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5 Easy Ways to Save at the Gas Pump

As the cost of living rises, our pockets empty. One of the main culprits is our car – a constant guzzler of money as we cover fix-ups, insurance, and of course the never ending fill up at the gas station! With gas prices constantly on the rise, people are opting for public transportation, carpooling, bicycling, switching cars and any other …

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Cosmetics and Makeup for the Frugal Girl on the Go!

With the advent of June comes rising temperatures and an exciting wardrobe transition. We’ve hung up our winter coats, rocked the spring jackets, and can now happily retrieve our summer sundresses from the dark recesses of our closet. Finally our days are spent running around in the summer heat and our nights spent enjoying the warm evening breeze. Needless to …

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5 tips for Spring Cleaning and Decluttering

Spring is here and it’s time to make some changes in your house to prepare for the warm days of sunshine ahead. While some people (like me) can’t wait for the opportunity to declutter and get rid of all the items and clothing they don’t need anymore, thus making much-needed space in their homes, for others it’s a nightmare that …

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Casual Dating vs Long Term Dating: Which is the Frugal Option?

I’ve been on both sides of the relationship game – at times, I dated very casually and almost indifferently, just trying to have fun and enjoy single life. Other times, I was in long term relationships, more serious and committed. But the financial reality doesn’t change either way: dating is EXPENSIVE. Being my frugal self, I always wondered: which type …

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Are women taking more chances with their money?

The feminist revolution made big waves in the 1960’s following women’s emancipation and growing role in the workforce. However, albeit the passing of more than 60 years, women in the 21st century are still suffering from economic, social and cultural gaps that carry political, economic and social repercussions. One of these gaps is the financial gap; it is a well-known …

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Delicious Deals For Your Next Shindig

Delicious Deals For Your Next Shindig If you have a celebration coming up, it may be more cost-effective to have your party at home or a local park. A restaurant bill can not only add up quickly, but become confusing when it’s time to split the tab. You can make it easier by planning your own party and letting guests …

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DIY Home Remedies for Grooming your Dog

About a month ago I wrote a post on DIY home remedies to make for your dog when he’s suffering from dry skin, kennel cough, diarrhea, constipation, and other unfortunate conditions. We’ve gotten some good feedback on it, so this time I decided to share with you my best tips and DIY home remedies for dog grooming. These are all tips that have worked …

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Should you Pay for Online Dating Sites?

I’m a frugal lady, but when it comes to certain decisions, I opt for the higher quality option over the frugal. That’s how I feel about online dating – my experience in the world of dating has shown me the value of online dating sites and how to evaluate whether they are worth a small membership investment. If you’re looking …

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How to Make Your Career Change A Financial Success

So you’re planning a career change. That’s great! That usually means a happier and better-rounded you. It can also mean a change in paycheck. Sometimes, however, that paycheck change isn’t for the better. Check out these ways you can make sure that it is for the better and that your career change leaves you coming out ahead money wise. Pursue …

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DIY Homemade Remedies for Treating Your Canine Pal

Taking care of your dog’s health can be a huge expense. Bringing him to the vet for periodical check-ups and shots, buying medicine when required, having him/her sprayed or neutered…all these can definitely run up your bill! And dog owners with more than one dog have to pay double or even triple (and so on)… So while it’s always important …

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