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Frugal Living, Halloween

6 Killer Ways to Save Money on Halloween Treats

It’s Halloween and that means costumes, candy, and Trick-or-Treating. According to a recent article from CNBC, the average consumer is expected to spend $86.13 per person for Halloween. For a family of four, that ends up costing $344.52! I’m sure that includes all of the treats to send for classroom parties, candy for Trick-or-Treating, and costumes. Nevertheless, it’s still quite a chunk to spend right before the holidays. If you’re wanting to send treats to school and hand out Halloween…

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Frugal Living, Home Management Tips

11 Seriously Amazing Ways to Reuse Coffee Grounds

I am a coffee drinker. In fact, my husband knows that if my Keurig is on and I’m still a little grumpy to fix another cup of coffee and bring it to me. One of my favorite things about coffee is that there are so many good things you can do with the coffee grounds! For example, did you know coffee grounds can fertilize a garden, clean your drain, and exfoliate? Seriously! Read on to find out some seriously amazing…

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Frugal Living

6 Ways to Lower Your Heating Bill

Cooler weather is here and for much of the country, it will only get cooler as we head into the end of the year. Heating costs can be one of the largest bills that a family can have in their budget which means that if you live in an area where it gets incredibly cold each winter, you might be concerned about how to keep your heating bills manageable while keeping your family warm at the same time. Don’t stress…

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Back to School, Frugal Living

Should You Pack Your Child’s Lunch Or Let Them Buy at School?

As our kids head back to school, a lot of us will face the question as to whether we should have them pack their lunch or if we should just let them buy. Believe it or not, from a financial standpoint, you may find yourself in a situation where it’s better to actually let them buy. In most cases though, letting them pack is best. Let’s take a look at which works best for different types of budgets. First and…

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Earning Money at Home, Frugal Living

8 Places to Find Extra Money for Bills

Do you have unexpected bills and need to find some extra money for bills? Check out these places to find extra cash fast.

Unexpected bills happen to everyone, and when they do you might find yourself strapped for cash. Coming up with extra funds when you come across unexpected bills might be tricky, but the good news is it isn’t impossible. With a little hard work and creativity, you can quickly come up with the funds you need. Look below at 8 places to find extra money for bills so you can handle them as they arise! 8 Places to Find Extra Money…

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Frugal Living

How to Lower Your Credit Card Interest Rate

When you first get a credit card, you may have landed yourself with a very high-interest rate. A high-interest rate is a great way to find yourself carrying a balance that just keeps growing. Lowering your interest rate can help you break the cycle, but getting a lower credit card interest rate from the credit card issuer can be a challenger. Now that you know better you want to find a way to lower that interest rate and save money…

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Frugal Living

7 Ways to Save Money at the Grocery Store Without Using Coupons

If you’re wanting to save some extra money and/or add some wiggle room in your budget, saving money at the grocery store is one easy way to add that wiggle room to your budget. Using coupons is one of the most common ways to save money at the grocery store, but not everyone has time to look for the sales, match-up coupons, and then clip the coupons. Check out these ideas to save money at the grocery store without using…

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Frugal Living, Summertime Activities

7 Places to Find Free Summer Activities for Kids

Are you looking to entertain kids on a tight budget this summer? If you are pressed for cash and summer vacation is looming closer, look at these 7 places to find free summer activities for kids. With a little legwork, you can find fun and free activities for kids to enjoy, making those dog days of summer stress free, fun, and even more affordable. Check out these 7 places to find free summer activities below. 7 Places to Find Free…

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Frugal Living, Krispy Kreme

11 Ways to Save Money at Krispy Kreme

My kids love it when I bring home doughnuts! The problem is, doughnuts aren’t always the most inexpensive breakfast item, nor the healthiest. Since my kids love Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, so I’ve learned how to save money at Krispy Kreme. 11 Ways to Save Money at Krispy Kreme:  1. Ask for a free doughnut hole.  Did you know you can get a FREE doughnut hole at Krispy Kreme? You can! Krispy Kreme gives them out as a free sample. My kids…

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Frugal Living, Summertime Activities

6 Ways to Save Money on Theme Park Tickets

Summer is here and that means it is time to head to your favorite theme park and enjoy a day of family fun! With so many theme parks out there, you certainly get the chance to find the perfect one that fits your family and your budget. Should money be a little tight this summer, there are ways to save even more cash on your theme park ticket purchases. Look below at 6 ways to save money on theme park…

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