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10 Cheap and Easy Meals

By on Aug 25, 2014 in Saving Money, Shopping | 6 comments

One of the ways individuals, couples and families waste the most money is on a bloated grocery budget. A lack of planning, a lack of creativity and no knowledge of what things cost at the grocery store can easily double the amount of money one spends on groceries each month. Before our family of six had a solid plan for grocery spending, and before we were tracking...

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Cheap Summer Vacation Ideas

By on Jul 7, 2014 in Saving Money, Travel | 3 comments

It’s that time of year again, when the daily drudgery of 9-5 becomes unbearable and you sit and stare at the inviting sun outside your office window fantasizing about getting some true R&R.  But let’s face it, most of those classic summer getaways don’t come cheap, especially when your savings have already been depleted by the endless slew of graduation parties,...

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Three Ways to Make Traveling on a Budget Possible

By on Jun 19, 2014 in Saving Money, Travel | 6 comments

Know Your Comfort Level What are you willing to do to make travel possible?  If your idea of holiday is limited to five star resorts and first class flights, you probably won’t be able to afford to go on vacation very long or very often.  But if you are willing to venture outside the box and crash on a couch or hitch a ride or volunteer your time for room and board,...

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10 Cheap Summer Activities

By on May 28, 2014 in Saving Money | 3 comments

What do you associate with summer? Parties? Vacations? Play time? There’s no shortage of things to enjoy in the warmer months, the tricky part is keeping it all within the budget. Here are some ways to enjoy the next few months without doing any serious spending damage. 1. Get Out! Sunshine, a light breeze, nature, it’s all free. Sit outside with a book or a glass...

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Ludacris Drives a 1993 Acura Legend, What do You Drive?

By on May 15, 2014 in Buying a Car, Saving Money | 18 comments

I just came across a video of Ludacris being interviewed on the Ellen Degeneres show and he was talking about how he still drives a 1993 Acura Legend that has over 250,000 miles. When I heard this it put a huge smile on my face. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Ludacris has over $25 Million, yet he drives a car that is over 20 years old. A while back, I wrote a...

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My $27 Mistake

By on Feb 10, 2014 in Saving Money | 20 comments

On Saturday afternoon I decided to go run some errands and when I opened my car door I noticed that an audio book that I had in a nook below my car stereo was laying on my passenger seat. I thought to myself, ‘that is strange?’ Then I noticed that my glove box was open as well as my center console; I had been robbed. I looked around the car but there was...

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