Budget Stretching Tips

We’ve all read the budgeting tips given to us by the experts. Stuff like, “make and take your lunch to work instead of going out to eat,” or “dry clean your clothes at home rather than take it to the cleaners.” But what about those of us who don’t dry clean or eat out? What tips are there for us? Well, if you’re already doing everything the experts tell you to do and it’s still…

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Running an Antique Store

This guide was written for those who are thinking about starting an antique store. Starting an antique store is quite different and more complicated than running any other normal retail store. The process of running an antique store is quite time consuming. It involves doing detailed research on most of the antique items. Every antique item has a unique history due to its age. Antique stores can be exciting and something fun to do. The…

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Slipping Behind in Bills from Holidays and High Cost of Living?

With economic statistics painting a picture where those at the top of the economic ladder are getting richer but those in the working middle class and below are having to increasingly struggle to make ends meet, and it’s no surprise that the amount of consumer debt – already large – is climbing yet higher. A record number of Americans find themselves slipping behind in bills or making less than full payments. Yet, regardless of whether…

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The Christmas Loft in Meredith, NH

Christmas in the Lakes Region can be quite beautiful and also very cold. If you’re visiting the Lakes Region and are looking for something to take back, why not look at getting something new for your Christmas tree. Located by Church Inn and the Meredith Docks is The Christmas Loft. This store not only is open daily, but all year long. The outside is usually lined with a large air filled Christmas ornament or a…

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Alternative Places to Shop for Holiday Gifts in San Diego

Why get a present for someone that’s the same old thing? If you live in San Diego there are many alternative places to shop then the mall, department store, and you’re usually Wal-Mart. Instead, you can go to alternative stores and purchase your friends and love ones gifts that they don’t usually receive. Here is a list of places in San Diego to shop at if you want something unique to give as a gift.…

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Teddy Bear Workshop Offers Unique Christmas Gifts to Salt Lake Shoppers

If you’re worried that a child on your list will be hard to shop for, head no further than the Gateway’s Build-a-Bear workshop, where you can turn shopping for a new friend into a fun day out for the whole family. As opposed to just buying a by-the-books plush for your child, the Build-a-Bear store allows your child to select just what he or she wants in a friend: you can dress your bear up…

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Where to Find Christmas Gifts for Women in Missoula, Montana

While there seems to be hundreds of ads filled with gifts for women, it is sometimes difficult to find the perfect gift for the women on your shopping list, especially for that special woman on your list. If you haven’t been able to come up with gift ideas for the women on your Christmas list this year, don’t despair, because Missoula has several shopping destinations that can help you locate the gifts of their dreams.…

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Mall of America

If you think you have problems with your teenager going to the mall, don’t even think about going to The Mall. The Mall of America is the largest mall in America, so they named it that, and are striving to keep it that way. You can find just about every national chain store in one if it’s 520 stores under the same roof. They have more than just the stores though, they have an entire…

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Gearing-Up to Start-Up

A start-up business is an exciting, heady affair. The early days are full of challenges, successes, and the adrenaline rush that comes from too many late night lattes. And when you’re in these initial planning stages, it’s easy to have your head so far up in the clouds that you forget to keep your feet on the ground. So, set aside your scheming for a moment, and make sure you are really ready to embark…

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How to Avoid Credit Card Debt

In modern day society we are accustomed to having what we want when we want it, and trying to keep up with the fast paces of life and consumer society of play havoc on our bank accounts and pocket books. The perceived need to have the latest computer software, the latest looks in leather jackets, and the hippest car frequently drives us to a point of overextension and financial insanity. Instead, we should take a…

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