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7 Ways to Save on Wedding Food and Alcohol

The average wedding in the U.S. costs $30,000.  Two of the most expensive aspects of a typical wedding are the food and alcohol.  When I was planning my wedding, I was stunned to see how many venues charged $8,000+ for the food alone. If your total budget is $12,000...

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Why More Millennials Are Jumping into Car Leasing

If you live in a big city, it’s evident that you need a set of wheels to get to wherever you want to go. However, you might be shocked when you learn that the average price of a car in the country amounts to more than $30,000. That’s why it’s not surprising to find...

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Romantic Proposal Ideas for Those on a Budget

If you are on a tight budget, proposing may be daunting. After all, a lot is made of the money spent when it comes to engagement rings and proposal ideas. However, you will find that the money side of things really doesn’t matter. You have probably just built it up in...

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Have Yourself a Frugal Little Christmas

Christmas is an expensive time of year, and regardless of how much you earn- most families have to be frugal in some way or another. There’s lots to buy and lots to organize; it’s no wonder it’s ranked as the most expensive and stressful time of the year. But...

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Jen

Jen

Frugal Millennial

Goals

  • My Student Loans 75%
  • Husband’s Student Loans 50%
  • Car Loan 100%
  • Emergency Fund 100%

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The average wedding in the U.S. costs $30,000. Planning a wedding on a budget can be a major headache. Believe it or not, it IS possible to have a fabulous wedding on a tight budget.

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