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  1. 3 Key Steps for the Car Buying Process

    3 Key Steps for the Car Buying Process

    In the car buying world there can be a lot of things that can go wrong. That is unless you take certain steps that, if followed, will hopefully result in a great experience. To help make your car buying experience a little easier, take a look at these following tips.

  2. Downsize & Declutter

    Downsize & Declutter

    Is your home cluttered? Do you have a lot of stuff... everywhere, that you no longer need? Maybe it's time to go Marie Kondo on it, and set it free if it does not bring you joy. But now what do you do with those things that do not bring you joy? Get rid of them of course! This week's Thrifty Thursday focuses on downsizing and decluttering.

  3. Buy In Bulk

    Buy In Bulk

    Stock up to avoid making numerous trips to the store. If you purchase things in larger quantities, they come at a lower price per ounce, so save money & buy in bulk!

  4. Unplug Chargers When Not Using

    Unplug Chargers When Not Using

    This week's #FrugalFriday is about as frugal as you can get. And, in true penny pinching "dad style," you can certainly hear him now - "Unplug those chargers if you're not using them!" The reason we mention that it's incredibly frugal, is that chargers alone don't actually use as much energy as one might think.

  5. How Important is Insurance?

    How Important is Insurance?

    Owning a home or renting. Driving to work. Just living life. What do all of these activities have in common? Risk - things can go wrong; and this is what insurance can help give you peace of mind over.

  6. 3 Credit Card Perks to Help You Save on College Shopping

    3 Credit Card Perks to Help You Save on College Shopping

    If any word can send a parent with teenagers into a bout of anxiety, it's likely to be "college." For every newly-minted freshman who enters college, the proud parents are looking at a yearly bill for tuition and fees of over $10,000 -- and that's for an in-state public university.

  7. Check Out Books from the Library

    Check Out Books from the Library

    Are you a bookworm? Do you like to have that tangible, physical book in your hand, rather than the digital copy? Books take up a lot of space and can become an expensive addiction over the years. Consider checking books out at a library instead!


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