Interview with a Self-Made Millionaire

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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. I remember that we re-used our coffee grounds. Me: What do you mean, re-used your coffee grounds?

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Your Car Insurance Rates Can Be Lower If…

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I’d be flipping burgers at the nearest fast-food chain instead. The worse the rap sheet, the higher the premium, so don’t speed, don’t drink and drive, and if you feel you’re channeling the inner spirit of the lead from that action movie you just saw, just don’t.

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

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Believe it or not, those name brand foods, household goods, clothing, and accessories you buy can be found in the same aisles with the name of the store stamped on them. Used Doesn’t Mean Abused. Embrace the Food Network. That is $100 a week you can be using to BUY GROCERIES!

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Don’t Recycle, Reuse

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When you can reuse or re-purpose an item, you are not only saving it from the landfills, but you are also saving the expense and energy which would have been expended when you recycle. To keep our kitchen trash can clean, we use either a heavy paper bag or a small plastic bag.

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10 Ways to $ave Energy Comfortably

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The following are some tips, tricks, and tools you can employ to lower your energy use. Monthly cooking appears to be a growing trend, however, think back to when you were young and you likely remember your parents or grandmother cooking far too much food and freezing it for later use. If you’re using the energy (and spending money to do so) to make the food, why make just enough for one meal when you can stock up?

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Guest Post: 10 Ways to $ave Energy Comfortably

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

The following are some tips, tricks, and tools you can employ to lower your energy use. Monthly cooking appears to be a growing trend, however, think back to when you were young and you likely remember your parents or grandmother cooking far too much food and freezing it for later use. If you’re using the energy (and spending money to do so) to make the food, why make just enough for one meal when you can stock up?

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