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5 Tips Party Decor Cost Low

5 Tips To Keep Party Decoration Costs Low

When shopping for parties or event decorations it is easy to blow the budget. Here are some money-saving tips to save money when having a party or event.
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7 Things To Consider When Inflation is High

Seven Things to Consider When Inflation is High

What is Inflation? Why is it dangerous for our financial health? What to do? Here are 7 things to consider, from someone who has experienced high inflation.
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Tacos Durados

Tacos Dourados – The Crunchy Way To Go

Let me start by saying I’ve made them three times in the previous seven days. The first two times I prepared these tacos, I was too slow to take pictures. I …
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To Cooking

Having traveled and lived in many different countries, we have found that cooking is an universal way to share love with family and friends.  Along the way we learned and shared recipes with numerous food lovers. In this section of our site we share some of our favorite culinary delights with you.

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To Drinking

We are not heavy drinkers but we do enjoy an occasional drink or two on the cheap. We hope you enjoy making and sharing these drinks as much as we do.

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To Money

The best way to get ahead financially speaking is have your money work for you.  Here are some ideas that we have used over the years to grow our investment portfolio. 

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To Life

Many times we don’t know which direction life is going to take us.  We use this section for articles that do not fit into any other place yet.  We also post a bit about…well…life!

A Family Endeavor – About Us 

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The Bean Counter

Obviously, I don’t always get attacked by chipmunks, but when I do…well…you see the result.  I consider myself a world traveler.  I come from very humble beginnings.  By the age of 13, I had lived in 4 different countries and spoke 4 different languages.  English is the last language I learned.  My focus on career led me to many corners of the world and throughout the United States.  When people ask me what I do for a living, I simply tell them that I am “A Bean Counter.”  I hold a B.S. in Economics and a B.B.A. in International Business from Loyola Marymount University, and a MBA in Finance from the USC. I love sharing with people how I save money through hacks, recipes, and tricks.  I hope you enjoy the site as much as I enjoy working on it.  Please share with us your money saving hacks and ideas. We are open to suggestions, comments, and ways to improve.  Thanks!



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I am an elementary school teacher.  I have started a number of blogs, including techteacherzone.com, which is about education and technology. I my main role here is to design and maintain the website and I will contribute articles from time to time.  My interests include, history, economics, technology, education, travel, and or course family.