Get Amazing Holiday Gifts for Cheap


Are you ready to save some major cash? If your large gift list is stressing you out, follow these tips for stretching your dollar and getting the most bang for your buck: 1.Shop the clearance racks of discount department stores first! Stores like TJ Maxx, Burlington Coat Factory, and Ross Dress for Less have a large selection of house wares at super discounts! Make sure to grab discount giftcards to many of these stores. 2.Shop backwards! Buy smaller items first {Read More}

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10 Ways to Pick Up Extra Cash for the Holidays


Who is ready for Christmas?  I don’t think I really ever am! The holidays are sneaking up on you, and with them, extra expenses and trips. Whether you need money for gifts, holiday meals, or family trips, you can use these 10 methods to rack up some extra holiday cash. 1. Facebook Selling Groups Most large cities and even many medium or small cities have selling groups on Facebook. As a member of these groups, you can post your items {Read More}

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Easy Steps to Lowering Your Water Heating Bill up to 55%


Last week (my husband) and I took another step to decreasing our heating bills this winter; we installed a water heater blanket. I purchased the blanket on sale for less than $10 and (my husband) installed it in less than ten minutes. TIP: You can even make your own blanket if you’re up for it, all you need is a roll of duct tape and some faced fiberglass insulation. By adding insulation you can reduce your heat loss by 25% {Read More}

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5 Essential Steps for Selling on Craigslist (to Make the Most Money)


Craigslist is a veritable bounty of inexpensive, high-quality used items, meaning that there are lots of local buyers who may be willing to buy your items. Not sure how to get started on Craigslist and get as much money as possible? We can help! One thing to note about Craigslist.  In my opionion a lot of potential buyers can flaky and don’t show up.  This is just how it seems to be.  So if that bothers you Craigslist probably is {Read More}

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Is it Smarter to Pay off Your Debt or Invest?


This is definitely a dilemma our family has been in the in the last couple years.  After the loss of our business and the economic recession at the same time we accumulated more debt than we should have (which we will pay off by this year, btw). While paying off this debt we had some great concerns about not being about to save and invest as we might like.  We questioned: Should our primary concern be to Pay off Debt or {Read More}

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Throwing Rockin’ Kids Birthday Party for Under 100 Bucks


Sо уоur child’s birthday іѕ соmіng uр, аnd оbvіоuѕlу уоu wаnt tо throw hіm a big birthday party. Nоw thе thіng іѕ, уоu’rе a lіttlе strapped fоr cash, аnd аnуwау, еvеn іf уоu’rе nоt, whо ѕауѕ уоu hаvе tо spend уоur hard-earned money оn a huge, hi-fi party? Whу nоt throw уоur kid a birthday party оn a budget? Yеѕ, іt’ѕ totally роѕѕіblе tо throw a Child’s birthday Party for under $100, аnd wе ѕhаll show уоu hоw, wіth ѕоmе {Read More}

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