Happy Birthday America, Happy 4th of July!!!

Tomorrow is the 4th of July and I just wanted to say Happy 4th to everyone!!!! (Remember to enter the drawing for a FREE Gas card from How I Save Money to lower YOUR gas bill in July.) Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new...

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Tracking My Finances In July: Day 1

Welcome to How I Save Money and tracking of income and expenses for the month. Income for the month to date: $7.40 Expenses for the month to date: $745.18 Net effect: -$737.78 On the first day of the month is when I pay rent so I always start off in the negative because I get paid on the last day of the  month. Rent increased this month because of normal rent increases and also because I now have to pay insurance for the apartment....

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How I Save Money Visits: ChildFreeLife

In order to save money I need to be able to make more money now because I have exhausted the ways I have found to save money. I am looking for a new job and I was recently thinking about my resume. I know I need to change it and then I stumbled across this post called Resume Revolution by ChildFreeLife . It brought up some interesting points and I think I will be revising my resume along those lines to make it more interesting....

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Tracking My Finances In June: Day 30

Welcome to How I Save Money and tracking of income and expenses for the month. Income for the month to date: $ enough Expenses for the month to date: $ higher than usual Net effect: $ POSITIVE!!!!! I got paid so the salary amount is included in the income for the month today. I obviously cannot post my salary so that is why the last day of the month does not show any figures. I had a few more expenses during the month like gas and...

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Save Money on Electricity With Solar Panels

I mentioned earlier about how I save money on my electricity bill by using solar lamps in my home. I have become fascinated by the power of solar lights and I want to be able to put in solar panels when I have my own house. I found a story on CNN where a family is now paying about $30 for electricity because they installed solar panels on their home. This family is using their solar panels and clothesline to slash electricity bills...

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