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Author: Carly the Mommy

15 Ways to Have a Budget Hawaii Vacation

I never, ever, thought of Hawaii as a budget destination. Especially with the current weak Canadian dollar. But we chose Hawaii last year as our budget vacation spot, and for the same reason we chose it again this year! Hawaii did NOT disappoint. We spent under $3000 Canadian dollars total each time we went, for 10 days. That’s less $1500 per person!

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Natural Supplements for Anxiety – The Ultimate Guide to Living (Well) With Anxiety, Part 5

Perhaps some people would call me a fence sitter, when it comes to the whole natural health vs modern medicine debate. Wait, don’t leave! If you are firmly in one camp or another, I’d say we can probably find common ground.

That’s the nice thing about fence sitting. I lean toward the natural, but I understand the place for medical intervention. If the only way you’re making it through the day is with your Prozac, Zoloft, Paxil, Lexapro or maybe Ativan, then who am I to tell you it’s not the right way?! It wasn’t the right way for me but that doesn’t mean it’s not working for you. (I do have a prescription for Ativan… but I only take it when it’s absolutely necessary. 50 pills can last me a year and a half or so.)

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Ways to Improve Your Credit – Without a Credit Card

Soooo… recently I wrote this post about how to get approved for a rewards credit card on a “low income”… and I have to be honest, I seriously hesitated to write it. Allow me to ramble here for a moment, before I get where I’m going. (Feel free to skip ahead if you just want the suggestions about how to improve your credit without a credit card. 😉 )

I felt like my last post might be bad advice for some people. But I wrote it anyway, because it’s not bad advice for everyone. It’s awesome advice for the people who have good credit and want to benefit from rewards credit cards but can’t because of their (low) income.

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