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Blogging For Pay: My Review of SponsoredReviews

December 17, 2010

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A few friends have recently asked me about earning some extra money by blogging and other online ventures. I’ve been regularly blogging since 2006. In 2007, I found out that I could earn money by blogging, and it has now become my career of sorts. After a few years of blogging for pay, I also […]

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Avoid Temptation This Holiday Season

November 30, 2010

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This is an excellent guest post by Melanie Taylor, who offers some ways to avoid overspending this holiday season. The tips are excellent! I leave it here for you to enjoy. šŸ™‚ 3 ways to avoid temptation this Christmas Christmas is an expensive time of year for most people. All those gifts and food don’t […]

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What To Do With the Old Klunker

October 29, 2010


Our van is expiring. I am SO SICK of minivans. This is minivan #5 now. They were OK when the kids were small and we had to have 3 or 4 car seats crammed in there. But the transmissions die every 50,000 miles or so. And the mufflers and brakes are constant maintenance. Oh, I […]

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Work At Home Job Help

September 16, 2010

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This is a Sponsored Post written by me on behalf of All opinions are 100% mine. I am frequently asked by women and fellow women bloggers how to work at home. I work at home full time (well, only part time since I started this kitchen renovation, but I AM supposed to work full […]

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The Problem with PDs

July 29, 2010

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I mentioned earlier that I *finally* got an eye exam, after 6, 7 years. I need new glasses. I have to go through the rigamarole of insurance company’s musical chairs (they will pay for an exam here, eyeglasses there, but not an exam AND eyeglasses anywhere) or pay $250+ cash out-of-pocket. Ouch. I’ve heard so […]

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New Credit Card Laws Now in Effect

March 6, 2010

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I found this extremely handy summary of the new credit card laws that are now in effect as of February 22, 2010. NEW YORK (AP) – The new credit card law is finally here. Starting Monday, banks will need to abide by new regulations on terms and disclosures. The idea behind the landmark law was […]

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New Rules for Credit Card Companies

February 16, 2010


I saw this in my Clark Howard e-magazine today, and thought it was worth repeating. I’m very glad to see the banks and credit card companies FINALLY getting some accountability (I think the banks own the United States, lock stock and barrel!!). They have been allowed to railroad Americans for too long. These changes take […]

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A Little Coaching is Helpful

January 20, 2010

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This is a Sponsored Post written by me on behalf of Allison Maslan, author of “Blast Off!”. All opinions are 100% mine. I was never a person who read motivational books or anything. I am a kind of “ad hoc/improvise” kind of gal. I have always been surprised at the popularity of self-help, motivational products. […]

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Finally, Budgeting Software That’s Simple!

November 26, 2009

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I’ve tried quite a number of financial and budgeting software– MS Money, Quicken, and some free stuff online. Whoa, whoa! Waaaay too complicated. I just want to BUDGET, not plan my retirement, trade my stocks, cash in silver or gold, and chat with Bernanke! I *just* want to budget. How about you? There’s some new […]

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Meet My New Maid: Alice!

November 17, 2009


This is a Sponsored Post written by me on behalf of All opinions are 100% mine. I’ve heard of on a few of the other blogs I frequent, but I never checked it out until now. WHAT. HAVE. I. BEEN. WAITING. FOR?!?! Alice is amazing! I think this is going to revolutionize shopping. […]

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