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Balling On A Budget

By Lauren ‘Leaux’ Hawkins Lauren, pictured below, is a free-spirited, financial literate/certified, adventurous young maven whose voice will be heard with her fashion sense and through the cyber world. Even though she is a college graduate, she is still constantly learning in all aspects of life. Currently […]

How to Choose a Financial Advisor

How to Choose a Financial Advisor

Universally, people deal with money, also known as finance, to lead a comfortable lifestyle. Generally, it refers to the exchange of goods and services in the form of one currency or another, but has also come to invoke thoughts and ideas of balance and record-keeping. Why do […]

6 Affordable Christmas Gifts for College Students

6 Affordable Christmas Gifts for College Students

1. Laptops With the revolution of technology, laptops are here to stay. Nobody can deny the fact that a laptop in the hand of a college student is the perfect gift that he/she can receive. With the ever-increasing necessity for education, the days at college are something […]

12 Steps To Saving More in the New Year

12 Steps To Saving More in the New Year

1. Set up Automatic Deposits to your Savings Account Depositing money in the bank is one of the prudent efforts that a person can make during his life-time. As it goes, the first expense should be saving, it is of prime importance to save your money. Setting […]

How to Choose a Financially Responsible Companion

How to Choose a Financially Responsible Companion

You may have an ideal partner sketched out in your mind. If you have a shopping list of “must have” persona for your life partner, you are probably not the only one with such expectations. Some of the qualities people often include in their lists are, honesty, […]

Top 10 Ways to Avoid Financial Issues in Relationships

Top 10 Ways to Avoid Financial Issues in Relationships

Money can change everything, even relationships. Experts agree that financial issues are one of the most common relationship problems and are near the top of the list for causing marriage breakups on average. As we proceed towards a new age of recession all across the world, money […]

Save Money Getting Groceries at night

Try doing your grocery shopping late a night. I confirmed that I spend less money at the supermarket when I go late at night than when I go during the daytime. The logic is very simple – when your tired you go to supermarket with one agenda […]

Watch Less TV

Turn off the television. One big way to save money is to watch less T.V. There are a lot of financial benefits to this such as less exposure to enticing advertisements, more time to focus on other things in life, less electrical use, etc.

Save money on pet food

Save money on pet food by finding your pet foods at feed stores. Often these stores are found in county locations that are more in the rural areas. Feed stores are often pretty run down but they have a very low overhead and buy in bulk as […]

Your Finances Come First

Take care of your own financial responsibilities before taking on the financial burden of someone else. You cannot every improve your own financial condition if you are constantly lending money to friends.

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E.I. Tip: Turn off the water while scrubbing dishes. Rinse a little water on all the dishes in the sink, then turn it off while scrubbing. Turn the water back on when it’s time to rinse. Hand washing dishes (versus a dishwasher) just once daily—and not leaving the water running while scrubbing— can save 200 to 500 gallons (approximately) of hot..

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