5 Ways You’re Wasting Money

If you’re looking to be more frugal or save money, you’ve probably know all of the basic ways to cut costs and live within your means. But are you wasting money in other ways? No, this isn’t another article claiming you can save thousands a year by canceling cable and skipping your morning Starbucks run. Here are five ways you might be wasting money that you may never have even...

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Posted in: Money, Saving Money

How to Save on Your Summer BBQ

Happy 4th! Chances are good part of your celebration this weekend will involve hosting or attending a BBQ. After all, it’s an American pastime. But don’t be surprised if you experience a little sticker shop as you roam the aisles of your local grocery store. Due to a number of different factors (droughts, avian flu, cattle shortages, and so forth), food prices have climbed. Take beef,...

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Posted in: Food and Grocery, Money

Three Easy Ways to Cut Your Grocery Bill

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The average American family spends roughly $150 a week on food—over $6,000 every year. For most of us, groceries eat up a large portion of our monthly budget. If you want to cut back on expenses, food is actually one of the best places to start. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); You already know that bringing your lunch with you to work instead of going out, skipping your daily...

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Tighten the Budget or Rely on the Generosity of Others?

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It’s a common problem among twenty-somethings and even those in their thirties.  The job you get fresh out of college, while perfect for building experience and growing your career, does not pay well. You may be paying down student loan and credit card bills from college while also trying to find money to move out on your own and get your first real place.  What do you do when you’re...

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Posted in: Minimalism and Frugality
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