Living on 30000 or Less: Raising a Family of 6

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Budget Saving Tips on Living on 30000 or Less Raising a Family of 6 on less than $30,000 6 Tips to living on 30000 or Less My husband is a disabled Vet, works for minimum wage, and I draw disability due to a heart condition. Until we filed our taxes I thought we were doing pretty well for ourselves. That was until I saw that our total yearly income was only $22,000. This made me think about all of the ways throughout the year we have saved money. I am more than happy to share with all of … [Read more...]

How to Save Up Money: Tips for Living on $30000 or Less

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How to Save Up Money Tips for Living on $30000 or Less It can be hard at first to live on just a small amount of money, but when you end up making it a way of life, it gets a lot easier. It actually allows me the chance to volunteer with a nonprofit organization and lets me be able to send out letters and care packages to soldiers. I use free samples and coupons to get things for care packages. And since a lot of people don't like to do the hard work part of volunteering, I ask for stamp … [Read more...]

Stores Open on Memorial Day 2014

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Stores Open on Memorial Day 2014 May 26, 2014 Monday, May 26, 2014 is Memorial Day. It's a federal holiday in the United States so some stores will be closed. Before you head out and celebrate with the family make sure to check out this list of Stores Open on Memorial Day 2014. Stores Open on Memorial Day 2014 Walmart - Open. Target - Open. Costco is closed. BJ’s Wholesale Club - Open. 9:00 am – 8:00 pm on Monday which are their normal Sunday hours. Walgreens - Open Home … [Read more...]

Family Home Budget Tips for Living on $30000 or Less

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Family Home Budget Raising a family is fun but can be full of challenges. As kids grow so are the family's expenses, that's why it's important to stick with your family home budget. Below are some simple tips that you can do to save big and live on  $30,000 or less. Family Home Budget - Tips for Living on $30000 or Less Savings tips for the home: Of course the obvious: turn out lights, don't let water run, don't leave TV on. First and foremost, we created a budget on Mint.com … [Read more...]

Pool Party Tips + FREE Pool Party Printable Invitations

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Pool Party Tips FREE Pool Party Printable Invitations   The weather is starting to get warmer, and it's almost time to grab your bathing suit, your shades, and your friends, and throw a pool party! Whether you have your own pool, or are going to hit up a community pool, preparing for a pool party it key! I always make a list of things I need for any kind of party because I am notorious for forgetting something! My last party I had, I forgot to pick out some party games..oops! So I … [Read more...]

Selling a House Tips: Maximize the Profit from Your Home Sale

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Selling a House Tips Selling a House Tips: How to Maximize the Profit from Your Home Sale Spring is one of the best times to sell your home. The weather is nice, the flowers are in bloom (improving curb appeal), and for people who prefer to move during Summer, spring is the time to buy or sell. But selling your home is more than keeping it clean and posting a “For Sale” sign in the yard. There are many affordable things you can do increase the value of your home. Below is a home seller … [Read more...]

Checklist Cleaning House

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Checklist Cleaning House Livingroom Spring Cleaning   Springtime is finally here! One of my favorite things about spring is opening my windows, letting the light in, and sprucing everything up! You know what I'm talking about, Spring Cleaning! I know I know, most people don't like cleaning, but something about spring cleaning makes your house feel new and fresh, and really brings the sunshine in! I always start my spring cleaning with my livingroom, so I wanted to share … [Read more...]

Make Money With Community Garage Sales

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 Make Money With Community Garage Sales Everyone has stuff lying around their house that they say they need to go thru. From the kids clothes that have been outgrown to items in the kitchen that are never used, your house is a trove of treasure that is waiting to be turned into cash. By following our tips you can successfully sell your belongings to your friends, neighbors, and strangers who stop by and Make Money with Community Garage Sales.  … [Read more...]

Im Tired of Being Broke So Why am I Smiling?

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Im Tired of Being Broke So Why am I Smiling? Im tired of being broke, I use the word "broke" to define what we are financially. It isn't really a reflection of our actual bank account because we apply the key principles for not being actually "broke"Let me clear up the confusion. We are "broke" meaning that we no longer have disposable income. Disposable income is money that isn't accounted for. That is a bit hard for me to deal with but the reason why is comforting so let me explain how we … [Read more...]