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5 Places to Shop for the Best Baby Bargains

May 26th, 2011 at 02:24 pm



When you become a parent, you realize quickly how expensive having a baby can be. Diapers, formula, wipes, clothes, boppy, breast pump, crib, and other things you didnít know you needed, can all add up quickly.

With lack of sleep and a crying baby in your arms, you may not have the time or energy to even get out of the house some days. Where can you find the best baby bargains as well as save time?

Continue reading at: http://www.livingrichlyonabudget.com/best-baby-bargains

An Alternative Way to Pay for College

May 20th, 2011 at 10:52 am



There is no denying that college is expensive. It doesnít matter whether you attempt to acquire a traditional degree or an online degree either; pursuing a higher education takes some serious cash. And while loans and scholarships is the route that many take to pay for school, these options may leave you in debt or only cover partial tuition costs, respectively.

However, if you are looking for a way to go to school completely free while being guaranteed a job directly after graduation, an alternative way is to find a ďcorporate sponsorĒ to foot the bill.

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How to Ask For a Raise

May 19th, 2011 at 12:26 am



Most of us are familiar with the frustration that comes with waiting for a raise. You donít want to ask directly because youíre afraid it may cause problems and your boss hasnít exactly initiated the conversation, either. HR services can only get you so far and walking that tightrope can be tricky.

How do you ask for a raise without creating problems? Is that even possible?

Continue reading at: http://www.livingrichlyonabudget.com/how-to-ask-for-a-raise

Insurance Companyís Ratings Explained

May 16th, 2011 at 02:06 pm



It is no secret that when you go to buy car, life, home, or other insurance the insurance company is going to ask you a lot of questions. Why? They want to know what kind of risk you are.

Knowing the amount of risk you represent helps them first determine if they want to insure you, and secondly, what price to charge you for the insurance. However, have you thought that you should also be assessing your risk in buying insurance from a particular company?

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4 Cheap DVD Rentals

May 13th, 2011 at 09:05 am



In an effort to save a couple of hundred dollars every few months, most movie addicts switch from catching a flick at the movie theaters to renting them at home just to get their entertainment fix.

But even renting movies from traditional movie rental businesses like Blockbuster can burn a pretty hole in your walletóa single rental can cost as much as $5. Fortunately there are other alternatives. To learn how to rent movies on the cheap, continue reading below.

Continue reading at: http://www.livingrichlyonabudget.com/cheap-dvd-rentals

How to Increase Your Chances of Winning the Lottery

May 10th, 2011 at 11:56 am



Recently, I saw a segment on the Rachael Ray Show about how to increase your chances of winning the lottery. Her guest, Richard Lustig, wrote a book on it since he won the lottery seven times.

I donít really advocate playing the lottery instead of looking for a job or saving and investing your money. But I also donít see anything wrong with playing the lottery for fun if itís in your budget.

I found it interesting that this author had 3 simple strategies to increase your chances of winning the lottery.

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How to Get Free Checking

May 9th, 2011 at 11:04 am



It is now harder for men and women to obtain free checking accounts from normal banks. For example, Wells Fargo stopped free checking accounts for customers on July 1, 2010. Since then a lot of major banks have raised the minimum balance requirements. In addition, extra fees are added in order to obtain checking accounts.

Continue reading at:http://www.livingrichlyonabudget.com/how-to-get-free-checking

When Should You Hire a Debt Relief Company?

May 9th, 2011 at 11:01 am



There are many reasons why you might be in debt, from over buying on a house to medical troubles. Regardless of the reason you are in debt, the question now is what you plan to do to get out of debt. There are many options, including bankruptcy. However, there are several reasons why bankruptcy should be your last resort...

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Frappuccino Happy Hour

May 8th, 2011 at 11:50 am



From now until Sunday, May 15, itís Frappuccino Happy Hour! That means when you purchase a frappuccino between 3 Ė 5pm, itís only half price.

Hello! What a deal! Also, check out their selection of flavors.

Caramel
Chai
Coffee...

Continue reading at: http://www.yummysf.com/frappuccino-happy-hour/

How to Travel on a Budget

May 5th, 2011 at 10:52 am



You can travel around the world without breaking the bank. Traveling is considered a luxury by most people. With the uncertain economic times, most hesitate to travel due to budget constraints. But exploring the world need not be expensive. You can travel on a budget and still have the best time of your time.

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