6 Rainy Weekend Boredom-Busters

There are some weekends where you just don’t want to go out. The weather is awful, you’re working with a tight budget, or you just feel compelled to stay home. That doesn’t mean you have to bored, though. Here are six smart things to do on a rainy weekend. Prepare for the Week If you’re always rushing through the week take some time to plan ahead. You can prepare a big batch of freezer meals,...

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Big Bargains, Big Profit

Are you a shopaholic? So do you over spend often? And then, do you regret it? If you said aye for all of the above questions, then you need to learn to shop smart. Gone are the days when one had to restrict their desires to cut down on shopping bills and welcome to the era of savvy online shopping, one that is equipped with offers, coupons and promo codes.   Although it takes a bit of acclimatisation...

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Three Surprising Reasons Destinations Weddings Are the Answer to Tight Budgets

Getting engaged is awesome… Until you start putting together your wedding budget. Who knew that centerpieces, a DJ, renting a venue, plus booze could be so darn expensive. And then as soon as you post the news on social media everyone and their uncle expects a wedding invite. That honeymoon you always dreamed of sinks further and further down the priority list as you attempt to figure out a way...

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5 Easy Steps to Lowering Your Rent During Lease Renewal

Don’t you hate when the lease renewal for your rental agreement comes in the mail? It almost certainly brings an increase in rent. And who wants to spend more money on housing? I was a property manager in my past life and I’ve mailed out tons of renewal letters and had tons of renewal conversations. I know from experience that no renewal rate is set in stone. There’s always some room...

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