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Pig Oxfam

Gifts that Give Back

Folks have been lamenting the commercialization of the holiday season for years, but the outcry this year about shopping on Thanksgiving indicates a rebellion of sorts. Christmas decorations pop up in stores in September; relentless television advertising pushes consumers to empty wallets for a “perfect” holiday; the irony of rushing around buying gifts right up […]

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Me Fish!

Got crowds? Get funds

They say necessity is the mother of invention; I’d add that a tough economy is the mother for resourcefulness. While many startups and organizations are having trouble raising capital or borrowing funds, others are taking it upon themselves to get the job done. As an example, two guys I follow on Facebook — Christian singer […]

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Baby Chick shoes

Shopping on a Shoestring with Kids in Velcro Shoes

I’m so thrilled to have the opportunity to share a new feature with you here on Purposeful Money.  If you’ve ever been frustrated by the challenges of raising kids on a tight budget, then we have some good news for you!  New mommy and budget stretcher extraordinaire Andra Baehr will be sharing her money saving […]

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