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(Less) Extreme Couponing

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We’ve all seen it: the determined woman in the super market line, with her bag of coupons. Through dedication and a little bit of time, she saves a substantial amount of money on groceries because of her coupon clipping abilities. I always think to myself, “Good for her! I should start clipping coupons too.” It wasn’t until I came across an episode of ‘Extreme Couponing’ on TLC that I realized the ...

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Why Debt is Like Harry Potter’s Lord Voldemort

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Caution: Harry Potter Spoiler Alert!

Do we have any Harry Potter fans out there? I’m a geek when it comes to that stuff, and this weekend, I did a full movie marathon on the series. For some reason, it just doesn’t get old for me.

I’ve seen the movies multiple times, so I was half watching and half browsing work-related stuff on my laptop. A funny side effect of performing dual activities is ...

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Saving Money on Prom

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It’s prom season. High school girls have been packing the malls the last few months in search of the perfect dress. It seems like light years ago since I went to my own prom, but I’m reminded of how much money is spent each year on this occasion.

Prom is a big deal alright, a rite of passage for American teens. For many, it has become the grand finale of the golden ...

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Money Saving Tips from Macklemore’s “Thrift Store”

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Hi there! This is going to be a short post today, but I was listening to the radio on my drive in to work, and Macklemore’s “Thrift Store” started playing. For those of you who haven’t heard it, check out his music video below or else the rest of the post isn’t going to make much sense!

With all the music albums out there promoting the lavish lifestyle, it’s kind of refreshing when a new song ...

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Debt and Studying Abroad

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After graduating from college, I had a minor bout of credit card debt. As much as I would like to admit that I racked up my balances from textbooks and other educational fundamentals, in all honesty, it was the semester in France where I stuffed my face with fresh-made croissants, choked down liters of Belgian beer, and hopped on impromptu flights to Madrid, Dublin and Budapest. It seemed like a good decision at ...

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