Q&A | Kids, Marriage, and Money

The Frugal Girl

Mr. FG and I both have fun money accounts. We do not have to consult each other about fun money spending; it’s our own individual decision. And we have an agreement that if one of us wants something rather selfish/frivolous, it needs to come out of the fun money accounts.

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The Power of Money

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Why is money so important? Money has taken on a role bigger than just trade. Money has power. Money has the power to get you out of bed everyday. I order to do so, we must earn money (at least most of us must). Earning money usually means going to a business or job and performing some needed service. So, to get the money, you set that alarm and drag yourself out of bed to go to work. Money has the power to make you learn new things.

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20 Ways To Save Money

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If you are like me, you are always looking for ways to save money. You can save money in so many different ways from food, entertainment to travel and so much more. Personally, I do many of these to save money and the benefits are wonderful. I have found many ways to help you save money from other bloggers in this roundup. Save Money On Groceries Without Coupons. How To Save Money at Restaurants. How To Save Money On Clothing.

Saving Money on Home Heating

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Saving money on home heating starts with preventing heating loss. Although it may cost you more money than doing it yourself, by insulating your home right the first time it will save you more money over the long run. Is there any way to prevent heat loss and save money on your home heating bill? Did you know that curtains can do wonders for helping you save money on your heating bill? The post Saving Money on Home Heating appeared first on Prairie Eco-Thrifter.

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Money tips from Mom

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Mom was a teacher by trade and she taught me some of her money-isms. Here are money tips from my Greatest Generation Era Mom. Even Warren Buffett ‘knows where the money is coming from’ for every investment he plans on making (I went to the 2014 Berkshire-Hathaway meeting where he made this statement). Save your ‘savings’ You aren’t saving money if you spend less on something and buy something else with the ‘savings’!

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Identify Your Money Motivations

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When you are trying to improve your financial situation, one of the moves to make is to change the way you spend money. However, addressing the symptoms of your money choices isn’t likely to result in long-term changes. Instead, it’s important to figure out your money motivations. Why do you spend money on the things that you buy? What do you actually want to use money for? What I found fascinating was the introduction of money personalities.

Make Money Your Hobby

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Those books, Kiyosaki’s Rich Dad, Poor Dad , Ecker’s The Millionaire Mind , Orman’s Money Book for the Young, Fabulous, and Broke , among others, became the catalyst for a brand new personal hobby… money. Money stopped being a burden and became a hobby, something I enjoyed and thrived on- literally. I wonder what would happen if more people adopted the money hobby. Let’s say your big goal is to save up enough money to move to the big city and pursue your dream career.

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Ways To Earn Money Taking Surveys

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Here are 5 ways to Earn Money Taking Surveys. More ways to make money doing surveys. Make Money make money surveysThis post may contain affiliate links or sponsored content, read our Disclosure Policy. Do you enjoy taking online surveys? I use a few of these and earn a little each month or receive rewards. If you love taking surveys, I recommend checking a few of these out. Panda Research – Participate in Offers and Surveys with Panda Research and Get Paid.

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Money Anxiety. Let It Go.

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There’s a lot of anxiety around money- not having enough, worrying it will run out, keeping it safe, etc. When I worked as a singer on a cruise ship, I made more money than I ever had before. Rather than letting myself become overwhelmed by money anxiety every time a show closes, I live my life in a way that allows me to be prepared for unemployment and inconsistent income at any time. In my opinion, that’s just the money anxiety talking. Money Tips

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Making Money Trading Penny Stocks

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When trying to make money in the stock market, whether it be via an online brokerage account or your Roth IRA , you might think the best way is to find established and reputable companies, research them and make long-term investments in their business. There is plenty of legitimate opportunity to make money from penny stocks, since they are pretty volatile. Day traders make their money by buying and selling spiking stocks at the right time each day. Money Tips

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How to recover after a money mistake: 7 tips

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My immediate reaction to a money mistake made by me. I wrote a tongue-in-cheek post a little while back called 5 Ways to Make Yourself Miserable After a Money Mistake , and a short answer to the above question would be: Do the opposite of all five of those things. Here’s what I try to do when I’ve made a money mistake. If you can’t return/resell/undo your money mistake, then it is done. Remind yourself of the good money things you’re doing.

