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Buying Vs. Renting

Jenny Edwards

When you get ready to do some home improvements or vacation, you usually have a list of everything you need to buy. However, if you’re just going to use something a couple of times, save some money by renting instead of buying. After looking at the cost of storage, maintenance and rental availability, here are a few items that you’d

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Does Your Kitchen Garden Save You Money?

Samantha Eckles

Kitchen gardens have become more popular lately. It certainly didn’t hurt that First Lady Michelle Obama gave the idea a boost by starting a vegetable garden at the White House. This is the first food garden since Eleanor Roosevelt’s victory garden during World War II. The victory garden was a campaign aimed at reducing pressure on both the national food

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Alternative and Affordable Entertainment

Alex Gutow

Entertainment can often be the downfall of many budgets. When you think about going out, many people assume that means dinner and a movie, which can get expensive. However, there are plenty of options out there to keep you entertained without breaking the bank. Here are seven affordable ways to spend the day. Frisbee Golf Image Source This relatively new

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10 Top Retailers

Alex Gutow

Consumer Reports, America’s trusty read-it-before-you-buy-it guide, rated the top “one-stop-shop” retailers in America. While you may not be familiar with all of the stores, these ten stores represent America’s best and brightest (albeit fluorescently-lit) retailers.

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Cell Phone Plans, This Week’s Money Saving Tip


Use this week’s tip on cell phone plans to beat service contracts!

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10 Behaviors that the Recession Made More Acceptable

Samantha Eckles

Whether it’s brown bagging, dumpster diving or gardening, these previously “weird” behaviors suddenly come into vogue during a recession.

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