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Nifty, Thrifty Valentine

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Make it a Valentine’s Day to remember by breaking from tradition without breaking the bank. These money saving tips show that the best recipe for a cheap and fun valentine’s day is equal parts creativity and love. Homemade cards The first ever Valentine’s Day message was sent in 1477 by a Miss Margery Brews to John Paston, and within it she described her beau as “my right well beloved Valentine”. Still today, there’s nothing simpler yet more meaningful than a homemade card.  It’s simple and time saving, since construction paper, scissors, and glitter are craft drawer staples, especially if you...
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Five Things Millennials Should Know Before Filing Taxes

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Tax time is here again. Are you prepared? We've created a top 5 list of things Millennials should know before filing taxes. You're totally going to want to read this one. It's full of commonly overlooked deductions that could potentially save you hundreds. Do we have your attention? Of course! So, before you head out to your certified tax preparer, make sure to read this entire article. Tax prep fee deduction is a thing. Number one on our list of things Millennials should know before filing taxes, is that tax prep fees are deductible. Say what? Yes, you read that correctly. If you...
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Super Bowl Super Savings; Party Planning on the Cheap

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Super Bowl Sunday is fast approaching. And whether you’re planning a small gathering for a few friends or a block party, you still want to save a buck or two. It’s easy to get carried away with food and drink purchases, and all the extras in between. So, to keep costs from spiraling out of control, here are some tips to help you score a touchdown for your savings while planning a Super Bowl extravaganza.  Start with a budget Set strict budgetary restrictions and stick to them. This will ease any stress on your bank account, give you piece of...
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