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 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 take them…

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Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow in the Life of Linsey Knerl

I'm excited to introduce a new series we'll be doing at Life Your Way, called "Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow in the Life of..." Each week I'll post an interview with someone as they share how their past has shaped who they are today as well as who they hope to be in the future. We're starting…

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9 Ways to Hide Your Valuables & Cash “In Plain Sight”

Although none of us like to think about our homes being burglarized, it's a good idea to put money, jewelry and other valuables in a safe place. A hidden, locking, fireproof safe is probably your best bet for your most precious valuable, but here are a few other ideas for hiding valuables and cash in…

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Quick Tip: Bank Your Savings
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Quick Tip: Bank Your Savings

What do you do with the money you save when you use your grocery store bonus card, shop with a coupon or score a great deal? What if, instead of just going along your way, you stopped and transferred the amount you saved from your checking account into a special savings account? Now, I know…

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Shop the Best Store Deals with This Weekly Deals Roundup

Okay, confession time. I don't often use coupons or shop the best deals at multiple stores. I know that you can save a ton of money doing this because I've been working for Tara and Deal Seeking Mom for a couple years now. But I'd much rather save time, even if it means spending a…

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Do You Have a Plan if Your Wallet is Lost or Stolen?

Losing your wallet -- or worse, having it stolen -- is stressful, not just because of the worry of identity theft but also because your left without your identification and methods of payment. One thing you can do to make it a little less stressful is keep a list of everything in your wallet, along…

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Your Frugal Guide to Coughs and Colds

The following post is from Linsey of Wise Bread.com, Lille Punkin' and The Freelance Farmer: It’s that time of year when everyone you know is coughing or sneezing, and the number of days missed from school and work will increase dramatically. Get the scoop on how to keep your costs down when battling the winter…

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9 Frugal Hacks to Save Money in the Kitchen

My grandmother, like many people from her generation, was notoriously frugal. She would stand guard to make sure no one actually threw away any disposable utensils at family get-togethers, she'd save the crumbs from cereal and cookies in a bag in the freezer to use as ice cream topping, and she had clotheslines in her…

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How to Save Money on Holiday Shopping
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How to Save Money on Holiday Shopping

The following post is from Madison of My Dollar Plan and Kids and Money at about.com: The holiday season is upon us once again. And before we know it, it'll be flying past in a blur. Save money on your holiday shopping by using the following holiday shopping tips this season: Holiday Shopping Tips to…

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Save Money with Online Shopping

Because we live in the boonies, we do most of our holiday shopping online, but I rarely pay full price for anything because I'm cheap there are so many opportunities to save money online. Here are my favorite strategies for spending less on your online holiday purchases: Amazon.com I pretty much love Amazon. You can…

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