Most of us wake up each day, go to work, and come home. We work so we make money and supply for our families, but often we have little extra money and make only enough to see it go into the bank and out to bills on the same day. Extra money is typically spent on vacations, gifts, or for a few random things. It is likely good many of us don't have too much extra money because we would likely spend on things we don't need. How people spend their money is their priority and up to them, but there are a few dumb things many are spending too much money on. Be smarter with your money, and stop spending so much on these things.

Stop Spending So Much on Online Shopping in Idaho

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ThePennyHoarder.com recently released a story about the dumbest things people spend too much money on, with number one being spending too much on online shopping. It is easy to get caught up browsing and buying things you don't need, or perhaps you are overpaying when you could find the same item for cheaper on a different site, or a better deal in-store perhaps. Don't overpay if you don't have to. 

Overpaying for Internet in Idaho

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Internet costs are going up and can be a little pricier than most would like. There are bills you can cut, but the internet is one of the least likely to cut. Lowering down to lower speeds will work, but there are always packages and deals to help lower your monthly cost. Keep your eyes and ears open and you could lower your bill. 

Stop Buying So Much Groceries

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Groceries have been going up in price, as has everything. This means you need to be more mindful of what you are buying, how much it has gone up, and maybe cut back on some of the foods you don't need. One of the worst things a person can do is grocery shop hungry, and doing so could hurt your wallet. Make sure to stick with the essentials, and not buy the cravings you don't need. 

The Cost of Eating Out in Idaho

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One of the best ways to cut down costs is to stop going out and eating, or eating at places that cost too much. You can get great food for not too much, or you can eat at home. There are times it is worth it going out to have a nice meal, but eating out consistently will add up and overpaying for food you don't eat or isn't worth the value will take a toll on your wallet. 

Paying Interest Adds Up in Idaho

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When it comes to paying off credit cards or debt of any kind, interest can be a killer in terms of one day getting you out of debt. Payment after payment, and it seems like your debt never goes down, so how can you stop wasting your money? There are ways to lower your interest rate, or to help cover it, and by clicking the link above in this story, you can find out how to have more affordable interest rates, and one day get out of debt. 

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There is a time and place to splurge and spoil yourself, but why keep spending money on things you don't have to? Pinch the pennies and be smart with your money, and then you can spoil yourself more often and without worrying about breaking the bank. Click the link above for more advice on how to help with spending money on the above categories.

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If you need help filing your taxes this year, these are the highest-rated CPAs and accountants in Twin Falls. The ranking comes from local feedback on GoogleYelp!, and Yellow Pages reviews.

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Places To Get Really High Around Twin Falls

Since marijuana is still illegal in Idaho, you can’t legally walk down the street and get high, but there's another way to get high around Twin Falls that is much more socially acceptable.

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