Why Portable Shelters Are Perfect

Why Portable Shelters Are Perfect for Someone Without a Garage Life without a garage can be a challenge. It makes it hard to protect and store vehicles, outdoor equipment, seasonal gear, and many other items. However, having a permanent structure like a garage built comes with all kinds of headaches, such as acquiring permits and…

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Budgeting: Tips for Spending Less

How to Spend Less and Save More You work hard to earn your money, so why do you simply toss it away? Most people are creatures of habit. They develop unhealthy patterns of spending that ultimately cost them their livelihood. On a positive note, it’s never too late to change directions and make the practice…

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Traveling with Tykes: 5 Money-Saving Strategies

The following post is from Linsey of Wise Bread.com, Lille Punkin' and The Freelance Farmer: My life as a freelancer has me scheduled to take no less than five trips for business this year, leaving me with an empty hole during the days I have to leave my small children behind. I have chosen to…

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3 Steps: Don’t Sacrifice Retirement For College Savings

Does your 12-year-old have a burgeoning desire to become a veterinarian? Do you have a four-year-old who wants to “build big things?” My kids are six and three. They’re already set on becoming a ballet teacher and a tractor driver (yes, a tractor driver!) and like many parents, I’ve taken a stab at saving for…

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Smart Money Tips for New Moms That You Can’t Afford to Ignore

Being a parent is expensive. Like, really expensive. In most families, you are going to be forced to live off a single salary – or at least a salary and a half, rather than the usual two. On top of this, you’ll have all the costs associated with a looking after baby. That means food,…

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7 Ways to Save Money on School Uniforms

The following post is from Tiffany of Mommy Goes Green: As the school year ends, I'm getting ready to pack up this year's uniforms and thinking about next year's purchases! With two kids in a school that require uniforms, I’ve found a few ways to save money on what could be an otherwise expensive new…

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10 Simple Ways Using the Library Can Save You Money

The following post is from Tiffany of Mommy Goes Green: I adore the library and think it's one of the most underutilized public programs we have available to us! Our local libraries offer so much more than just books, they have a wealth of material, programs and online resource available to save you money: Internet…

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How I Get Brand Name Clothes on a Not-So-Brand-Name Budget

The following post is from Tiffany of Mommy Goes Green: While I'm no fashion trendsetter, I have always been the type of girl that likes to be dressed up. You won't often find me in jeans and tennis shoes and my go-to winter outfit is skinnies paired with boots and layers up top - it's…

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