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Summer Fun Guide 2019

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After a long-snowy-polar vortex winter, are you dreaming of blue skies and sunny days? We are! Summer is my kids’ favorite season. What’s not for them to love?

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A Day in the Life of a Children’s Education Funds (CEFI) Dealing Representative

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In 2019, Canada became the most educated country in the world. According to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), over 56% of Canadian adults between the ages of 25 and 64 received a two-year or four-year degree or received an education through a vocational program. In addition to the OECD accolade, Canada also saw a surge in employment this year, a sign of strength in the country’s overall economic growth.

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Sunday Grocery Coupons Roundup

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Here is your Sunday roundup of free printable grocery coupons. Just click, print and save before you go grocery shopping for the week! Remember to read the coupon carefully so you know what it applies to and when it expires.

Giant: Lucky Charms Cereal & More ONLY $0.66 Each Starting 11/22!

For the Mommas

Giant: Lucky Charms Cereal & More ONLY $0.66 Each Starting 11/22! We have a great deal to make savings at Giant. Lucky Charms or Select Cereals are priced at $0.99

Rakuten Review: How to Earn Cash Back

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Ebates is NOW Rakuten! Same great product, just a new name! This is my honest review. All links to Rakuten are to my referral link. When you join, you will also get a referral link to share with your friends to earn additional cash back.

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IS TERM INSURANCE PURE PROTECTION PLAN?

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We live in a world filled with risks and uncertainties. People, their families, their properties and their assets are constantly at exposed to a variety of risks. Insurance plans are a vital part of every person’s life for it acts as a safety net for when an individual is in need of monetary assistance due to certain circumstances.

Christmas Savings Club | July 2019

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Welcome to the 2019 Christmas Savings Club. The club is open to anyone who wants monthly accountability to save for a cash Christmas.

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How to Save Money on Groceries

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Looking for ways to save money on groceries? Groceries is one budget category that can get out of control very quickly. However, groceries is also an easy budget category to control, but it takes some planning, skill, and organization.

Good Modern Home Design is Eco-Friendly & Sustainable

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By Michael Tobias. Faced with a climate crisis globally, there are numerous very real threats facing humanity, especially since it is acknowledged that as much as 25% of greenhouse gas emissions come from housing of one sort or another.

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Christmas Savings Club | November 2019

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Today is the final meeting of the 2019 Christmas Savings Club! . On the 25th of every month from January to November in 2019, I held a virtual meeting on the blog to give updates on our progress, motivate one another, and help all of us save for a cash Christmas.

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Christmas Savings Club | October 2019

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Welcome to the 2019 Christmas Savings Club. The club is open to anyone who wants monthly accountability to save for a cash Christmas.

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2019 Debt Freedom Plan Update

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Our Debt Freedom Plan has been a long winding road. The journey started in 2012 when we bought an office building for our business and then found ourselves with a lot of debt and not enough cash flow. We were trying to be responsible.

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Free Printable Coupons for Pets

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Here is your weekly roundup of free printable coupons for pets. Just click, print and redeem on your next trip to the store! Remember to read the coupon carefully so you know what it applies to and when it expires.

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ShopRite: 2 FREE Nivea Men’s Body Washes Starting 9/29!

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ShopRite: 2 FREE Nivea Men’s Body Washes Starting 9/29! Starting from 9/29, ShopRite has Nivea Men Body Washes priced at only $3.99 In addition to this you will save $2.00 off instantly when you buy two of this product.

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Nifty Nifty, Guess Who’s 50…

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If you guessed this girl, you would be correct! If you’re a long time reader, you’ll remember that I turned 40 once. That birthday was surreal too, but back then I was in a mommy fog with my 3 and 1 1/2 year olds.

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Christmas Savings Club | August September 2019

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Welcome to the 2019 Christmas Savings Club. The club is open to anyone who wants monthly accountability to save for a cash Christmas.

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Christmas Savings Club | June 2019

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Welcome to the 2019 Christmas Savings Club. The club is open to anyone who wants monthly accountability to save for a cash Christmas.

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Christmas Savings Club | May 2019

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Welcome to the 2019 Christmas Savings Club. The club is open to anyone who wants monthly accountability to save for a cash Christmas.

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Eco-Friendly Properties – The Next Big Thing of 2019

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There’s no doubt that the world has become more conscious of environmental issues over recent years. Evidence suggests that consumers are now more aware of ethical and environmental issues surrounding the goods and services they use, with research from the Ethical Consumerism Report revealing that 50 per cent of consumers had avoided a product due to a company’s bad reputation.

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Christmas Savings Club April 2019

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Welcome to the 2019 Christmas Savings Club. The club is open to anyone who wants monthly accountability to save for a cash Christmas.