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How To Save Money For Christmas

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If your like me, you are always looking for ways on how to save money for the Holidays. How To Save Money For Christmas. These are the tips that we use on how to save money for Christmas. How to save money before Christmas. Deposit into your Savings Account – Another ways you can save money for Christmas is to deposit some money into your savings account. How to save money when shopping for Christmas.

How to Save Money on Groceries

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Looking for ways to save money on groceries? How to Save Money on Groceries. That is a lot of money, so I plan our meals. The freezer can be an important tool to saving money at the grocery store and it’s not just for saving leftovers. Freezer cooking sessions: This wildly popular cooking technique saves time and money by setting aside a time to prepare a lot of meals at once. This is my most favorite way to save money on groceries.

Should You Accept Family Money?

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When I was a young adult, out of college and into my first years of marriage, I cringed at the thought of getting money from my parents. I thought there would be ‘strings’ attached to the use of the money. Lets explore the topic of parents giving money to grown offspring. Why do parents want to give adult offspring money? Providing college money can help cushion that murky time between high school graduation and fully leaving the nest. Money Tips

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Saving Money on Renovations

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While I wouldn’t recommend doing things that obviously need a professional, such as plumbing and electrical work, there are many things that you can do to save money on your renovations. If you plan to renovate your kitchen, doing the demo of the old one yourself and removing the old fixtures and cabinets can save money, because the contractor won’t have to do it for you. Doing what you can yourself can save a ton of money. Money Tips

Money Savings Apps That You Should Have!

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Money Savings Apps That You Should Have! As we are facing challenging times right now, we wanted to offer you some information and suggestions on several money savings apps. Many of these applications allows us to save money without clipping coupons, unlock your rebate and shop.

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top 5 money makers this week 6/12 – 6/18

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The post top 5 money makers this week 6/12 – 6/18 appeared first on Coupons Do Work! Retail Deals / Coupons american idol top money makers billboard top money makers top internet money makers top money makers in network marketing top money makers in the world top money makers music top money makers on ebay top money makers on youtube top money makers this week top moneymakers this week

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4 Free Frugal Living eBooks to Get You Saving Money

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I really wish I had know about saving money and being frugal back when my kids where little. I am pretty sure I would have saved a lot of money and had the money for others things that might have been needed or wanted. It’s amazing how things have changed, we now have the internet and ebooks to teach us all the things we need or want to learn, such has Frugal Living and how to save money. . 4 Free Frugal Living eBooks to Get You Saving Money.

5 Essential Money Tips for Newlyweds

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As you begin to navigate the waters of newlywed finances, here are 5 money tips that can help you out: 1. Get to the Bottom of Your Money Motivations. First of all, it’s important to get to the bottom of your money motivations. Share things you like spending money on (things vs. experiences), as well as your reasons for some of the money decisions that you make. Set Regular Money Check Ups. All of the worn-out money advice still applies.

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Marriage and Money: 5 Tips To Reduce the Money Arguments

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I'm participating in Women’s Money Week which is about encouraging women to speak up about money, take control of our finances, and reshape our financial future. Women’s Money Week will run from March 5th-11th, 2012 on WomensMoneyWeek.com — coinciding with International Women’s Day. Today's topic is Money and Relationships. We have an occasional squabble here and there, but I'll be very honest and upfront with you, we do not argue about money.

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Save Money on Rent

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Perhaps you don’t have enough money to get into your own house yet. You can save money on rent, I know because we got rent reductions. Here’s how we saved money on rent. To save some money, we asked the landlord if we could start a vegetable garden in the area outside our unit. How else can you save money while renting? What tips can you offer on saving money on the rent? 10 Easy Ways to Save Money. How to Save Money on Car Insurance.

