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7 Tips To Save Money & Make Less Waste

It may seem impossible in our modern, cellophane-wrapped lives, but there are people out there who succeed in creating ZERO waste in their lives. That’s nada, nil, zilch. That means food, furniture, p…

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Support These Places: 28 Stores Thankfully CLOSED on Thanksgiving

Is nothing sacred? This Thanksgiving, a growing number of stores -- like Kmart, Walmart, Target, Gap, Macy’s, Best Buy, Toys R Us, and Kohl’s -- are planning to open even earlier for Black Friday s…

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7 Foods You Should Splurge On

1. Coffee Grocery shopping is a tough balancing act. On one hand, you want to buy the freshest and highest quality food, but on the other, you’ve got to keep the grocery bill to a minimum. There ar…

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11 Brilliant Kitchen Hacks to Reduce Waste

Americans waste hundreds of pounds of food per household each year. A whopping 30-40% of the US food supply ends up in landfills each year! Why are we wasting so much food? A lot of it has to do with …

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Student Loans Hurt More Than Our Wallets

A recent Northwestern Medicine report shows that the debt of young adults takes a major toll on their physical and emotional well-being. The study, published in Social Science & Medicine, revea…

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How Much Does It Really Cost to Eat Healthy?

How much more does it really cost to eat healthy? $10 extra a day? $5 extra? Guess what -- it costs the same as a medium cup of coffee. Reuters released a study which concluded that eating healthy …

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5 Plants You Can Grow from Your Garbage!

Instead of throwing out the undesirable ends of freshly chopped organic veggies, why not put them to use! Americans throw away billions of dollars of food every year, so get the most for your money. M…

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One Way to Keep Pets Out of Shelters

The cost of pet ownership can be a little bit of a surprise for first time dog and cat parents. Folks who work at animal shelters will tell you that they get a lot of animals from people who say they …

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Are You Greedy Enough?

Greed is good. Embrace it. Love it. Live it. In fact, greed may be the one thing that can save us. Don’t believe me? Greed was the foundation for this country. The brave souls who risked their life to…

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Make Your Choices Serve Your Reality

During the course of daily life, we are faced with a series of choices. Each choice comes with its own consequences, some lasting longer than others. Choices made out of fear or desperation will lead …

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