7 Tricks to Save Money on Festive Decor


When figuring out how to spend your money on festive items for your home, carefully pick and choose where to spend your hard earned dollars.

Getting bargains after the season may score you steep discounts, but ask yourself . . .

Do you really need to do this every year?

To concentrate your spending efforts and help you to be more wallet-wise, read these trickss for purchasing seasonal items.

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A New Reason Why Getting Healthy is Rewarding

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Increasing physical activity and making better health decisions can yield both physical and monetary benefits.

If you’re looking to make positive changes in your life to improve your money situation and your health, here are some tips to do so.

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3 Credit Myths Debunked


I recently came across my grandfather’s jewelry store charge card from the 1940′s.

Back then, credit had more to do with your “good name” since you had a personal relationship with the merchant and a reputation to uphold in your area.

Store owners allowed you to have a line of credit with them based on knowing you would do right by them.

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Home Decorating Ideas: How to Furnish Your New Place for Less


Ah, purchasing a new place to live.

Nothing better.


The arrival fallacy sets in when you realize that after jumping the hurdle of purchasing that big expense, you’re then faced with furnishing it.

That’s a whole other monster, especially if the space is completely different from your last place and nothing seems to work right.

If you’re itching to get the place furnished with little money or looking for a manageable way to save up, there’s hope.

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Travel Tips: Save Big on Accomodations & More. Tip 2 Will Make Your Wallet Kiss You.



If vacation planning had an easy button, I’d push it.

Sounds strange, right?

Maybe not.

Actually, I’d use an easy button for many aspects of life right now.

But vacation planning is currently at the top of the list.

There are tons of details to plan and prices to look over that it can feel like a work project all by itself (me and my first world issues).

If you’re like I am and you like making things as easy as possible, ask others like-minded travelers what they do to plan a  summer vacation for less.

Take a look at the following tips and see how many you can use to enjoy yourself before fall creeps back up on us.

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Stocking Up On Clothing for Less: A How-To Guide

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Life as a penny-pincher fashionista is hard.

Trying to keep up with trends and clothing lines is exhausting, especially when you don’t have a huge budget at your disposal (although dreaming of it never killed anyone!).

If you look online, you’ll see that most frugal sages suggest that you stock up on really important things, like food or detergent.

But for me, having new clothes beats pretty much everything else on the market.

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Motivation Time Tuesday: Freekin’ Weekend Edition

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how-to-save-moneyIf you’re looking  to travel, get out of debt, or splurge on  a caseload of dark chocolate, you have to regularly take care of your money.

You’re stopping yourself from that dream vacation with fancy drinks on the beach or whatever dream you may have on your vision board.

It may sound like a lot of work.

I understand, but . . .

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How to Waste Less Food and Save Money by Drinking This

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The first step to save money on groceries is to waste less food.

Also, you have to start being more proactive about what you eat each day.

How often do you put it off?

In fact, how many times have you said you’d print out a free printable meal plan but didn’t?

Sometimes we just don’t know where to begin.

Maybe you’re beat up from your job or you just have a lot going on.

Or maybe you think it’s too hard.

Today I’ll share a quick fix for that to get you over this initial hurdle.

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The Takeout Zombie Trance and How to Ditch it

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How would you like a simple go-to meal to get food on the table quickly?

It would be fantastic!


So what is stopping you from doing so?

You can spend less money by eating a no-fuss, home cooked meal.

That’s a no-brainer.

I believe most people who say they can’t fit making simple meals into their routine suffer from what I call a Takeout Zombie Trance.

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Make a Healthy Meal Plan and Get Cheap Dinner Ideas


You may already eat from home and save money doing so, but you know you could do better.

You may think it’s food costs or other outside factors, but don’t get discouraged.

Thinking too hard about it might be the real issue.

In order to stay motivated to eat decent food for less, you have to switch things up in the kitchen once in awhile.

If you click off this post, you’ll miss out on the savings you deserve.

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