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Free admission to participating museums on #MuseumDayLive!

September 12, 2017

Each year, the Smithsonian magazine sponsors Museum Day Live! – an event in which participating museums across the country offer admission to anyone with a Museum Day […]

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Back to school shopping: It’s OK to say “No” to your kids

August 11, 2016

I’m not trying to scare you, but if you really want to know how much your children are costing you each year, you can go to […]

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5 Ways to save the earth, your body, wallet and life

April 12, 2016

When I tried to come up with some of the best ways that people could help the environment, I started to realize that every single […]

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11 Timeless lessons to teach your kids about money

March 4, 2015

Now that I have children of my own, I reflect more frequently on the importance of money and the lessons I’ve learned the hard way. […]

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Generational or personal? – Attitudes about how you spend money

January 30, 2015

The wise use of money is the only advantage to having it.   ~Ben Franklin In an earlier time, under the influence of the traditional Christian […]

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A frugal Christmas date

December 17, 2013

Looking for the perfect frugal date night in the merriest (and possibly the most expensive) time of the year? Have a fabulous night in your […]

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5 Simple money-saving tips for the holidays

November 14, 2013

The holiday season is a magical time of year filled with gift-giving, special events, and celebrations. Before the hustle and bustle begins, make a plan for […]

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Biking can save your butt – Your health, planet and budget

December 19, 2012

As someone who loves the outdoors and worked as an environmental policy analyst and land use planner, I have great admiration for communities who adopt […]

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