How to Know If You Can Afford a Home

Not only does the weather heat up with the arrival of spring, but typically so does the housing market. Many people may be wondering if they should buy a home or if they can afford it. “The first step is figuring out how much you can afford to spend on homeownership, which means an honest [...]

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Working Moms Learning to Juggle Jobs and Family

Most working moms report feeling empowered and supported by their spouses, but at the workplace they’re not feeling as fulfilled. According to a new national survey from Care.com, eight out of ten working moms enjoy being a working parent. In fact, six in ten want to move higher in their profession and most feel that’s [...]

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Does Eating Healthy Cost More?

Earlier this week I kicked off The Game On Diet with some co-workers. Developed by a personal trainer and his client, a former writer for the hit drama Grey’s Anatomy, the diet aims to motivate players who have a competitive side. You get points for activities including: * Drinking three liters of water a day. [...]

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Free Stuff Friday: Free Yogurt, Free Coke Zero, Free Tax Filing and More

It’s a little bit of a light week for freebies. Perhaps companies are saving them up for after January which tends to be a slow month for most businesses. Even so, here are some pretty good ones we dug up. Free Yogurt Sample: Next time you’re at the grocery store, snap a picture of YoCrunch [...]

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Traveling for Turkey Day?

Your stomach won’t be the only full thing this Thanksgiving– the roads will be busting at the seems too. AAA forecasts that 42.5 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. That’s a four percent jump from last year when 40.9 million people were on the move. AAA [...]

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Being Content In Your Frugalness

Just like working out or drinking eight glasses of water a day, my commitment to being frugal can get lax at times. With fitness, I’ll still go for a no prescription online pharmacy jog a few times a week or hit the gym for a workout class, but the intensity isn’t behind it. I’m kind [...]

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Free Stuff Friday: Free Travel Pillow, Free Ice Cream Float, Free Queso and More!

The freebies are stacking up! Hopefully you’re hungry because there seem to be a lot of free food opportunities on Wednesday, July 20. Yum! Free Queso: In case you didn’t realize it July 20 is Free Queso Day and Moe’s Southwest Grill is celebrating by handing out free queso. Get a free six ounce cup [...]

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Thirteen Free Halloween Pumpkin Carving Stencils for Kids and Adults

Carving pumpkins with the family? Here are 13 places to find free pumpkin carving templates in case free-styling isn’t your thing. There are templates for kids and adults in this list so have some Halloween fun! Disney Character Templates from Disney Customized Pumpkin Stencils from Better Homes and Gardens Pumpkin Carving 101 from Parents Magazine [...]

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Free Ways to Get Kids to Brush

How are your kids at brushing their teeth? Just getting them to do it may be a big enough battle, but experts say kids should brush for a full two minutes, twice a day. And of course, most parents would probably agree that two minutes of brushing can seem like two hours to a little [...]

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The World’s Most Expensive Home

This week India’s richest man moved into the world’s most expensive home. The 27-story state-of-the-art residential skyscraper cost about $1 billion to build. Fifty-three-year-old Mukesh Ambani, chairman of Reliance Industries, will live in the 400,000 square foot home known as “Antilla” with his wife, three children and mother. Some features of this home include a [...]

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