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Cutting Expenses to the Bone (49 Tips to Drastically Cut Household Expenses)

Cutting expenses to the bone can help you survive in a downturn, or stash away cash towards your savings goals. Is cutting expenses to the bone your top priority right now so that you can get some breathing room in your budget? There…
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6 Creative Ways to Save Money in a Jar (Money Jar Ideas)

Using a money savings jar? Get creative ways to save money in a jar. Plus, a money savings challenge 52-week TWIST (using a deck of cards). I don’t have to tell you how cool and convenient money savings jars are. I mean, almost everyone…
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9 (Tested) Strategies to Negotiate Rent at Apartment Complexes

Is rent negotiable, and can you negotiate rent at an apartment complex? I've got 9 (tested) ways to negotiate your rent bill down. Can you negotiate rent? I've lived in nine different apartments across three different continents. And…
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50 Backyard Summer Activities for Kids (Kid Outdoor Ideas)

Need ideas for backyard activities for kids? These 50 backyard summer activities will make the most of your outdoor area. You’ve got a backyard, and now’s the time to make the most of it with these backyard summer activities for kids.…
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17 Stay At Home Date Ideas for Couples (In Your Backyard)

Ever thought about using your backyard, your driveway, and your garage for stay at home date ideas for couples? Let’s get creative – I’ll show you how. On the back patio, in a tent in the backyard, parked in the driveway… I’m…
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17 Easy, Cheap Pantry Meal Ideas (Eat Through What You’ve Got)

Cheap pantry meals ideas on a budget - there are awesome canned food recipes for non-perishable pantry ingredients we have from stocking up. Looking for easy and cheap pantry meals you can turn into dinner tonight? The reason I’m…