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5 Ways to Save Money in One Minute or Less
This is not a list that requires you to be overly proactive. I, myself, have always had difficulty cutting coupons, eating at home, budgeting, and doing many other activities that often appear on lists of this kind. Here are five ways I have found that will help you save money with little to no effo…
Spending Time Outside Could Actually Protect Kids’ Sight
A new review of previous research indicates that there could be a correlation between the amount of time children spend outside and nearsightedness.
Researchers analyzed the results of eight different studies, involving more than 10,000 participants, and found that children who are nearsighted spend …
5 Tips for Building and Improving Credit
Often as consumers, we refer to improving our credit scores or our credit scores dropping, but do we really know what goes into building a good credit score? The basic components of a score can be classified into five categories: payment history, debt ratio, length of credit history, types of credit…
Taylor Swift Shares Her Beauty Tips with Allure
Taylor Swift‘s status as one of the music industry’s most fashion-forward young stars was reconfirmed last month, when she took home the Teen Choice Award for Red Carpet Fashion Icon: Female. So, it’s only natural that, in a recent interview with Allure, she was asked to share some of her secrets fo…
5 Ways to Get Your Kids to Do Their Homework
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Fall means school, and school means homework, and homework –- for many a family -– means stress and arguments. But getting homework done doesn’t have to be a daily battle. Here are a few easy ways for parents to make the routine a little easier for kids.
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7 Places that are Cheap Now
There's still time to get in a vacation this summer!  Here's where to go NOW!  ~Erin
Earlier this month, the New York Times announced the coming of a "double dip recession:" The United States economy seems to be approaching a financial danger zone for the second …
5 Fun After School Activities That Keep Kids Learning
A child’s day doesn’t end when the final school bell rings. In fact for many children it’s just beginning. Where to go for ideas? Oddly, pull from what your kids love most about school — and think outside the sandbox. From the physical, to
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Back to School – 5 Tips for Kids Waiting at the Bus Stop
School is almost back in session, which means it’s time to start brushing up on tips for taking the bus. The school bus can be a great resource for time-strapped parents and independence-seeking children alike. But it also needs to be approached with safety and care.
Here are five tip…
Lessons From A Woman Mechanic
I don't know about you, but I get sick of the runaround from car mechanics.  Here are some tips, from one female to another!!  ~Erin
In a bad economy, people tend to fix their cars rather than buy new ones. And while industry experts say that nearly 80 percent of the people who bring their cars in fo…

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