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dorm room

Dorm rooms are often drab and monochromatic, the perfect canvas for a creative soul. But stylish decor doesn’t have to break the bank — in this series, we’ll be helping you decorate your dorm room for less than $100. This week, we’re focusing on the feminine and floral style of classic romantic. Not only will [...]

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Millions of people rely on their cars on a daily basis. Many people are able to utilize alternatives like bicycles or public transportation, which is great, but the rest of us need a car to get around. Seeing that a car is such an important asset, and a necessity for many, it can be devastating when [...]

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Summer is just about over, and it’s time for the kids to go back to school. Instead of purchasing school lunch, which can be loaded with sodium and preservatives, you can pack a nutritious and affordable lunch for your favorite students. Try these money-saving upgrades to bag lunch and bring a little bit of fun [...]

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Around this time of year (late August – early September), college towns and cities across the country will see a huge shift in their population. College students will be moving in and out of their respective dorms and apartments, and those moving out will typically leave behind a bevvy of used furniture. So, grab your [...]

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The dog days of summer are officially here. You’ve probably spent all summer long trying to find creative ways to entertain your kids without breaking your budget or boring them. But when the temperature starts to rise, finding ways to keep your kids busy can be tricky especially if it’s too hot to be outside. [...]

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Today you can find almost anything you’re looking for on Craigslist. Need a cheap secondhand couch? A new car? An apartment or even a new job? Check Craigslist first. Craigslist can be an incredibly handy tool for finding things that you need in your local area. It is also a great resource for saving money [...]

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freezer

The freezer is an amazing tool that we don’t use enough. Most of us use it to hold our ice cream, popsicles, ice, and other foods we get from the frozen food aisles. But you can use your freezer to store countless meals and fresh produce, too! Freezing is an excellent way to maintain an [...]

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Extreme Cheapskates TLC

We love when television shows feature people who know how to save, even when they take it to extreme levels. There are always lessons to be learned from others who have figured out how to reduce credit card debt and save money. Greg, profiled on TLC’s Extreme Cheapskates, was lucky enough to find a free [...]

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spices

Ever need spices or herbs for a recipe and didn’t have it on stock? Often, a bottle can cost upwards of $5 at the grocery store, and if you need various herbs, that adds up fast. Here are a few ways that you can get those same herbs and spices for much cheaper, leaving you [...]

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Every person uses their mobile data differently. The majority of us use it on our smartphones on our commutes or in the office, listening to music or checking email. But we don’t actually realize how much data we use with each activity. Choosing the right data plan for you depends on what you use your [...]

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