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Hey Tubs, overeating and not exercising is costing you money

Hey Tubs, overeating and not exercising is costing you money

Unfortunately, we as Americans decided some time ago that instead of taste, nutrition, and health we wanted cheap food, a long shelf life, and fast preparation.

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Use Groupon and reap the benefits of social group buying

Use Groupon and reap the benefits of social group buying

Groupon, along with a host of other start-ups, offers fantastic deals on local fare, services, accommodations, etc. All you have to do is sign-up for the daily emails or download the app.

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Infographic from Deals.com: Lose Weight & Save Money

An interesting infographic showing how losing weight leads to saving money. So knock off both your saving money and losing weight New Year’s goals with one stone.

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7 Airline and Hotel Fees to be Aware of Before Traveling

7 Airline and Hotel Fees to be Aware of Before Traveling

In order to recoup huge investments in expensive aircraft and infrastructure, unbundling fares and charging for individual services allows airlines to make more money and stay in business.

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Why eating out gives us buyer’s remorse

Why eating out gives us buyer’s remorse

Eating out can consume a large percentage of your monthly budget and yet, many of us still indulge ourselves.

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HOW TO: Dejunk your home, sell stuff, and be happier

HOW TO: Dejunk your home, sell stuff, and be happier

Recently, we decided to embark on what I’ve termed, “The Great Purge of 2010.” In order to effectively dejunk our home and life, I’ve created a game plan worthy of any armchair quarterback.

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49 Expenses that are not emergencies

49 Expenses that are not emergencies

A list of 49 expenses that should not be paid for with money from your emergency fund.

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Budget-Friendly Remodeling Tips [guest post]

Budget-Friendly Remodeling Tips [guest post]

If you’ve been plagued by an ugly kitchen since the day you moved in or you’re disappointed with the limited or largely unusable storage space provided, then maybe it’s time to think about a remodel.

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6 More ways to stop overspending and save money

6 More ways to stop overspending and save money

Last summer, I wrote a post titled, “Stop lying, 5 ways to stop overspending.” It has been one of my most popular posts. So I’ve decided to revisit the topic and expand the list.

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STUDY: Americans still spending less, but won’t give up cell phones

STUDY: Americans still spending less, but won’t give up cell phones

Over the last six months, we have decreased our morning coffee purchases and increased brown bagging lunches, but still won’t give up our cell phones.

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Valentine’s Day: 5 inexpensive last minute ideas, procrastinator

Valentine’s Day: 5 inexpensive last minute ideas, procrastinator

I have a confession to make – I haven’t made my Valentine’s Day plans yet. I’m to the point where I’m calling into radio stations trying to win Valentine’s Day packages that they are giving away.

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5 Reasons people don’t like free or discounted goods

5 Reasons people don’t like free or discounted goods

I’ve encountered what is a most amazing phenomenon – people do not like to “buy” free stuff. I personally look for every discount that I can when buying something.

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