Category Archives: Saving Money

H&R Block Offers Free Deluxe Tax Software to Dissatisfied TurboTax Deluxe Owners

It seems that there are a lot of longtime TurboTax customers who aren’t thrilled with some of the changes Intuit has made to the 2014 edition of their tax software. The drama is taking place on Amazon Reviews, where the … Continue reading

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Save Nearly $500 with the 30 Day Money Challenge

One of the main issues some people have with the 52 week money challenge is the length of time it takes to save the money. That challenge is a year long commitment, and there are some who would rather focus … Continue reading

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Credit Karma Now Offers Two Free Credit Reports

Credit Karma has been on a spree of offering new financial tools for its members at no cost. The company, which is best known for allowing consumers to get their credit score for free without also having to hand over … Continue reading

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Is Costco Worth It?

There are a lot of people who ask the question, “Is a Costco membership is worth the price?” As you might expect, the answer depends tremendously on your particular situation and how you spend your money. For some people, it’s … Continue reading

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Gas Prices Keep Falling Which Means Significant Consumer Savings

It’s great news for consumers. Falling gas prices mean a lot more money in their bank account compared to if the prices maintained the same level as they were a year ago. In fact, AAA is predicting that the fall … Continue reading

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How to Create a Better 52 Week Money Saving Challenge

There are a lot of people who consider taking the 52 week money saving challenge as part of their desire to better their finances. It’s a great way to encourage yourself to save money, and it’s a worthwhile endeavor. There … Continue reading

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The 52 Week Cheap Gas Challenge

One of the biggest problems many people face with the 52 week money challenge (or any of the many alternative versions) is trying to figure out a way to create extra money within their budget to put toward the challenge. … Continue reading

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10 Great Alternatives to the Classic 52 Week Money Challenge

It’s that time of year when people are looking to better their finances as part of their New Year’s resolutions, and many decide one way to do this is through the 52 week money challenge. The challenge is a simple … Continue reading

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The 365 Day Money Challenge 2015

The 52 week money challenge has become a popular method for saving money over the past couple of years, but it’s not the only way to increase one’s savings. For some people, the weekly method simply doesn’t meet their savings … Continue reading

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The 52 Week Money Challenge Is About Much More Than Saving $1378

It’s the beginning of a New Year, and one place many people focus on improving is their finances. A popular challenge over the last two years has been the 52 week money challenge. The concept is pretty simple. Each week … Continue reading

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Market Basket Ends 4% Customer Discount

Market Basket is a supermarket chain that serves the New England area. Currently, the company operates 72 supermarkets, with approximately 25,000 employees and an annual revenue of 4 billion dollars. This past year, Market Basket shoppers were given a 4 … Continue reading

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52 Week Money Challenge 2015 Edition

Click the above image to enlarge or print here (pdf)It’s that time of the year again when people will begin making their New Year’s resolutions, and look to save more money in 2015. For the last couple of years, the … Continue reading

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Five Great After Christmas Sales Deals You Haven’t Considered

You have heard it time and again to buy Christmas cards, wrapping paper, ornaments and other Christmas items after December 25 to use in 2015 as a way of saving money. These are all great tips (you should be doing … Continue reading

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Nearly Half of States Have Gas Selling for Less Than $2 a Gallon

It’s turning into a very happy holiday season for consumers who drive a lot. Gasoline prices continue to fall as oil prices do the same, and the price for a gallon of the liquid gold is far from golden prices. … Continue reading

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National Parks Free Entrance Days 2015

For those who love to visit US national parks, there are always a few days a year where you can gain access to them at no charge. Each year these free entrance days change a bit, and the list of … Continue reading

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Are Credit Karma, Credit Sesame and Quizzle Free Credit Scores Really Free?

For those searching for their credit score, there are a number of ways to obtain it. There are many companies such as Credit Karma, Credit Sesame and Quizzle which advertise they’ll give you your credit score for free. The question … Continue reading

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More States Seeing Gas Prices Under $2 a Gallon

As many people traveled this past weekend, they may have noticed how much cheaper it is to fill up their car’s tank. With thirteen states reporting gas at below two dollars per gallon at some gas stations, it should not … Continue reading

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Why Are Oil Prices Dropping?

Just a few months ago, economists predicted that the production slow down in China and Russia would take a long time before it hit oil prices and the United States economy. That has already started to happen, and Americans are … Continue reading

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National Influenza Vaccination Week – Get Your Shot!

‘Tis the season to ring in the flu! National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) runs from December 7 – 13th, 2014. According to recent studies from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), this year could be an abnormally high … Continue reading

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What Time Do Stores Open on Thanksgiving Day?

Over the last few years, consumers have seen Black Friday creep into Thanksgiving Day when it comes to sales at retail outlets, and the beginning of the holiday shopping season. While there are still stores holding out and refusing to … Continue reading

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