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  1. 10 Ways to Waste Money on Vacation

    by , 07-15-2010 at 06:38 PM ([email protected]'s Blog)
    A vacation can be a lot of fun.

    It can also be very expensive, although it does not have to be. There are many ways to cut costs on a vacation, but even the most conscientious cost cutters are sometimes guilty of throwing away money needlessly. It’s easy to waste money on vacation. You get in the vacation zone and you forget to watch your pennies. Either that or you get into the mindset of, “I’m on vacation, it doesn’t matter.” Then you come home to find large bills that could easily ...
  2. Ten Reasons For Living Debt Free

    by , 03-24-2010 at 05:00 PM ([email protected]'s Blog)
    Ok, so plenty of people have written on the fundamental advantages of living debt-free. This post is a little different. I wanted to provide ten “lesser known” reasons for living debt free. I want to shed light on things that don’t really show up on the surface of analyzing leveraged living, but become evident as one begins to live freer and freer of debt. In no particular order:

    1. It teaches you self discipline. Walking away from a purchase you can’t afford flexes your “self-discipline ...
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  3. 12 Recipes for Homemade Cleansers

    by , 10-10-2009 at 07:37 PM ([email protected]'s Blog)
    With the prices of everything skyrocketing, making your own cleaning products can be an easy way to save money. In addition to saving money, most are non-toxic, environmentally friendly, and safe for use around pets and children. They take very little time to make, so they don’t add to the workload. I am frequently asked for my cleanser recipes, so I’ll share them with you. I’ve tried all of these and found them to be at least as effective, if not more so, than commercially prepared products. ...
  4. 32 Reasons to Be Frugal Besides Saving Money

    by , 09-14-2009 at 10:17 AM ([email protected]'s Blog)
    I’m frequently asked why I choose to be frugal. Is it all about saving money? My answer is always, “No, it’s not all about saving money, although that’s a nice side effect.” Saving money tends to be the driving reason behind why many people turn to a frugal lifestyle (and it was for me, in the beginning). But after being frugal for a while, most people find that there are additional reasons to stick with this lifestyle, beyond the monetary savings. So what are some of the other reasons people pursue ...
  5. Cheers Theme Song and Financial Realities

    by , 08-05-2009 at 05:42 PM ([email protected]'s Blog)
    Television has given us a lot of relationships with characters who we can never meet. I remember characters from a lot of TV shows better than I am able to recall certain childhood friends and classmates and I am pretty sure that I still know the TV characters better than I have known a lot of people with whom I once interacted every day. I am sure that you have television memories, too, and that some are shared with almost everyone you know while others are all but forgotten by most of us. ...
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