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How Advertisers Part You and Your Money

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In my Grandma Rie’s Money Camp this year, I started teaching the grand kids about selling – how to do it and how advertisers sell to us. If an advertiser can make you feel a sense of urgency in making your purchase, they have a better chance of parting you and your money. Another trick to part you from your money is to offer something ‘free’, such as a buy one get one free offer, or a toy included in a cereal box. Money Tips

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Ways to Save Money in December

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I’m not advocating anyone to over-spend or buy things that we wouldn’t normally spend money on this month and holiday season, especially if we don’t have the funds. 7 Ways to Save Money in December. It’s gotten expensive with postage and the price of cards, and since we’re trying to save money and cut costs, I’ve stopped mailing them. The post Ways to Save Money in December appeared first on Family Balance Sheet.

Ways you can make money blogging

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Ways you can make money blogging. Are you a new blogger or are you someone looking to start a blog and want to find ways to make money as a blogger? I starting blogging back in 2002, I had no clue how to blog or even make money from blogging. Since then, I have started many other blogs, mostly personal, but it wasn’t until 2012 I wanted to learn how to blog to make money, and that is where this blog was born. You can make money blogging in many different ways!

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How Money Can Raise Your Stress Level

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Money is one of the leading causes of stress that many of us experience in our lives. I’ve experienced stress in my life because of money. However, most of us need money to survive. Here are some of the ways that money can raise your stress level — and what you can do about it. One of the biggest money-related stressors out there is debt. Rowling was terrified when she first started making so much money from the Harry Potter books.

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How To Save Money By Installing These Phone Apps

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If you are wanting to know how to save money on your next shopping trip you are going to want to check this out. Saving money can sometimes be hard to do if you do not have the tools you need while on the go. If you are always on the go and want to make sure you save money while out shopping, you are going to want to checkout these apps for your phone. How To Save Money By Installing These Phone Apps. Save money on your next purchase.

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Money and Life in Your Forties

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4 Things Your Child Can Do Instead of Going Immediately to… Benefit from My Financial Mistakes Benefits of Online College Courses 5 Tips for Adding Exercise to Your Day When You’re… 6 Ways to Improve Your Life in the Coming Year The post Money and Life in Your Forties appeared first on Prairie Eco-Thrifter. Money TipsMany people, approaching or in their forties, despair – thinking their life is over now that they are sooooo old.

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Do You Equate Money with Affection?

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One of the realities of our society is that, so often, money is a sign of status and legitimacy. ” Whether you are trying to placate a child or a partner, or whether you are just trying to show affection to a good friend, it’s tempting to just throw a lot of money at the situation in an effort to “prove” that you care. Money is the Easy Solution. The reality is that money is the easy solution. Money is often the easy solution. Money Tip

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Six Fall Money Savers

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Here are six things we do in the fall that help us save money by using what we have, being energy efficient or maintaining our stuff so it lasts longer. Not only does mulch save money on watering, but it comes for the price of labor for us. Save your plants over the winter and avoid spending more money in spring. Fall is a wonderful time of year – crisp cool days, blue skies, brilliant colored leaves. It brings relief from summer heat, football, and the start of school.

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Save Money Exercising

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You haven’t had time to pursue exercise and with holiday indulgences coming due on the credit card you don’t have spare money to buy a gym membership. How can you make sure you get the exercise you need but still save money doing so? Spend Money To Save Money. By continuing to exercise your body, you will save money in health costs over your lifetime (and feel better too!). What other ways do you save money exercising?

Warning: You’re Losing Money by Not Using Coupons

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Up until 2012, I was loosing LOTS of money by not using coupons , I had no clue how to use them. I got tired of spending so much money on groceries and I had to do something about it. Once I learned how to coupon and realized how much money I could save, I knew then, I would never stop cutting, clipping and printing coupons. Warning: You’re Losing Money by Not Using Coupons. Frugal Tips Save Money coupons

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Go Green, Save Money, Live Healthy

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Today we are going to learn how to go green, get healthy, and save money at the same time. If you want to save money on costs related to healthcare, exercising on a regular basis is a must. In turn, you will save lots of money by not having to shell out your hard-earned money on medication and doctor’s visits. Another great way to save some money, get healthy, and go green is by eating seasonally.

