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Kids Just Wanna Have Fun!

During the recent “schools out session”, I was reminded how much the kids crave entertainment. No matter what time of year the “Kids Just Wanna Have Fun. ” And who could blame .
(January 07, 2005)
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Internet Home Business Welcomes Newbies

It's a brain explosion, no it's intellectual overload, no . . . . . . . . . it's just “simply" too much all at once. Yes, I'll admit it. I can't deny it. I am a Newbie. I've come a long way in .
(January 15, 2005)
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OOPS! Did I Forget the Free Fun?

In my recent article “Kids Just Wanna Have Fun” I offered some ideas to keep your fun hungry kids happy. But, duhhhhh. . . I forgot the FREE FUN STUFF! Well ya’ know that’s ..
(January 19, 2005)
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Vacation Values

The family vacation is a tradition intended to bring families closer together and one that many of us would just not think of giving up. Quality time for the family reinforces the importance of ..
(April 14, 2005)
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Resourceful Redecorating - Budget Friendly Home Decorating

Spring is here and for many of us it's the perfect time to organize and decorate. As winter passes into spring, it's out with the old look and in with the new look. This is a great time to bring some .
(April 14, 2005)
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Gift Ideas from the Heart

Gifts should come from the heart, not your pocketbook! Coming up with gift ideas on a budget may seem difficult at first. Put some thought into your gifts and you will be rewarded not only with lower .
(May 03, 2005)
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Frugal Lessons at Home. Raising Happy Children

"Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship. " - Buddha The kids are back in school. While there is an eerie peace about the house, I will truly .
(September 21, 2005)
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Frugal Gifts for Frugal Gals

A frugal gift is measured first by it's usefulness. Speaking from my own experience, I would say that my most appreciated gifts are those that I not only find useful, but that I would have had to ..
(September 21, 2005)
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Budget Friendly Halloween Costumes

. . . by observing you, children learn how to create and they learn craft. These powerful memories imprint a more important message. They come to understand the superiority of the creative tightwad ..
(September 30, 2005)
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Christmas After Credit Cards

A crucial time of year is approaching for families trying to reduce debt. The holidays are always difficult to get through without increasing debt. I've found this to be especially true with my own ..
(October 24, 2005)
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You Can Work at Home and Love It

What are you passionate about? What do you believe in? Is there a product or service that you find yourself just raving about with friends and family! Share your talents, experiences, and beliefs ..
(January 07, 2005)
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 | Home-Based-Business | Visitors: 617

Money Saving Tips. Maximize Savings on Everyday Items!

Frugal living is more than a lifestyle. It's a passion. Call Me Crazy! I love It! Why, who wouldn't love getting paid to buy products that they use everyday? Here's how I do it. I purchase an item ..
(December 08, 2004)
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Save Money on your Clothing Budget - Tame the Closet Monster!

When I decided to take control of my finances, reducing the clothing budget was a serious challenge for me. Two pre-teen girls and a teenage girl certainly didn’t make life any easier. ..
(January 15, 2005)
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Budgeting your Savings - Did You Let Your Piggy Bank Get Away?

I think most of us have at some point in our lives. Some how we forget to feed the little piggy. And, like most neglected “pets”, your piggy bank will disappear if you don’t feed ..
(January 19, 2005)
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Budget Planning - It's Elementary My Dear Watson

Does it feel like you have to be Sherlock Holmes to solve the mystery behind balancing your personal budget? Are you living a mysterious thriller where your realization of “financial ..
(January 24, 2005)
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More Money? My Cup Runneth Over...But I'm Still Thirsty

Most of us, especially those of us who have debtor’s disease (if you have it you know what it is!), have commented or at least thought, “If I could just win the lottery, or sweepstakes, ..
(February 09, 2005)
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Frugal Freedom

That most of us are considered poor is no disgrace, but does us credit; for, as the mind is weakened by luxurious living, so it is strengthened by a frugal life. (Minucius Felix, 3rd century A. D. ) ..
(April 14, 2005)
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Biggest Budget Blunders

Does your budget never seem to balance the way it should? Are you constantly digging into the savings to make ends meet? If you find that your budget isn't doing the job, then it's time to take a ..
(April 20, 2005)
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Budgeting and Debt Management

Debt management (specifically unsecured) is the first step to taking control of your money! Add a household budgeting plan and you've got a powerful tool for money management. Together, budgeting ..
(May 03, 2005)
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Grocery Savings - Your Kitchen is a Goldmine!

Your food budget is the most flexible area of your household budget. Grocery savings will free up a significant amount of money if you need to balance the budget, or fund your savings accounts. If ..
(May 03, 2005)
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Buying a House or a Home?

A house is just that, a house, until someone lives in it. That's when it becomes a Home. There's a big difference. At our house, we always say our home is “well lived in. " And, with a family ..
(June 30, 2005)
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 | Finance/Mortgage-Refinance | Visitors: 1381

Back to School Savings

Back to school. Whew! What a relief. Although I don't look forward to the school supply lists and shopping in preparation for the big day, I am grateful for the peaceful days that lay before me. I ..
(September 21, 2005)
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Considering a Car? Car Buying Tips

As one of the “major purchases" in life, car buying is one to be carefully considered. Your first task will be to determine exactly what market you're going for. New or Used? There are a lot ..
(May 03, 2005)
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 | Automotive | Visitors: 675

Find Your Niche in the Business World

Who am I and what do I love to do? Well, isn't this the twenty million dollar question! A more appropriate question might be “Who was I and what did I love to do?" As you search to find ..
(August 04, 2005)
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 | Business | Visitors: 649