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Frugal Feature: When Should You Hire a Child Custody Lawyer

February 6, 2020

Today’s frugal feature is written by a guest contributor.  For anyone that’s experiencing the tumult of a divorce, knowing when and how to call in for backup can be an additional stress.  Lawyers aren’t cheap, but we hope this article is helpful to help manage cost.  It is tough for a couple to decide child custody after going through a rough phase of divorce. It…

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The 8 Things I Don’t Spend Money On

January 25, 2020

There are some things I will NOT spend money on, even when I’m not trying to save $20,000 to pay for our wedding.  I’ve been frugal for years as a means of necessity, but old habits stay strong with me.  I find that there are a few things that really pain me to spend money on, so I avoid them if ever possible…. to me,…

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Don’t Have A Blue Christmas!  How To Reclaim The Joy of the Holidays On A Budget

November 25, 2019

All year, we play the comparison game between ourselves, our colleagues, siblings, friends and neighbors.  The holidays roll around and it doesn’t get any better. It can easily feel like we have to put our money where our mouth is in terms of the financial insecurities we may be hiding. First, Be Real About Your Finances Yes, this may seem like a trick- isn’t it…

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Top 15 DIY Frugal Fall Decor Crafts

October 5, 2019

Although it is with a heavy heart I put away my beach themed pillows and watermelon colored dishware, I have to admit that decorating for fall is by far the most fun. Before the overload of Santa Clauses hits you like a ton of bricks, the autumn-inspired decor items can offer a more subtle, yet beautiful, seasonal touch to any room. Whether I’m picking up…

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How To Do Valentine’s Day on a Budget

January 19, 2019

Valentine’s Day can be expensive, and in an odd way- it can make such a romantic holiday feel really cheap with the rampant commercialism and the cliché marketing geared to make us want to spend.  Celebrating Valentine’s Day on a budget may seem unromantic, but it can be sweet without having to stress about your credit bill later.  If you’re not looking for gift guides…

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