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10 Easy Budget Valentine’s Day Date Ideas

I don’t know about you, but Valentine’s Day is always a stressful time for me. How can I make this year special, especially with all of the holidays, birthdays and events I’ve shared with my wife over the past year? Well, Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be expensive to be memorable. If you’re tight on money this year, but have …

How to Save Quick Money in College

How to Save Quick Money in College

Student debt is the highest it’s ever been in the history of the world, topping over $1.3 trillion dollars in 2016. That’s right—1.3 TRILLION DOLLARS. That sounds like something Dr. Evil would say, but this isn’t a joke. We’re in a crisis. Student debt is currently growing at a rate of almost $3,000 per second. So what does that look …

furnishing a house on a budget

Furnishing Your House on a Budget

So you’ve got yourself a new house or you’re looking to spruce your place up a bit, and you don’t have the biggest budget. That’s not a problem; there are plenty of ways that you can go about furnishing your house on a budget and come out saving lots of money! Now before you get worried about being stuck to …

Eight Free Library Services - Livingston Parish Library

8 FREE Library Services That You’re Wasting Money On

When you hear the word “library” what do you think? Chances are you probably thought of rows and rows of dusty old books. Alright, maybe an older lady telling you to quiet down, too. These are just overplayed library stereotypes, sure, but most people think that’s all their library has to offer. I bet you didn’t know that there are …

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Can You Save Money by Gardening?

Food is expensive. To feed a family of four, you’re looking at a monthly grocery bill of $400 at bare minimum, which is a huge chunk of your monthly budget (and it doesn’t include restaurants either). If you’re looking to save money on your grocery bill, you can try off-brand shopping, couponing and, a personal favorite of mine, gardening. If …

40 Ways to Save When You're Terrible at Saving

40 Ways to Save Money | Free eBook on Saving Money

Are you trying to build up your savings, but can’t seem to set the money aside? We know that feeling! Let us be honest with you: some of us used to be terrible at saving money. We knew we had to save for the future and knew the importance of having that extra money there for those unforeseeable circumstances, but …