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5 Ways to Save Money in One Minute or Less

This is not a list that requires you to be overly proactive. I, myself, have always had difficulty cutting coupons, eating at home, budgeting, and doing many other activities that often appear on lists of this kind. Here are five ways I have found that will help you save money with little to no effort.

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Want To Lose Weight For The Holidays? Start Now

I don't believe this one bit.  14 pounds in six weeks?  I have been working my butt off and eating right since March, and I have lost about 10 pounds.  I know, muscle weighs more than fat...blah blah blah

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jennycu, Flickr
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Parents Warned Against Using Bumper Pads in Cribs

In its latest guidelines for doctors, the American Academy of Pediatrics is advising against the usage of bumper pads in cribs, saying they may increase the risk of sudden infant death syndrome, or SIDS.

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5 Tips for Building and Improving Credit

Often as consumers, we refer to improving our credit scores or our credit scores dropping, but do we really know what goes into building a good credit score? The basic components of a score can be classified into five categories: payment history, debt ratio, length of credit history, types of credit, and inquiries. E

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Kids Are More Likely to Get Hit by Cars on Halloween, Says Study

Kids always look forward to trick-or-treating on Halloween, but a new study from the Centers for Disease and Prevention may give some parents pause.

The CDC reports children are four times more likely to be hit by cars on October 31 than on any other day of the year — probably not terribly surprising, given the increase in the number of kids who are out and about on Halloween.

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Best Places to See the Sunset In Bozeman – Our Top 7

One of my favorite parts of living in Big Sky Country is being able to see beautiful sunsets each evening. Fall is definitely one of the best times of the year to catch the most beautiful. First off what time does the sun set? You can get that, plus lots of other scientific data, at gaisma.com. This will allow you to reach each of the following destinations well in advance of the sun touching the horizon.

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Eight Reasons He Hasn’t Proposed

I always thought sitting around, waiting for a man to propose was silly.  Then, I remembered men are silly creatures, and they may have their reasons!

There are numerous reasons why a man hasn't proposed yet

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Miranda Lambert Urges Young Songwriters to ‘Know Who You Are’ [VIDEO]

If you want to make a living as a songwriter, Nashville is unquestionably the best place to be — even after a decade of dwindling record sales, it’s still home to a thriving publishing industry, as well as some of the most seasoned tunesmiths in the business.

But that doesn’t mean a good song is necessarily easy to find. In fact, Miranda Lambert found the experience so frustrating that she ended up learning how to play guitar just so she could write her own material.

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Tips To Get Ready For The MSU Bobcat Football Season

The Bobcat's first home game is this weekend which is only a day away. Are you ready? Do you have all of the properly colored attire? Do you know where you're watching the game? What food will you bring to your neighbor's pot luck? We've got great tips to help you make the 2011 season the season to remember.

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Ivy Dawned, Flickr
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Back to School – How to Plan the Perfect Carpool Ride

Who says you can’t have your cake and eat it, too? With a good carpool in place, you can save time and money. It just takes a little bit of planning and a willingness to flow with whatever the morning gives you. Here are five tips to help your carpool get off without a hitch.

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The Green Thing, Who’s To Blame?

I got this email from my mother, and just had to share.  Makes you stop and think, doesn't it?

In the line at the store, the cashier told an older woman that she should bring her own grocery bags because plastic bags weren't good for the environment.

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By: Nick Yapp Collection: Hulton Archive
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Lessons From A Woman Mechanic

By: Nick Yapp Collection: Hulton Archive
I don't know about you, but I get sick of the runaround from car mechanics.  Here are some tips, from one female to another!!  ~Erin

In a bad economy, people tend to fix their cars rather than buy new ones. And while industry experts say that nearly 80 percent of the people who bring their cars in for repair are women, women are far more likely than men to believe their mechanic is taking them for a ride. That's why Demeny Pollitt wanted to open her own garage and probably one reason why she is not short on customers.

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