Offers Strategies for Saving Money on Housing and Other Costly Living Expenses

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The National Association of Realtors (NAR) offered hope this week for those anxiously watching the housing market. According to an NAR analysis, home sales in September increased by 10% since August; however when compared to 2009 overall sales were down by 19.1%.

Forbes quoted NAR spokesman Walter Molony as saying, “This is the biggest monthly gain in 28 years, even though we should be closer to 5 million given the rate of population growth.”

Molony explained further by saying, “Buyers are responding to low interest rates, but what hurts is the anemic pace of job growth.”, a personal finance blog, knows homeowners are feeling jittery. Foreclosure rates are at an all-time high and home values nationwide have plunged. Many homeowners are “underwater” and worry about losing their home, which is why chose to address this issue in a recent post.

Jamie Simmerman, the posts author, explains, “Some consumers spend as much as 80% of their income on housing costs, so finding ways to shave even a few dollars off keeping a roof over your head can provide huge relief to a strained budge.”

Learning how to adapt to changes in personal finances is an important aspect of money management; however few people grew up in homes where money was discussed openly. As a result, many are finance-illiterates and know little about building wealth or creating financial security.

David Ning created, a personal finance blog, to help others understand the principles that are foundational to good money management including saving money, spending frugally and investing wisely. has been offering up straightforward, no-nonsense advice for saving money since its launch in 2007. Since then has attracted a following of more than 300,000 monthly visitors and the attention of various news syndicates. Posts from the personal finance blog have been featured on the,, and

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