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Blonde and Balanced
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A fake blonde trying to find a real balance between spending and saving.
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I’ve been looking at how to save money on subscriptions. I actually have a lot of different subscriptions. In fact, I’m a fan of subscriptions. They add a lot of convenience to my life. In some cases, they save me a lot of money. However, it’s easy to end up spending money on them unnecessarily. […] The post How to Save Money on Subscriptions of All Kinds appeared first on Blonde ...
Posted: May 16 2019 @ 12:17 AM
Medicine isn’t cheap. Even if you have excellent health insurance, some prescriptions can be very costly. If you aren’t lucky enough to have good insurance, then the situation gets even worse. Therefore, it’s tempting to skip medicine to save money on prescriptions. Don’t do it. I speak from experience when I say that as frustrating […] The post Don’t Skip Medicine to Save Money on Prescriptions appeared first on Blonde & ...
Posted: May 13 2019 @ 9:09 PM
The average American wedding costs more than $33,000. As a result, a 2018 study revealed that about 75 percent of engaged couples expect to go into at least a little bit of debt to cover the costs associated with their wedding. You should know that you don’t have to break the bank to put together […] The post 7 Ways to Save Money on Wedding Planning appeared first on Blonde & ...
Posted: May 08 2019 @ 3:21 PM
Is Profit Squirrel legit or is it just another scam? Of course, it says right on the Profit Squirrel website, “it certainly isn’t too good to be true.” Nevertheless, when you’re looking into opportunities designed to help you make money fast online, it’s definitely important to review a variety of different sources to figure out […] The post Is Profit Squirrel Legit? appeared first on Blonde & Balanced. ...
Posted: May 01 2019 @ 7:20 PM
There are many times in your life when you might want to offer financial advice. However, people are touchy about money. Therefore, they may not receive your advice well. This can greatly impact your personal relationships in not-so-positive ways. If you’re interested in learning more about how to give financial advice, then I’d recommend reading […] The post How to Give Financial Advice: Tips from an Expert Who Knows People Don’t ...
Posted: Apr 29 2019 @ 10:44 PM
The average American household earns money primarily from salary. People in higher income groups earn their money the same way. In contrast, people in the lowest income groups tend to get more of their money from social security, loans, and their savings rather than from a salary. As a result, they have to spend everything […] The post Here’s How Americans Spend Money appeared first on Blonde & Balanced. ...
Posted: Apr 24 2019 @ 2:59 PM
I’ve had terrible experiences when I try to save money at the dentist. The last time that I needed dental work, I went to a dental school. The experience was so traumatizing that I haven’t been able to go back to a dentist since. My anxiety about it is through the roof. Of course, dental […] The post How to Save Money at the Dentist appeared first on Blonde & Balanced. ...
Posted: Apr 23 2019 @ 12:10 AM
I’m about to turn 40. I’ve decided that I don’t want children of my own. If I decide that I want kids, then I’ll adopt through the foster care system. However, that’s not the right choice for everyone. Many women want to have their own children. In recent years, many of my friends have undergone […] The post How to Plan for the Financial Impact of Infertility appeared first on Blonde ...
Posted: Apr 17 2019 @ 8:17 PM
Almost any money blog that you read will have information specific to women. Sometimes there are articles specific to men. Of course, we know that gender is more fluid than just those two dichotomies. Nevertheless, we currently live in a gendered society. Gender identity impacts a lot of what we do, think, and have access […] The post Does Gender Determine Our Financial Challenges? appeared first on Blonde & Balanced. ...
Posted: Apr 15 2019 @ 7:59 PM
It isn’t easy to stick to frugal living. So many different things impact the way we spend and save money. Our mood, life circumstances, and even the media we consume can dramatically alter our approach to frugal living. If we aren’t careful, we can easily fall off track. That’s why it’s so important to have […] The post How to Create a Community that Supports Your Frugality appeared first on Blonde ...
Posted: Apr 10 2019 @ 7:25 PM


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