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When I first got married, it was in my mother’s house. We didn’t even have enough money to take a honeymoon. I always try to make up for it by taking a nice trip every year or two. Most people travel during high-peak season, the summer, without a … [Read more...] about Planning Summer Travel According to Exchange Rates
I spent almost $800 on a gym membership a few years ago. It was the most embarrassing waste of money I ever spent. Going to the gym is great, don’t get me wrong. It's just that most people, like me, have no intention of going regularly. Paying for a … [Read more...] about Unused Gym Memberships Waste Money (And Are A Boon To Gym Owners)
The average monthly grocery bill for a family is about $800 a month. That’s about $10,000 annually on groceries alone. It’s a significant part of my budget, as I am sure it is for yours too. However, I am always looking for new ways to save money on … [Read more...] about I Gave Extreme Couponing A Try – You Should Too
Unless you are vigilant about turning off lights and appliances when not in use, you're likely wasting a lot of electricity on a daily basis in the home. The average American pays as much as $1,200 a year for electricity. Depending on where you live … [Read more...] about What You Should Know About Adapting Your Home for Solar Energy
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