How to Throw a Super Bowl Party on a Budget

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Tweet It’s that time of year again. Are you ready for the Big Game? Wait, are you hesitating because you’re a little tight on cash this year? No need to worry because hosting a Super Bowl party doesn’t have to be a budget buster. Here are 10 tips that will help you save money on […]

Saving Money on Winter Energy Bills

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Tweet As a budget conscious consumer, you might be wondering how you can save money on your energy bills this winter. There are a variety of methods that you can use to save money on your energy bill and with a little creativity you can do it. What does it take to succeed? Follow some […]

5 Ways To Help Save An Extra $1,000 This Year

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Tweet Are you looking for ways to save an extra $1,000 this year? You are not alone. Millions of Americans are trying to save more money in these difficult financial times, and if you’ve tried saving money before, you understand how difficult it can be. Thankfully, you don’t necessarily need to find large chunks of […]

Shift Your Habit to Save Money and the Planet

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Tweet Did you know that a simple shift in your habits will help you save money and the planet?  You heard that right.  You don’t have to radically change your lifestyle to start making a difference in the world.  Shift Your Habit by Elizabeth Rogers tells you just how.  The 279 page book published by […]

10 Unique Christmas Gifts for Men

Tweet This holiday season think outside-the-box and give the men in your life something other than a tie, fishing pole, or other equally dissatisfying object.  Use your imagination to give the type of gift that the receiver will actually use and appreciate. Here are some unusual gifts for him that he’ll really love and would […]

5 Quick Tips to Save Money in the New Year

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Tweet The new year is fast approaching and you may have made some resolutions where your finances are concerned.  I know I have.  Although 2012 was a relatively frugal year for me, I know there were a lot more corners I could have cut and things I could have done without. With this in mind, […]

Five Tips To Help You Enjoy the Holidays More On Less Money

Tweet For many, the holidays are stressful. There always seems to be a shortage and time and money. If you find yourself lacking both, you’ll love the five tips I’ve come up with that will help you streamline your shopping and free up your days so you can truly appreciate the spirit of Christmas. Whatever […]

How to Keep from Overspending This Holiday Season

Tweet With the holidays fast approaching, it’s time to make a plan.  What are you willing to spend money on this holiday season?  Do you have a set budget or at least an idea of what you can afford?  If you don’t, you’re likely to overspend.  The excitement of Black Friday and Christmas can make […]

A Few Green Ways to Save Money

Tweet Going green does not necessarily mean giving up modern conveniences or spending extra money on organic products or emerging green technologies. There are a number of very simple steps that can be taken that can help the environment while also reducing the amount of money that you spend each month. Start With Your Electricity […]

How Much of Your Paycheck Should You Save?

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Tweet Figuring out how much money to save with each paycheck is the million dollar question. You’ll hear countless suggestions: five percent, ten percent, 100 dollars, enough to max out your 401k contribution, and so on. While most of these suggestions are probably good ideas, they are meaningless when it comes to assessing your personal […]