Practical Ways to Cut the Cost of Thanksgiving Dinner

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For many families and friends, Thanksgiving is a time to gather, catch up, and have a good time over good food. However, if you are the one hosting the Thanksgiving dinner, it can also be a lot of stress, and cause a dent in your finances, especially if you haven’t budgeted for this giant celebration. From grocery shopping to turkey preparation to decorating your abode, the cost of Thanksgiving...

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Here’s How to Make a Great Bowl of Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

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Do you have seafood allergies but still want to enjoy a hot bowl of gumbo? We also used brown rice to give this chicken and sausage gumbo recipe a bit of a healthier twist. Try out this healthier, hearty, no-seafood gumbo at home. Don’t feel overwhelmed by the number of ingredients in this recipe. It’s mostly spices and aromatics which are readily available in your pantry at home. If you feel...

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Monte Cristo Sandwich Recipe

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Have you ever heard of a Monte Cristo sandwich? It sounds fancy, but it’s actually just the union of a ham and cheese sandwich and french toast. This sandwich can be a great lunch box meal for your kids to take to school, an easy lunch you can take to work, or just a quick afternoon snack. Although it’s partially French toast, you don’t have to limit this sandwich to breakfast. It’s...

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How Good Is Financial Advice From a 3×5 Card?

Saving money and investing for your future are a part of what we’ve all learned through the years. What’s interesting is that this seems to be a lot harder than you’d think. If you have at least $5K in a savings account, you’re probably doing better than most of your friends, but why is that?  Maybe a little financial advice from a 3×5 card can help.

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