Cut Your High Energy Bills with ENERGY STAR and Best Buy

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ENERGY STAR and Best Buy want to help you save on your energy bills. The month of October has been designated Energy Awareness Month by the US Government since 1991. That makes it a great time to upgrade your energy hogging appliances, televisions and computers for New ENERGY STAR® ones.  This switch will help you save money on your home energy bills.  ...

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More Meat For Your Money!

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More Beef For Your Buck and More Meat For Your Money! Eating healthy isn't too expensive if you are a vegetarian and have your own garden! BUT what about those who need more PROTEIN---and not just beans!  Here are a few tips on how to get more meat for your money. When purchasing large cuts of meat at the grocery store, trim it yourself! Why pay a higher price per pound to have the fat or skin pulled off? Use fillers in casserole and sauce recipes such as spaghetti.  Bulgar wheat takes on ...

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Are You Ready for Retirement?

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Disclosure: Information for this post is sourced from Genworth Financial in partnership with the SheHeard Influencer Network. All opinions expressed on this post are mine. Retirement? Are you part of the baby boomers generation (born between 1946 and 1964)? This 2013 the oldest baby boomers turn 67 and the big question all over town is if baby boomers are already ready for retirement? Here are some tips on planning for your retirement: 1. I'm sure some of you aren't totally ready to give ...

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How to Manage Couples Finances

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Disclosure: Information for this post is sourced from Genworth Financial in partnership with the SheHeard Influencer Network. All opinions expressed on this post are mine. Couples Finances How to manage couples finances? This is an important question every couple or those who are deciding to move-in together should think about and if possible ask to their financial planners. Well if you're in-love, money matters is probably the last thing on a couple's mind but a little financial planning ...

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Rings On A Shoestring: Planning A Wedding On A Budget

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Planning A Wedding On A Budget Are you planning your wedding? MadameDeals together with other bloggers in our group called The Money Mavens brings you our ebook, the Rings On A Shoestring: Planning A Wedding On A Budget. This book is a compilation of frugal tips to plan wedding events on a budget. We share our personal experience in planning our weddings, making this a useful resource for inspiring you from doing invitations, venue, wedding dress, wedding favors, floral arrangements, songs to ...

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Summer Saving Tips: Doing Kids Haircut

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Summer Saving Tips Summer is a great time to learn to cut your child or children's hair. If your learning curve is wide and slow then the children are not as likely to be teased due to the lack of school! Also, cutting boys' hair is easier in the summer because generally speaking it is cooler to have shorter "buzzed" type cuts! Girls haircuts can easily be disguised as long as it fits into a ponytail!. One tool that we have found to be wonderful for a boy's basic haircut is a set of ...

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Frugal Living Ideas: 5 Tips on Living on 30000 or Less

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Frugal Living Ideas Living on 30000 or Less   5 Tips on living on 30000 or less I have a larger than average family, there are 7 of us, and I like to pride myself in living a little differently than everyone else. We have one income, provided by my husband, and I like to think that part of my job is making the very most of his paycheck. Over the years, we have become expert and making a dollar stretch into more buying power than anyone thought possible. Frugal Living Ideas I'd ...

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Living on 30000 or Less: Raising a Large Family

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Living on 30000 or Less Raising a Large Family on Less Than $30,000 Raising a Large Family Raising a family, large or small, can be a difficult task no matter where you come from or your position in society or in your community. I have a large family of 10 when everyone is together, so I am always looking for a good deal or a way to save money, there just never seems to be enough of it no matter how hard we all try. ...

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Living on 30000 or Less: 10 Frugal Living Ideas

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Frugal Living Ideas Living on 30000 or Less 10 Frugal Living Ideas As a full-time stay at home Mom and full-time college student, saving money is extremely important and beneficial to our family. Over the past several years I have learned different ways that our family can get all the bills paid, buy groceries for the month, have extra money for entertainment and put a little away in savings. Here are 10 Frugal Living Ideas to help your family live on an annual income of $30,000 or less ...

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Financial Success

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Financial Success Financial Success is the meaning behind the mailbox. It all started over 4 years ago. We found out we were having a baby. That was a wonderful gift. Then the mommy guilt set in. We were able to provide for our first child but not for our second. I do not mean the necessities I mean the extra gift I wanted to give. You see I am a teacher by trade and I believe one of the greatest gifts you can provide for your child is an education. I believe that planning for our children's ...

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