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10 Ways To Save Money At The Farmer’s Market

If you are looking for fresh food that’s locally grown, farmer’s markets are wonderful places to visit. They stock a wide range of goods from fresh, local produce to homemade sweets and breads to interesting craft products that will brighten … Continue reading

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10 Calls to Make to Save Money

Many people often pay their bills while grumbling about how much they have to pay. It’s true that many services are very overpriced, but what most people don’t realize is that some of these services can easily be lowered. Sometimes … 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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Haggle: Strange Ways to Save Money

Haggling isn’t widely practiced in the United States. Sure, sometimes you haggle at the car dealer or maybe with some local craftsperson at the craft fair, but it’s not a big part of our culture. Most people are too embarrassed … Continue reading

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What Traveling While Broke Taught Me About Finance

When I was younger I traveled extensively on very little money. I still travel frequently, but these days I have a little more money and I prefer more comfortable experiences. (It’s just not as comfortable to sleep on the floor … Continue reading

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Haggling For Bargains

Please consider the idea of haggling: a buyer negotiating with a seller to get a lower price. It sounds like a great way to save money. Why am I not doing it? I believe that like other consumers, haggling just … Continue reading

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