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8 Different Ways to Save Money on Gas

Gas is one of those sleeper expenses that can creep up on you. Especially if you haven’t been driving much this year and out of the blue realize that your tank is low. If you dread every trip to the gas station to fill up, consider checking out a few of these tips to help you save money.  No. 1: Avoid Accelerating …

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5 Fun Facts about Valentine’s Day

This is a guest post written by one of our Bees, Stephanie Modkins Love is in the air. And by now, you’re either thinking of or purchasing a special treat for a loved one. Why? Celebrating Valentine’s Day is as American as apple pie. Yet, most people don’t know much about the origins of this 24 hour period. So, here …

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8 Great DIY Gift Ideas for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day might look a bit different this year. And if you’re looking for unique gift ideas or meaningful crafts you can give your partner, look no further.   The perfect Valentine doesn’t have to be expensive or take a long time to craft. If it comes from a place of love and lets your partner or significant other know that the time …

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5 Ways to save Money While Living in a City

Big cities like New York and Chicago are incredible, vibrant places to live. Rent might be higher, but in exchange, you have access to art, culture, music, food, and more.   The cost of rent and other small expenses from living in a big city can rack up fast. So planning and finding small ways to save money can help make big city living …

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5 Ways to Save Money on Moving Costs

Moving costs can sometimes prevent people from living somewhere they’ve always wanted to. Especially when the move is cross-country, or you don’t have a vehicle that can carry your things.  Are you looking to save a bit of cash on hauling your stuff, or avoid paying overtime fees for getting your stuff around sharp corners? If so, here a few …

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A Beginner’s Guide to Baby-Proofing Your House

Gearing up to have a new family member enter the household is a huge responsibility, with many moving pieces. The safety of your house or apartment might seem obvious to you. But there are plenty of nooks and crannies a new baby could get into that you might not have thought of. Check out our tips for baby proofing your …

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Christmas Foods From Around the World

This is a guest post written by one of our Bees, Stephanie Modkins In America, food is a big part of Christmas. During this holiday, celebrators kick their cooking skills up a notch by producing special dishes. They are ones full of fat, sugar, and spices.  We can’t wait to eat grandma’s delicious red velvet cake or glazed ham. This …

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How to Save Money on Groceries

Going to the grocery store is one of life’s little pleasures. Wandering the aisles, or browsing for the things you want can be joyful. But grocery visits can also get expensive. From coupons to cash-back, here are a few simple ways you can start saving money on your grocery shopping trips.  Start a Budget If you’re not already budgeting, keeping …