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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? Your financial + quality of life guide to surviving unemployment. My husband and I have each been laid off -- twice -- in the last decade. It's not exactly…
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100 Family Fun Night Ideas (At Home)

Spending lots of time at home in the next weeks and months? These 100 family fun night ideas are cheap ways to enjoy family date night in. Soooo…it’s family date night IN (again) and you want something new and FUN to do together that’s…
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Can You Get HGTV to Pay For Your Home Renovation?

Do people actually get free home makeovers? And can you get HGTV to pay for YOUR home renovation? Read all about it to find out. Ever wondered if you can score a free home makeover or free home remodeling?  Does HGTV pay for home…
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How to Prepare for a Recession (Hint: More than Just Saving More Money)

How to prepare for a recession so that you take care of your family's financial well-being. Plus tips for how to ride out a recession. You’ve probably seen headlines (and possibly ignored them, as I’ve tried to do) about the next great…
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17 Cheap Park Date Ideas (You Haven’t Thought of Yet)

Looking for cheap, and FUN, park date ideas? These are ANYTHING but boring. Impress your date with these 17 cheap park date ideas. Going to a park and doing something together is one of the most inexpensive date night ideas you’ll find. And…
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17 Simple Tips to Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck (for GOOD!)

Feeling like you don't make enough money to live? I've got some killer tips to help you stop living paycheck to paycheck. Including how to save money when you are living from paycheck to paycheck. Tired of living paycheck to paycheck? I'm…