Tips For Hosting a Low Budget Cookout

Tips For Hosting a Low Budget Cookout

Tips For Hosting a Low Budget Cookout It's time to get that grill fired up! I cookout often during the spring and summer. It is much easier to clean up plus it keeps the house cooler by not using the oven. During the summer we host several parties. I do like to entertain but it can be a strain on the budget. Mrs. Not Made of Money brings us some tips today on how to save money while hosting a cookout. ...

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Hosting a Cookout on a Budget

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Hosting a Cookout on a Budget Hosting a Cookout on a Budget-I love that the weather it's starting to get warm, that means it's time for flip flops, swimming, and cookouts! What is better than rounding up some friends and throwing some burgers on the grill? Nothing!  You get to enjoy being outside in the fresh air, and the clean up is much easier! Cookouts are a great way to spend your summer days, and here are some tips for hosting a cookout on a budget to make it even better! Here are ...

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How to Keep Energy Costs Down During the Summer

How to Keep Energy Costs Down During the Summer

How to Keep Energy Costs Down During the Summer 5 frugal lifestyle changes that keep your energy costs down during the summer: The temperature is rising outside and so are your energy costs. Here are five tips that can help you beat wasting your hard-earned money on keeping your house cool which leaves you more money to be spent on things like ice cream in time to make memories with your family. ...

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Money Saving Tips on Summer Reading for Kids

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Summer Reading for Kids Summer is almost upon us. School is letting out. Mothers are trying to figure out how to keep children occupied, thus calm(er). Schools assign summer reading for kids recommendations and many schools have followup activities and quizzes in the fall. As a public and private school teacher turned homeschool mom reading is a daily must for my children. The problem comes in determining how to keep enough books around so they always have something new and different to ...

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Tips & Tricks to Save Money On Wedding

Save Money On Wedding

Save Money On Wedding When I was young, I never really had any dreams about my wedding. I didn’t have anything planned, no real must haves-I always just wanted to have fun at my wedding. When I got engaged, I realized I’d be planning the whole event by myself. I was not excited. I also had to sit down and really put everything into workable figures as to how much we could afford. Here are a few tricks that I learned to save me tons of money on my wedding: Tips & Tricks to Save Money On ...

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Free Printable Wedding Budget Checklist

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Free Printable Wedding Checklist So you're getting married?? Congratulations! One of the most important things to keep in mind (before you go crazy with wedding details) is to sit down with whoever is helping you pay for the wedding and make out a free printable wedding checklist. This will help you see what it is you can do with your budget. It will also help you set your expectations for your wedding with what you can and can't do. So I thought I would share with you the free ...

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How to Use Your Tax Refund to Build Wealth

Find out the secret on How to Use Your Tax Refund to Build Wealth

Using Tax Refund to Build Wealth How to use your tax refund to build wealth... If you just got a tax refund and you have been living lean in an effort to get ahead (or simply stay afloat) your first instinct may be to splurge... But, remember when I mentioned the lottery and all of those financial talks? When people first get a large sum of money the first thing they want to do is SPEND. A smart person knows that the first thing you do is stop and THINK. How to build wealth? How can you ...

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How to Make Money Using your Tax Refund

How to make money using tax refund

How to Make Money Using your Tax Refund How to Make Money Using your Tax Refund It is that time of year. The time of year that we fill out endless documents that verify how much we have paid into the system and how much if any we will owe or get back. I hear it all the time I can't wait to get my tax refund. I am going to buy "insert item that isn't needed here". This is How to Make Money Using your Tax Refund.  The first thing I need you to do is figure out what debt you have. Yes, you read ...

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Budgeting Tips For A Realistic Retirement Savings

Check out our best budgeting tips perfect for setting up realistic retirement savings. Plan for the future now so you don't have stress later in life!

These budgeting tips for your retirement savings are because I believe everyone needs to not just work on their current finances, but also their future. Taking control of your finances now ensures you have a better future, but there are also some specific tasks you need to do to make sure you are making the most of your retirement savings funds. A few simple concepts can help you to easily save for not just the basics, but a great retirement with no financial worries. Budgeting Tips For A ...

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