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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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

How to Get Better Sleep in 2015

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Did you get enough sleep in 2014? I’m fairly certain I didn’t and most of you will probably agree. The stresses of work, raising a family, and keeping a social life can wreak havoc on our sleep scheduling. Yet without decent sleep we can’t be our most productive; no matter how many late nights we dedicate to getting work done. I speak on this from experience. As a first time business...

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Posted in: General, Life Hacks

Seven Apps That Will Help You Take Control of Your Personal Finances

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These days there is an app for everything. There are apps to help you keep fit, there are apps that teach you how to read music, there are apps that teach you to drive; if you can think it, there is a good chance there is an app for it! Some of the best and most popular apps, however, show you how to save money, particularly when it comes to areas such as home loans, life insurance and running a car....

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