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Best ways to save money for your family! From clothing, foods to goods

Does Gardening Save You Money?

Does Gardening Save You Money?

Can gardening save you money?  We are all looking for ways to save money and eat healthier.  For you, that might include starting to grow your own garden.  But can you really save money by growing your own vegetables?  At first glance, it might seem like you are investing more money into a garden.  Think …

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900 Canadian SIN compromised by Heartbleed

Your Social Insurance Number May Be Stolen by Heartbleed: What Can You Do?

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) Announced that 900 SIN (Social insurance number) were compromised due to that Heartbleed! That’s HUGE! SIN is the backbone of the North American society, you need for everything: work, loans, job, tax filing!! Having a SIN stolen can lead to identity theft, unwanted debt, unwanted records, loss of job: a …

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Redeem Your AIR MILES Rewards for Cash at Iris!

With six pairs of glasses, our eye-wear budget is outrageous! We spent over $1,000 in eye-wear products this fall alone! So when I heard that AIR MILES Canada and Iris the Visual Group- were partnering together, I was ecstatic! As an AIR MILES collector, I could not be more happy. It means that every time I go to an Iris eye-wear specialist, I can earn reward miles and also redeem them.

Can Hybrid Vehicles Save Money?

Do Hybrid Vehicles Save Money?

This post on whether Hybrid vehicles save money contains affiliate links. The demand for hybrid vehicles has been growing all over the world as more and more car buyers choose hybrid cars over conventional cars. Many car experts and enthusiasts claim that hybrid cars are the best option for budget car buyers that would like …

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Valentines Day Gifts for Her

Valentine’s Day Gifts for Her

Valentine’s Day gifts are always tough because many men just don’t know what to get their special lady. While there is nothing wrong with a dozen roses and some chocolates, wouldn’t you love to buy unique and creative Valentine’s Day gifts for her? Well, you don’t have to worry because the perfect gift for every …

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Many people are unaware that their credit card has several other great perks beside the one-swipe payment convenience? Sure there are many consumers who are aware of mileage rewards and the cash back allowance but there are still a few other benefits which they are not aware of that their card entitles them to.

7 Little Known Credit Card Perks

Many people are unaware that their credit card has several other great perks beside the one-swipe payment convenience? Sure there are many consumers who are aware of mileage rewards and the cash back allowance but there are still a few other benefits which they are not aware of that their card entitles them to. 7 …

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How to Save Money on Childcare

  Working moms often invest a huge amount of their earnings for child care. With the increasing numbers of working moms childcare centers or organizations are also demanding a high pay forcing many of them to search for alternatives. Here are few best ways to save money on childcare. Search for financial help from employers: …

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Stockpile: Does it save money?

My mother is a stockpile addict. She always said “You want to save money,  stockpile when items go on sale.”  She stockpiled everything – grocery, clothes, shoes, beauty products- everything she needed.  She had at least 6 months to a year’s worth of stockpile. I was raised on stockpiling and buying items on sale. When I …

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How To Save Money For Your Kids

It’s important to start teaching kids about money at an early age. Most of the time kids don’t understand the value of a dollar unless someone teaches them. It’s part of your parenting responsabilities to teach them how to save money. There are lots of ways you can get your kids to start saving money. Few suggestions on …

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Save money by living simple

Temptation is everywhere we go: advertisements, friends, neighbors, school! Every single move we make we are tempted. This can lead to overspending, debt and stress! It is making it harder for people who want to save money and live a simpler life. It takes a lot of courage to resist to all these temptations! How …

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Halloween Decorating on a Budget

Festive and frugal are two words that can easily go together when you’re thinking about holiday decorations. With Halloween coming up, there is a lot to think about: costumes for the kids, decorations for the house, and candy, of course.  Store-bought costumes are not cheap, and buying decorations at the store can really add up. …

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Save money on baby items

The little one will soon be arriving, and there is plenty to think about. There are a lot of expenses you are going to have to push into your budget, and there are lots of things to buy. However, a number of the items you buy will only be needed and used for a short …

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Stretch Your Dollar Further cutting on Innocent Expenses

It’s the little foxes that kill the vineyard. In other words, its rarely the major things that keep us from achieving a goal; instead, it’s the small things. In personal finance, this is definitely true. Especially in the realm of personal spending habits and expenses. Read more 

How to plan a frugal road trip

Vintage Ad #1203-This Cheap Hotel Does Not Compute – Ntnl Geo July 1978 by jbcurio/flickrTraveling may seem like an indulgence you just can’t afford. But there are ways you can cut corners without sacrificing fun. Here are some tips to help make your upcoming trip both frugal and fabulous. Join an Auto Club If you need …

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Cut Your Insurance Costs

Insurance is one of the most valuable things you can have these days, and there are many types available. Home, health, and auto insurance are all important types of insurance to carry if you want to protect you and your belongings.  There are certain things you can do to cut your insurance costs.  READ MORE

How to Cut Your Insurance Costs

Insurance is one of the most valuable things you can have these days, and there are many types available. Home, health, and auto insurance are all important types of insurance to carry if you want to protect you and your belongings. The problem is you may be paying more than you need to be for your insurance …

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Choosing a car on a budget

Let’s face it most of us need a car to get around in life. Whether it be for driving to work every morning or picking up our children from school. Since the economy is harsh, and we are all lacking money it’s hard to afford a lasting car. As a result of this economic downfall …

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Sorry Kids, it’s expensive!! We need to stick to the budget

As parents of two, we found ourselves wrestling for financial discipline when it comes to our children. We set up a monthly budget, we try to stick to it but when it comes to our kids, we ignore our common sense and we say yes to the expensive juice at the hockey arena, or to the unhealthy snack at the supermarket. We find it hard to say always No to our kid’s endless lists.

Toddler’s Clothing Tips

  Dressing a toddler should be a pleasant thing but it could be time consuming, exhausting and expensive because toddler clothing sizes can be tricky. They typically go by the child’s age and can be recognized for the “T” that follows the number. However, just because your child is 3 years old, doesn’t mean he is going to …

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