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Ideas to Save Money on Video Game Addictions

There are four video games I’ve enjoyed in my lifetime: Mario Brothers, Tetris, Sim City, and The Sims. When we got our Nintendo game system as children, we (including my father) used to play it until the machine became white-hot and stopped…
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The Interplay of Weekends and Weekdays in Finding and Meeting Financial Goals

I’m one of those people who have a cheery smile on Monday mornings. Oftentimes I have found myself apologetically explaining my cheeriness to the person with Monday-Morning-Blues who would like to commiserate. Mondays usually excite me because…
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We Were Swindled, in Our Own Home

I write this in my office, where my husband and I are holed up practically as hostages. That great social buying deal I scored a few weeks ago for $99 to clean our Air Ducts? It’s taking place right now. And let me tell you—it’s not breathing…
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Why have Appliance Purchases Accelerated?

When discussing our recent washer purchase with my grandmother, something occurred to me. Not only did she have the same washer and dryer during my childhood, but she still has them today. Mom-mom verified this for me; she has had the washer…
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20 Ways to Not Spend Money While Onboard a Cruise, and Still Thoroughly Enjoy Yourself

So, how do you save money on an Alaskan cruise? We'll look at ways to enjoy yourself without spending extra onboard your cruise. Cruises are not frugal ventures. Just to purchase the airfare and tickets can cost a small fortune, let alone…
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20 Ways to Spend Money On and Off Board a Cruise

Wondering how much to budget for Alaska cruise? In this two part series, I'll walk you through what to expect spending-wise onboard your cruise ship. I am fresh off the ship of the first cruise I have ever taken. We sailed from Vancouver…