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How to Save on Back to School Shopping

Back to school shopping

Believe it or not, school is just around the corner. I know you probably don’t want to think about summer nearing its end (whether you’re a parent or child), but now is the time to start thinking about back to school shopping. The crazy thing is that the list of what a child needs can seem endless. With that in ... Read More »

10 Ways to Save Money at Home

save money at home

After nearly two years of working to detect the budget leaks in our house, one thing we’ve found is that there are many ways to save money at home. Since being at home doesn’t seem like it could be a budget buster (after all, you’re not going out and purposely spending cash), people often don’t see the many ways we waste ... Read More »

5 Cheap Landscaping Ideas You Should Do This Summer

Landscaping Ideas

Have you been looking for some different landscaping ideas lately? I know we have in our home since summer is here in full force, but we generally like to find some things that are a bit different or outside the box. Of course, everyone is planting bushes and trees and filling landscaped areas in with bark – wouldn’t you like ... Read More »

Buying Life Insurance: 8 Tips to Help Make Your Decision

Buying Life Insurance

Prior to working in the life insurance industry I had no clue what to look for when it came to buying life insurance. Truth be told, I was fairly newly married with no kids and had adequate coverage through my employer. As I progressed in my life insurance career, I moved into a back office support role and was amazed ... Read More »

6 Simple Ways to Save Money on Utility Bills This Summer

Utility Bills

If I remember right, we had an unbelievably hot summer last year and utility bills were at their highest. This year has not been quite as warm, yet, but that doesn’t mean you can’t save some money on your utility bills this summer. Utility bills can be somewhat relative depending on where you live, but there are still some common ... Read More »