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Pack food before you go on a road trip

Pack food before you go on a road trip. Have everyone pack a sack lunch for the trip. That way, instead of stopping in the middle of the trip, driving around looking for a place to eat, spending a bunch of time there, and then paying a […]

Save Money on Vacations

Save Money on Vacations. Check out the popular travel-destination Websites like frommers.com and fodors.com for excellent insider tips on how to get discounted rates at popular attractions. You can also get discounts on hotels, rental cars, and restaurants, or find out about free events at your destination.

Save Money on Prescriptions

Save Money on Prescriptions. Choosing a generic drug over a brand name can save you lots of money — depending on what you take, you could enjoy a 52% cut in the daily cost of medications, reports the FDA. But now there’s another reason to go generic: […]

Avoid Emotional Spending

Avoid Emotional Spending. Emotional spending occurs when you buy something you don’t need as a result of feeling stressed out, bored, under-appreciated, incompetent, unhappy, or any number of emotions. There is nothing wrong with purchasing something you like from time-to-time, but avoid getting in debt in order […]

Save on Groceries

Save money on food by using whole grains. There’s no better budget stretcher than cooking with whole grains. Pearl barley, brown rice, and bulgur are low in fat, high in protein, and tummy-filling. Combine with meat or veggies to make a little money go a long, healthy […]

Financial Compromise: How to Deal with Your Financially Irresponsible Partner

Allow me to use the famous line in the movie, Jerry Maguire, “…show me the money!!” It has been concluded by many relationship experts that money is one of the top breakup causes in relationships today. Perhaps, you are struggling to deal with money issues. There are […]

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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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