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Casey Slide

Casey Slide lives with her husband and baby in Atlanta, GA. She graduated from the University of Florida in 2005 with a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering and worked for a prominent hospital in Atlanta. With the birth of Casey’s son in February 2010, she decided to become a stay-at-home mom. Casey’s interests include reading, running, living green, and saving money.
Adjust Federal Income Tax

How to Properly Adjust Your Federal Income Tax Withholding Allowances

My husband and I recently did our taxes, and we were shocked by the amount of money we were being refunded by the government. At first we were elated because it was enough to...
Fun Thanksgiving Activities

9 Fun and Frugal Thanksgiving Activities, Games, and Crafts Ideas for Kids

The first thing that usually comes to most people's minds when they think about Thanksgiving is eating. There's turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, and pumpkin pie. But as you know, Thanksgiving is also a time for you to get...
School Clothes Shopping Tips

17 Back to School Clothes Shopping Tips to Save Money on Kids

It's that time again. It's time to get your kids ready to go back to school by purchasing paper, pencils, and crayons. School supplies can cost a fortune; unfortunately, back to school clothes shopping...
Can't Find Job After College Graduation

What to Do If You Can’t Find a Job After College Graduation – 10...

When I graduated from the University of Florida, living at home with my parents was not where I expected to find myself. With my degree in industrial engineering, I had envisioned starting a career immediately....
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15 Tips to Deal With Employee Burnout as a Manager or Business Owner

On occasion, you may notice a star employee becoming irritable and late for work on a regular basis. Enthusiasm has waned, and productivity has dropped. Now you are starting to feel irritable every time...
Ask Boss Raise

How to Ask Your Boss for a Raise at Work and Get It

In years gone by, many workers could depend on receiving an annual or semi-annual raise - but unfortunately, for all but a few, this is no longer the case. In fact, many employers continue...
Best Us Cities Travel Budget

10 Best U.S. Cities to Visit on a Budget

Do you want to take a vacation, but feel like you don't have the funds to make it happen? You may have many more options than you think. There are a multitude of ways...
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17 Tips to Deal With Workplace Burnout & Job Stress

Do you find yourself going through the motions every day at work? Are you physically showing up for the job, but leaving your mind elsewhere? Are you feeling detached from what formerly gave you...
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Reentering the Workforce After Kids – Tips & Ideas

Just as there are many reasons to leave your job to become a stay-at-home parent, there are many reasons why you may choose to go back to work. Many stay-at-home parents go back to work once...
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How to Eat Healthy in College

According to an extensive survey conducted by the federal government on college weight gain, college freshmen gain an average of nearly eight pounds during the school year - most of it in their first...
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What Is Freezer Burn – Causes & How to Prevent It When Freezing Food

One of my favorite hobbies is to try to save money on groceries. It's a challenging and never-ending process of searching ads, clipping coupons, and shopping strategically. While these methods do save my family...