We are back with another, “What’s the Compromise?”. This week, we will be providing ways to save money on food: Meal Planning Plan your meals based on what is on sale in the flyers. If a certain meat is on sale, try to incorporate it into several recipes throughout the week. Consider planning at least…

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  If you have attended a class by CCCS, you might have heard us teach “What’s the Compromise?” This class is all about saving money in different areas: transportation, groceries, cell phones, etc. Today, we will talk about how to save money on transportation costs. We suggest that you keep your total transportation costs to…

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  Halloween costumes can be expensive, especially for something that you only wear for one day out of the year. We compiled a list of fun, cheap costumes you can make for your kid that will make them happy and help you save some money! Strawberry: What you’ll need: Red t-shirt/ Red t-shirt dress Yellow…

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  If you are one of the estimated 13.7% of people who shop online, this article is for you. Ecommerce is a rapidly growing industry which offers people the opportunity to shop from the comfort of their own home at whatever hour best suits their schedule. Retailers know this and are using monetary incentives to…

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Starting college brings about a lot of new and exciting experiences. One of the most daunting, and shell-shocking, parts is the cost of textbooks. As if classes are not expensive enough, it is reported that students spend an average of $655 per year on textbooks (National Association of College Stores, 2017). Below are some tips…

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  What to do if you cannot make your mortgage payment Is something happening in your life which is making paying your mortgage harder than usual? Are you scared your house may be foreclosed on? Then we have complied some tips and information for you. When a person is unable to make their payments, the…

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How much do your children understand and know about finances? Do they know how to save? Do they know how to budget? Sooner or later all kids will grow up and live on their own. Basic financial knowledge and understanding is an important skill which is needed in order to have a successful life. This knowledge…

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  Making time every week or monthly to go through all of your bills and pay them takes up precious time. If there is one thing we don’t have enough of these days it’s time. With our lives full of more obligations then time, this is an unnecessary waste of time in our day and…

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Regularly checking and reviewing your credit report are the two key things which can help you to achieve and maintain an accurate credit report. Checking your credit repot regularly will allow you to see any inaccurate information and will give you an opportunity to correct any mistakes. Everyone is able to receive one free copy of…

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A great way to save money every month is simply to eat at home more, and dine out less often. Meal prepping and having dinners around the table at home enables you to free up your money for other important things. Eating at home gives you a lot of variety when it comes to easily…

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