Posts tagged 5 Tips and Tricks
5 ways to survive the holidays on a budget!

I firmly believe that if we only started talking about saving for the holidays in November, it would already be too late. Why? Because one of the easiest ways to save on holiday gifts is to start early. If you are living paycheck-to-paycheck or are on a tight budget, preparing for holiday shopping & getting it done in advance can ensure your finances aren't completely thrown off course in December. Based on what I've learned from my own habits (and from observing people with far superior shopping skills), I think it's safe to say that if there are still leaves on the trees still everywhere when you’re starting your shopping for the winter holidays, you are more likely to ring in 2018 without credit card debt. Here are 5 thrifty tips to help you survive holiday shopping without wreaking havoc on your budget.

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5 ways YOU can make money from home

When I started my blog I never anticipated making money from it. I honestly believed I would never be searched or known. This year it has quickly turned into a little side hustle! It brings in enough for me to pay my bills & student loan! I was desperately searching for a way to use my brain, work on my own schedule, and contribute to our family financially while on Matleave

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