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Tips & Tricks for Vacationing this Summer

Packing for a vacation can be stressful. There are so many little things that we never think of until it’s too late. That’s why we’re providing you with the best tips and tricks when packing for your summer vacation!   Roll Those Clothes! Packing your suitcase is definitely one of the most stressful parts of… Continue reading Tips & Tricks for Vacationing this Summer

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Going Green

You always hear it nowadays…GO GREEN! But what does it really mean? Going “Green” means reducing your carbon footprint by practicing an environmentally friendly and ecologically responsible lifestyle as well as making decisions to help protect the environment and sustain natural resources. In addition to protecting the environment, most green measures also help you save money!… Continue reading Going Green

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Easy Ways to Save for Retirement

Saving for retirement doesn’t mean you need to live on Ramen Noodles and canned foods…pinching pennies here and there will have a greater impact on your retirement savings than you probably think. Without further ado, here are some suggestions to boost your savings: 1. Create a budget and make it reasonable Coming up with a… Continue reading Easy Ways to Save for Retirement

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Cleaning Tips with Everyday Household Items

Trying to pinch-a-penny, or just need a quick “clean” fix? Save yourself a trip to the store with these everyday household products! Coffee Grounds Use coffee grounds in your refrigerator or freezer to neutralize odors Sprinkle old grounds around places you don’t want ants, or on the ant hills themselves. Used grounds also repel snails… Continue reading Cleaning Tips with Everyday Household Items

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Back to school: Healthy snacks alternatives for Kids (And Adults)

Let’s face it; with back to school, kids are always on the go.  With schoolwork, practices, tutoring and extracurricular activities, we tend to overlook healthy options and resort to anything fast and easy.  An essential part of nutrition is ensuring that we receive a balanced portion of vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates, proteins and fats.  Teach your… Continue reading Back to school: Healthy snacks alternatives for Kids (And Adults)

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Back to School: How to tackle the new school year on a budget

Now that summer is coming to a close, the commencement of a new school year is amongst us.  For some it’s an exciting time; for others (much like our kids) we dread it, simply because of the expenses that are involved.  Not to worry! We’ve compiled a list of suggestions to help you cut down… Continue reading Back to School: How to tackle the new school year on a budget

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School’s Out: Inexpensive ideas for keeping your kids entertained this summer

Make this summer a memorable one with your kids while staying on budget! Here are some fun activities! Visit a museum Go to a matinee movie Visit the zoo Have a backyard picnic Host a family game night Go on a mini roadtrip Teach them a new sport Go on a nature walk Splash around… Continue reading School’s Out: Inexpensive ideas for keeping your kids entertained this summer