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How to Take Some of the Sting Out of Really Expensive, But Necessary Purchases

My husband and I had an unfortunate home expense over the summer that we knew was going to be rather expensive. Our home has two floors, and each has its own Central A/C plus furnace. About five years ago we updated the central A/C and furnace…
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16 Cheap Weekend Getaway Tips (Save on a Weekend Getaway)

Where should I go for a 3-day vacation? Weekend getaway strategies to save you BIG, plus 6 cheap weekend getaways. My husband and I are always looking for ways to extend the "weekend feel" into our lives, and cheap weekend getaways are one…
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What Income Driven Repayment Plan is Best? Help Lower My Bills

Student loans tend to stick around years and even decades after graduation. If your financial situation changes, then you may want to consider an income driven repayment plan at some point. Continuing to make both student loan payments as well…