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Ronnie E.

Ronnie is the frugal Latina of the group. Hailing from the beautiful Andes Mountains in Bolivia, she lives and breathes frugality. She loves to figure out how to spend less money and takes on the challenge of finding great deals and cheaper options every day.

Why Your Store Needs To Transition To eCommerce

eCommerce has taken over the retail and wholesale industry in just a few quick years. As brick-and-mortar becomes less relevant within the industry, brands have no choice but to move their store to the virtual shopping world. For the past year, I have experienced this incredible transition and how fast it’s growing. Working for a major SAAS company in the …

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5 Quick Tips to Save Money at The Supermarket

Living on a tight budget can be difficult at the best of times, but it’s especially hard when you need to do your weekly supermarket shopping. Shopping can cost a fortune each week, and it sometimes seems like a never-ending cycle of “I want to eat healthily but I can’t afford the supermarket prices”. For those of us in debt, …

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4 Expensive Purchases That Were Well Worth the Money

Frugality is my way of life. I often write about my daily efforts to save money, find cheaper products and always consider alternatives. However, there are certain times when expensive purchases are well worth the investment, even if the wallet does take a significant hit. My great grandfather always used to say, “The cheap is expensive” and in many cases, …

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9 Hobbies That Can Pay Off

If you have a hobby that takes up most of your spare time, you might as well make some money off it. Whether you’re a skilled photographer or write a popular blog, no matter what your passion, you can almost certainly turn it to your financial advantage. Here’s a list of the most lucrative hobbies: Golf If you’ve been swinging …

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How To Keep your Credit Card Info Safe When Shopping Online

My boyfriend has the bad habit of not checking his credit card statements. The month comes and goes and he has no idea how much he spent or if he’s still under budget. Worse so – as my polar opposite, he’s indifferent. Things are getting more serious between us, so I’ve requested he be more responsible about his savings and …

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5 Reasons Why I Live a Frugal Lifestyle

Lately, I’ve been getting a lot of flack for my frugalness. My family and friends think I overdo it and focus too much energy on saving while I constantly analyze how to lower my expenses. But I have to disagree – living a frugal lifestyle has done me so much good. It’s impacted my life for the better. Where I stand …

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A Short Guide to Setting up your First Restaurant

According to RestaurantOwner.com opening a restaurant costs on average $275,000, a whopping amount of cash. When it comes to starting your first restaurant business, many people feel inspired to take the plunge but unfortunately the majority don’t know how, don’t have any experience, and will likely not succeed. Reality is that setting up a restaurant takes intense preparation and hundreds …

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The Pros & Cons of Indoor & Outdoor Wedding Venues

Indoor or outdoor wedding - what will it be? We look into the costs and factors that can help you make a decision!

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4 Energy Saving Tips You Can Teach Your Kids

A great initiative is to get your children thinking about energy saving from a young age. Around the home, there are all manner of tricks and tips to help guide them towards an energy efficient lifestyle. Here are a few common ones that are helpful, easy and fun to teach. They aren’t necessarily the most radical changes but they are …

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4 Methods Of Hassle-Free Investment

Investing in the stock market is appealing to a lot of people, but the actual process can be a little bit overwhelming. Setting up a stock portfolio typically means picking a trustworthy broker, putting a significant amount of money (sometimes up to about $25,000) into your account, and then attempting to manage a dizzying amount of activity. Meanwhile, you’ll have …

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