Read more about the article 3 Things to Consider Before Giving to a Charity
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3 Things to Consider Before Giving to a Charity

The following post is from Christina of Northern Cheapskate: I helped the kids select food items from our pantry this week to contribute to the "Stuff a Truck" fundraiser for the local food shelf at their school. They were pretty motivated by the possibility of a pizza party for the class who brought the most…

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Read more about the article 45 Ways to Save Money In Every Area of Your Home
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45 Ways to Save Money In Every Area of Your Home

The following post is from Christina of Northern Cheapskate: When money gets tight, it's time to take a close look at places you can save money.  Check out these tips for savings in every room of your home: Kitchen & Dining Room Cook from scratch.  When you learn to make your own homemade mixes and…

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How to Deal with Distractions that Cost You Money

The following post is from Christina of Northern Cheapskate: Do you suffer from shiny object syndrome?  Do  you start one project only to flit to the next?  Get sidetracked by some great new thing (shiny object)? All of those little distractions can cost you money.  While daydreaming, you get into a fender bender with your…

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How to Save Money at Thrift Stores

The following post is from Christina of Northern Cheapskate: My latest trip to town resulted in the ultimate thrift store find: 6 brand new black printer cartridges for my printer for just under $18. We print a lot of coupons and documents around our house so, saving $72 on items we use regularly was a…

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The Pros and Cons of Flexible Spending Accounts

The following post is from Christina of Northern Cheapskate: This is often the time of year that employers start filling your mailbox with information about open enrollment.  Don't treat this information lightly.  This is the one time of the year that you can make changes to your family's health insurance plan, add life insurance or…

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