How to Achieve Your Financial New Year’s Resolutions

financial resolution, financial goals, financial advice
As the end of the year approaches, it’s time to start thinking about New Year’s resolutions and how you will improve your finances in 2016. Some people have problems with setting and keeping financial New Year’s resolutions and goals for the year. At the beginning of the year, everyone’s motivation is often high as they are fueling up to work toward their financial goals. Life happens though....

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Posted in: Money, Philosophy

Affordable Christmas Dinner Recipe Ideas

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What’s on the menu for Christmas dinner? Dining out for Christmas dinner or on Christmas Eve is a tradition for some families, but others prefer to stay in. Staying in and cooking a meal at home can be more relaxing and save you a ton of money. Christmas is not a cheap holiday for most, so cutting corners when it comes to spending can help your budget out tremendously. Here are a few Christmas dinner...

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Posted in: Food and Grocery

Why You Should Buy Used Clothes for Your Kids

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As a parent, I never understood why some people buy expensive name brand clothes for their kids. Children grow extremely fast, and It’s always only a matter of time before they outgrow their current wardrobe and need bigger clothes to wear. I purchase mostly used clothes for my son and even get a few outfits for free each year as hand-me-downs from family and friends. As long as the clothes are clean,...

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Posted in: Saving Money

How to Manage Holiday Gift Exchanges this Year

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Often times during the holiday season, people get involved in group gift exchanges that they either don’t want to be a part of or can’t afford. Gift exchanges and secret Santa exchanges can help you save money by only requiring you to purchase a gift for one person instead of the entire group. On the contrary, if you are in quite a few gift exchanges this year, you might not be saving much money...

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