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Why You Need to Stop Hiding Cash at Home

July 29, 2021

This is a habit most people develop in childhood and hold on to for the rest of their life: stashing $100 bills in the bottom of a cookie jar, sticking $50 bills under the couch, or sandwiching $20 in between the pages of a book. You may think it is a fun and creative way […]

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How to Identify Your Financial Blind Spots

July 28, 2021

The worst money mistakes are those that you do not even know you are making. It will be hard to correct them if you are unconscious of them! Chances are, these mistakes will go on unaddressed until they are too big and it is too late. Learning about common financial blind spots and what to […]

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7 Extra Ways to Save on Amazon

July 21, 2021

Do you want to increase your savings on Amazon by at least 15%? This is on top of the existing low prices, of course. Check out the following tips from die-hard Amazon shoppers to earn bigger bargains the next time you shop. Always shop at a discount. Bookmark the section Today’s Deals. Here, you will […]

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Your Guide to Saving Money as Co-parents

July 2, 2021

Dividing up parenting responsibilities is the main issue following the dissolution of a relationship that involves children. It is a must to learn how to co-parent effectively, not only to raise the kids well, but also to manage the costs. Following are some tips to co-parent and save money. Talk about your responsibilities Good communication […]

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What Happens When Safe Investments aren’t Safe?

June 30, 2021

Even the safest investments in the world carry risks, such as losing principal, loss of purchasing power following inflation, and illiquidity. The risk is higher or lower depending on your investment, of course. Below are some scenarios where these risks affect your safe investments. Your bank closes All bank deposits are insured by the government […]

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How to Quickly Catch Up on Retirement Savings

June 24, 2021

Ideally, you would have funded your retirement savings early. Of course, sometimes life has its way and people fall behind. It becomes harder in this time of pandemic, with job losses and income uncertainty. Having said that, it is not too late to turn your situation around. Following are some ways for you get over […]

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5 Secrets Your Supermarkets Do Not Tell You

June 22, 2021

Be prepared the next time you walk inside your supermarket. Armed with the information below, you can buy more for less, stretch your dollar further, and feed your family in the healthiest and most cost effective way. Unsold fruits and vegetables are recycled. Those cut up fruit and vegetables that you see on offer? This […]

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How Restaurants Trick You Into Overspending

June 16, 2021

Dining out occasionally is okay even when you are following a budget. Just make sure you protect yourself from the techniques that restaurants use to get you to spend more than you want. Following are clever ways menus are written to influence your choices and siphon your money away. Adding mouth-watering descriptions Dishes with descriptions […]

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You Can Make Anything With These 6 Pantry Staples

June 2, 2021

You do not need to buy 200 things to have a well-stocked pantry. In fact, you just need a few essentials and you will never go hungry. This is not just about saving money but also about making healthy meals with minimum effort. Stock your pantry with these cheap staples and build quick and budget-friendly […]

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10 Ways to Save on Your Remodeling Project

May 26, 2021

It is possible to get a good price even on the most major remodeling projects. Below are some tips to plan your renovation without creating a big dent on your wallet. Save on materials By recycling and reusing building materials, you will be able to have a piece with more character. Habitat for Humanity has […]

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