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Blog posts : "Budgeting"

Moms And Home Businesses - Earning The Extra Dollars

October 20, 2013

I personally believe that most moms are troopers. If there is any problem of whatever sort, moms will always come out running to get it solved. One proof to this is how they manage to do home businesses just to earn the extra dollars that can keep all their children in school. 

I have my own sha…

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More Insights On Couponing

October 17, 2013


Refrain from buying in one store only. Schedule your shopping in other stores. This can give you a variation on the items you can have. To save more, buy less so that can have a bigger opportunity to maximize your coupons. Perhaps, buying smaller sizes of your fave food product entitles you to get…

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Couponing - Rich Lifestyle On A Budget

October 14, 2013

This is one of my favorite episodes in Extreme Couponing. I have never ever tried living on coupons but I do used them to save on my groceries (just not that extreme if you know what I mean).  When I have not started using coupons, I thought that the items  stores allow to be in coupons are of sub…

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More On Saving On Utility Bills

October 11, 2013

As we all know, wearing white shirt under the sun can make us feel not that hot as opposed to wearing black and other dark colored shirts. The same is true with our roofs. I learned this from my husband's friend J. He says that house roofs that are painted white are less likely to absorb sunlight or…

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Utility Bills - How You Can Save On Them

October 8, 2013

There are times when I rack my brains out just to track how my utility bills could have possibly increased. Then, I realize that the increase is very possible as I, we could have been negligent in some ways. And so, I did a research on the small things I can do to save as much.

Oh well, I told my f…

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Cheap But Great Finds At The Dollar Store

October 7, 2013

Have you gone to the dollar store lately? What have you bought? Here are some cheap yet great finds at the dollar store today.

Holiday decorations. No need to buy these seasonal decors from high end department stores.

Paper clips, double-sided tape, scotch tapes, mailing labels,pens and memo pad…

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Things That I Won't Do To Save Money

October 7, 2013

I want to save money and live frugally, but I won't do the following just to pinch pennies.

Use neighbor's internet connection. That's just rude as they pay monthly to secure a strong connection. I have a dedicated connection that I use when I need to go online.

Ask for additional packets of con…

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Using Cheaper Cleaning Solutions To Save On Grocery Costs

August 11, 2013

When I go through my grocery receipts I find it hard to believe that I am spending a lot on my cleaning supplies. I've grown up knowing that I need to purchase all of these to maintain a clean house.

Now I know better, since I have found out that I can still clean our house with some cheaper clea…

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On Buying A House - Why It Is Better Than Renting

April 14, 2013

Are you renting your place at the moment? Are you having second thoughts about buying your own house? If your answers to both of these questions are yes, continue reading through the rest of this article. The following insights have helped decide on finally paying for my own house.

Stability and …

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