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Jacqueline Curtis

Jacqueline Curtis is an experienced style expert, and she focuses on getting high fashion on a tight budget. She writes for several online publications and specializes in fashion, finance, health and fitness, and parenting. Jae grew up in Toronto, Canada, but now resides in Utah with her husband, two kids, and prized shoe collection.
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How to Stop Being Jealous About Money

Have you ever looked at another person's life and wished that their clothes, their cars, and their vacations could be yours? It's not uncommon, and I'll admit that I've fallen prey to money envy.When...
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5 Fun & Cheap Date Ideas for Teenagers

Ah, to be a teen again. I turned 16 sometime in the '90s, so I hit my teen years back when butterfly hair clips, the Backstreet Boys, and the show "Boy Meets World" were...
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Splurge or Bargain? Making Fashion & Clothes Shopping Affordable

Part of what makes a great wardrobe is having lots of choices and plenty of variety. Even a person with the most extensive closet in the world probably gets sick of wearing the same...
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5 Fun Activities for Toddlers on a Budget

Any parent knows that the "terrible twos" can start a lot earlier than 24 months, and may last well into your child's third year. I knew I was in trouble when my two-year-old learned...
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How to Make Money Selling on Consignment – Tips, Pros & Cons

Sure, the recession has brought back the era of bargain hunting and thrift store shopping, but it's also welcomed back the return of consignment stores. Consignment shops work in several ways, and each allows...
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How to Host a Clothing Swap Party – Rules & Ideas

I don't know how many times I've stood in front of my closet and complained that I had nothing to wear. Despite my wardrobe overflowing with shoes, tops, dresses, and jeans, I still become...
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How to Throw a Big Party on a Small Budget

If you've got it, you've got it. Some people are just born entertainers. From the perfect food, to the best party playlist, to amazing decorations, some folks always throw stellar soirées.However, the extravagance of...
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How to Make Your Makeup Last Longer & Extend Its Shelf Life

I'll admit it: I love to splurge on makeup. I'll eat rice and beans for a week if it means that I can drop the rest of my money on my favorite designer mascara....
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10 Romantic & Inexpensive Gift Ideas for Your Girlfriend or Wife

Whether it's an anniversary present or a Valentine's Day gift, the expectations can be high even when your funds are low. If your bank account balance limits the amount you can spend on a...