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Saving money on groceries

When you hit the grocery store for your weekly or monthly shop you know how quickly the trolley piles up and the bill rises. Saving money on groceries is one of the easiest ways to cut back on expenses, but it’s not always feasible to save on items you may feel are essential. Instead of… Continue Reading

Saving Money on Textbooks

Planning a student’s budget, especially on financial aid, is tough. Techniques for making your money last often focus on things like not eating in restaurants, making your own coffee at home, shopping at second hand stores and soon. One of the biggest expenditures of a college education, though, is your required texts for courses. The… Continue Reading

How Lists Help Us

“Make a list.”  That’s what I said to my wife recently when she was feeling a bit overwhelmed.  With my recent annual bonus, we had decided to give ourselves a bonus too.  We, as I am sure many people do, give ourselves a monthly allowance or fun money.  So, when the bonus satisfied all pressing… Continue Reading

Smart Tactics for Every Consumer

Researching, Avoiding Emotional Spending and More Are you considering a large purchase or investment? Do you need more (or some) money left at the end of each month? When is the best time to make – or not make – a purchase? Consider these smart tactics for every consumer: Set a limit on discretionary expenditures.… Continue Reading

Habits of Successful eCommerce Store Owners

It can be challenging to run a successful eCommerce business, but you can take inspiration from others who have successfully started and run such businesses. Success only comes from hard work and discipline. Sometimes the discipline is in cultivating particular habits that make it more likely you will succeed. Understand Your Business Goals and Vision… Continue Reading

Visual Calorie Infograph

This is a pretty sweet (no pun intended) infograph that tells a story of calories. Some of that story includes what your body would do if you consumed 68 hot dogs in ten minutes…yuck! This infographic is brought to you by QuickQuid. Continue Reading

Home Improvement Without Breaking the Bank

One of the “perks” of home ownership is the responsibility for repairs and improvement. On the one hand, this can be great, because you have control over what you do. The colors are all your choice, the styles are uniquely yours. On the other hand, though, you can’t just call your landlord to come fix… Continue Reading

Strapped for Cash? Have No Fear

Do you absolutely need cash right now? What is it that you need cash for? Is it your car payment? Your home mortgage? Or is it something a little less important? Before you just start trying to dig up cash fast, it’s important to know the difference between a want and a need. The options… Continue Reading