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Getting In Shape For Free or Cheap

Getting In Shape For Free or Cheap (and Without A Gym Membership)

I haven’t always done the best job prioritizing my health. In fact, I was one of those jerks that took pride in being able to eat whatever I wanted, work...
Meal Planning for Beginners

You Can Do It! Meal Planning for Beginners

If you’ve never meal-planned before, getting started can feel overwhelming. Most of us are doing everything we can just to get through the work-weeks and actually enjoy the weekends with...
5 Cheap and Easy Ways to Brighten Your Space

Need a Home Décor Refresh? 5 Cheap and Easy Ways to Brighten Your Space

Things I like to spend money on: Travel, nights out with friends, clothes, experiences. Things I don’t like to spend money on: Overpriced restaurant food, interest on debt………..home décor. It’s...
6 Ways Companies Are Pushing Your Spending Buttons

Warning! 6 Ways Companies Are Pushing Your Spending Buttons

It’s tempting to believe that we make independent decisions, free from outside influence. I’m a grown-ass woman, I’ll tell myself. Ain’t nobody tell me what to do!! But just how...
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How to Buy a Long-Lasting & Stylish Wardrobe Without Breaking the Bank

I recently read an article saying that millennials are doing less shopping at stores like H&M, and are instead showing a preference for clothes that are well-made and that will last...
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Simplii Financial Review – The New Kid on The Financial Block

Editor's Note: As we approach the halfway point of 2018, the unfortunate Simplii Financial Review update is that they have continued to disappointed old PC Financial customers (see comments below). ...
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How Much Can You (Responsibly) Spend On Fun?

The hottest personal finance trends these days are all about guilt, but that doesn't mean you can't afford to spend on fun things. Whenever you see a viral article about...
Cost of Baby's First Year

Cost of Baby’s First Year

There are big changes in my household to take place in 2017! We are expecting! Since we are expecting our first baby, it is a prudent idea to think about...
Decluttering Your Way To Minimalism

Decluttering Your Way to Minimalism

I love the idea and the look of minimalism.  It's clean, sleek, and shows that you value experiences over things. And I would like to think that I am somewhat minimalistic...
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