From the category archives:

Budget

filing cabinet

We’ve given you financial spring cleaning tips, actual spring cleaning tips, but what about spring cleaning your files? Part of being financially literate and responsible is knowing where your important files and financial records are at all times, and being able to access them. The best way to do this is to make sure your [...]

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lunch

Planning for lunch can be one of the easiest ways to save money and keep your food bills down. It’s all too easy to run to the office cafeteria or a local fast food joint to grab lunch, especially if you have an office job. Making lunch every day is an exhausting prospect that most [...]

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what to do with unexpected money

Coming into some unexpected money seems like a great problem to have. If you’ve picked up a second job or side gig, received your tax return or a yearly bonus, or inherited a sum of money, it’s important that you treat that money the same as you would any other income and have a plan [...]

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buy this not that logo

We’ve all been there. You’re walking through a mall, and suddenly, you see it like a mirage in the desert, shining in the store window: the perfect bag. Then you look up and realize you’re standing in front of a Louis Vuitton store, and that bag is roughly one month’s rent and security deposit for [...]

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cauliflower

One of the easiest ways to reduce your grocery bill is to eat more fruits and vegetables. In addition to being cheaper than meats, produce is healthier, and a healthier diet can lead to lower medical expenses. One excellent meat substitute is the protein-packed cauliflower, thanks to its versatility, affordability, and nutritional content. A hearty [...]

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talking cents guy

I know how hard it is to manage personal finances and how appealing credit cards can be. I’ve been in debt myself, and though I managed to get out of debt, the urge to spend and turn to plastic is still something I deal with every day. But I’m here to help you live better [...]

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groceries

By purchasing your own food and cooking it at home instead of ordering takeout or going to a restaurant, you can save thousands of dollars a year while also getting healthier. However, part of the process is also shopping smart when at the grocery store. Grocery stores are gunning for profits just as much as [...]

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walk to work

The first Friday in April, Walk to Work Day encourages everyone to get some more steps into their routine and hoof it to work. Besides the great health benefits, walking to work can also save you money on transportation and travel costs, while also being better for the environment. The average American commutes 16 miles [...]

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National Library Week

Looking for something to do this weekend? Sure, you could go to the movies, or rent a movie, or buy a book. But there’s an untapped resource that many of us don’t think to consult for entertainment options – your local library. National Library Week is coming up, and we’d like to celebrate by letting [...]

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asparagus ACCC

In early spring, one of the best produce sales you’ll find will be on asparagus. A luxurious ingredient with lots of uses, asparagus is an excellent source of vitamin K, folate, copper, selenium, vitamin B2, vitamin C, and vitamin E. The more you save on fresh produce, the more you can put towards keeping your [...]

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