ShopSmart Poll – Coupon Savings are Real

According to a recent poll conducted by Consumer Reports National Research Center for ShopSmart magazine, women who use shopping loyalty cards and coupons save an average of $678 or 10% on their grocery bill each year. Some results from the poll.. 55% of female coupon users bought an off-brand for coupon savings The most common […]

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Ready to go Travel? – Try a Vacation Rental for Big Savings

A great way to save on travel is to research the best deals before you go.  There are many travel websites so how do you know which one to use?  It depends what you are searching for.  If you are looking for a vacation rental Airbnb is the place to start.  For hotel, airfare, and […]

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Weekly Roundup – Winter is Here Edition

It’s officially Winter in Phoenix, it reached the mid thirties last night.  That is cold for here!  To celebrate Winter I am hosting the first ever  Frugal Toad Winter Holiday Giveaway – $75 Amazon Giftcard or $75 Paypal Cash  Contest Ends 12/21!   Recommended Posts for This Week Barb Friedberg Personal Finance answers a reader’s […]

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Finance for Dummies – Credit Reports

Your credit report is used by a lot of businesses: utility companies, mortgage lenders, prospective employers, banks, and others.  It is vital that you understand what information that is contained on your credit report and the companies that gather that information, credit bureaus. What information is on my Credit Report? Your credit report is a […]

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Weekly Roundup – Winter is Around the Corner Edition

Winter is just around the corner and the leaves on the Maple Tree are an incredible yellow color!   The Thanksgiving leftovers are all gone and I find it hard to believe we will be putting up the Christmas decorations tomorrow.  We had a nice Thanksgiving with family and we hope you did the same. As […]

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Frugal Toad Winter Holiday $75 Giveaway – Win an Amazon Giftcard or Paypal Cash

Winner has the choice of $75 Amazon Gift Card or $75 Paypal Cash I am using the Rafflecopter widget for this giveaway and it makes things really easy for you.  There is 1 mandatory entry and 8 optional ways for you to enter.  Just click on the entry options below and follow the instructions.  Hint:  […]

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