlooking. Here are 6 surprisingly effective ways to help you spend less, and save more!

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Gourmet Meals You Can Make at Home for $10 or Less

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Happy Valentine’s Day! Skip that expensive dinner reservation and make one of these 5 gourmet meals for just $10 or less.

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7 Cheap and Creative Valentine’s Ideas

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While love doesn’t cost a thing, dating certainly does. But Valentine’s Day doesn’t necessarily have to mean expensive jewelry and gourmet chocolates – here are 7 ways to swoon your loved one with inexpensive gifts and gestures.

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5 Meals You Can Make for under $5

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Cooking at home isn’t just better for your health – it’s also great for your wallet. But instead of resorting to the same recipes over and over again, make things interesting by trying out these 5 recipes at $5 or less.

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De-cluttering: 4 Tips that will change your life

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Before you know it, the past several years of holiday shopping, birthdays, and other life events have accumulated in your closets, garage, and attic. Taming your clutter isn’t always easy – and it seems unbearable to dedicate a full day to finding a clutter resolution. Here are 4 life changing tips to help keep your home clutter-free, so you can dedicate your time to more important things.

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How to Keep a Simple Spending Journal

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Have you ever thought about keeping a spending journal? I’ll admit, when I first heard of this method of budgeting, I was apprehensive – I couldn’t imagine investing a large portion of my time to track every dollar spent. But in reality, the introduction of this journal has allowed me to reevaluate my spending habits, saving money and avoiding unnecessary purchases. Here are some tips to maintain a successful spending journal.

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