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Top 5 lessons learned from an under $5,000 complete kitchen remodel
Top 5 lessons learned from an under $5,000 complete kitchen remodel Homes & Real Estate January 4, 2016
Ok, I'll admit it, we're still finishing up the kitchen. Things take a bit longer when you've got a 3…
For every $1 spent, you’ll need $300 more in retirement
For every $1 spent, you’ll need $300 more in retirement Money & Credit November 5, 2015
Ok, I'll be honest. Saving for retirement is tough to get excited about. It's so very far away. It feels…
How to change your own brakes
How to change your own brakes Cars September 3, 2015
There are 253 million cars registered in the United States. That is 253 million vehicles that need oil changes, tune…
5 Ways To Trick Yourself Into Spending Less
5 Ways To Trick Yourself Into Spending Less Money & Credit June 19, 2015
Saving money is important. Everyone knows this, but few make it a habit. We all know that we need to…
6 Reasons Why Budgeting Is Easier Than You Think
6 Reasons Why Budgeting Is Easier Than You Think Money & Credit May 9, 2015
Ok, let's play a game. Close your eyes. Wait, no, keep reading, but imagine you are closing your eyes. Now,…
How to teach your kids about money
How to teach your kids about money Money & Credit June 10, 2014
Kids and money. Two things that don't go together like ketchup and chocolate. At least, that's the feeling I get…