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Frugal Tip: 10 Uses for Cheap Vodka

Cheap Vodka is Still Vodka

Vodka also has a long history of use as medicine, having been sold by druggists to cure everything from infertility to colic and the plague. While some of those historic promoters were half-cocked, it’s true that vodka has a wide…

Frugal Tip: Five College Cost Cutting Ideas


Higher education is expensive, here are some tips that will help you shave off the expense: Small scholarships. Those $250 scholarships add up, get 5 micro scholarship (for a four-year education) is $ 5,000.  That will make a difference. Colleges…