5 Tips to Live Within Your Means

One of the best ways to keep your finances on track is to “live within your means.” This means saving more than you spend and keeping your debts to a minimum. But how can you actually do this? Although spending is definitely easier than saving, there are also a lot of easy ways to help you budget and cut down on costs.

Let’s take a look at some of the ways you can save and still enjoy your money:

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How To Do Cheap Home Improvements

Changing your living space can make you feel happier and more creative, but performing renovations on your house or apartment can also become extremely costly. The price of painting, getting new appliances, redecorating, and giving your place a facelift quickly adds up. And if you plan on hiring general contractors, you might have to spend thousands of dollars.

So before committing to large costs, consider these alternative and affordable home improvement methods.

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How To Get Fit Without an Expensive Gym Membership

Ready to come out of winter hibernation and get fit for summer? You might be thinking about joining a gym or taking fitness classes, but getting in shape doesn’t have to cost a lot of money or require hours of your time. There are simple, effective fat burning and muscle-building exercises you can do around your home that won’t break the bank.

Here are 4 of our favorite workouts that won’t strain your budget:

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Five for Five: Decorate Your Apartment or Dorm for Less Than $5

Welcome to Five for Five, the Kaiku Blog’s ongoing inventory of five super cool things that cost $5 or less. We’ll be bringing you everything from creative gifts, cheap foodie recipes, DIY arts ‘n’ crafts, self-improvement lifehacks, entertainment and more.

Today’s list is about how to decorate your apartment or dorm room for under $5. Here’s some of our favorite, cheap DIY ideas from Pinterest and elsewhere on the web.
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