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Fall Seasonal Style Updates on a Budget

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To look and feel your best, you'll want to pick up a few key pieces of clothing and accessories at the start of each season. But there aren't too many women who can afford a whole new wardrobe from each designer's runway show. Fortunately, being smart with your finances is a great way to look smart in fashion. Check out some of these hot tips to update your fall outfits and fashion on a budget.

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Single Parent? Save Money with These Budgeting Tips

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As the only person at the head of your household, there is a lot of pressure to create a stable financial future. Being a single parent can make it extremely hard to save money and create a budget, but there are ways to do it. Use our tips below and be on your way to saving money today!

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Save Money with These September Sales

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Though it is only September, it is still a good time to think about saving for the holidays, or even buying some gifts already. Shopping smart and saving money means knowing the best time to buy certain products. With Labor Day sales in September, there are plenty of things you can save on this month without waiting until Black Friday. Read our list below for all of the September sales this year.

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How to Find the Best Travel Deals for Labor Day

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Summer is ending and there's just one holiday weekend left in the season. It's time for a quick getaway, and planning a trip — even just for a few days — doesn't have to break the bank. There are several things you can do to find the best deals for Labor Day weekend. Use these tips to help you plan a Labor Day vacation that works with your budget.

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Back to School Budgets

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Even though parents know it's coming every year, it's still easy to get caught off guard when it's time to shop for back to school gear and pay other expenses associated with their children's education. Start early by creating a budget and setting aside money throughout the year to handle the expected and unexpected expenses. Add these categories to your budget so you can calculate your bottom line.

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Moving on a Budget

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Whether you’re moving down the street or across the country, moving is notoriously expensive. However, if you can get creative and use the resources you already have, your move doesn’t have to push you off-budget. Putting the time and energy into ensuring your move fits your budget will mean starting your life in your new home on the right financial foot.

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Smart Shopping: Buying a New Phone on a Budget

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It seems like every time you get a new phone, another bigger and better model comes out shortly after. Instead of trying to keep up with the Joneses, practice smart shopping! Don’t break your budget by buying a new phone, just because it is the hot new item. Use our tips below for shopping smart when the time comes for you to buy a new phone.

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Back to School: Six Budget-Friendly Tips for School Supply Shopping

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It is about that time of year where parents receive their back to school shopping lists from their kid’s future teachers. For some parents, buying school supplies can be the biggest expense when it comes to their children for the entire year. Even if you thought you had a good budget prepared, there can be some surprises. Save money on school supplies this year by using our six tips below.

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7 Backyard Activities to Keep Kids Busy this Summer

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Summer means that kids are out of school and it is up to you to entertain them. It can be hard finding affordable summer activities to keep them busy during those three months, but you don’t have to go far or spend a lot of money. All you have to do is walk out your back door for some backyard fun!

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Cheap, Homemade Green Ice Cream Treats

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National Ice Cream Day is Saturday, July 15th. No matter your favorite flavor, it’s a great day to celebrate by eating the frozen dessert. We wanted to keep it green, so we found 5 green ice cream recipes that you’re sure to love. The ingredients are all affordable, so making these green ice creams will keep green in your wallet, too.

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