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Christmas Savings Club | March Meeting

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On January 25, 2019, I started the Christmas Savings Club. The club is open to anyone who wants monthly accountability to save for a cash Christmas.

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Have a Mindful March!

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It’s March 1, and I declare it Mindful March. We made one big financial goal for 2019 and are striving and working hard to make progress.

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2019 Christmas Savings Club | February Meeting

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On January 25, 2019, I started the Christmas Savings Club. The club is open to anyone who wants monthly accountability to save for a cash Christmas.

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Free Printable Health & Wellness Coupons

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Is it just me or is allergy season in full swing? Take these free printable coupons with you to the drug store to get you feeling right! This week’s roundup includes top health brands like Claritin, Flonase and Alka-Seltzer. Just click, print and save on your next trip to the store!

Giant: Angel Soft Bath Tissue 4 Pack ONLY $0.49 Each Starting 9/20!

For the Mommas

Giant: Angel Soft Bath Tissue 4 Pack ONLY $0.49 Each Starting 9/20! We have a great deal to make savings at Giant. Angel Soft Bath Tissue 4 pack is on sale for $1.49

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Frugal February

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One month down for 2019. How did you do with your financial goals in January? We have only one financial goal for 2019 and we made some progress in January. For the first time in 9 months, we made an extra payment to our last remaining non-mortgage loan.

2019 Christmas Savings Club

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On January 25, you might not want to even think about Christmas. It’s 20 degrees outside and all you want to focus on is warmer weather and summer vacation.

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Our 2019 Financial Goal

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In previous years, I would create a long list of financial goals, only to have little accomplished by the end of the December. Too many shiny quarters and not enough focus gets absolutely nothing accomplished. I almost stopped writing goals down altogether.

My Word for 2019

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One word. Just one word to focus on during the upcoming year. It’s been a trend every January and I’ve always found it interesting to read how other people have come up with their one word. I chose a word back in 2014 and by the end of that year I forgot what the word was!

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Stop Paying Too Much for Insurance

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Are you paying too much for insurance? Don’t be surprised if you are because about two-thirds of adults pay more than they need to for life, auto, health and home coverage. How does that happen? In most cases, as people age and establish better credit scores, they have access to all sorts of discounts and fee reductions that weren’t available to them when they were younger. How can you know whether you’re over-paying for your current policies?

The perfect fall bathroom decor

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During the fall a person wants to keep up with the changing of the seasons. They may change the way that they decorate their home. These are some perfect fall bathroom decorations that will bring the feeling of the fall into the home. Mosaics. A person can have a picture made from custom mosaic tile that they can hang in their bathroom. This mosaic can include anything from leaves to pumpkins to anything else that reminds them of the fall.

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What Should I Look for in a Business School?

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Returning to school to earn an MBA is a big decision with a lot riding on it, so it’s only right to give it the proper consideration. But the big decision isn’t over once you’ve chosen to pursue a business degree—in fact, the toughest part is often trying to decide which school is right for you.

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How to Change your Financial Situation Fast

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Is saving money one of the goals that you always seem to set for yourself, but never quite achieve? These days, most of us know that if we want to be successful in life, we have to commit to regular saving. However, telling ourselves to manage our money more carefully, and achieving financial independence are two very different things. Most of the time, making a significant difference to your financial situation is a process that takes consistent effort, and time.

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Top 5 bridal trends for Summer 2019

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Weddings can be stressful, especially when you have no idea exactly what you want. The most important thing to get ready is the bridal look for the special day. Before venue, videography, and even guest list, the bride’s look should come first priority. If you don’t know where to start, fortunately there are plenty of new bridal trends you can look into for inspiration. Not only should the gown be perfect, but the accessories from head to toe should as well.

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Free Printable Cleaning Coupons Roundup

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Check out these free printable cleaning coupons for savings on top household brands like Windex, OxiClean, Shout and Scrubbing Bubbles. Just click, print and save on your next trip to the store! Remember to read the coupon carefully so you know what it applies to and when it expires.

ShopRite: Kellogg’s Cereals ONLY $0.32 Each Starting 3/17!

For the Mommas

ShopRite: Kellogg’s Cereals ONLY $0.32 Each Starting 3/17! Starting 3/17, ShopRite has Kellogg’s Frosted Mini-Wheats Cereals and Kellogg’s Raisin Bran Cereal priced at only $1.99 In addition to this, we have a $0.50/1 Kellogg’s coupon to print.

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Green Initiatives by Agera Energy

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Agera Energy is a top-rated natural gas and electricity company from New York and was recently recognized for its laudable efforts in making its headquarters a green office environment. The eco-friendly improvements made by this energy company are important in that they have the potential to encourage other major companies to do the same. This will have a massive impact on the overall carbon footprint of big companies in the energy sector.

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