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Archive for: Spending Less

Childcare Can Easily Cost More Than $1,000 A Month—What Are Your Options?

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Childcare is the single biggest expense new parents face before their child starts school. The options can be overwhelming: Day care? Nanny share? Staying at home? Find out what’s best for your situation—and for your wallet.

How Much Should You Spend On An Engagement Ring?

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Two months’ salary? Three? Uh, no. How much should you spend on an engagement ring? Learn why these so-called rules are silly — even dangerous.

Blue Apron vs. Plated vs. Hello Fresh: Which Subscription Food Service Is Worth The Cost?

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Subscription food companies will deliver boxes of fresh, pre-portioned ingredients and restaurant-quality recipes to your doorstep. Are they worth the money?

Don’t Spend All Your Cash Before Grad School — Why Cheap Or Free GRE Prep Is A Smart Choice

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You can spend thousands studying for the GRE, but you probably shouldn’t. Here are some inexpensive—and some are even free!—GRE prep options that will help you study without draining your bank account.

How To Save Up To 50% On Engagement Rings And Wedding Bands

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A savvy buyer can save money on engagement rings and other diamond jewelry — up to 50 percent — by bypassing the big jeweler stores. Here’s how.

Cheap Gifts: 53 Inexpensive Christmas Gift Ideas

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Need some quick, easy and *cheap* holiday gift ideas? We’ve got 53, plus more in the comments.

How To Buy An Engagement Ring Online

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Buying a diamond engagement ring online can save you thousands. Here’s what I learned shopping for my wife’s engagement ring and buying my own wedding ring online.

How to Start Travel Hacking: Fly for Little or Nothing (Even in First Class)

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Four out of 5 people sitting in first class aren’t rich—they’re smart. Enter the world of travel hacking to score rewards flights and free first-class upgrades on most of your flights. It’s all possible. Here’s how to start.

How Skipping Just One Luxury Purchase A Year Could Earn You $100,000

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Splurges aren’t always bad. But forgo just one luxury purchase a year and you’ll be astounded at how much your savings could grow.

Car Dealer Secrets: How To Sell Your Car For Maximum Profit

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You’ll get the most for your car if you sell it yourself. You’ll get even more if you sell it the right way. Make the most from your vehicle with these simple steps.