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Hernia Operation Cost - How to Shop Around for Surgery

Did you ever think to lower your hernia operation cost ($3,900 - $8,900) by shopping around? Let me show you why you want to shop around for your next surgery, and how to estimate your costs. Amanda’s Note: Do not shop around if you have…
I can't afford it

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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Brand Loyalty: Could Your Money be Spent Elsewhere?

As my readers know, I believe in stockpiling to save money. When products hit rock bottom prices, I am there with coupons in hand to purchase months or even a year’s worth. In fact, I have recently scored 4 bottles of Purex liquid detergent…