25 Ways to Find Money for Your Emergency Fund

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Follow these three action steps and the list of ideas below to find the cash for your fund. Now it’s time to FIND THE MONEY! 25 Ways to Find Money for your Emergency Fund. To kick start your emergency fund savings, take the next 31 days and challenge yourself to find $1000.

Target Cheap Finds 3/22 – 3/28

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Use one 50% Off Reynolds Bakeware Non-Stick Pie Pan 9 inch w/lid Target Cartwheel Offer (deducts $2). Use one 50% Off New Dasani Drops Infusions 1.9 Use one $1.50/1 V8 Protein Shake 4 pk. or – Use $1.50/1 V8 Protein Shake 4 pk. Use one 40% Off V8 Protein Bars 6 ct Target Cartwheel Offer (deducts $2.52). Use one $1.50/1 V8 Protein Shake 4 pk. or – Use $1.50/1 V8 Protein Shake 4 pk. target cheap finds 3 22 3 28.

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Use Google ‘Find My iphone / Android’ To Find Any Lost Phone

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Last year, in 2015, Google launched a feature that displays a map showing your Android phone’s current location when you search for “find my phone.” ” There is something even better to talk about: Google is now introducing another way to look for missing devices that sounds especially useful for absent-minded users. You can still remotely sign out of a Gmail account if you have an iPhone, but the page instructs you to visit iCloud.com to find it.

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My Best Garage Sale Finds

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If you keep your head and are persistent, you can find many things you want or need, all in near perfect condition, for a fraction of the cost with NO TAXES due. Garage sales take time, you have to hit quite a few before you find the item you want or need. If you are in more of a hurry, find a thrift store instead. But, find one in a high end neighborhood, one where the store sorts through the donations to select only the best. My best finds. I love a bargain.

10 Ideas to Find Cash for Christmas

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The season of family, faith, food and…shopping… collective sigh… The spending part of Christmas can get crazy, so I’ve come up with a list of last minute ideas to find some extra cash for your Christmas spending. I use this spreadsheet. Whether you are scrambling to find money for gifts OR you could just use some extra cash this season, my hope is that this list of ideas (many we’ve done ourselves) helps you find some cash for Christmas.

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Why I Use Cash

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As I read financial blogs, I find that a lot of bloggers seem to like to pay for everything with their credit card. Here is why I use cash in certain situations. He tried to find an ATM, there wasn’t one close by. You don’t get the ‘credit card hangover’ Although we enjoy the convenience of shopping online and do use credit cards to do so, we hate it when the bill comes for something we have already used up or given as a gift.

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Why Use Cash?

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Back in my teens and early twenties, Mom used to yell at me about not carrying enough cash. Either I would be walking or using my last quarter in the pay phone to call home and beg someone to come get me. As an adult, I use both cash and credit as well as checks. If I buy anything online, I use credit. I do use cash mainly for transactions of $50 or less as I don’t like to carry around a lot of loot (except when on vacation)! Lots of folks still use cash.

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20 Uses For Lavender Oil

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Each oil has so many different uses but I wanted to let you know of a few uses for lavender oil. There are many wonderful ways to use Lavender Oil and I have listed some of my favorites. I hope you find a way below to use yours. 20 Uses For Lavender Oil. Cuts – Use Lavender oil on a cut to stop bleeding, clean wound, and kill bacteria. Bug Bites – Just use a dab strain on the bite. What is your favorite way to use Lavender Oil?

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Shop Thrift or Consignment Stores | 31 Days to Find $1000

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In the month of October, my challenge will be to find $1000. Mondays thru Saturdays in October, I will have ideas to help you find $1000 too. On Sundays, we’ll meet here to catch our breath, and let everyone know how we’re finding our $1000. I regularly find brand name clothing in like new condition at a fraction of the retail price. Some of my favorite finds: Calvin Klein jeans that FIT LIKE A GLOVE. Do you have a problem buying used?

Thrifty Finds: Snow Gear

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Brand new, size 3, girls snow boots and gently used black overall snow pants in size 6. What great thrifting finds have you found lately? Winters in central PA. It’s never consistent. When the northeast gets pounded with snow, we either get walloped or we miss the excitement completely.

Fab Find: Aloha Collection

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Bonus: They’re cute enough to use as a clutch, so you can keep your fancy handbag at home. This summer we discovered a new favorite accessory; Aloha Collection pouches. Their lightweight 100% coated Tyvek® splash-proof pouches keep everything dry, so there’s no more worrying about your cash, cell or cosmetics getting water damage when your BFF’s brother practices his canon balls at the pool.

