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Quick & Easy DIY Homemade Laundry Detergent

I love saving money in pretty much any way I can.  Still, I’ll admit that every time I come across an article about how to make DIY cleaning or beauty products, I skip over it. However this is a simple quick & easy DIY homemade laundry detergent that is easy to make....

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10 Cheap & Fun Winter Activities

Winter may seem like a good time to hibernate inside and binge watch Netflix (especially if you’re trying not to spend money), but there actually are a ton of fun things that can be done for free during the snowy winter months.  Staying active and spending some time...

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Minimalism Isn’t as Bad as You Think

Today, Heather Shue (a fellow Minnesotan who blogs at Simply Save) is sharing her thoughts on minimalism!  Enjoy! ~~~  When people hear the word “minimalism” I think they sometimes picture a person who lives in an empty echoing apartment, with bare white walls, and...

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How to Write an Awesome Resume

One of the biggest challenges that millennials face is finding a job after finishing college.  The average student graduates with $30,000 of student loan debt, which makes the pressure to find a “good” job quite high. Many recent grads lack relevant experience in...

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11 Ways to Save Money in 2016

Hi there, frugal millennials! I’m excited to share this guest post with you from Andy, who writes at PennyLess Dad. Andy hit rock bottom a couple of years ago when he decided to file for bankruptcy. Since then, Andy and his wife have left that dark period behind and...

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