9 Frugal Ideas to Keep Kids Busy This Summer

Posted by Amanda on July 7, 2014

Summer is here. Kids are out of school, and you’re bound to hear a few “we’re boreds” (or a few hundred) over the next several months. As a child, I can remember what a thrilling experience it was feeling the temperatures warm up, having exciting end-of-school-year dances and activities to go to, and fantasizing about […]

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5 Free Summer Date Night Ideas

Posted by Kristen on July 2, 2014

Many times when someone is trying to save money or get out of debt, they instantly think that their social life will have to suffer. But if you just get creative with things to do and places to go, it doesn’t have to limit your fun at all. Dating does not have to be cut […]

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How to Get Free Products at CVS and Walgreens

Posted by Amanda on May 29, 2014

I’ve got a secret for you: up until 2008, I made a point to avoid drugstores at all costs. This is because besides their loss leaders each week, the costs on all of the other products are much higher than what you would find at a grocery or department store. How to Get Free Products […]

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12 Cheap Anti-Aging Tricks

Posted by Kristen on May 27, 2014

It seems that staying young comes at price. The Wall Street Journal estimates that the anti-aging industry is a $261 billion industry. While trying to reduce the signs of aging, sometimes people think the only option is expensive creams and products or procedures. Instead, here are 12 budget-friendly tips to look and feel younger: Photo […]

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15 Restaurant and Retail Freebies via Email

Posted by Kristen on May 19, 2014

Last year, I wrote an article on finding all of the restaurant birthday deals that are offered on your birthday as a reward for signing up to an e-mail list. As a huge deal lover, since it was so fun to watch the free deals roll in on my birthday, I thought it’d be even […]

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16 More Free Ways to Deal with Stress

Posted by Kristen on April 29, 2014

As mentioned in the first article on 13 free steps to reducing stress, it is important to take a breath and deal with the stress of the day. Stress in unavoidable, but reducing the amount of stress can greatly enhance the quality of our lives. Plus, being calm and stress-free will benefit your finances as […]

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8 Ways to Save on Moving Costs

Posted by Kristen on April 23, 2014

Moving is an emotional rollercoaster. In many cases, it’s exciting and joyous if you’re moving somewhere you are happy to be living. It can also be intimidating and nerve wracking if you’re moving because of a new job or moving to a new place where you aren’t familiar with the area or know anyone. Moving […]

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Free Gift Cards from Recycle Bank

Posted by Madison on April 22, 2014

It’s Earth Day! To celebrate, I went through all of our articles from the last six years to find the most popular article that combines a green lifestyle and financial rewards. For long time readers, remember when we introduced RecycleBank a few years ago? And for new readers, have you heard of ReclycleBank? Here’s a […]

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20 Thrifty Decorating Tips

Posted by Kristen on March 26, 2014

Decorating your home or apartment doesn’t mean that you have to go broke doing it. If you’re creative and use a few helpful tricks, you can decorate your space with money to spare. Have fun with it. Here are some helpful tips to decorate on a budget: Photo Credit: photo by: Tom Borowski Budget Friendly […]

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21 Money Saving Beauty Tips

Posted by Kristen on February 24, 2014

“When you look good, you feel good.” There’s a good chance that you have heard that quote hundreds of times. I’m not a high maintenance woman by any means and not really into makeup and things of that nature, but I do agree that it’s nice to look put together and have healthy habits. But […]

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