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8 ‘Staple’ Foods to Avoid at the Grocery Store

A lot of so-called "staple" items that we buy at the grocery store are loaded with unnecessary and sometimes harmful ingredients. They are simply not as essential as we've been lead to believe, and ca…

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7 Clever Money-Saving Hacks For College Students

For those who choose to attend a traditional university, college is a time of mixed blessings. On one hand, you're young and aside from school, have the least amount of responsibility of your entire l…

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4 Ways to Save Money on Prescription Medications

Not paying attention to where you're buying your prescription drugs could cost you—to the tune of $100, or more, says a new Consumer Reports analysis. Secret shoppers posing as uninsured consumers …

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8 Ways Celebrating Earth Day Can Save You Money

April 22nd, is Earth Day. A day when the world takes just a few minutes out of its busy schedule to do something nice for Mother Earth. Although it's a great day for raising awareness about environmen…

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6 Tips for Starting Your Own Vegetable Seeds Indoors

Now's the perfect time to think about what seeds you'd like to start indoors for spring planting. Starting your own seeds can save you big bucks—plus, by doing so you won't be limited to the ho-hum va…

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You Can Grow $700 of Food in 100 Square Feet!

One way to save an enormous amount of money, engage in soul-enriching work that truly is fun and refreshing, and boost your health (both by being active and eating well) is to grow food in a home gard…

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10 Cheap Winter Tips To Stay Warm

Hot water bottle sales are up! This might seem like headline from a newspaper 50 years ago. Hot water bottles are enjoying a moment again, and not as a frumpy relic from a bygone era, but as a frugal …

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8 Household Tips for Surviving the Recession

By Chaya Kurtz, Hometalk Luckily I am employed. When I read the newspaper and look around, I realize how blessed I am to have income. Still, I've been living more or less like a cheapskate fo…

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Jamie Oliver on Kitchen Herbs (Video)

You don’t have to be a master chef to make simple foods taste great. Jamie Oliver discusses how to spice up your home cooking with just a few fresh herbs (and a bit of cheeky humor!). Be sure to tun…

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Save Energy With Landscaping

by Steve Graham for Networx Most homeowners carefully plan their landscaping for beauty, property value, comfort, and maybe water savings or neighborhood bragging rights. But smart landscaping…

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