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    It's the holiday season and the holidays call for presents, family dinners, and parties, of course. Parties can be a bit expensive, so you should save where you can and use every trick in the book to make your holiday party fun, festive, and fabulous while still staying on budget. If you and your friends...
  • Blog Post: Yes You Can Improve Bad Shopping Habits!

    Let's face it - we all are victim to bad shopping habits. We all fall for the department store sales, the value-sized products, and the marketing schemes of big companies. Well, I say we come together and stop shopping blind and start shopping smart! Being a smart consumer can help you save tons of money...
  • Blog Post: Keeping you & your wallet strong…

    Leading a healthy life is very important. To achieve good health, we eat right, exercise, ease stress, etc. Though a healthy life is important, so is a healthy wallet. By wallet, I mean anything that holds your money, such as a bank account, a piggy bank, a purse, etc. When we have a strong account of...
  • Blog Post: I Would Like to Thank…

    With the Thanksgiving holiday around the corner, it's important to remember to be thankful for all of the good in our lives - especially those who have helped us through tough times. Our families and friends support us in many ways - whether it be with school, a career choice, or relationships, we look...
  • Blog Post: What’s your 2011 Resolution Going to Be?

    Every New Year, its custom to declare a resolution that will help you better yourself for the coming year. Last year, I declared to exercise more and to lead a more healthy life. I followed through to a degree, but this coming year I want to be more committed. This year, I'd like to "de-stress" about...
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    Falling behind on your bills is terrible. When late fees are added to your regular monthly payment, it puts your finances in the hole, making you feel like you'll never escape. I have been there, and knowing that I owed additional money to my creditors made me feel sick and extremely stressed. Before...
  • Blog Post: Stress Management for the Holidays

    Between work, school, and finances our lives are filled with stress. Once the holidays roll around, our lives will become even more stressful with shopping, crowded malls, social gatherings, and last-minute details. To help take the edge off, here are a few stress-relief tips that I use to get through...
  • Blog Post: Have You Ever Considered Doing Freelance Work?

    When I graduated from college, I had a hard time finding a job that dealt with my writing degree. There were no entry-level positions in my area and being that I was already working part-time, I wanted something that would supplement my writing and put more cash in my wallet. I did some research and...
  • Blog Post: You’re Never Too Old for Halloween

    T he season of tricks and treats is upon us, which means it's time for a party. Every year, my friends and I throw a Halloween party to get the fall/winter months started off right. Halloween is a fun holiday for children and adults alike, and as an adult you can throw that infamous toga party at a reasonable...
  • Blog Post: Take a Look at Your Budget before the Holidays

    Whether we like it or not, the holidays are almost here, which means Halloween costumes and candy, pumpkin picking, turkey dinners, and a lot of gift giving. To prepare for these upcoming seasonal events, it's a good idea to look at our budgets and clean them up before the spending spree begins. When...
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    It may seem crazy, but the holidays are almost here and it's a good time to start making your gift list. Since I've gotten older, I believe that having a plan for your finances and being prepared is the best way to stay ahead of the financial crunch. The holidays are approximately three months away,...
  • Blog Post: Change in Seasons - Optimizing Your Energy Bill

    The seasons are changing, which means that the air conditioner gets turned off and the heater gets turned on. To save money this fall and winter, try optimizing your energy bill by cutting down the cost of your heating and electric bill. To be honest, I've never had to pay my own heating and electric...
  • Blog Post: 3 Easy Ways for Gift Giving Savings

    We all know that the holidays are expensive, especially the ones that require giving gifts. I try to prepare as early as possible and save what I can, when I can. Being ahead of the game allows me to get what I need while sticking to my budget. Here are a few tips that will help you to have the money...
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    Fall is here, which means midterm season is near. When I was in college, the start of fall always reminded me of midterms, and I knew that I had to start preparing. Midterms generally don't cost students any money, but they do cost them a lot of time and sanity. When the time came, I always made sure...
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    It's almost time for students to go back to school, which means it's time to spend money. While I was in college, I tried everything to save money on all things necessary for school. I bought used books online, I bought school supplies before they were in demand, and took advantage of my student loan...
  • Blog Post: Knowing the Facts about Part-Time Employment

    What is part-time employment? Part-time employment refers to jobs that permit employees to work less than forty hours per week. Part-time employees usually work a maximum of 35 hours per week and a minimum of 4 hours per week. This information about part-time employment is basic and well-known, but I...
  • Blog Post: Should I go to Graduate School?

    Colleges are getting ready to open their doors and it's time for me to make an important decision. All summer long, I've been deliberating if I should I go to graduate school. There are many pros and cons to getting a master's degree, and lately the cons have been outweighing the pros - but, I still...
  • Blog Post: A Healthy Find that Fits Your Wallet

    I've been searching for a healthy alternative to shopping at chain grocery stores. I did some research and discovered the farmer's market. I'm sure most of you have heard about the growing trend of local farmer's markets. To my own ignorance, I believed that a farmer's market was an expensive way to...
  • Blog Post: Taking Advantage of the Last 4-Weeks of Summer

    Sales, sales, sales - is what the last four weeks of summer means to me. I am a thrifty shopper and when I see an end of season sale, I'm all over it. End of the season sales are a great way to save some money while storing up on seasonal clothes, decorations, and other seasonal merchandise. Clothing...
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