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Should Relationships Be 50/50 Financially?

For couples, splitting shared expenses 50-50 seems like the easiest and most fair option. But is it really? If you and your partner don't make close to the same income, one of you is probably going to find a 50-50 split grossly unfair. Find out how to get on the same page and split expenses fairly.

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The 3 Types of Expenses in a Budget: Fixed, Periodic, and Variable

There are three types of expenses we all have to account for when we're building our budget: fixed, periodic, and variable or flexible. Learn more about each of the different types of expenses, how they impact your budget, and how to prepare for them.

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How Is Driving for DoorDash? My Experiences So Far…

Driving for DoorDash can be a solid second job or side hustle. If you don't mind driving and popping in and out of different restaurants, the hours are flexible and the money is good. I've been Dashing for several months now and I'm happy to share my take and experiences if you're curious about the opportunity.

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Can You Use a Coupon the Day it Expires?

If you're new to couponing, coupon expiration dates and individual store policies can be confusing. You might have several questions about when coupons expire, whether you can use an expired coupon or not, and what you can do with coupons that have expired. Check out the answers to these questions and more here.

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Three Paycheck Months in 2021 + What to Do With Your Third Check

Getting paid biweekly means twice a year you'll get three paychecks in a single month instead of two. Find out when those months are this year and learn a simple budgeting trick that will free up that "extra" third paycheck.

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How to Aggressively Save Money

There are several reasons to pursue an aggressive savings strategy. Maybe you're sick of living paycheck to paycheck without much to show for it, perhaps you want to reach your financial goals faster, or maybe you're just not where you want to be. Learn how to aggressively save money with these 16 tips.

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11 Tips for Starting a Side Gig While Working a Full Time Job

Starting a side gig is an excellent way to earn extra money to put toward your financial goals. But it's not easy to choose the right side hustle, grow your income, and balance your side gig with your full-time day job. These tips will help you manage your side hustle.

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How Can I Get Coupons from Companies for Free?

There are tons of places to get grocery coupons. Supermarket flyers, newspaper inserts, online printables, and more. But my favorite way is to just reach out to my favorite brand and ask them nicely to send me a coupon if possible. This works and the coupons you get direct from the manufacturer tend to be higher value than you find anywhere else.

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How Much to Charge for Music Lessons

Making money teaching music can be fun and rewarding, both financially and personally. If you have a talent for piano, guitar, drums, or any other instrument, you can earn extra money or a full-time income giving lessons. Learn how much you can charge for music lessons.

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23 High Paying In Demand Freelance Skills

Freelancing is an excellent way to leverage your existing skills to work for yourself. You can freelance in your spare time as a side hustle to make more money or you can make a full time income. Find out which skills are always in demand, how to learn the skills you need, and where to find lucrative freelance opportunities.

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Welcome to Kinda Frugal

Hi I'm Sara! My husband Jerry and I are on a mission to earn more, spend less, get out of debt, retire early, and enjoy life. We want to help you do the same. Learn more →