Category Archives: The Family

The Best Ways To Save Money On Expensive Purchases

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When you think of expensive purchases, what do you usually think? Houses, cars, computers, televisions? They’re all very popular items that cost a tonne of money and we have very few ways of reducing their costs—or so you might think. There are actually many ways to lower the costs of expensive equipment, so to give you a hand, here are a couple of ways in which you can save money on those necessary purchases.

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#ShaveTheStache For St. Jude

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Every year I am part of a large 50+ group who does a Mets tailgate bright and early in the MTA lot and this year will be no different with the exception of one thing. Thanks to a suggestion from 2 good friends, we will be doing a #ShaveTheStache Charity event at 12 noon. They will be shaving my mustache for St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

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Protect Your Family When You’re Out Of Work With These Tips

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There are all kinds of reasons why you might find yourself out of work. It could be due to stress or illness or injury. On the other hand, it could be because you were made redundant and now have to find yourself a new job. No matter what the reason is, in times like these, you can start to wonder how you’re going to look after your family and protect them financially. Here are some tips and ideas that should help you with that.

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Is It Time To Upgrade Your Family Car?

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When you discovered you were going to be a parent for the first time there was a lot of high fiving, many tears and then the reality of how the future is going to shape up.  Financial pressure goes off the scale.  It’s time to buy more equipment than you realised existed.  You purchased the perfect pram and car seat and then boof, it hit you.  There is no way that your awesome ride is going to cope with the change.  Time to buy a sensible dad car.

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Investing In Stuff The Fun Way

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Investing is usually so boring. It is a matter of putting your money into a savings account, or paying off debt, or buying and managing a house, or looking at stocks and shares on a computer screen. It is dull. Sure, it can give you a nice warm and fuzzy feeling when you make a dollar here and there, but it is still dull.

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