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Money Saving Tips – Forget the Coupons

Yup, you heard that right, forget the coupons! Coupons are an extremely effective marketing strategy grocery stores and food manufacturers use to get consumers to try new products.  Unless the coupon is for a product that you use regularly you are better off not purchasing the item. Instead, stick to what’s on your grocery list […]

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How to Have a Successful, Fun and Frugal Barbecue

With the summer weather beginning to peak and the days at their longest, now’s the time to take advantage of your outdoor space by organizing a barbecue amongst family and friends. It may feel like a potentially expensive and complicated task, but it can actually be a simple, fun time for everyone to gather together […]

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The Frugal Art of Showing Appreciation

Showing loved ones and friends that you care about them is important for the relationship to grow and strengthen. Here are a few suggestions for showing appreciation that are not only inexpensive but easy.   Send a Text Message with a Special Photo Life is full of moments. The terrific thing about digital photography is […]

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5 Ways to Go Green and Save Money on Earth Day

Earth Day is a great time to take a look at ways you can reduce waste and save resources.  You don’t need to wait until Earth Day to take these simple steps to go green and save a little money at the same time.   Go Paperless! Going paperless is not only a great way […]

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Money Saving Tips – Make Saving a Priority

Saving for retirement or a new home can seem like an unreachable goal when you are struggling to pay the monthly bills. The important thing to remember is that you will never reach your goal if you don’t start.  Here are a few tips to get started on the road to reaching your financial dreams. […]

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Money Saving Tips – Avoid These Impulse Buying Triggers

Have you ever made a purchase without really thinking about it?  Why do you think retail stores place all those items just before you get to the checkout register? They know this is the last opportunity they have to get you to spend more money! Because It’s On Sale! 88% of all impulse buying is […]

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