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The Most Memorable Christmas Gifts that Wont Cost you a Dime (or hardly any)

Christmas is in the air and the excitement is all over the streets. From lights and Santa statues decorating our lawns to wreathes hung on the doors of our favorite shopping stores, strolling around outside this time of year has become a daily breathtaking and magical experience. With this kind of holiday atmosphere, it’s easy to get caught up in …

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Budget Ideas for Halloween

Halloween can be scary – scary expensive. But don’t fret, there are ways to save money by having a budget-friendly Halloween. We jotted down some ideas below! Save on the Costume Why spend so much money on a new costume that you will only use once? Instead, look for other good and cheap alternatives like: Using hand-me-downs Buying second-hand Checking for costumes …

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How to get the Best Halloween Costume Without Going Broke

It’s that time of the year again! The leaves are changing colors, the days are getting chillier, and it’s getting dark as soon as 5 pm. Halloween is just a couple of weeks away and the stores are jam packed with costumes, masks, and accessories that have us all anticipating that day at the end of October when even us …

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The Best Budget-Friendly Gifts for Father’s Day

Father's Day

Many families happily celebrated Father’s Day this past Sunday. Update after update, my Facebook news feed brought me a collage of photos of new fathers, fathers from the 80s, grandfathers, and even fathers-to-be. I saw some families went out to a ball game (which is ‘baseball’ for Americans), others went out to brunch or dinner, and some enjoyed a good …

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Free Mother’s Day Gifts for your Mom

You don't need to buy a gift for Mother's Day. The best gifts are those that come from the heart. Here are a few thoughtful ideas to brighten up her day!

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Spring Break Without Breaking the Bank

spring break budget

This post goes out to our student (and teacher) readers and our own nostalgic selves. Who hasn’t wished for a Spring Break vacation or watched the parties on MTV from back in the day? Some of us may even have our own stories and memories from Mexico, the Bahamas, or Florida! But, if the parents aren’t paying the bills, planning …

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Frugal Valentine’s Day Gifts

Valentine's Day Gift Ideas

You don't need to spend a lot of money on Valentine's Day to show your love. Here are some great ideas on frugal Valentine's gifts ideas!

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The Single Girl’s Guide to Valentines Day

We’ve all experienced at least one Valentines Day without a partner (I would think!) Many single ladies take the entire 24 hours of February 14 to wallow in self pity and feel sorry for themselves that they don’t get to share the day with that special someone. But ladies, it doesn’t have to be like that! Take the day to …

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Last Minute (Frugal) New Years Ideas

“What are your New Years plans?” I’ve probably been asked this question at least 10 times today. As a young adult living in New York, I always had an answer – and my answer had been planned well in advance. From house parties to clubs to bar hopping, NYE always involved champagne, music, and dancing. It also meant spending money …

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6 Creative Ways to Make Money during Christmas

Instead of spending your cash during Christmas, how about changing things around and making some money? Check out a few ways to make some extra money!

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