3 Ways to Reduce Expenses When Living in a Big City

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Living in a large city is often associated with spending more money. Ideally, housing seems more expensive in large cities and there’s always so much going on that can prompt you to spend more. Reducing your expenses is one of the best ways to start managing your finances better. You can always earn more of course, but you should start by cutting your expenses down first regardless of where you live...

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Save Money on Heating Costs this Winter with These Simple Tricks

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Winter weather is no joke when it comes to your heating bill. Depending on where you live, harsh winters can cause you to run your heat every day and that increase on your bill each month can cause your budget to become tight in some other areas. Trying to save on heating costs can be discouraging because you have to run your heat in the winter to stay warm. On the contrary, these helpful tricks will...

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How to Successfully Throw a Party on a Budget

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Do you love to host fun get-together and catch up with friends and family but can’t afford it all the time? Join the club. Home parties are super fun and a great way to unwind and create some great memories with others. There are only two downsides to throwing a party: the clean-up and the costs associated with pulling it all off. If you want to plan a holiday party, sports-themed party or simple...

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Stay Cool: How to Save on Summer Cooling Costs

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It’s almost August, and with that comes sweltering temperatures–and sticker shock when you open up your electricity bill. I live in Texas, and it gets hot here–as in, regularly over 100 degrees. During my first summer in the Lone Star state, I remember getting my electricity bill and immediately calling the electric company to inform them they’d made some sort of mistake. They...

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