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Mother’s Day: Priceless Gifts for Mom

Mother’s Day: Priceless Gifts for Mom

Your mom is special to you. She’s the one who raised you and spent countless hours making sure you had everything you needed to build a solid foundation for life. Mother’s Day is the perfect opportunity to show her how much you care and how much she means to you, but buying gifts can get expensive and break your budget. If you’re living paycheck-to-paycheck with little-to-no room for shopping, don’t worry. You can still show mom how much she means to you with these priceless Mother’s Day Gifts.

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Travel Tips to Save Money this Summer

Travel Tips to Save Money this Summer

Summer is a popular season to travel. Kids are out of school, the weather is prime for laying on the beach, and road trips are not hindered with snowy conditions. Just because it is a popular time to go, doesn’t mean you have to break the bank to do it! Read our travel tips before you book your next vacation to stay within your travel budget.

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Spring Budget: Preparing for Seasonal Expenses

Spring Budget: Preparing for Seasonal Expenses

It is finally spring time! The weather is warmer, you can let the fresh breeze into your home and the feeling of opportunity is in the air. After being in hibernation all winter, you can finally get outdoors and enjoy the sunshine. But, with the changing of the seasons comes other responsibilities. Spring is a season to get things done. After all, “spring cleaning” is a popular phrase for a reason. Is your budget ready for the expenses that may come with the changing weather, or do you need an installment loan to get you through?

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How to Plant a Garden and Keep Some Green

How to Plant a Garden and Keep Some Green

One of spring’s most treasured and budget-friendly activities is planting a garden. When you plant a garden, you not only get to spend time outside in the warming weather, but you also save money on fresh, organic vegetables. Spending a little money to start your garden will pay off tenfold when you harvest, saving you money that you’d usually spend at the grocery store. Before you start your planting, consider the budget gardening tips in this article.

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10 Harmless (and Nearly-Free) April Fools’ Pranks

10 Harmless (and Nearly-Free) April Fools’ Pranks

Everyone in the US knows what April Fools’ day is, but no one can tell you exactly how it became a holiday. With several origin stories ranging in subject, the first day of April is shrouded in mystery. Some believe the day used to signal the new year before being changed to January 1st. Those who still used the old calendar were fooled by the date. Others say that since it used to signal the new year, it became a happy time that evolved into pranking. No matter what you believe, April Fools’ is still prime time for pranking your friends and family. The best pranks are funny, but also harmless and inexpensive. Here are some free or almost free pranks you can execute using things you already have around the house!

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