Tag Archives: Saving Money

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 Money Saving Efforts That Actually Lead to Increased Spending

You want to save money but you enjoy spending money. The solution? Buy stuff that will save you money! It actually can work. But most of the time… it does not. The following post calls out some of the ways … 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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Consumers Win as Sprint and T-Mobile Deal Collapses

The announcement today that Sprint Corporation is no longer chasing the purchase of T-Mobile isn’t likely to be noticed much by anyone other than those in the mobile industry, but it’s something all consumers should happily celebrate, at least when … Continue reading

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14 Money Lessons from Benjamin Franklin

Long before the financial gurus with their TV shows and persona finance books to sell were around, Benjamin Franklin was giving down-to-earth, sound money advice to anyone who would listen. The advice was so sound that it’s still relevant and … Continue reading

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10 Celebrity Money Mistakes to Avoid

Most celebrities have more money in their bank accounts than many of us will ever see in one lifetime. The thing to remember is that having a lot of money doesn’t mean that you are necessarily financially savvy. In fact, … Continue reading

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52 Week Savings Challenge

Click image to enlarge or print here (pdf) If you’re looking for a great way to start saving money right now that will net you over $1300 in 1 year, we’ve put together an easy system which offers a good … Continue reading

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Things Worth Paying Someone Else To Do

I’m a cheapskate at heart. I do my own mechanic work, maintain my own computer, do my own home repairs and will do just about anything I can manage on my own, to save money. So, it might seem strange … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Save Money on Back to School Supplies

Getting kids ready for a return to school can be an expensive endeavor, especially if you have a back to school supply budget. This is especially true if you don’t take the time to figure out exactly what you need … Continue reading

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Woolzies: Laundry Gadgets That Save Money

There are many ways to save money when using both your washing machine and dryer which everybody should be attempting to do when possible. One of my favorite simple tricks to save money that doesn’t cost a cent and takes … Continue reading

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Saving Money with Safe Sex

There are many compelling reasons to practice safe sex which are often discussed in sex education classes such as the potential of sexually transmitted diseases and getting pregnant. When discussing safe sex a couple of reasons which are often not … Continue reading

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Planning for Old Age: You Need to Do More Than Save Money

You’d think that all anyone has to do these days to secure an enjoyable and comfortable retirement is save money. The media, financial gurus, and your employer harp on money as the end-all, be-all of retirement. Just get there with … Continue reading

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Saving Money: Why I Cleaned Out My Inbox

I used to subscribe to emails from tons of companies. On any given day I’d get probably fifty emails from restaurants, retailers, and travel providers. That doesn’t count the texts I’d get on my cell phone from retailers, or the … Continue reading

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10 Ways To Save Money When Borrowing Money

It’s never a fun situation to be in. You need money to make ends meet and as a result, you’re going to have to borrow some. When a situation like this arises, people usually focus on how to get the … 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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The Easiest Way To Save On Healthcare

Most financial writers, including me, counsel people to be their own advocate for less-expensive healthcare. We teach that you should question everything on your bill, know the limits and allowances of your health insurance policy, and negotiate prices where possible … Continue reading

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10 Car Gadgets That Can Save Money

When it comes to saving money on your car, there are things that you can do besides trying to find the lowest gas prices in town to reduce the amount that you spend. Many people don’t realize that there are … Continue reading

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Saving Money On Children’s Birthday Parties

Nothing is quite as exciting to a child as a birthday party. We may lose the desire to celebrate as we get older, but to a child, a birthday is a magical thing. As parents, we want to make those … Continue reading

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