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...]

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...]

Plus Size Clothing Under $10

Plus size clothing under $10

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 … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

Save Money using a Realtor

Save Money using a Realtor

Save Money using a Realtor Do you Save Money using a Realtor? Are you planning to put your home on the market this year?  If so, the thought of saving money using a realtor, or possibly not using a realtor, has probably crossed your mind.  Having worked in the real estate industry for over fifteen years, I can tell you that listing your home “FOR SALE BY OWNER” or FSBO is most likely not in your best interest. Yes, if you use a realtor to sell your home, you will have to pay a … [Read more...]

Tips to Save on Home Repairs

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Save on Home Repairs I don’t know about you but it seems this winter has been particularly long and cold. As we approach spring, I look forward to the opportunity to open the windows and air the house out. I also have an ulterior motive for this. After enduring record high electric bills this winter, turning the heat pump off will be a welcome relief to my already shattered utility budget. Winter is almost over. At least I hope that statement is true. With the melting of the snow, warmer … [Read more...]

Hotel Peninsula Quilted Mattress Pad

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Mattress Pad Take advantage of this deal and pay only $29.99 Hotel Peninsula Quilted Mattress Pad ($99.99 value)! These are fully elasticized to keep it from moving, quilted mattress pad fits mattresses up to 17" thick. Dimensions: Twin: 39”x75”+15" Full: 54”x75”+15" Queen: 60”x80”+15" King: 78”x80”+15" Get this deal now >>> Hotel Peninsula Quilted Mattress Pad Find more Best Deals on Mattress! Also check out our DIY Bedding projects, such as our Easy Ruffled … [Read more...]

Frugal Ways To Save Money: Camera Bags

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   Frugal Ways To Save Money I decided that I was going to share with you Frugal Ways To Save Money.  I think using your brain is the best way to figure out ways to save money. I recently bought a camera and a new lens. The camera was very expensive as was the lens. I realized I didn't have anywhere safe to keep these item. I started to investigate camera bags. I was shocked to see they started at $100 and the cute ones that I liked were around $300. Truth be told I had spent all my money on … [Read more...]

Save on Home Repairs

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Save on Home Repairs      Wow! I never realized how expensive owning a home is. You have to pay the mortgage, insurance,  utilities and then maintenance. Then they awesome things come up that you didn't anticipate called " home repairs". I decided I would give you some tips to make those "home repairs" less frightening by offering tips on how to save on home repairs. Save on Home Repairs The first thing you need to do is determine the condition of your house. We are sharing a printable … [Read more...]