Optimizing my website to make it load faster

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Project Budget (USD)
$30 - $250

Project Description:
My website is wagavenue.com

The loading time for it seems to take an extremely long time, especially the header and slideshow for the homepage. I need it to load faster at the cheapest rate. Please let me know what is causing my website to load so slow and the solution to fixing it. Also, the price as well.

Additional Project Description:
07/11/2013 at 1:03 CEST
I used gtmetrix and google pagespeed to check for errors that need to be fixed also. I will need you to fix the errors on my website that is stated in gtmetrix and google pagespeed.

I am on a strict budge, so if project can be completed under $100, that would be great. If you do a good job I may have future projects for you.

Skills required:
Graphic Design, HTML, PHP, Website Design, Wordpress
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