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Publix Cheap Finds 5/11 or 5/12 Ad

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Publix Cheap Finds this week. Here are all your top deals starting this Wednesday (or Thursday, depending on your area), — with the top coupons to use to get the best savings ! The post Publix Cheap Finds 5/11 or 5/12 Ad appeared first on Coupons Do Work! Shopping at Publix? 0.55/2 Barilla Pronto Pasta on sale $.88. 0.50/2 General Mills Fruit Snacks on sale $1.49. 0.50/2 Betty Crocker Suddenly Salad on sale $1.15.

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Find out how Richard paid off $40,000 of debt

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Of course, the British climate isn’t always kind, but I’m pleased to say the weather recently has been glorious and I’ve been making full use of it! Career-wise while I studied biology at university I came out to find very few opportunities in my field. I sort of fell into a retail job just to make ends meet while I figured out what to do, only to find myself “typecast” into this role for the next 10 years, moving from one demanding position to another.

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Using Nature’s Bounty

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I loved the idea of learning how to churn butter, weave, make candles, and use the bounty of nature as our forefathers and mothers did. To this day, I love to experiment with using alternative methods and products – and nature’s bounty, to help supply our needs. Today, the wilderness does not provide our food and material, but there are still ways to increase your knowledge and practice of self-sufficiency and use the bounty of nature, should you desire to do so.

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25 Ways to Find Money for Your Emergency Fund

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Follow these three action steps and the list of ideas below to find the cash for your fund. We use an online account like, Capital One 360 (my referral link). Now it’s time to FIND THE MONEY! 30 Ways to Find Money for your Emergency Fund. Look for money within your budget and find creative ways to earn extra money. A great way to start is to ask your Facebook friends for recommendations and then start calling around based on what you find.

Fab Find: Gemelli Jewelry

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Showcasing fall trends like fringe, seen here in the Party Fringe Earrings in Silver ($60), and natural gemstones and features, like the Lapis Feather Necklace ($86) and Bar Bracelet in Labradorite ($62), Gemelli Jewelry’s founder, Claire Morgan, uses materials directly from the world around us and crafts them into beautifully designed jewelry for less. The post Fab Find: Gemelli Jewelry appeared first on The LV Guide.

Sell Your Unused Video Games | 31 Days to Find $1000

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In the month of October, my challenge will be to find $1000. Mondays thru Saturdays in October, I will have ideas to help you find $1000 too. On Sundays, we’ll meet here to catch our breath, and let everyone know how we’re finding our $1000. Hopefully, someone who will use it. I have started a 31 Days to Find $1000 Pinterest board where I’ll be posting ideas all month long. 31 Days to Find $1000 Thrifting

Our Guide To Finding The Right Loan Provider In A Financial Emergency

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In this article, we will be providing you with insight into how you can find the right loan provider in a financial emergency. Should you find that you have a poor credit score, you will have to change the lender that you are looking to apply from. By finding a lender that is registered with the FCA and has the licences needed to lend the money securely. The post Our Guide To Finding The Right Loan Provider In A Financial Emergency appeared first on Prairie Eco-Thrifter.

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Finding a Balance Between Good Enrichment Activities and Overscheduling

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Just like most things in life, it’s important to find balance. Finding the Balance. As with many things in life, the key is finding balance. Figure out what is the best use of your time as a family, and decide how you can build meaningful relationships with each other, even with the activities. The post Finding a Balance Between Good Enrichment Activities and Overscheduling appeared first on Prairie Eco-Thrifter.

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Organic Beauty Finds

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Here are the latest beauty finds we’re loving! Did you know the average woman uses 168 chemicals in her daily routine? It’s so hard to find something that soothes, moisturizes, smells good, and is made of raw ingredients. Their products are designed to make our skin as healthy as possible using organic, sustainable ingredients straight from the source. The post Organic Beauty Finds appeared first on The LV Guide.

10 Ways to Find Cash for your Summer Vacation

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My husband and I even use the drive time to our destination as time to talk through any goals, issues or other plans. Hopefully these ideas will give you the inspiration you need to find the cash for your summer vacation. 10 Ways to Find Cash for Your Summer Vacation. Follow the same principle that we use to pay for yearly expenses. Are you dreaming of a summer vacation? Me too!

