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Posted in: Health + Wellness

Soak Up the Last of Summer: 10 Budget-Friendly Family Activities

Posted on Thursday, August 13, 2015

Students and teachers all across the region are heading back to school this month, but that doesn't mean summer is over entirely! There are still a few weeks left in this sweet season,…

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Quick Money Tip: 12 Ways to Save Money By Going Green

Posted on Friday, June 26, 2015

Going green pays off in several ways. It reduces our carbon footprint and helps out the environment. In many cases, it can benefit our health. And as an added bonus, it can save some major…

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Quick Money Tip: Buy Generic

Posted on Friday, June 19, 2015

Do you feel a certain sense of accomplishment when pulling out name-brand after name-brand product from your bags after a trip to the grocery? It's a common feeling, with all of the…

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Thrifty Thursday: 30 Alternative Uses for Baking Soda

Posted on Thursday, June 18, 2015

Here's a little secret for you: Right now, at this very minute, it is highly likely that you have a few multi-use miracle workers hanging out in your kitchen cabinets. Sure, you break…

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How-Tuesday: How to Save Money By Meal Planning

Posted on Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Meal planning is a great way to save some major dough (ha!) at the grocery week to week. At first, it can feel a little overwhelming - especially finding the time to sit down and determine…

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Thrifty Thursday: 7 Ways to Recycle Used Coffee Grounds

Posted on Thursday, May 28, 2015

If you're a coffee drinker in this day and age, you're probably spending a decent chunk of change on "the really good stuff" - flavored coffees, whole coffee beans, organic,…

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Watch-it-Wednesday: Medicare vs. Medicaid

Posted on Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Medicare and Medicaid, both public care health programs funded by taxpayers, and both created by the US government in 1965, certainly have some similarities - and that can easily lead to…

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Thrifty Thursday: Save Money with Spring Produce

Posted on Thursday, April 2, 2015

Back in September, we discussed how buying seasonal produce can save you lots of money on food preparation. Well, seasons have changed and now it's time to start cooking, baking, and…

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Thrifty Thursday: 10 Creative, Thrifty Ways to Recycle & Reuse Household Items

Posted on Thursday, March 26, 2015

This article originally appeared on Money Crashers, authored by Casey Slide. My husband and I really enjoy learning new ways to reuse things around the house. We try to be creative and…

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Thrifty Thursday: Green Spring Cleaning on a Budget

Posted on Thursday, March 12, 2015

Sunshine. Chirping birds. Warmer weather. Spring is on its way! Have you been bitten by the spring-cleaning bug? There's nothing quite like a thorough cleaning session at the start of…

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