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Budget Travel Tips

Here are some simple tips you can follow to save some money and still have a great time on your vacation! Avoid peak travel times – With a little bit of research on your destination, you can figure out what time of year has the least expensive airfare and lodging. Hotel alternatives – If you…

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Cooking on a Budget

Here are some quick tips that’ll help you save money and eat healthy! Buy inexpensive meat: Pork shoulder, chicken thighs, and ground beef are all versatile meats that can be cooked for a variety of delicious meals. Use seasonal ingredients: The quality and price of fruits and vegetables are much better when they are in…

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5 Organizational Lifehacks

Cleaning up and getting organized doesn't have to be difficult thing to do. If you’re looking to organize your home, check out some of these unconventional lifehacks and see if they help! If you find yourself reaching below the bedside table for your charger cable, try binder clips! Feed the cable through the loop of the…

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Save Money on Pet Expenses

Whether you’re living in Belle Isle, Fountains at Millenia, or one of our many other pet-friendly communities, we love our pets! This blog will help you save money while still being able to spoil your furry friends. Exercise – Keeping your pet healthy and happy with regular exercise will prevent you from having expensive pet…

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Save on Utilities this Summer

Here are some tips to reduce energy costs during the summer! Replace your air filter and clean air vents. Not only will this increase your AC's efficiency, it will also cut down on leftover spring allergens. Keep window curtains closed and turn off lights in rooms that are not being used. These can heat up…

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11 Birthday Freebies

Once a year, we all get to celebrate getting a little older. Did you know some of your favorite places to eat at will also help you celebrate? Here are 10 of our favorite Birthday Freebies to take advantage of! Auntie Anne’s – Free pretzel. Baskin Robbins – Free ice cream. Culver’s – Free scoop…

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Personal Finance Apps

With smartphones getting smarter, today we're going to highlight some applications that will help you manage your finances. Budgeting: YNAB/Mint/EveryDollar These are considered jack-of-all-trades apps that will help you track your finances. They assist in making the best decisions in budgeting, avoiding debt, and setting goals. Each application also has some unique added benefits. For…

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Reducing Small Expenses

Small expenses throughout the year can add up to a large portion of your income! For example, grabbing a quick snack at a vending machine doesn't seem like a big deal, but if this is something you do on a daily basis, it becomes a lot of money! Today’s post will provide some additional examples…

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8 Lifehacks to use in the Kitchen

Photo from Landstar Village Looking to make life a little more efficient around the kitchen? Follow these 8 kitchen lifehacks to make things a little easier for you! When freezing ground beef, place it into a large resealable bag and flatten it out before placing it in the freezer. When you’re ready to cook it,…

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