Saving Money

This category is dedicated to saving money. Filled with tips to save money and things we’ve done to save money.

Black Friday shopping

Black Friday Shopping Tips to Avoid a Red Friday for Your Wallet

Here we are again. Black Friday. Touted as the biggest shopping day of the year, Black Friday also bears distinction as the beginning of holiday season shopping and is a crucial time of year for the economy. In fact, around 30% of yearly retail sales happen between Black Friday and Christmas. However, Black Friday still …

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the chemicals in your home to save money

What You Need to Know About the Chemicals in Your Home to Save Money, Your Health, and the Environment

Tawnya here. Today I want to talk about something a little different, but still related to finance and a very important topic. Chemicals. Chemicals are everywhere. They’re in the environment, in our food, and in our homes. Even the “safe” cleaners you use every day contain chemicals, and while there may be no way to …

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time and money off my mortgage

3 Years in and I’ve Already Saved Time and Money off My Mortgage

Tawnya here. This month marks the 3 year anniversary of my first home purchase, and can you believe I’ve already been able to save time and money off my mortgage? A home will often be the most expensive purchase you’ll ever make. It’ll also likely put you in the most debt you’ll ever have. Many …

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save money on healthcare costs

6 Tips to Save Money on Healthcare Costs (Without Sacrificing Your Health)

Healthcare is one of the most expensive line-items in many of our budgets. In fact, the average American spends around $10,000 per year on healthcare, and this figure is expected to continue to rise. With as expensive as healthcare generally is, it’s important to find ways to save money on healthcare costs. Health is an …

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Mother's Day Gift

3 Meaningful Mother’s Day Gifts That Won’t Break the Bank

Mother’s Day is right around the corner, and many of you are still searching for that perfect Mother’s Day gift. And, just like EVERY holiday in this country, you have also been constantly bombarded by advertisements claiming to have that perfect Mother’s Day gift. For a price! While most stores have been advertising Mother’s Day …

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