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How to Earn $400 Per Month Selling Plasma

You are probably well aware that people can sell plasma for money, but did you know you can earn up to $300 or $400 per month? Every facility pays a different amount, but the typical payout is $20-$50 per donation.  If you receive $50 each time and donate twice per...

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9 Things Frugal People Don’t Do

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you might be surprised to learn that I haven’t always been this frugal.  I used to buy coffee every day, loved shopping, and splurged on occasional visits to an expensive salon. Then my husband and I committed to paying...

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Is Being Too Frugal Making You Broke?

I love being frugal.  It’s no secret that I’ll do slightly crazy, extreme things in the name of frugality.  I don’t like to do things halfway and when I commit to something, I go all in. Frugality is no exception. It’s not a surprise then that I’ve been told on more...

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How to Make Better Financial Choices

If you're reading this blog, you probably want to make better financial choices. In the past, you may have racked up debt, ignored your budget, spent too much money, or made some other questionable decisions related to money.  I've been there. A few years ago, my...

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How to Budget on a Variable Income

As a personal finance blogger, I get a lot of questions from readers about how to budget on a variable income.  Budgeting is hard enough for most people. Throw in an income that varies wildly from month to month, and it's no wonder people get frustrated with trying to...

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