Jamie Cattanach

Jamie Cattanach

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Butter Nut Waste $3 on Natural Peanut Butter. Try These Recipes Instead

If you think making your own peanut butter sounds like a waste of time, think again. Here’s how homemade peanut butter could save you money -- and make your tummy very, very happy, too.

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These 8 Cheap DASH Diet Recipes Are Winners for Your Body and Your Wallet

The DASH diet has been shown to turn around hypertension in a jiffy -- and if you do it right, it’s super affordable, too! Here are 8 recipes and a heap of savings tips to boot.

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Avoid the Freshman 15 Using These 10 Tips for Eating Healthy in College

If you’re wondering how to eat healthy in college and whether you can afford it, the answer is easy: You can, and you should. Here’s how.

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4 Inexpensive Ways to Eat Comfort Foods Without Blowing Your Low-Carb Diet

If you’re a low-carb dieter, you might think pizza, pasta and tacos are a thing of the past… but they don’t have to be. Here’s how to make low-carb versions of your favorite comfort foods without going broke.

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Beyond eBay and Etsy: 5 Online Flea Markets You’ve Never Heard of

To score awesome deals without leaving your couch, try online flea markets. Once you’ve exhausted eBay and Etsy, check out these lesser-known sites.

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What’s the Best, Most Affordable Natural Peanut Butter?

Which natural peanut butter is worth the money? We tested five brands to see which were affordable, yet delicious.

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Eating Paleo on a Budget? Make These 3 Expensive Snacks at Home

Yes, you can eat paleo on a budget. Try these simple paleo snack recipes made from affordable and healthy ingredients.

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How to Make Spaghetti and Meatballs Even Cheaper (Yes, With Real Meat!)

It’s romantic. It’s kid-friendly. It’s delicious. And it’s cheap. But we figured out how to make this spaghetti and meatballs recipe even cheaper. Here’s how.

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Stocks vs. Bonds: What You Wanted to Know (but Were Too Afraid to Ask)

What’s the difference between stocks and bonds -- and which do experts say you should you buy? We break it down.

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We Asked a Wine Snob to Review All Trader Joe’s Two-Buck Chucks

It’s just about the cheapest wine out there -- but do you get what you pay for? One penny-hoarding, wine-loving writer tasted all the different kinds of Two-Buck Chuck to find out.

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Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Saving Money at Busch Gardens

Ready for some thrills? With the wide array of Busch Gardens coupons, promo codes and discount tickets available, it can be hard to figure out how to get the best price. Here’s our best advice.

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6 Totally Legit (and Legal) Ways to Make Money Every Time You Buy Booze

Is your taste for beer and wine taking a gulp out of your budget? Here are six ways to make money next time you’re on a beer run -- and they’re all legal.

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This Free App Analyzes Your Spending and Tells You Where You’re Screwing Up

Face it: You’re no personal finance guru. But this app will help teach you better money habits, even if you never seem to learn from your mistakes.

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Frugal Cooking: 5 Simple Tips for Making the Perfect Pot of Rice

Even the cheapest kitchen staples get costly if you routinely waste them -- and rice is a notoriously finicky beast. If you’re wondering how to cook rice perfectly every single time, read on.

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This Pro Bargain Hunter Shares His Genius Tips for Clearance Shopping

This guy and his wife actually turn a profit simply by skimming sales racks, and they have some great clearance shopping tips for you.