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How to Save Money While Paying Off Debt?

Ever wondered how to save money while paying off debt? It can totally be done, but you need some smart strategy behind it. Let me show you the numbers, and some solid strategies for saving while paying off debt. For many of the choices you…
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Haggle Medical Costs like Your Life Depends on It

Ever wondered how negotiating medical bills over the phone (and by letter) works? Our incentive to haggle at the doc's increased greatly when half of our household was laid off last Halloween (the half with access to an employer-sponsored health…
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Savings Goals - How to Get What You Want

Have lots of savings goals and not sure how to prioritize them, or even how to find money for them? Let me show you how to actually get where you want to go. Savings goals can be really exciting. At the same time, they can be annoying as…
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10 Ways We Save Money on Our Water Bill

Wondering how to save money on water bill? I've been dabbling in reducing our water bill for years. Grab a pencil, a notepad, and listen up! I grew up on a farm in the bucolic landscape of Pennsylvania, where a Well provided the water for us…
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It’s Energy Awareness Month…and I’ve Entered a Contest

Energy Awareness Month is here and we've entered a contest! Follow along with us as we learn how to get our electricity costs down, down, and down some more. Did we win? Things have gone rather dark in our household. Literally. It’s Energy…
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Extreme Frugality: 9 Unbelievable Frugal Stories from the Recession

Want some entertainment + inspiration? I’ve curated some crazy, inspiring, and unbelievable stories and examples of extreme frugality. Extreme frugality stories can be fun, inspirational, and…a bit strange. What I love about reading…