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H&R Block–FREE Audit Support, Real Time Answers, & Federal Filing

It’s that time of year again–tax time. I know we have already started receiving documents to file with our taxes in the mail. By the first part of February, you will probably have everything you need to file taxes (deadline for companies to send w-9’s, contribution receipts, and other tax forms is January 31). It’s always good to file your taxes right away so you have plenty of time to make a payment (if you have to), or get your…

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5 Valentine’s Day Date Ideas {that don’t break the bank}

Roses, a box of chocolate, and a night out can be pretty pricey for Valentine’s Day. In my opinion, skip the roses and spend that money on a night out or in for Valentine’s Day. If money is tight, here are some frugal Valentine’s Day Date Ideas that don’t break the bank and that you don’t have to go out to do. Cook Together-Take the kids to the grandparents house to spend the night, and cook a romantic meal in the…

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Top 10 Valentine’s Day Movies

If money is tight this year for Valentine’s Day, you don’t have to go out to have a good date night. There are plenty of romantic Valentine’s Day movies that you can rent, stream, or buy and watch at home snuggled up with your valentine. It saves money, and you’re able to have a nice night together without having to fight the crowds and lines. I’m a romantic at heart and enjoy good love stories and chick-flicks. đŸ™‚ It was…

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Frugal Friday:: How to Save $150 a Year

One way to save money is to skip the hair salon and have hair cuts at home. Even if you just substitute your husband’s hair cut each month, you can save quite a bit of money each year. My husband purchased a Wahl Chrome Pro 24-Piece Haircut Kit seven years ago. We finally had to replace it this past year. Each month, my husband pulls out his clippers and cuts his hair. Then I trim the back and around the sides for…

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Online Deals, Saving On. . .

Apple T.V. $87.99 SHIPPED {This will pay for itself in the first two months}

  If you have a goal to start saving more in the New Year, you can save around $800 a year just by cutting your cable! When you do that, you can get something like this Apple T.V. (for just $87.99 shipped), and stream Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and other services through it to still watch T.V. and movies! This is a great way to save a good chunk of money each year! Even if you factor in the cost of…

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Saving On. . ., Target

Perks of Using a REDCard at Target

I’m sure if you’re a Target shopper, you’ve heard the REDCard mentioned a time or two. If you haven’t heard of it, it’s a FREE card that is attached to your checking account. It’s NOT a credit card. Every time you make a purchase at Target and use your REDCard, you save an additional 5% on top of Cartwheel, coupons, and additional discounts! There are more perks that just saving you an additional 5% though. Other perks of the REDCard Include::…

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Coupon 101, Coupon Help, Saving On. . .

Learn How to Slash Your Grocery Bill

Have you been wanting to cut down on your grocery bill, but don’t really know where to begin? What if I told you there was a course that could teach you how to slash your grocery bill without having to leave your house from one of the top financial bloggers?? Well, there is an amazing course called Grocery University written by Carrie from Colorado Bargains. Crystal from Money Saving Mom purchased the rights to it and re-vamped it. Today only you…

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Frugal Living, Saving On. . .

7 Affordable Home Upgrade Projects

Seven creative ideas to give your house a facelift without shelling out the big bucks.

Full-on, down-to-the-studs home remodels can cost thousands of dollars, and if you’re anything like us, the thought of shelling out that much money makes you wince. The good news is that it’s still possible to give your abode a noticeable facelift without going broke-it just requires a little creativity. From adding plants to installing a basic shelf, add some of these affordable home upgrade projects to perk up your property. 7 Affordable Home Upgrade Projects:  1. Freshen Up the Kitchen.…

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DIY Projects, Frugal Living, Saving On. . .

Do-it-yourself Christmas Card Photos

Can you believe that today is already December 1st?! Just five days ago we were all turkeys and pumpkins and now we already feel behind for not having our perfectly candid Christmas cards in the mail. I have something to confess. I stink at sending out Christmas cards, so to many of my friends and family this will be a hilarious little post! I do however LOVE getting the fun little cards in the mail all month almost more than…

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Black Friday, Saving On. . .

How to be a Black Friday Shopping Ninja

Shopping on Black Friday can lead to HUGE savings, but to maximize those savings you need to have a plan. I put together 10 things a friend and I do each year when we go Black Friday shopping. We have managed to snag some AWESOME deals by using these tips. We are both Black Friday Ninjas and take Black Friday shopping seriously. đŸ˜‰ 1. Clean Out Your Vehicle.  This may sound crazy, but you need a place to put all…

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