Plan a Low Heat Challenge | 31 Days to Find $1000

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In the month of October, my challenge will be to find $1000. Mondays thru Saturdays in October, I will have ideas to help you find $1000 too. On Sundays, we’ll meet here to catch our breath, and let everyone know how we’re finding our $1000. I’m not complaining because we haven’t used the air conditioner since early August during a two week heat spell. 31 Days to Find $1000 Green Living

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Eat Dinner at Home & SAVE! | 31 Days to Find $1000

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In the month of October, my challenge will be to find $1000. Mondays thru Saturdays in October, I will have ideas to help you find $1000 too. On Sundays, we’ll meet here to catch our breath, and let everyone know how we’re finding our $1000. As much as I HATE this challenge, eating at restaurants is starting to get really expensive for my family of four and we always use some type of coupon. Always use a coupon. 31 Days to Find $1000

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Finding Motivation When You Have None

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Even if you’re not competitive with somebody, you can use them as inspiration, which is also very motivating. Find Your Time I am extremely motivated to do certain things, such as blogging and exercising, at certain times of the day or week. I struggle with finding the motivation, my mind wanders, and I chastise myself for not getting it done. Bust Out of a Financial Rut At different times in our life, for one reason or another, we find ourselves in a rut.

Don’t Throw that Away! Save Money By Finding New Uses For Old Items

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Save Money By Finding New Uses For Old Items. Our elders knew how to get the most use out of everything they owned and you can do the same. Here are some ways you can save money by finding new uses for old items. Put them in the freezer for future use. Put your soap chips to use; Soap chips were never thrown away by your elders, they were used in many different ways. Use mesh fruit bags for laundry. Don’t Throw that Away!

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Day 18: 9 Easy Places to Find Grocery Coupons

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The good news is that coupons are very easy to find and you don’t need to spend loads of time clipping them to slash your grocery spending. A store coupon can be used only at that particular store offering the coupon. A Manufacturer coupon is offered from a particular brand and can be used at most stores. 9 Places to Find Grocery Coupons. The Sunday paper is number one on this list, since it is the most popular place to find coupons.

30+ Ways to Use Leftover Halloween Candy

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Looking for ways to use leftover Halloween Candy? In the past, what wasn’t chosen to be eaten was given away to friends whose kids have long grown, but this year, I have this list of ways to use leftover Halloween candy up my sleeve. 30 Ways to Use Leftover Halloween Candy. Uses a variety of mini candy bars. Halloween candy used: candy corn. Uses a variety of candy. Uses peanut butter cups, but can substitute with your favorite candy bars.

Cash In Your Loose Change | 31 Days to Find $1000

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In the month of October, my challenge will be to find $1000. Mondays thru Saturdays in October, I will have ideas to help you find $1000 too. On Sundays, we’ll meet here to catch our breath, and let everyone know how we’re finding our $1000. Do you save your change or do you use change regularly? Check out my 31 Days to Find $1000 Pinterest board where I’ll be updating daily through out October. 31 Days to Find $1000

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Fab Find: Chatbooks

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Enter Chatbooks , an easy-to-use, affordable app that quickly turns your photos into beautiful photo books. Use code “LVGUIDE” to receive your first Chatbook free (good for first book free in an ongoing series–hardcover or softcover!). The post Fab Find: Chatbooks appeared first on The LV Guide. We all love taking photos and sharing them on Instagram, but what do you do with the pics after you post?

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How I Use Pinterest for Meal Planning

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I like to try at least one new recipe each week and Pinterest is the only search engine I really use for recipes. (I When dinner prep time rolls around, I log on to Pinterest and find the pin on my Dinner This Week board and click over to the recipe. Do you find yourself using Pinterest instead of Google for searching the web? Meal planning is #1 way that I save money on groceries.

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How to Get a FREE Gym Membership | 31 Days to Find $1000

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In the month of October, my challenge will be to find $1000. Mondays thru Saturdays in October, I will have ideas to help you find $1000 too. On Sundays, we’ll meet here to catch our breath, and let everyone know how we’re finding our $1000. I’m not a big proponent of canceling a gym membership if you USE it; I believe it’s an investment in your health. Do you use the gym? 31 Days to Find $1000 Family Healthy Living

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Free Finding Dory DVD

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Free Finding Dory DVD. Visit Walmart through TopCashback, pre-order one Finding Dory DVD while it’s priced at $19.96 Please note: the Finding Dory DVD will not ship until on or after the November 15, 2016 release date. Be sure not to terminate the credit/debit card used for your transaction prior to then otherwise the retailer will cancel the order (thus the $21.95 If they haven’t used TopCashback before, ask them to sign up here.

