Life Hacks

Life Hacks from Freddy help Texans save time and money. Read these cool strategies to find ways to be more productive in your every day life!

7 Money-Making Skills To Learn Without Leaving Home

December 17, 2020 |
A woman on a video call with a laptop.

Are you looking to start a side hustle, get back to work after taking time off, or completely switch careers? It can be exciting to dream about making progress toward your financial goals and following your career aspirations by starting something new. The big question is, what skills do you have that provide money-making potential?…

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How To Lower Your Heating Bill & Stay Warm for Free

December 15, 2020 | Comments Off on How To Lower Your Heating Bill & Stay Warm for Free

That first electricity bill after the weather turns cold can be a shock. It is easy to forget how much it costs to keep your home heated while you’re living through the warm days of summer, but the weather does eventually cool off and many homeowners face a high heating bill during the winter months.

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The Best Low Cost DIY Gifts You Can Make

December 10, 2020 |

Giving gifts is something that can bring a lot of joy. However, if you are on a tight budget or struggling financially, the gift-giving during the holidays and on birthdays can be extremely stressful. Not having the money you need to give the gifts you want to give can take all of the joy out…

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How To Have Fun With No Money In East Texas

December 3, 2020 |

East Texas is full of charming cities and towns that have a lot to offer when it comes to having fun without spending a lot of money. No matter what part of East Texas you find yourself in, the chances are that there is a nearby town that offers parks, free museums, and unique attractions…

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Household Life Hacks That Will Save You Hundreds

November 10, 2020 | Comments Off on Household Life Hacks That Will Save You Hundreds
Using a sponge for household money saving life hack.

If money is tight then you may want to know how to save money at home to help make ends meet. It is possible to make a few small changes around the house and see big savings. In fact, many people are surprised to find out just how much money they can save by cutting their electric bills and other expenses around their home.

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Is Texarkana, TX A Good Place to Live?

November 4, 2020 |
A view of East Broad Street in Texarkana TX.

Texarkana, TX is a unique place to live. It is a town that sits near the border of Texas and Arkansas which is the source of its name.

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Halloween 2020: Trick or Treating Times and CDC Guidelines

October 20, 2020 |

Halloween 2020: Trick or Treating Times and CDC Guidelines Halloween is quickly approaching! If you and your family love Halloween then you have likely already been thinking about your costumes and considering your plans for the day. When it comes to finding free and fun activities for kids, Halloween is definitely at the top of…

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Extreme Budget DIY & Life Hacks To Save Money

October 19, 2020 |
A kneeling person works on a life hack diy project.

Let’s face it – we could all use a little extra cash. Whether it’s an upcoming vacation, kids’ extracurriculars, that new gadget, or Christmas being just around the corner…there’s always somewhere a few dollars (or a LOT of dollars!) could be put to good use. It may cost you a bit of time and some elbow grease, but these simple life hacks will put you on track to some serious saving!

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What To Do When You’re Bored in East Texas

October 7, 2020 |
A couple playing Jenga together.

When you’re bored, time can feel like it slows down to a snail’s pace. Some people conquer boredom by online shopping or going to an amusement park. However, many activities that provide entertainment can also be expensive.

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The Best Car Insurance Companies in Texas

September 22, 2020 |
A man washes his car.

When it comes to protecting your most expensive purchases – such as your car – it is wise to look for options that have a long track record of paying claims.

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