3 Lessons to be Debt Free For Life

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Debt Free For Life Living More Frugally is the Key to Be Debt Free For Life To live frugally is not something that I do naturally. It is something that I continue to learn how to do so that our family can afford for me to be at home with our 3 year old. It is not easy and there is some work to be done to save money and be debt free. The key for me has been to learn to spend less and save more without that becoming the focus of our family's life. I certainly want our children to understand ...

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How to Get Rich In 5 Minutes a Day

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How to get rich in 5 minutes a day I know we all hear of the "get rich" schemes. We all eventually hope to "get rich". We hope to be at a point in our lives where we do not wait for anything. The place that we feel happy. We have become a society that equates that with monetary riches. How to get rich in 5 minutes a day I gave  you my how to save up money tips. I also shared with you tips on living on 30,000 or less. I  showed you frugal ways to get out of Debts. I didn't really give you the ...

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Family Reunion Ideas

Family Reunion Ideas

Family Reunion Ideas Tips on how to plan a family reunion on a budget Employment, marriage and education are the main causes of separation of families. When my cousin got married to a man from a different country, the family was sad since she had to move to her husband’s country, however all was not lost since we always have some family reunion and meetings where she comes together with her family. When children go to study in different country and are employed there, they end up spending ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Plus Size Clothing Under $10

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Plus Size Clothing Under $10   Being a Plus Size Women makes it harder to find clothes in your everyday stores, even though the selections are slowly getting better. However, the price tag for Plus Size fashion can sometimes leave a person with sticker stock. When a person is going up or down a size it becomes even more of a burden to buy clothes they know they will only need for a short period of time. Often times they resort to sweat pants and leggings because they know they will ...

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Get Kids to Save Money

Get Kids to Save Money

Get Kids to Save Money Saving money is the one thing we all agree on in our family.  Something we can do every day is to teach kids to save money.  No matter what we are purchasing, whether groceries, gas, clothes, toys, or services, there is always a discussion of how to save money on that purchase.  Our children know what the standard response from us is any time they ask if we can buy something:  “How much does cost, is it on sale, and is there a coupon for it?”  Many people might think ...

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