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    How to Follow a Budget (tips for students)   Sticking to a budget is something millions of people fail to do every year. Students have it more difficult than anyone else. They usually receive money in large chunks and have to make it last for the following few months. It’s tempting to blow it all on the latest game or a wild party, but this can leave you in severe financial difficulties. Here are some tips for how to follow a budget as a student and prevent yourself from becoming impoverished. Actually Make a Budget  …

I am starting a new feature called Splurge VS Steal. Each week I will be on the hunt to find the latest trends and show the price comparison between 2 companies. One will be a more expensive company and the other will be a more reasonable price. I will also post a link to purchase each product if you wish. This week’s Splurge VS Steal is the Chevron Maxi Dress. I found 2 of the exact same black and white dress at Amazon.com and Very Jane.com. I love the dress from VeryJane.com because it is super stretchy and can go…

Looking for an inexpensive hotel on Disney property?  Hotels.com has the perfect Disney Value Resorts at the right price. You can from many hotels on the property for a low cost. Some of my favorite ones that I spotted were Disney’s Art of Animation Resort from $148 a night, Disney’s Pop Century Resort from $143 a night, and Disney’s All-Star Sports Resort from $133 a night. These are great deals that you don’t want to miss. Prices may vary depending on the time of year you visit. *Special Conditions may apply*

Are you looking for ways to make a little extra cash right from home? Be sure to check out the rest of my list here and can be found on the top of the page. Here are some of the companies I use to make a little extra cash in my pocket: Inbox Dollars: Get paid to read emails. Takes 5 minutes or less a day to do and you can cash out at $30 for a check . Get Free $ 5 in your account when you sign up. Mindfield: Get paid to test products & take surveys. Cash…

Go back in time and see Mike and Sully in college and learn how they met with the new Disney movie called Monsters University coming in theaters June 21st. This is a must see for the summer with the kids. Be ready to laugh at Mike and Sully’s funny jokes. If you have seen the first Monsters’ Inc. movie, you know this one will be just as funny. Watch the video here and let me know what you think. You could score a FREE movie ticket to see Monsters U by Disney from Kellogg’s Rewards. Find specially marked Kellogg’s Cereal…

Who is ready to enjoy the summer with the kids? I am! What if your kids could have all of the fun without leaving home? Be sure to enter for a chance to win a  Spray N’ Splash 2  Inflatable Water Park Giveaway HERE. One very lucky reader is going to win the Spray ‘n Splash 2  inflatable water park just in time for summer! This giveaway begins on 5/10/13 and ends on 5/17/13. This prize is valued at $299.99. Giveaway is  hosted by Sweet Silly Sara, Sublime Media Connection, It’s Free At Last, Simplified Saving, With a Side Of…

I recently got the chance to try Ivory 2-in-1 Hair & Body Wash courtesy of Influenster. As soon as I received it I had to take a shower. I opened it up and noticed the refreshing clean scent, which is my favorite. It lathered rather nicely and rinsed off without leaving residue. It made my hair and skin feel refreshed, moisturized, and  clean with a nice scent. Benefits Include: Feeling clean from head to toe 24 fl. oz. for a fraction of the cost Clean refreshing scent No residue This runs about $5.99 in stores, plus there is a $0.50/1 coupon…

Have you ever wanted to go to Disney but thought it was too expensive or just could not afford to go? That is what I thought too, so I had to find a way to take my family on a very low budget. From experience my family of 5 has been to Disney twice for FREE. We did not pay a single penny for our tickets each time. Want to know how? Check out How I Went to Disney for Free, Tips on how you can too at just $0.99 for a limited time. If you could please rate &…