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8 Easy Tricks to Start a Savings Account

The holidays are over, and your wallet is the only thing that has lost weight. Those gifts you bought for everyone else never left you – they just transformed themselves into credit card debt. If that’s the case, get rid of those high interest accounts and pay down your debt. How do you start saving money again? Your budget is squeaky tight. You’ve cancelled cable, stopped the coffee shop visits, and you’ve rediscovered ramen noodles. Here are a few painless tricks to help you start saving again. Take It From…

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National Spaghetti Day – Fork Over a Frugal Meal

It’s a favorite meal of many – everyone loves spaghetti meals on a budget. Every country across the world makes some sort of noodle for dinner. Let’s face it, combining flour and water and stretching it into a satisfying meal is economical and keeps the kids entertained at dinner. National Spaghetti Day is January 4th of this year – so be sure to celebrate by including this versatile pasta into your menu. “On top of spaghetti, All covered with cheese.” That old children’s tune, On Top of Spaghetti, is just…

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7 Frugal Ways to Keep the Kids Happy During the Holidays

The kids are out of school for the holidays. How do you keep them busy, without breaking the budget? Here are some ways to make the vacation special: Make Ooblek Ooblek is a cornstarch and water mixture. It is “non-newtonian,” meaning the stuff acts like a fluid when it is poured, but is acts like a solid when touched. Weird, huh? But kids love the stuff. It can be picked up, but then it oozes from their hands. It is easily washed off, a big plus for parents. Why the…

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Waste Not – Consumers Accept Discarded Ingredients in Retail Food.

One standard dinner menu in our house is “Clean Out the Fridge Night.” That means that any leftovers or discarded ingredients – that spoonful of mashed potatoes, a serving of soup, one leftover hamburger – is pulled out and either magically turned into a new and improved food or eaten out of the container in which it was found. Everything is fair game to become part of the meal. Waste not, want not. Food Toss But across the country, a large percentage of the food we produce is never eaten.…

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7 Ways to Save During the Holidays

The news isn’t pretty – we all need to tighten our belts even more and find creative ways to save during the holidays. But you are in the right blog! There is always a way, always a Plan B. It’s easy to spend too much. You feel you need to buy just one more thing – for each child. You don’t want to seem like you are a Scrooge during the holidays, so you sign up for all those Secret Santa swaps at work, buy host gifts for every holiday…

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