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This time of year is often rather expensive. It's hard to stay on budget, even with the help of tools like layaway, and careful used credit cards. One way to reduce your costs during the holiday … [Read more...] about 5 Tips for a Successful Homemade Christmas
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One of the popular ways that many frugal people save money is with the use of coupons. I, however, could never get into penny pinching or clipping coupons. I've tried, at different points in my life … [Read more...] about Do You Really Need Coupons To Be Frugal?
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Whenever I take out cash and pay for things at the store inevitably I end up with a pocket full of change at the end of the day. Quite often I'll just spend the change in the vending machine at … [Read more...] about Do You Save Your Pocket Change? For One Indiana Man It Adds Up To A New Car Every 10-15 Years.