Living on a budget doesn't mean you can't live well. It's possible to live it up without draining your bank account. It might take some effort, but the results are well worth it!
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Been looking for some wow factor for your home, but budget restrictions holding you back? Wouldn't it be nice to splurge once in a while without blowing through your savings? Of course it would—and it's possible! Here are a few ways you can get your hands on the high-end touches you've been eyeing for your home and not break the bank.
Has a Bosch dishwasher caught your eye? Has that LG front-loading washer and dryer been on your wish list? Look no further than Amazon. Not only can you compare hundreds of products, but each has dozens of reviews to help you make the right decision. Plus, become an Amazon Prime customer and you can get free shipping on most items. Like to touch and feel first? Believe it or not, Lowe's has some amazing deals on appliances, and if you open a Lowe's credit card, you get six months to pay it off with no interest.
Tired of your old sofa? Need to spice up your bedroom? There are several websites out there offering the latest designs and incredible quality at spectacular savings . First, there's Joss & Main. Every morning, amazing new deals with limited availability are posted on the site, including furniture, lighting and kitchenware. Joss & Main offers high-end, brand-name products for close to half off, and free shipping. Two other sites to scour are Wayfair and Overstock.com, where you can get deals on everything from curtains to lawn mowers.
If you're searching for some adornment for your walls, look no further than Etsy or eBay. Artists and designers from all over the world post their beautiful and unique wares for sale at reasonable prices.
Feel guilty when you splurge? Then hightail it to one of your local Habitat for Humanity stores. Snatch up brand-new and used products, appliances, furniture, even artwork for a fraction of the retail price, and the proceeds go toward helping to build homes for those less fortunate. Check the Habitat website and plug in your ZIP code to find a store near you.
And of course there's always Craigslist. Log onto your local Craigslist page and sift through all kinds of gently used goodies for your home. If you're lucky, you might just find exactly what you're looking for in the free section!
No matter your budget, these sites allow you to feel like you're splurging—just splurging responsibly.Next
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