Top Sicknesses You Can Get From Animals

Diseases that humans can receive from animals are called zoonotic diseases. Veterinarians are not only trained to help diagnose pets when they are sick, but also to keep their pet owners informed about these zoonotic conditions. For example, dogs are one animal that is often diagnosed with diseases that their human owners should take great care around. Below is information on what diseases you could catch from your pets. But firstly, if you do believe that you have been in contact with a pet that has any of the conditions described below, call your doctor

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5 Easy Ways You Can Be Advertising on Social Media

Having a social media presence is necessary in today’s world. Society gathers much of its information and bases much of its opinion of businesses from social media. It is important to be present, engaging, and interactive with your social media audience as well as providing them with content they want to look at or read. Discounts for Followers Offer promotional discounts every so often for your followers. A simple percentage off a purchase or item is enough to get their attention and drive your sales. Campaigns like this often end up making a company more

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Studies Show Happiness Isn’t Gained From Riches

We all struggle with wanting more. More money, more material items, luxury vacations, etc. It is common to feel unhappy because you do not have what everyone around you has. When you feel this way, it is important to get your mind going in the right direction. Take a look at what you do have. Family, friends, a home, a vehicle, your health. All of this is important and many times taken for granted.   As a mother, I want my children to learn that happiness is not gained from being rich. Having money does

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Teaching Our Kids From The Start How To Be Frugal

Being frugal is a lifestyle and one that is hard for many people. I have been frugal all my life, so it comes naturally. My husband is not. He has had to learn how to spend less and save for what he wants rather than racking up credit card debt. When we began to have children, we planned out how we would teach them to be frugal as well, from a very early age. We want our children to be smart with money so they can be productive and successful adults, never worrying about debt

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How to Get People to Embrace Your Lifestyle

When you live a cheap lifestyle, many people just think you are cheap and hoarding your money. While some may understand your way of living, others may look down upon you or have trouble understanding your way of thinking. You can get people to embrace your lifestyle by showing how you save money as well as sharing your goals as to what you plan on doing with the money you save.   Coupons, Coupons, Coupons One way I live cheaply is to use coupons. I am able to save a ton on my food purchases

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How To Be Frugal With A Full Family

When you have a large family, it can be very expensive. Everyone needs food, clothing, shelter; all the basic needs of life. As a mom of several children, not to mention the big kid, aka, the hubby, I have to be creative with my purchases. I have to be able to purchase what we need, but on a budget. I learned a long time ago how to be frugal and apply my knowledge with each child I have. This helps us to have what we need but not go overboard when it comes to spending.

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How Our Insurance Is Affected By The Frugal Lifestyle

As you become an adult, you have certain responsibilities. Included in what you must do is having insurance. From health to home, you must be covered to ensure you will be cared for if something were to happen. With your home, you have insurance to cover your belongings as well as the actual home. With health insurance, plans vary, from having coverage for doctor visits to eye and dental care. Because I am frugal, it was hard for me to think about paying so much for home and health insurance. It can be quite expensive

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Some Things In Life You Can’t Be Frugal With

While I consider myself the most frugal mom on the planet, saving money on any and everything my children and family need, I do know that there are some things you just cannot be frugal with. In many areas of life, you can go the cheap route and everything is fine and dandy, but with major purchases, cheaper is not always better. I have found that when you are purchasing a vehicle, home or major appliances, you need to spend a little to be able to enjoy the benefits. That doesn’t mean I don’t save

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Top Frugal Sources We Learn From

As a family that saves money, we are always looking for new sources to learn how to be frugal. There are always articles online and programs that can be used to learn new ways to save. I would like to share a few of these sources with you, so below are a few of my favorite resources for saving money and living a more frugal lifestyle.   Pinterest Believe it or not, Pinterest is a great resource for saving money. You can learn tips and tricks from individuals from around the world based on your

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When You Know You’ve Gone Too Far

Because I live frugally, I am able to save money, not spending a great deal on the items I need. However, over the years, I have gone far beyond being frugal, sometimes going into cheap mode. It is wonderful to spend less and save money, being frugal in purchases. But it can easily become unhealthy when you are so cheap, you are not purchasing the things you need because you do not want to spend the money. There is a fine line between being frugal and being cheap, sometimes I tend to blur the line

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