Halloween Made Fun….and Affordable!!

Halloween made Fun....and Affordable!!

Many kids are very excited for Halloween and to show off their favorite character costumes or scary creations.  What’s scary for parents is the hefty price tags on some of these store-bought costumes. Popular characters are starting at $39.99 and…

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Teach Your Child How To Save…using A Little Bit Of “Elbow Grease”?

Teach your child how to save...using a little bit of "Elbow Grease"?

Teach your kids to save money for future purchases with this idea! Like most parents, you probably hear “Mom, I want a new Lego set” or, “Dad, can I have money to buy a new video game?”  Daily, right? Instead…

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5 Ways To Save Money While Living Paycheck To Paycheck.

5 Ways to save money while living paycheck to paycheck.

Many families are living paycheck to paycheck…you’re not alone.  Seventy-eight percent of full-time workers said they live paycheck to paycheck, up from 75 percent last year. Additionally, 71 percent of all U.S. workers said they're now in debt, up from…

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Save Money On Dinner Tonight!

Save money on dinner tonight!

Summer harvest in August and September gives you plenty of options to create healthy dinners for your family while saving you money at the same time! Farm stands are brimming with fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs, and your local grocery…

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Family Fun! Take A Nature Walk!

Family Fun! Take a Nature Walk!

Last minute budget-friendly family fun idea! The kids will be back to school in just a few days. Squeezing in some last-minute family fun doesn’t have to require a long drive or spending lots of money. Many times, parents are…

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Are You Setting Yourself Up For Identity Theft?

Are you setting yourself up for identity theft?

Give a thief 10 minutes to look in your purse, wallet or car and he/she will have plenty of information to steal your identity! Purses or wallets stuffed with social security cards, birth certificates, passports, PIN numbers and passwords, bank…

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Back To School Savings Tips

Back to School Savings Tips

Did you know that parents will spend almost $670 to get one child ready for school this year, according to the National Retail Federation's annual survey? (from Bankrate.com) How can you save money on back to school purchases?  Here are…

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Do You Overspend? See How Most American’s Overspend!

Do you overspend? See How Most American's Overspend!

The first rule of personal finance is to spend less than you earn.  Pretty simple, right?  Unfortunately, this basic rule can be difficult to follow.  It takes discipline.  Here are some tips to help you reduce spending.  Day after day,…

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