How to Scrape Up $100 Each Month (No Matter How Much You Make)

And just who couldn’t use (or just love to get their hands on) an extra one-hundred dollars each month? Maybe Paris Hilton would stick her nose up at the thought of it, but for the rest of us, we could find quite a few useful places for that money. If you put an extra $100 per month on the average mortgage, you’ll shave about 7 years off of the life of your loan. $100 could be the difference between paying the minimum balance on your credit cards and paying into the balance. Or, a well deserved night out for you and your sweetie! Any way you look at it, $100 is $100.

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Gas Prices Got you Down? 5 Simple Tips to Get More MPG

With the rising prices of petroleum and other types of fuel, it isn't a surprise that the market has been and will continue to fall for “low mileage, high power vehicles”. “For Sale” signs are popping up all over the windshields of any vehicle that gets less than 25 miles on one gallon of fuel. The crunch is on, and it’s about that time when we start to tighten the belts of our fuel tanks.

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Focus at the Grocery Store (and Save Some Extra Cash!)

Everyone has been told by someone not to grocery shopping when you’re hungry, for you will buy (and probably eat) everything in sight. However, what if you’re not hungry and you still come home with enough cuisine from the grocery store to feed a small army? What are you doing wrong?

There’s nothing wrong, you just need to learn to focus.

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DIY- Home Repairs – Pass the Glue Gun and Duct Tape

Growing up, my father always tried to teach me a few tidbits of information in the ways of home building and repair. My dad built his home with his own two hands, with, of course, help from my mom and my brother. So, I have a lot of respect for "do it youself" tasks. He always told me “If something moves and it’s not supposed to, you need duct tape. If something doesn’t move and it’s supposed to, you need WD-40”. These are words that I live by. Of course, being a crafty female, I have added my glue gun to the list of necessities, because if something is moving and it shouldn’t and is visible to others , you need a glue gun.

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Beyond the Light Switch- 5 Easy Tricks to Cut your Electric Bill

Just about everyone knows the importance of saving electricity, an invaluable resource that’s crucial to our everyday lives. It’s also something that many of us take for granted, both its costs and how we budget it into our monthly payment cycle.

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