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I Saved 90% on Pet Vaccinations

The headline is not a typo. I recently brought my dog to the vet for her annual vaccinations, and the total cost to me was $20. How did I save 90% off her pet vaccinations? I skipped her ordinary vet. ...

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Cash back apps: Ibotta vs. Checkout 51

It’s been more than two years since I started using cash back apps to save on groceries and personal items. Since then, I’ve learned that not all of these apps are worth the trouble. However, there is one app that ...

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7 pieces of advice to my younger self

While getting some cardio at the gym, I couldn’t keep my eyes away from a talk show on the TV set in front of me. It was on mute, but I could tell the conversation among the five co-hosts was ...

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Stop Treating Spare Change Like Trash!

I just finished reading an amazing little book by Marie Kondo, who is a tidyness expert from Japan. The book is titled “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up.” In her book, Marie shares her very simple method that has helped ...

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When It’s Okay to NOT be Loyal

Hi everyone! I hope your spring is off to a great start.  I made the cover photo for this article a picture of the cherry blossoms from the Tidal Basin because it’s more interesting than another picture of money! 🙂 ...

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Ways to Vacation Without Going Broke

After the winter we’ve had, maybe you’re thinking about a spring or summer vacation. I was fortunate enough to take a week away recently, dodging a couple of snow events in the process. Today, I want to tell you about ...

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