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Three Money Savings Ideas for your Harvest

Three Money Savings Ideas for your Harvest

At the beginning of every harvest season, my husband and I ask the same question:What the heck were we thinking when planting our garden? It’s just the two of us and we have too much food! Our main problem is figuring out what to do with our excess bounty. Here are a few money saving [...]

Back to School – Maximize Style, Minimize Splurge

Back to School – Maximize Style, Minimize Splurge

It’s that time of year again.  A time of new beginnings, lots of homework, and waking up before dawn. But let’s not forget back-to-school budgeting. Economic forecasters predict that each student will end up spending somewhere around $600 on back to school items, which is mostly new clothing. I remember the confident feeling I had [...]

Good Things Come to Those Who Can Wait

Good Things Come to Those Who Can Wait

Are you the type of person who likes to spend your money as soon as you earn it? Or do you prefer to wait so you can buy something bigger and better in the future?   The Marshmallow Experiment A famous experiment called the Marshmallow experiment found that children who delay gratification tend to be [...]

Say “I Do” to Wedding Savings Ideas

Say “I Do” to Wedding Savings Ideas

Whether you’re planning a wedding or simply addicted to the TV series, “Say Yes to the Dress,” you’ve learned that this joyous occasion is also…a money pit. Keenly aware of societal pressure for over-the-top perfection, wedding vendors of all stripes have perfected the art of separating betrothed couples from as much of their hard-earned cash [...]

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