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How I Decorated My Home With Items From The Dollar Store For Less Than $20


Like some, I didn’t want to spend a ton of money on Christmas decorations this year. It’s not that I’m not in the Christmas spirit, because I certainly am, but I would rather save the money to get each member of my family something special. Extravagant decorations would be lovely but is nothing compared to providing my family with a token of my love and appreciation.   As ...


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Holiday Travel On A Budget


You can visit your friends and family for the holidays without breaking the bank. Although it takes a bit of extra effort and patience, it’s possible to save a major amount of money on your travels.    The first major way to save money is to book flights and hotels as early as possible. Many travel experts say that the best time to book is 55 days in advance for holiday travellin...


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Denver Day Works


Denver, Colorado has introduced a new program called Denver Day Works that will offer the homeless day shifts with pay starting at $12.59. This program will offer jobs for a full year, November 2016 to October 2017, and include jobs such as planting trees or plowing snow. Laborers without identification may also participate by making special arrangements.   The program hopes to get at least...


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What Exactly Is Low Income?


Many assistance programs and charities state that they are for low income families and individuals, few people know what ‘low income’ actually means. As it turns out, there is no single answer to this question. Each county sets their income guidelines based on the median income in the area and they change every year.   Extremely low income means that your yearly income is 30% of...


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Top Three Cheap And Easy Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes


Thanksgiving gives us all an opportunity to reflect on everything we are grateful for. We also get to spend quality time with our families and, of course, eat delicious food. The great thing about all that food is that there are always leftovers. You could have a few days worth of meals just from your Thanksgiving leftovers. But eating the same thing over and over again can get really boring reall...


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Thanksgiving Dinner on a Budget


Hosting Thanksgiving is an honor - but it’s also a big task to undertake. It takes a whole lot of time, preparation, and often times, a whole lot of money. You won’t have to take out a loan to have a great Thanksgiving this year, luckily, with some tips. Here’s some ways you can be smart about the holiday this year.   Stick With The Essentials When it comes to how many di...


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How to Get Low-Income Mental Health Care


Mental health care can be costly, yet when you need it, you need it. There are ways for you to be able to get access to this care without breaking the bank. Here are some ways for you to get the help that you need:   Try Discussing the Cost You’re not the only one who’s in this situation. People should feel comfortable when they have to discuss this topic with their providers. ...


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Help With Toys For Christmas


‘Tis the season for giving! However, giving does take a good amount of money, especially when it comes to the little ones. The holiday season doesn’t have to be too expensive, however. Here are some ways you can get toys this year for little or no cost.   Toys for Tots Each year, Toys for Tots collects and donates toys to children of families in need. The organization partners ...


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AHR Takes Texas Father and Kids on School Shopping Spree


                                                 Stephanie Colvert November 08, 2016     Westlake Village, CA - American Hope Resources (AHR), a company dedicated to the provision of resources to individuals in need, sent the Member Care Manager, Heather, to...


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Finding Cheap (or Free) Winter Clothes


Cold weather is a welcome change from the blazing hot days of summer. However, you need to be prepared when the cold front hits so you’re not shivering day in and day out. Here are some ways you can get free or low cost winter clothes to keep warm through the season.   Charities If you’re financially strapped with no wiggle room, there’s a way for you to get winter clothe...


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