So Aldi blew my mind. #AldiSaves

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Earlier this week I headed into Aldi for the first time ever.  Yes, that's right- I've heard of the awesome of Aldi for a long time but I rarely have cash on me and so I was always like "oh shoot, I'll head in next time I'm shopping" and time got away from me.  I ...

Earn cash back online with TopCashback.com ($150 Cash Giveaway)

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This post about how to earn cash back online is brought to you by TopCashback.com.  Opinions are my own. Most of us shop online these days.  It's convenient, we can find the best pricing without having to go store to store, and quite simply, it's convenient.  A popular trend that I adore is earning cash ...

True Blood, Sad Things and Life Insurance.

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This post about life insurance is brought to you by our friends at Genworth. Opinions are my own. I  What do True Blood, sad things and life insurance have to do with one another?  Well, they all sparked this particular post, for one.  Plus, on  the latest episode of True Blood...Terry Bellefleur took out a ...

Shop at Kroger and earn points on gas purchases!

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This is a sponsored post about how to earn points on gas purchases at Kroger stores! Up to $1 off per gallon on fuel purchases at Kroger and 10¢ per gallon at participating Shell Stations. http://www.kroger.com/fuel/Pages/A1.aspx 3 easy ways to earn fuel points in Kroger stores every day: Shop for Groceries (normal exclusions apply): $1 in Groceries = 1 fuel ...

5 Things You Need to Know Before Buying a Home

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This is a sponsored post about things you need to know before buying a home. Opinions, as always, are my own. The following is a list of 5 things that I feel are very important to know before purchasing a home, regardless of where you live. 1. What are you looking for? This may seem like ...

Keeping Family Safe

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This post about keeping family safe is brought to you by Lifelock. Summer is almost offically here, just a few more days of school for the kids and we'll be free! It also means lots of long days outside in the sun and swimming in cholorine- all things that can be harmful if we don't ...

Protecting and storing your important documents with BestBequest

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This is a sponsored post about safely and privately storing your important documents, pictures, and videos, With all of the natural (and sadly, unnatural) disasters that happen in the world these days, having a way to keep our important papers and documents is more important than ever. It used to be the safety ...

Why on earth do I need life insurance?

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Why on earth do *I* need life insurance, when I've been a stay home mom for just about 8 years now? I haven't been a source of income for our family, so why would life insurance be something we need? Thanks to my Ambassadorship with Genworth, who sponsors this series of posts,  I've been learning ...

What time is the right time to talk about long term care?

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This post is part of a series brought to you by Genworth Financial.  What time is the right time to talk about long term care? The answer, my friends, is really, right now. There's not a set time frame, but I can tell you from my own life experience and that of my friends, that ...

Money Saving Tips for College Students

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Florida is one of America’s hot spots for young people to attend college. And who can blame them? With the warm beaches, night clubs galore, and rich cultures, all without even having to leave the state. But for any college student, finding ways to live frugally will be important. With just a few tips, tricks, ...