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Shopping at Dollar Stores - Are Dollar Stores Really Cheaper?

I've been shopping at dollar stores since I was a teen...but I've started questioning if it's the best place to get a deal. Let me show you what I found. I remember very clearly when the first dollar store opened up in our small town. We…
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How to Survive Unemployment (We've had 4 Layoffs in the Last Decade)

How to survive unemployment, especially when everything seems so unsure for you? Let me share with you a financial + quality of life guide to surviving unemployment and dealing with finances without a job. My husband and I have each been laid…
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Time Vs Money – Protecting Your Most Valuable Asset

The time vs money debate is a hot one, mostly because many people are money-poor and time rich. But let me show you why your time is actually more precious than money. “Like sand through the hour glass, so are the days of our lives”—…
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How to Spend Less Money - How to Train Yourself to Spend Less Money

How to spend less money, so that you can save more of your paycheck. Follow these methods, and you'll actually save up an emergency fund, plus pay for that next big purchase with cash instead of credit! There are two ways to save more money:…
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The Ultimate Guide for How to Overcome Buyer's Remorse

Buyers remorse - what an icky feeling! How not to regret a purchase (prevention is key!), how to use buyer's remorse law to your advantage, plus how to overcome buyer's remorse. Have you ever had buyer’s remorse? I like to live my life…
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How to Save Money on Food - How Can I Spend Less Money on Food?

Looking for how to save money on food (so that you can spend more of your paychecks elsewhere?), and how to spend less money on food you love? I'm going to show you how to save money on breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, AND eating out! Food…