Why Unplugging is Good for Your Wallet

The following post is from Christina of Northern Cheapskate: I'm a bit of a technology junkie.  Whenever I get a spare moment, I'm checking my e-mail, reading other blogs,  looking at Facebook, or writing blog posts.  We've got a ridiculous amount of gadgets, too - iPods, iPhone, desktop computer, laptops, iPad, Kindle, a Wii...it seems like…

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{30} Ways to Save Money

I am counting down the days to my 30th birthday, and I couldn't be more excited! Truly! As I was brainstorming ways to celebrate here on the blog, I couldn't help but think that 30 lists of {30} items would be just about perfect for my type-A, list-making self. Join me for the next month…

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Why It’s Good Not to Be a Trend-Setter

The following post is from Christina of Northern Cheapskate: I've never been what you would call "cool."   I know that I'm never going to be a hip trend-setter. And you know what?  I am totally okay with that. Keeping up with the latest and greatest can cost you some serious money.  It's better to shop intentionally…

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Balancing Emotion with Reason in Your Finances

The following post is from Christina of Northern Cheapskate: A few weeks ago, our little 10-year old terrier was accidentally poked in the eye.  At first, she seemed fine. And then I noticed her eye was gooey, and she wasn't opening it all the way.  We've made several trips to the vet for check-ups and eye…

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How to Make Smart Financial Decisions

The following post is from Christina of Northern Cheapskate: The quickest way to sabotage your personal finances is to make lousy decisions with your money.  Whether you made one big bad money move, or several smaller ones, it's important to step back, look at what went wrong, and then follow these tips for making smart decisions…

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