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Is Your College Student Packing Heat?

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Have a teen getting ready to head off to college? Whether you hate the idea of your child living among armed peers, or if you see guns as necessary for protection, you'll definitely want to know which schools allow students to carry guns. If you're going to put your hard-earned dollars into your child's education, you want them to make it through college in one piece.Read the rest...

Five Heavenly Pillows and Where to Buy Them

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The definition of the best pillow can vary from person to person. Some people prefer pillows that their heads can sink into, while others like a little more support when they sleep. No matter what you personally like best, there are pillows of every shape and category that rise to the top of the list. The following five pillows range from foam to down, and they represent the highest quality pillows on the market today.
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Healthy Home Cleaning Guide: Resolve to Save Hundreds on Cleaning Products this Year

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One of my favorite things about frugal living is the synergy it often finds with green living. Many ways of saving money help reduce waste and pollution. One is to use only natural cleaning products. Not only is it good for the earth and your wallet, but it’s also healthier for your family. The chemicals left behind by many household cleaners can contribute to illness in those with sensitive systems. Using natural cleaners gives you one less danger to worry about.

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Money Saving Techniques for the Truly Hard Core

Some of us are a bit more committed to saving money than others. Sometimes we go the extra mile from necessity; sometimes we are just control freaks. If you want others to think of you as the Frugal Fannie who uses both sides of the toilet paper or the frugal fellow who pinches Mr. Lincoln until he screams, here are a few tips to help you become a truly hard-core money saver.Read the rest...

Money-saving Tips for the New Year: Declutter Now, Sell Later

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The end of the year is an ideal time to clear out your clutter for several reasons. Many jobs offer extra time off during December so that everyone can enjoy the holidays with family. You've probably been putting off the deep cleaning until you have more time, right? The extra time you are given in late December is perfect for clearing out all of that stuff you've been meaning to get rid of. The weather at the end of the year also cooperates with cleaning out the house. It is usually cold and rainy, so you are stuck inside anyway. You can make a game out of clearing each room one day at a time while you are waiting for the weather to get better.Read the rest...

Keep Holiday Keepsakes Beautiful by Storing them Properly

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The excitement of setting up the Christmas tree and decorating the house somehow never seems to stick around when it's time to take everything down and pack it away again. How you store your special Christmas ornaments will have a direct impact on how long they last and how easy they are to use when it is time to decorate again.Read the rest...

Ten Shopping Tips You MUST Teach Your Children

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Part of being a parent is teaching your children how to handle money responsibly. You can begin teaching your kids how to make the most of their money every time you go to the store together. Talk with your children about the everyday things that you do to make every dollar stretch as far as possible.Read the rest...

Can getting more sleep save you money? Probably!

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if you aren't getting at least eight hours of uninterrupted sleep every night, you may be costing yourself money. Even if you are spending those sleepless hours working from home, the extra money you make now will probably not be enough to cover the expensive problems that can result from sleep deprivation. Forgetfulness, overeating, falling asleep at work, and many other symptoms can be tough on your finances eventually. Taking the time to make sure you get plenty of rest at night will make you more productive at work.Read the rest...

Romantic, No Longer practical, But Still Neat-O Ways to Save money

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In tough economic times, people start to think about different ways to save money. The more difficult it is to make ends meet, the more drastic the money-saving ideas tend to be. Just a few decades ago, everyone made the majority of their food on their own. Wouldn't it be nice to go back to the days of growing your own vegetables and drinking fresh milk from your own dairy cow? The idea is really impractical in our modern age, but it's fun to imagine.Read the rest...

BPA on Receipts! Cause to Panic?

If you are a financially responsible person, then you probably take every receipt you are given and keep it in your purse or wallet until you decide to go through your receipts. You’ll probably keep the important ones you need, and throw the rest away. However, this practice could be tainting your money and the other items that encounter your receipts with BPA. Bisphenol A, abbreviated as BPA, has been found to have the potential to cause a number of health issues such as cancer and possible birth defects in developing fetuses and young children.Read the rest...