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Preparing for the 52 Week Save Money Challenge

Most people who decide to take on the 52 Week Money Challenge see that they only need to save $1 the first week, $2 the second week, $3 the third week and $4 the fourth week for a total of … Continue reading

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The Best Items to Buy After Christmas to Save Money

After Christmas sales can be a great opportunity to save money on products (they can also be a good was to make some extra money), but the key to making it true savings is that you buy items that you … Continue reading

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12 Ways to Save Money at Jamba Juice

Have you ever felt guilty for spending money at Jamba Juice? Maybe you feel a wave of guilt each time you hand over cash or a card to pay for one of your favorite treats. While overindulgence is rarely a … Continue reading

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How to Get the Best Deals at Thrift Stores

I have to admit that I really enjoy looking for treasure in what other people consider junk. I love to rummage around places looking for weird and unusual items, whether it be at flea markets, garage sales or thrift stores. … Continue reading

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Discounts: Ask and You Might Receive

I and other financial writers often tell people to ask for discounts, particularly on large ticket items, because you just never know when a retailer might be willing to cut you a break. Many people are reluctant to try it, … Continue reading

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Planning For Every Activity Is Not Always Possible

Yesterday I went to the movies with one of my sons. He is a film buff and wanted to see a Ray Harryhausen movie on a big screen. Fortunately, a local cinema was offering a free screening 1974’s all too … Continue reading

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How Much 10 Common Grocery Items Cost Savvy Shoppers

After following sales and coupons religiously for several months, I’ve started to get a sense of the best prices for various items. The best way to get these prices is to use the Coupon Mom method of combining a store’s … Continue reading

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Using Discount Programs to Save Money

Earlier today I had to buy a backpack. I had to buy a backpack because my high school aged son managed to break his current backpack. Now, I am not really sure how one breaks a backpack. Indeed, until today, … Continue reading

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How to Save Money with the Cash in Hand Method

Did you know that buying with cash can actually save you money? The old saying, “Money Talks” has never been truer than in today’s economy. Even big name retailers are open to negotiation; their sales are down and more people … Continue reading

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The Auto Numbers Game

By Joseph Ganem Just about every financial decision we make involves comparing numbers. But, often the numbers shown are not the ones you should compare. The sellers of automobiles and related products are masters at leading people down the wrong … Continue reading

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Getting the Most Out of Coupons

I frequently encounter people who don’t use coupons because they feel like it isn’t worth their time. If you’ve run the numbers and found this to be the case, I respect that. Coupon use, like all areas of personal finance, … Continue reading

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Ten Ways to Keep the Cost of Eyeglasses Low

Eyeglasses are an oddball purchase. Most people who need them will buy them, but the amount they pay can vary greatly without much difference in quality. There are a few ways, however, to find glasses you like for a price … Continue reading

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Sometimes, All You Have to Do is Ask to Save Money

By Jennifer Derrick I recently returned from two weeks of traveling for both business and pleasure. As I was setting up the components of the trip (hotels, rental cars, etc.) I was disappointed to discover that there were virtually no … Continue reading

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