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6 Places to Find Inexpensive Organic Cotton Clothing

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Non-organic cotton is one of the most toxic crops to grow, as it uses more than 25 percent of the world’s pesticides – more than any other single agricultural product. With some research and know-how, one can find organic cotton clothing at reasonable prices that most of us can afford. This method of pest control for cotton incorporates many different toxic chemicals, most of which have been determined to be carcinogenic to humans and animals.

Fab Find: Happy Habitat

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When not in use, versatile designs add a splash of modern flair to the back of any sofa or a pop of pattern tossed at the bottom of a bed or crib. There is so much to love about Happy Habitat it’s nearly impossible to know where to begin! Founder Karlie Kaneda left her career in HR to start this delightful brand with a lens on sustainability and focus on whimsically designed textiles that are a feast for the eyes.

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My 2 Favorite Uses for Apple Cider Vinegar

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For many years I thought vinegar was only used for cooking, I would have never guessed it could be used for anything else. I never knew what apple cider vinegar was used for, I mean apple cider vinegar just always sounded like a weird product to me. Not only did I find other uses for vinegar but I also found many many uses for apple cider vinegar and I had to try them. My 2 Favorite Uses for Apple Cider Vinegar.

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Save Money: Buy These 7 Items Used

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If you want to save money, one of the best options is to buy used. Not only can buying something second-hand help you save money, but it also reduces the amount of resources that you use. Buying used is one way to increase the sustainability of your life. Before you buy new, consider whether or not you can save money — and the earth — by purchasing the following items used: Electronics. There are many consumer electronics items that you can purchase used.

Find out how Lydia & her Husband Paid off $36,000 in Debt in 2 Years

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I ended up spending the remainder of my pregnancy using a cane. Today’s Debt Free Story is from Lydia. She blogs about living a limitless life on a limited budget at Frugal Debt Free Life. Tell us about you and your family. Where are you from? What do you and your spouse do for a living? What are your hobbies? Include anything that you’d like to add to give the reader an idea about your personality.

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Find out How Brian & His Wife Paid off $109,000 in Credit Card Debt

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We used the debt snowball technique to help build momentum. We cut up our credit cards and never used them again. I used to handle it, but today it’s a joint discussion. You can find Brian on Twitter @DebtDiscipline. Today’s Debt Free Story is from Brian. He writes at Debt Discipline about about how his family of 5 deals with money, budgets and debt. Tell us about you and your family. Where are you from? What do you and your spouse do for a living?

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Find out how Deacon & his Wife Paid off $52,000 of Debt in 18 Months

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I cancelled my gym membership because I rarely used it. We also used the cash envelope system for our variable expenses which helped keep us from overspending on categories like groceries and entertainment. I used to just buy whatever I wanted regardless of the price. This is where you list your debts smallest to largest and use all of you extra cash to tackle the smallest balance while making minimum payments on the rest. Today’s Debt Free Story is from Deacon.

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Using One Natural Cleaner To Clean Everything

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The next time you find yourself standing in front of thousands of bottles of toxic cleaners, really consider what you need to clean. Other than some bleach, which some people choose to use in their homes, a good all-purpose cleaner cleans everything from the bathroom to the counter tops to the windows, so there is no need to buy specialty products to do each one of those places. It’s what I use in the shower in place of regular soap and shampoo.)

8 Great Things that You Can Find at Thrift Stores

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Most people think clothes when they think about what a thrift shop sells, but these shops often sell a number of other things that people can use in their day to day lives. Established flea markets (the ones that are in permanent buildings and are open year round) are good places to find a variety of things as well. Here are eight categories of items that you can find at many thrift stores. You can often find guy’s accessories too like ties and suspenders.

Find out how Jessica & Her Husband Paid off $175,000 of Debt

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At first we did it anyway we could find! We saved any that we could from my husbands checks, we sold things from around the house on craigslist and ultimately we started taking everything we earned from our photography business which was a normal part of income for us and used it all on debt. But with determination, a behavior change, and acting your wage you will find that it comes much easier than you thought. Today’s Debt Free Story is from Jessica.

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Fab Find: Love & Pieces Jewelry

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The use of natural stones and pearls in her work has us wanting every single piece. The post Fab Find: Love & Pieces Jewelry appeared first on The LV Guide. Love & Pieces is an online fashion jewelry boutique that is lovingly curated with contemporary styles, bohemian chic pieces, and unique statement jewelry all in one place.