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Klip’em New Cashback Site – Save money and make money

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The money you earn will be deposited directly into your PayPal account, or you can choose to receive payment as an Amazon gift card. There is another cash back website to tell you about!!! It is called Klip’em.com and they offer unique savings on many brands. Also, new users will also receive a $2.00 bonus after the first receipt has been approved. The offers update often and there are limited quantities, so if you see an offer you fancy, snag it the moment you see it.

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Tips for Making Money with Airbnb

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However, it’s not just a way to save money when you travel. You can also make money when you rent a room or your whole apartment or house using Airbnb. If you are interested in using this as a money-maker, here are some tips for making the most of your experience: Create Your Airbnb Listing. If you want to get a little more money out of your listing, you need to offer amenities that people want. Part of making money with Airbnb is protecting yourself.

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How to Save Money by Downsizing

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This got me thinking some more about how to save money by downsizing. Downsizing my vehicle certainly has saved me money and will continue to do so for as long as I have the car. How much of it could you get rid of so you don’t need the space and would be able to downsize and save money? As well as downsizing your car and your house, what else can you think of where going smaller has the potential to save you money? Money Tips

WowApp Messenger : A Way to make money Texting – Review

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s This is an awesome App that you can chat AND make money! why not make money and chat? The post WowApp Messenger : A Way to make money Texting – Review appeared first on Coupons Do Work! Make Money make money make money online work from home jobsWhat Is WowApp? WowApp is a free mobile app available for both iOS and Android devices with the mission of helping everyone earn cash from activities that they currently do for free.

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10 Smart Tips to Save Money on Meat

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10 Smart Tips to Save Money on Meat. At Thanksgiving, Turkeys can be as low as 29 cents a pound and many grocery stores will offer a free turkey if you spend a certain amount of money within a time period. Do you have any additional tips to save money on meat? Kitchen Economics Saving Money - In the KitchenI’m on a mission to eat well and serve my family tasty food on our limited budget.

Make Money Blogging in 2016 – how I make a full income

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make money. Make money blogging, how to make money with a blog… how to make a full income with a blog.There are many ways and the good news is that it is super super easy! I have to be honest, just like most coupon bloggers, I would blog about my coupons and savings each week, I would post it on various blogs who had their “Friday Totals” as I was excited to share the news that I was saving money!

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Time Is Money. Or Is It?

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If time is money, then people who work more hours should make more money. Time is only money if that’s how you chose to structure your income, around an hourly rate. Each of us gets the same 24 hours, but we aren’t all making the same money. To escape the time is money paradigm, you have to be willing to be paid based on results rather than hours. However, the opportunity to break free of trading time for money also comes with significant risk.

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Yes Virginia, There is a Money Tree

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The proverbial saying ‘money doesn’t grow on trees’ is used by many a parent in denying some wished for item to their children. Well, kids, your parents lied to you – money does grow on trees. A money tree starts out growing slowly, so small at first that you don’t even think it is there. You have to give it space and time (lots of time) to grow into a huge money producer. ” How to grow your money tree.

Save Money: 10 Paper Products to Avoid

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In an effort over the years, to save money at the grocery store and reduce our waste, we’ve found reusable alternatives to many paper products, such as paper towels, paper napkins, storage. [[ This is a content summary only. Green Living Kitchen Economics Saving Money - In the Kitchen

10 Money-Saving Instant Pot Recipes!

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It not only helps me cook up unique and delicious recipes, it enables me to easily make large batches of them, saving me time and money every week. To save even more money, you can always make your own potatoes first rather than buying the packaged ones. Instead of spending money on take-out, this is an awesome alternative. The post 10 Money-Saving Instant Pot Recipes! DIY Grocery instant pot money savings Recipes

Designate a Family Office Manager | Marriage & Money

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The FOM might manage the household money, but shouldn’t be considered the controller of the money. Money and marriage is a joint responsibility between the two spouses (at least in our home). My husband and I have equal footing when it comes to money decisions, even though my husband is still the bread winner. Do we have enough money for Christmas gifts? The FOM might manage the money, but they don’t control the money.

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