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Getting Your House Ready for an Efficient Summer

Home Improvement: Getting Your House Ready for an Efficient Summer

If you’re a homeowner, you know how harsh seasons can be on your house. When your home is damaged and not running efficiently, money is flying out the door. Now is the perfect time to fix any winter damage and prepare your home for summer. When you’re proactive and take preventative action, you’re keeping more money in your pocket in the long term.

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Growing a Garden for Dirt Cheap

Budget Hack: Growing a Garden for Dirt Cheap

Having your own garden or mini-farm will save you money in the long run. Growing your own food costs next to nothing in comparison to shopping at the grocery store, but getting started on your garden might seem financially daunting. The initial costs will pay off tenfold, and the tips in this article will help you save money while getting started growing.

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Planning for Retirement at Every Age

Planning for Retirement at Every Age

The economy has changed drastically over the past 20 years, and so has the way most of the young people in the country think about retirement. Gone are the days of working a lifetime for a single company with a guaranteed retirement fund. Today’s workforce functions with a lot of moving parts and most of the time saving for retirement is left up to the individual. Whether you’re in your 20s and are just beginning to think about retirement or you’re in your 60s and about to retire, we’ve got tips for how to make the most of your golden year finances.

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Throwing a Memorial Day Party on a Budget

Budget Holiday: Your Guide to a Memorable Memorial Day Get-Together

Memorial Day is the day we remember the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice to protect our freedom. We couldn’t be more thankful to them! Memorial Day is the perfect day to celebrate our freedom and welcome summer with a friend-filled get together. Being the host with the most doesn’t necessarily mean breaking the bank. When you use these tips, you can have a fun-filled, patriotic memorial day on a budget.

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How to Avoid Student Loans

Heading to College? Here’s How to Avoid Student Loans

You can’t put a price on a great education, but you also don’t want to be bogged down by debt for your entire life. In today’s society, student loan debt is a common and seemingly unavoidable burden that 71% of college-age kids – that’s 1.3 million young people all over the country – take on every year. College is expensive, $10,000-$35,000 a year on average, but there are ways you can reduce or even eliminate the amount of student loan debt you accrue.

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