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13 Places to Find Cheap Quality Furniture (How Can I Get Cheap Furniture?)

13 actionable strategies for how to get quality furniture for cheap. Including the best place to buy furniture on a budget, and where all the cheap furniture online hangs out. Years ago, my husband and I purchased a large, 3100 square foot…
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Random Acts of Kindness Challenge: $5 Left at the End of the Month

Random Acts of Kindness (RAKs) brought my family together. They're a memory I hold onto, and one that I'm reinstating today in our household alongside the $5 Left-at-the-End-of-the-Month Challenge. I come from a divorced family. Wait, that…
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Banning the words “I Can’t Afford It”

Penny started her year with a New Year's Resolution to ban the words "I can't afford it" in her household. It made a big difference to the negative feelings she had about their money situation. I have asked Penny to do a guest post for me this…
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How do I make my house feel like home? Average Spent in Your First Year

Ever wonder about the cost of making your house a home? Let me show you the average spent annually, plus how to make a house a home on a budget. According to the National Association of Home Builders, the average annual spending on various…
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Sometimes it is Easier to Preach than to Practice (Example with Money)

An example of how it is easier to preach than to practice when it comes to money (and specifically, with wanting to spend it. While still in debt). It is easier to preach than to practice...ever heard this phrase before? I've heard it over…
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17 Sneaky Supermarket Tricks to Get You To Spend More Money

Save your wallet by watching out for these 11 supermarket sales tricks. Learn the strategies supermarkets and grocery stores use to get you to spend more money. It’s happened to us all: we go to a store, or an online store, with a specific…