Paying Emergency Medical Bills for Your Pet

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Last summer, my husband and I were hit with a large and unexpected expense that couldn’t have happened at a worse time. I had just quit my full-time job for self-employment and we were living on a pretty tight budget. So when our cat had a life-threatening accident we were unsure of how we would cover the expense. Since our cat is an important member of our family, we knew that we’d have...

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Posted in: Credit and Debt, General, Money

7 Affordable Winter Activities for the Entire Family

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The holidays are over and winter is in full swing. At this point, you’re probably dreaming of a warm, tropical getaway. But that may not be in the cards for you and your family, especially if you’re paying off lingering holiday expenses. Still you can enjoy the blistering cold of winter  at home on a budget without sitting in front of the television. Here are 7 activities you can enjoy...

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Posted in: Family, General, Home, Minimalism and Frugality

Organization Habits That’ll Make Your Business Insanely Productive

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An organized work space is a productive work space. I learned this first hand after working for two employers in the same industry whose organization habits were like night and day. My first company was neurotically organized, so much so that our personal offices were annually audited down to the location of our stapler. If something as small as a paperclip was out of place it could affect our overall...

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Posted in: Business, Career and Work, Life Hacks

12 Companies You Didn’t Know Offer Paid Sabbatical

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Doesn’t it feel like employers are stingy with the paid vacation time? You can only do so much traveling and relaxing in the standard two week time frame. And there’s nothing more frustrating than needing a longer break and feeling trapped by the responsibilities of a job. I didn’t know employers offered an alternative until recently. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); My...

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Posted in: Career and Work
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