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  1. Save Money on Back to School Clothes

    by , 09-02-2011 at 01:22 PM (C@rol's Blog)
    Short on cash, and looking for ways to save on back to school clothes? Here are several strategies to try:

    Start with a Wardrobe Inventory

    Before you head out to shop for back to school clothes, take an inventory of your child's wardrobe to determine what she needs, and more importantly, what she doesn't. Then, spend accordingly.

    Refashion What You Can

    Is your kiddo tired of last year's clothes? Then, find ways to refashion them into the clothes ...
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  2. Kids and Money

    by , 03-04-2010 at 05:28 PM (C@rol's Blog)
    I remember when I was a kid, my parents would take the time to show me how money worked. (This was in the days before ATMís and online banking.) My mom would show me how to write a check out to "cash," hand it to the teller, and get cash in return. She showed me how she deposited Dadís paychecks. She showed me how to fill out a deposit slip and hand the cash to the teller. She taught me how to balance a checkbook by just using simple math, no special software required. I watched her write ...
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  3. Cash4Books.net

    by , 11-09-2009 at 08:59 AM (C@rol's Blog)
    Cash4Books.net - Click Here
    Do you have books in good condition? Type in the books' ISBN numbers, and see if you can get cash for them.
    Tags: books, buy, cash, isbn, sell
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  4. Howís the Economy? The Scrap Heap Indicator

    by , 09-07-2009 at 03:36 PM (C@rol's Blog)
    I donít need the media or the government to tell me that the economy is heading south. I have a foolproof barometer of economic health in my own town. Itís called the scrap heap, aka, the metal recycler.

    For about ten years, Iíve been collecting my aluminum cans and taking them to the scrap heap for recycling once a month. Itís a win-win situation. I do something good for the environment, and the metal recycler pays me per pound of aluminum I bring in. Itís not a fortune by any means; ...
  5. Save Money on Back to School Clothes

    by , 08-21-2009 at 07:28 PM (C@rol's Blog)
    Short on cash, and looking for ways to save on back to school clothes? Here are several strategies to try:

    Start with a Wardrobe Inventory

    Before you head out to shop for back to school clothes, take an inventory of your child's wardrobe to determine what she needs, and more importantly, what she doesn't. Then, spend accordingly.

    Refashion What You Can

    Is your kiddo tired of last year's clothes? Then, find ways to refashion them into the clothes ...
    Categories
    Frugal Shares
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