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How Much Money Can You Save By Quitting Smoking?

January 3rd, 2013

There are plenty of reasons to quit smoking - your clothes will no longer smell, your taste buds can become more sensitive and you won't have to stand around in the freezing cold whenever a craving hits. But there's also a pretty big financial incentive to do so! If your budget is tight, you may be surprised just how much money you're sinking into the habit. In fact, according...

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Save Money And The Environment By Conserving Water

January 3rd, 2013

Cutting your family's water usage down not only helps the environment preserve its resources, but limits unnecessary spending. Share these tips with your household for eco-friendly savings. Gardening How you hydrate your plants affects your water bill. - Keep spray from sprinklers on the lawn, not on the sidewalk or your house. - Choose shrubs that don't require much...

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Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Financial Planner

January 3rd, 2013

The simple fact of the matter is, financial planning is a vital part of ensuring the fiscal security of you and your loved ones, especially once you reach the age of retirement. Of course, navigating through the endless acronyms and knowing where exactly to put your money isn't exactly simple. If you've been wondering what to do with your cash, it could be worth hiring a...

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Drink Lots of Water and Save Money

January 3rd, 2013

Are you looking for a way to save money without having to drastically alter your lifestyle? Have you thought about drinking more water? It may sound strange, but you'd be surprised how much dough you can save just by working more of this ubiquitous resource aqua into your life. There are plenty of health benefits to drinking enough water, so you're helping your body as well as...

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Hold a Garage Sale and Say Goodbye to Clutter

January 3rd, 2013

You might think of garage sales as being relegated to spring and summer, but just because it's autumn doesn't mean you can't put one together. In fact, it may prove to be an advantage in some ways, since there won't be very many houses to compete with. If you've recently cleaned up your basement or attic, a garage sale is a great way to get rid of all that clutter once and for...

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How to Save on Your Utility Bill

January 3rd, 2013

Cutting down on gas, electric and water use in your house can not only help you save money, but it can help the environment too. Use some of these tips to keep your utility bill at a manageable level. 1. Watch your water. Saving money on water is pretty easy as long as you don't mind making a few changes to your routine. In the bathroom, try to minimize the number of showers...

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Easy Accessory Fixes

January 3rd, 2013

You don't always need a professional to fix accessories like glasses and jewelry. There are plenty of ways you can repair your own items. The best part? You can save money! Glasses Wear and tear can leave these vision correcting pieces prone to damage, but it's not hard to fix a couple of common occurrences. If you have a pair of plastic sunglasses that have stretched into...

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How To Deal With Debt When the Bills Are Piling Up

January 3rd, 2013

In the harsh economic climate, many people have creditors knocking on their doors as their debts increase and their bank account balances dwindle. While pricey purchases and mounting bills make for a dire situation, you can get yourself out of debt. Here are a few tips to help get you back on the path of financial stability. Don't panic When it first becomes apparent that...

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How To Cut Down On The Cost of Crayons

January 3rd, 2013

Crayons are practically a staple of any child's toy chest. Unfortunately, they also have to be replaced somewhat regularly. Crayons get broken, worn down and lost pretty easily, after all. However, you can actually do quite a bit with those extra scraps of wax. If you'd like to save a bit of money, here's a simple guide on what to do with your leftover crayon stuff, courtesy...

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How To Save Money on Back-To-School Supplies

August 20th, 2012

As your kids get ready to go back to school, they'll need the proper supplies to succeed - whether it's a new calculator, writing utensils or a fresh lunchbox. Unfortunately, preparing your little ones for their scholastic pursuits can take a toll on your bank account, so you may want to take a few of these tips into consideration to save some money. Buy in bulk...

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