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10 Tips to Network Online Using Social Media

Networking is essential whether you’re looking for a new job, finding a mentor, or looking for potential new hires. Since COVID hit, networking online is even more crucial than before. What are the benefits of online networking? Networking online is more than just kickstarting your net job search. It can be a great way to…

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How to Navigate Negotiating a Job Counteroffer

You’re finally ready to jump from your current position to a new job offer and have made it through the process of dusting off your resume and sitting through hours of tough interviews. You’ve landed a sweet gig that’ll give you a new challenge and that extra time off for that trip to Hawaii you’ve…

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Grocery on a Budget: Easily Cut Your Bill by Half

We’d been struggling with keeping our grocery on a budget for the past…well, since we started budgeting. So I sat down to make a game plan that I know you can probably use as well. Staying on track with your food budget starts with finding cheaper options and easier ones that you’ll be able to use…

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Grocery Budget Makeover Review: How Much Did I Save?

Learning how to hit the grocery on a budget – and not overspend – is something most normal people struggle with. I get it. I’ve been there. Our grocery budget would turn upside down at the drop of a hat, and was the one budget category we couldn’t seem to get on track. Creating a…

How to make money on eBay: A step-by-step guide

How to Make Money on eBay: The Ultimate Guide

Learning how to sell on ebay and make money was a personal goal that I decided to try at the beginning of the year. With so much stuff lying around that needed to get Marie Kondo’d, I decided to give eBay a shot. And thankfully, it did not disappoint! I am still looking for stuff…

9 absolutely essential steps to achieve financial freedom (besides budgeting)

What is Financial Freedom? (And How to Achieve It)

If you’re wondering what is financial freedom anyway, you’re in the right place!  Think about how your finances make you feel. When you picture your latest credit card or bank statement, what feelings come to mind? Is it discomfort? Are you upset? Or have you not opened them for fear of the numbers you’ll see?…

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How to Change Your Money Mindset For Good

I have spent most of my adult life trying to pay off debt, only to accrue more in a vicious cycle. Around and around we went. While we’ve paid off big chunks here and there, we somehow always ended up with more debt in another form. A new-to-us car, another birth, a new move. We…

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35 Frugal Living Tips with a Big Impact

With the hot mess that was 2020, we’re all looking for the easiest frugal living tips with a big impact. Whether you’ve lost your job, need to stretch your paycheck, or are building an emergency fund, these thrifty tips and tricks will help. Frugal living in 2020 doesn’t mean giving up everything you love. It’s…

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How to Get Free Internet and Wi-Fi

Getting your internet for free is a great way to reduce your expenses because, let’s face it, internet service can be pricey. Average Cost of Internet Service The cost of internet service can vary from provider to provider. It really depends on the speed you want and whether or not you have a data cap…