Category Archives: Frugal

Back to School Savings in September

Back to school shopping is traditionally a big event, but more families are saying, “Meh,” to it. According to a Deloitte study, 38 percent of K-12 parents say they don’t care so much about back-to-school shopping because they get what … Continue reading

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Verizon FiOS Promotion Codes Don’t Exist – Here’s How to Get the Best Deals

Verizon is always offering some sort of deal on FiOS service, but you don’t need promotion codes to get them. You can save on bundles or get introductory rates if you’re new to FiOS. Sites like Retailmenot.com and Coupons.com can … Continue reading

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7 Inventive Ways to Save on Back to School Shopping

It’s that time of year again! The kids are exchanging their baseball bats for number 2 pencils. College students are setting up their dorm rooms. With these transitions comes added costs. Everyone needs the proper gear for getting started for a … Continue reading

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Senior Citizen Discounts That Help You Stay Young

It’s coming! Senior Citizens Day is August 21, 2015. It’s a day when we recognize the older citizens of our community. This is important because they helped build the society we live in today. Many of them fought in wars, built … Continue reading

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4 Money Saving Tips for Senior Citizens Day

Senior Citizen’s Day is coming! It’s August 21st. The observance was established as a way of honoring the senior citizens of our communities. The day also brings awareness to social, health, and economic issues facing the elderly. This post is geared … Continue reading

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Free McDonald’s Sandwich Just for Downloading Free App!

McDonald’s recently released an app for both Apple and Android devices. The app is pretty slick and has a surprising amount to offer. This post will share why you should consider the app, what you’ll get for downloading it, and how to … Continue reading

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10 Universal (and Frugal) Household Products to Own

This list covers the 10 household products everyone should have on hand. They are cheap. They are versatile. They are useful. They are the must-have’s: 1. Hydrogen Peroxide Many people have a bottle of hydrogen peroxide in their medicine cabinet … Continue reading

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10 Daily Purchases That Hurt Your Budget as Much as Morning Coffee

You’ve probably heard people talk about how buying a daily cup of coffee can drastically hurt your finances. Some refer to this as the latte effect. A daily cup of coffee would cost you anywhere between $15 and $25 a week. … Continue reading

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Drawbacks of Tiny House Living

Buying a tiny may be financially wise. A tiny house usually results in tiny house payments – or even no payments at all. But what about the drawbacks? According to CNN Money, the average house size in America is growing rapidly. … Continue reading

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Coinstar Fees (and How to Avoid Them)

What is Coinstar? Many banks nowadays don’t accept coins. Many other banks will accept coins but they take a fee for sorting them. It’s a bummer but hey, at least some banks still offer good interest rates. But even as … Continue reading

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The Highest Yielding Savings Account in America…

According to DepositAccounts.com, this is the highest yielding savings account available in the United States at 1.25% APY. It’s also a no fee and no minimum savings account. Basically, if you’re in search of the highest-yielding savings account available, you … Continue reading

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Detailed American Express Savings Account Review

That’s right – American Express offers more than just credit cards. They also offer a way to save money – by way of an actual savings account. This was news to me as well until recently. I want to start … Continue reading

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8 Things That Should Never End up in Your Trash

Many people have the tendency to just pitch items without a care in the world. That’s crazy! There are plenty of household items that deserve a second look. Here are a 9 things you should reconsider before tossing: 1. Food Food … Continue reading

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Embrace Minimalism: 10 Things You Should Donate Today

One beautiful aspect of minimalism is that you can help yourself while helping others. You can free yourself of overabundance while helping someone else. Sometimes in life, win-win opportunities really do arise. This post is about how to declutter your … Continue reading

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6 Reasons Why Buying Cheap Often Ends up Costing More

Have you ever gone to buy a new appliance or piece of furniture and immediately picked out the cheapest option? While sometimes buying the cheapest option can work out, many times it ends up costing more money. For instance, buying the cheapest … Continue reading

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Free Online Tools That Can Help Freelance Writers and Bloggers

If you make money as a freelance writer or blogger, one difficult part of your craft is standing out from others in your field. One way to do so is to make sure your writing or blogging is the best … Continue reading

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10 Creative Ways to Save on Movie Tickets This Summer

Almost everyone enjoys watching a movie on the big screen (and you can even learn some great money lessons at the movie theater). However, very few people are okay paying so much money for a single ticket. Movie ticket prices … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Save When You Barbeque

Hosting a barbecue can be a fun summer activity. Many people look forward to attending summer barbecues for the food, company, and atmosphere. However, sometimes hosting a barbecue can become expensive, especially when you’re shouldering most of the costs by … Continue reading

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Fourth of July 2015 Free Events

Who doesn’t love free things? July 4th is full of many different free events so make sure to take full advantage of these. Fireworks and parades are the most common free activities that go on around the nation for Independence … Continue reading

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