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    Sometimes, money is just tight. It’s tough! But, don’t give up. You’ll get through it. If you’re looking for ways to save money on a tight budget, but you aren’t actively budgeting, you need to. When you’re on a tight budget, looking for ways to stretch your dollar is first priority. Here’s 7 Ways to Save Money on a Tight Budget 1.

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    If you’ve been asking, “How do I budget my money?” You’ve come to the right place. If budgeting has been intimidating, overwhelming, or seemed impossible for you, I assure you; you can do it! If you’ve tried and failed, it’s OK. This time can be different! If you’re wondering where to start or how to keep going, I’ve got you covered. Budgeting is

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    Not all Crockpot meals are made equal. Just because someone threw ingredients in a Crockpot doesn’t mean it’s a crockpot meal… or even good for that matter. The slow cooker (or crockpot) is an amazing tool that can make your life so much easier and save you hundreds of dollars a month – if you know how to use it. I’ve been

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    Wondering how to start a cash budget? And why you might want to do so in the first place? You’ve come to the right place. But first, do not confuse a Cash Budget with living paycheck-to-paycheck.  They are NOT the same thing. They’re actually kind of opposites. If you are familiar with budgeting at all, a Cash Budget takes your budgeting to

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    It is easy to learn How to Mystery Shop, but there are some top secret tips to make the most amount of money possible. This is Day 5 of the 30 Days to a Debt Free Christmas Challenge Join our Facebook Group to get today’s challenge. Get a jump on Christmas today with – How to Mystery Shop Your Way through

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    Living paycheck-to-paycheck sucks. I think all of of us have been there at one time or another. You know the feeling – the money from tomorrow’s paycheck (and then some) is already spent before you even have it. Many of us are stuck there, and can’t seem to get out. Here’s how to stop the cycle of living paycheck to

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    This is Day 19 of the 30 Days to a Debt Free Christmas Challenge Check our Facebook Group to get today’s challenge. Stay ahead of the gift landslide with Minimizing Your Kids’ Toys Before Christmas We’ve all been there. The gifts start rolling in. The wrapping paper hangover has died off. Now it’s time to put away all the gifts, clothes,

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    This is Day 18 of the 30 Days to a Debt Free Christmas Challenge Check our Facebook Group to get today’s challenge. Great long term perspective today – How Budgeting Can Keep You From Debt in 2016 Can you believe this year is almost over? Hopefully, you had a great year with lots of memorable moments. The end of the year

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