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How to Save Money on a New Computer

January 3rd, 2013

After a few years, you may be starting to notice the age of your computer - even the most well-kept systems can slow down and lose battery life fairly quickly once they reach a certain age. If you're fed up with slow browsing or frequent crashes, it may be time to invest in a new desktop or laptop computer. Prices have gone down over the past several years, so you may be able...

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How To Stop Impulse Purchases and Teach Children Reponsible Spending

January 3rd, 2013

Impulse buys are okay every now and then, but those tiny concessions you make can add up pretty quickly if you're not careful. Credit cards and saved information on websites you frequent make spending even easier. If you're trying to get your finances in order, cutting impulse purchases out of your life can save a ton of money in the long run. But how do you resist temptation...

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Save Money By Sewing Your Own Buttons

January 3rd, 2013

It's an inevitable part of life - no matter how careful you may be, at some point you're going to lose a button or two on your favorite winter coat. And as tempting as it may be to simply take it to a professional and have him or her handle the job, you can save a bit of money each year by learning how to sew your own buttons back on. Esquire has outlined a simple method of...

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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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