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Income enhancement is a good way to live a better life, but not all jobs are equal. Those who are determined not to do the nine to five grind can now find easy ways to make extra money from the comfort of their home. If you are one of those people, keep reading to find the interesting and often lucrative ways you can stay home and still earn spending money. Selling Stuff De-cluttering the home has become a new way of life for many who enjoy shopping, and selling those items can net some fast cash. There are plenty of…

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A wedding can be a very expensive event. Those that are trying to avoid the heavy expenses that come with the wedding should look for plans that can help them have a blast without spending a fortune. There are definitely a lot of things that can provide this opportunity, but people must be diligent about their search. Start With the Dress The dress can be one of the most expensive things to pay for when it comes to a wedding. That is why you need to start with the dress. There are a ton of bridal outlets and websites that…

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With the start of a new decade comes the desire to make new money resolutions. At least, that’s the case for many people. Whether you want to finally start that emergency fund or really look into investing this year, there are many ways that you can treat your money better this decade. In this article, you’ll discover potential resolutions that can help you get your money right. (Finally) Pay Off Your Debt This is a huge resolution for many people. While getting rid of 100% of your debt this year may not be possible for every single person, you can…

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1. Check Ads and Apps Ahead Before ever stepping out your door to hit the stores, make sure you check ahead of time to see what is and isn’t for sale. You can check ads and apps about a weak before so that you can plan out where to go and what to get. You will save yourself a lot of time and frustration if you know who is selling what and how many stores are selling the items you plan to purchase, so you have a backup plan in case your first pick sells out. 2. Check Discounts When…

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Everyone wants to save more money. If you’re struggling, you may need a few tips to get you started. Below are twenty great money saving tips to help you build up your savings and stop spending excess money when you don’t need to. 1. Make a Change Jar Change adds up more quickly than you might imagine. Make a change jar in your home and throw in any loose change you find. You can easily save over a hundred dollars a year just by using this jar. 2. Join Customer Rewards Programs Customer rewards programs can save you quite a…

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By Lauren Jablonski A garage sale will put money in your wallet while getting rid of items you no longer need or want. Before you rush to put up signs, here are some tips to help you have a profitable sale. Gather & Label Items Scour your entire home/house for items you no longer need or want. Place like items in the same box, so when you unpack the day of your yard sale you will be organized and prepared to set up. Create Signs The best way to get people to know about your sale is to hang up…

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Small business is one of the primary drivers of our global economy. However, while many of us have our favorite small local restaurant, barber or dentist, we may overlook other ways to support local businesses. Below are some ideas for both consumers and small business leaders to celebrate. Celebrate as a Consumer Skip the big box store If you need to stop to look at paint samples or have a plumbing project, drive past the big box store and head to your small local hardware store. Think Fresh If your local grocery chain is part of your regular routine, change…

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If you get a refund back after filing your taxes, you might be wondering what the best way to utilize the money is. The amount that you get back determines how much you’ll be able to do. Here are some smart ways to spend your tax return. 1. Start or contribute to an emergency fund Always have an emergency fund to cover unexpected expenses or emergencies. Aim to have at least three month’s worth of expenses in a savings account. It’s ideal to have six month’s worth to really ensure that you have financial stability when tough times hit. 2.…

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Public libraries open up a whole realm of learning tools and face to face experiences. In addition to the wealth of books in each library, there are many other free perks associated with frequent visits to this venue. Libraries are a gold mind of opportunities; here are some amazing reasons to visit the library nearest you. Movies Instead of going out to the movie theater or paying to rent movies, check the titles available at your local library first. DVDs and Blu-Ray DVDs are often available. Some library systems may even have VHS movies circulating. By borrowing library movies, you…

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The height of winter are the times of the year when you can expect to see an upswing in your energy bill, but we’ve got a few simple tips to rein in that extra cost this winter. Below are some tips to lower your energy bill this winter and keep more green in your pocket. Schedule Your Heating Inspection Early Whether you have a furnace or a heat pump, make sure you get your winter inspection before the cold weather sets in. Your friendly heating expert will clean your furnace, adjust loose belts and make sure everything’s operating efficiently. For…

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