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How to Stop Social Media from Influencing Your Spending

Scrolling though your Instagram or Facebook feed can temporarily transport you to another place. Maybe one of your friends went to Greece recently and you fall into an album of beach pictures, white houses with blue roofs, and stunning views of the Mediterranean. Or maybe another friend has been documenting their meals at restaurants around town and you see plate after plate of organic, fresh, beautifully arranged food.

You might think, “These people are living the life! I want those things!” and decide to book a trip to Italy this summer. Or hey, why not try that new sushi place for dinner tonight?

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Easy Tips to Save Money As a Stay At Home Parent

It’s always easy to spend money, especially when you have a kid. But after I had my daughter, I knew I wanted to spend more time with her. That led to my decision to quit my job. That also meant I needed to take a hard look at our budget and cut our spending where I could.

At first it was tough, but now that I’ve developed several new habits, it’s not a big deal, and I’m able to enjoy so much extra free time with my daughter without the worry of blowing our budget. Since becoming a stay at home mom, I’ve had to figure out lots of little ways to save money so that we could make it work financially. If you’re looking to do the same, here are my easy tips to save money. Continue reading

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5 Unique Money Saving Tips

God, I love saving money. I really do. It’s one of the best feelings in the world. Knowing that I got a good deal, or that I simply skipped over something that I didn’t need, brings joy to my heart.

We’ve all heard the commonly touted ideas that eating in or skipping those happy hour cocktails will save you big bucks, and they will – but if you want to come play in the big leagues, read on for some tips that are totally insane and will totally save you cash.

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How to Recycle Your Clothes to Save Money

Looking good is something we’re all striving for. I want to look just as stylish as my friend who works in an office, even though I work from my couch. I want to have the best hair cut I can, even though I can’t afford to have it done in a ritzy salon. So I’ve come up with a few sly tricks to keep myself styling on the cheap. Find out how you can, too!

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