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Couponing 101: Where to begin

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Contrary to popular belief, it doesn’t require an immense amount of skill to become a professional couponer. With a little patience and a touch of savviness, you’ll be clipping coupons and saving money before you know it. To get started on your successful journey of couponing, check out these beginner’s tips.

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7 Ways to Stop Losing Sleep over Money

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How are you sleeping these days? If you’re like the majority of Americans, the answer is, “not so well.” And there’s a good chance money is to blame. Financial stress is a serious challenge for many of us, distracting people from more important things in life – like work, relationships, and sleep. Here are 7 easy ways to give your stress-filled mind a rest once your head hits the pillow.

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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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Make These Homemade Holiday Treats for Less Than $5

sweets.jpgWhy go shopping for gifts when you can make them yourself? Save some money and give the gift of food this year! Here are 6 simple holiday treat recipes that you can make for under $5.

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4 Holiday Shopping Scams, and How to Avoid Them

scam1.jpgWhile the holiday season is filled with good food, memories, and shopping – it also has its share of scammers and thieves. Here are 4 common scams, and effective ways to avoid them! Continue reading


7 Tips for a Budget Friendly Thanksgiving Dinner

food.jpgIt’s already November, and Thanksgiving is just around the corner. Whether you are hosting your family and friends, or simply bringing a few dishes to pass, here are some great ways to keep costs down when preparing to feast.

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5 Low-Cost Ways to Avoid Colds and Flu this Season

cold.jpgNow that we’ve entered flu season, it’s time to be proactive. While getting the flu shot is the most effective way to prevent the flu, there are a variety of simple ways to further arm yourself. Here are some low-cost ways to reduce your risk of getting sick. Continue reading


How to Throw a Last-Minute Halloween Party on a Budget

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5 Steps: How to Construct Work Emails Like a Pro (Leave the Emojis at the Door)

email1.jpgIf you’re anything like me, you might insert a few emojis in friendly text messages or personal emails, to liven up the conversation and set a positive tone. You might prefer to keep your emails extremely short and to-the-point, or you might be a natural “writer” at heart, and decide to write novels in place of precise messages.

While there’s nothing wrong with these preferences (in your personal life,) there are specific measures to be taken when crafting work emails. Continue reading