Stay Cool: How to Save on Summer Cooling Costs

It’s almost August, and with that comes sweltering temperatures–and sticker shock when you open up your electricity bill. I live in Texas, and it gets hot here–as in, regularly over 100 degrees. During my first summer in the Lone Star state, I remember getting my electricity bill and immediately calling the electric company to inform them they’d made some sort of mistake. They...

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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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How to Give Unsolicited Money Advice

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We all have that one friend or relative. They spend recklessly, don’t save anything yet complain none stop about being broke. They chalk up their financial situation to not making enough money, moan about needing a pay raise and totally give up on saving until they get one. A stark contrast to you. You’ve finally gotten your financial house in order by budgeting and cutting out excess luxuries....

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5 Reasons that Saving money Isn’t as Hard as you Think

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With the financial crisis still looming and Government spending cuts being announced left, right and centre, it’s no wonder that a lot of us are struggling to make ends meet. Our paychecks don’t stretch quite as far as they once did, and we wistfully remember the days when we could press ‘check balance’ without the ominous feeling of dread! And speaking of checks, take a look at the cool bank...

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