Frugal Living

  • How To Beat The Student Loan Game

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    I’ll never forget the first time I had to pay on my student loans.  They had come out of deferment a quick 6 months after I graduated from college.  When I was sent my first loan statement, I was extremely overwhelmed and quickly realized that I was underpaid!  All those years of borrowing thousands and […]

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  • Easy Dinner Ideas

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    If you’re anything like me, then you thrive off of easy dinner ideas to get you through the week.  I know that after a long day at work I’m much more likely to swing by a fast food restaurant and pick up dinner that I didn’t actually budget for.  To keep that from happening, I […]

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  • Budget Friendly Valentine’s Gifts

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    *this post contains affiliate links We aren’t huge Valentine’s gift-givers in our house, but I know that some people go all out for this extra holiday.  We like to just give a gift for the kids and sometimes my sweet husband will send (or deliver) me flowers at work, but it all depends on our […]

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  • 6 Ways To Recover When You Overspend

    Have you spent too much money recently? Maybe you bought one big purchase or several small ones. When I overspend, the guilt sets in and it can be difficult to bounce back financially. Sometimes I have gone as far as spending even more money because I had a “why bother” attitude. Thankfully, there are ways […]

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  • Our Top 3 Money Mistakes

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    It’s about to get personal up in here.  You see, no one is perfect, especially me!  In fact, I’ve made more mistakes in my life than I care to admit.  The other day I was talking to my husband and we started discussing our worst financial mistakes.  Thankfully, we made most of our mistakes before […]

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