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The Real Deal: Batch Cooking for Busy Homes

Filed under: Savings Experiment Meet Samantha and Eric! These New Yorkers are looking to save big. Their long-term spending goal is to save up for a 10% down payment for their first home. These newlyweds both work in the food service industry, working long hours with long commutes. Their busy schedules make it difficult to plan out meals for themselves ...

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The Real Deal: Batch Cooking for Busy Homes

Filed under: Savings Experiment Meet Samantha and Eric! These New Yorkers are looking to save big. Their long-term spending goal is to save up for a 10% down payment for their first home. These newlyweds both work in the food service industry, working long hours with long commutes. Their busy schedules make it difficult to plan out meals for themselves ...

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The Real Deal: Batch Cooking for Busy Homes

Filed under: Savings Experiment Meet Samantha and Eric! These New Yorkers are looking to save big. Their long-term spending goal is to save up for a 10% down payment for their first home. These newlyweds both work in the food service industry, working long hours with long commutes. Their busy schedules make it difficult to plan out meals for themselves ...

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The Real Deal: Batch Cooking for Busy Homes

Filed under: Savings Experiment Meet Samantha and Eric! These New Yorkers are looking to save big. Their long-term spending goal is to save up for a 10% down payment for their first home. These newlyweds both work in the food service industry, working long hours with long commutes. Their busy schedules make it difficult to plan out meals for themselves ...

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Surprise Expenses That Can Tank Your Wedding Season Budget

Filed under: Savings Experiment, Finance We all know that planning a wedding can be expensive, but as a guest, things can get a little pricey too! Here are a few key expenses you should look out for: First things first…jump on that registry. While you may love the bride and groom, you don’t want to procrastinate too long and get ...

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Surprise Expenses That Can Tank Your Wedding Season Budget

Filed under: Savings Experiment, Finance We all know that planning a wedding can be expensive, but as a guest, things can get a little pricey too! Here are a few key expenses you should look out for: First things first…jump on that registry. While you may love the bride and groom, you don’t want to procrastinate too long and get ...

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Save on Back-to-School Lunches

Filed under: Holiday Shopping, Savings Experiment, Food & Beverage, Did You Know Did you know…Back-to-school lunches don’t always have to set your budget back as well? Let’s start with the big money-drainers…the pre-packaged snacks. Sure, they’re convenient, but those chips, pretzels and nuts can be marked up by as much as 50%! Instead, buy snacks in bulk or family size, ...

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Saving with Bulk Bins

Filed under: Savings Experiment, Food & Beverage When we hear the phrase, “buy in bulk”, a lot of us think of warehouse clubs, where buying higher quantities gets you a lower bulk rate. But today, we’re going to talk about the bulk bin section of your grocery store – you know, that aisle with the clear bins filled with beans, ...

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Save loads with homemade laundry detergent

Filed under: Savings Experiment, Home & Garden, Did You Know Did you know: You can make a year’s worth of laundry detergent for you and your family for under $ 20? An average family can spend over $ 70 on store-bought detergent per year. Making your own isn’t only better for the environment, it can save you over 80 percent ...

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10 ways to become financially sexier

Filed under: Savings Experiment, Finance When it comes to the qualities it takes to become “financially sexy,” several personal finance bloggers have already weighed in. One example is a blog post written by Shannon of Financially Blonde. According to Shannon, a good credit score and a savings rate of at least 15 percent are the biggest indicators of a financially ...

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