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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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sweet potato

Even though it’s winter, great produce is still easy to find! Winter vegetables are some of the most delicious, nutritious, and most importantly, affordable. Lowering monthly food bills is a great way to manage your debt, but it shouldn’t be at the cost of nutrition and health. Don’t increase your credit card debt by ordering [...]

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Martin Luther King Day

Looking for something to do on Monday without breaking the bank or putting yourself in more credit card debt? In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, all U.S. national parks will be offering free admission. This is a great year to take advantage of the waived fees – 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of [...]

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empty pockets poor

Every month ACCC holds a poll question over at ConsumerCredit.com.  In May we asked: Do You Find Frugality Attractive? We asked about what people think of this fiscally responsible trait when searching for a potential mate.  That rhymes.  Regardless, here’s what we found out…

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Frugal St. Patrick's Day

by Albie D on March 14, 2013

Green_beer

As a Boston native, I have long known that St. Patrick’s Day is one of the biggest holidays we celebrate.  It’s a city-wide party for young and old, Irish or not.  For me, the days of bar-hopping are pretty much done.  I no longer have the desire to fight through crowds of rowdy college kids, [...]

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It’s now August and it’s getting close to school time. At this point, all of the college students (And some of their parents who can’t wait till they leave) are counting down the days till they go back to school. So you have the essentials ready to go, you got new sneaks, your hip new [...]

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Every college student must buy books. It’s an expense you must account for at the beginning of every semester. The key to the book buying art is to allow yourself time to shop around. If you do not allow yourself enough time you end up running to the book store the first day of classes [...]

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Saving on Men’s Shaving

by JTrefry on May 19, 2010

I hate to shave. It’s an annoying ritual that slows down my morning. And of course when I am in a rush, or headed to an important meeting  -that’s the time I cut myself and look like an idiot. I don’t like electric razors, and the old fashioned double edge razors just seem dangerous to [...]

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Saving on Men's Shaving

by JTrefry on May 19, 2010

I hate to shave. It’s an annoying ritual that slows down my morning. And of course when I am in a rush, or headed to an important meeting  -that’s the time I cut myself and look like an idiot. I don’t like electric razors, and the old fashioned double edge razors just seem dangerous to [...]

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Cheap Eats

by Albie D on May 6, 2010

Lunch is my favorite meal of the day.  Sandwiches, chips, pizza, leftovers… I’m all about it.  It doesn’t have to be junk food, I just love eating lunch.  It breaks up the day, giving me time to relax and recharge my battery.  I was sitting down with my lunch last week, and a few of [...]

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