Put Your Budget on a Diet: Saving Money by Living Medium

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Because so many people are living on incomes that cannot support their spending habits; living on borrowed money, moving money from account to account, buying, spending, hiding the bills, and eventually the ‘dog of debt’ will catch up to you and bite you right in your credit report.

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Are You Letting Your Luxuries Become Needs?

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It allows loved ones to contact us, and it can be useful when you are in an emergency situation. TVs, cable, Internet service, certain clothes, particular foods, and even some social activities. However, the problem comes when your propensity to spend on luxuries leads to debt.

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Interview with a Self-Made Millionaire

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I pointed out the multitude of new blogs related to saving money, being frugal, getting debt under control and learning about finances. For so long, we plodded along with next to nothing while our neighbors were running up their charge cards and using home equity loans to take vacations.

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15 Ways to Reduce Energy Costs

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If you know exactly how much energy you’re using, you can take appropriate measures to cut back. Switch off appliances when they’re not in use. Turn off lights and electric appliances when you’re not using them, and this includes leaving them on standby.

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Can You Cut Expenses by a Half Million Dollars?

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With the advent of the Great Recession, today’s populations are re-learning frugality and expense reduction. We were so poor that we re-used coffee grounds to make more coffee! 262,032 Food Preparation. This post was written by Marie. .

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