Ways to Save Money


These articles outline ways to save money that I have used. Some are quick tips others are longer term things you can do to save money, but they all will help you save money!

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20 Frugal Date Ideas for Valentine’s Day

20 frugal date ideas for Valentines day - and even for after V-day!

Since these days so many people are looking for cheap date ideas that are actually fun, I decided to create a little list of a few…

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3 Easy Ways To File Your State Income Tax Online for Free (2017)

5 free ways to file your STATE taxes for FREE. It is pretty easy to find a free FEDERAL option, but filing state taxes for free can be tough to find.

It isn’t too difficult to find a place to file your federal tax return for free, but finding a service to file your state return for free is another story. Here’s what I found . . . .

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9 Homemade Christmas Gifts That Might Actually Get Used

What if there were some Christmas presents you could make and give to people that they would appreciate the thought (more than a gift card), were used and enjoyed, and saved you money to boot?

Let’s be honest, we have all received some homemade Christmas gifts that never saw the light of day again – sometimes they are well intentioned and so we might not care that our peppermint-scented ruler holder won’t get too much use. The thought and love behind it makes up for it’s lack of usefulness…

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5 Simple Steps to a Christmas Budget That will Keep you out of Debt

Want to have a debt-free Christmas this year? If so, then you need to start planning now and you can start with these 5 steps to create a Christmas budget!

Time is running short. You need to prepare now. It will not be long until Father Christmas is saddling up his reindeer. Today is the day to decide to make 2010 a debt free Christmas. In fact, you are more likely to get through Christmas without any new consumer debt if you set your Christmas budget now. So let’s get started!

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Get 10% Cashback at Amazon Just By Using This Credit Card

This is a simple hack that can easily save you 10% at Amazon! All you need to do is get this credit card and then you will be on your way to saving 10% at Amazon!

Are you already getting stressed about shopping in the upcoming Christmas season? If you are, we’ve got some good news on a package deal that can save you a lot of cash. The Discover It credit card is offering one of those too-good-to-pass-up bonus offers, and they’ve teamed up with Amazon.com, just in time for […]

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4 Ways to Watch Sports without Cable

4 ways to watch sports without cable

I’ve been trying to cut the cable cord for years. If it were up to me, I’d be satisfied with Netflix and Amazon Prime. But I’m married, and I have kids. And my husband and son are both sports fanatics. A few years ago, we cut out cable as an experiment for one year. After […]

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15 Things You Should Never Pay Full Price For

15 things you should never pay full price for...

Don’t you love getting a deal on things? Several years ago, I didn’t think twice about paying full price for most of the things I bought each week. Now that I’ve learned about the deals you can get from coupons and simple negotiation tips, paying full price for most items doesn’t make sense!

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How to Save Money Furnishing a College Dorm Room

How to save money decorating your college dorm room

Heading off to college is an exciting time! Young adults look forward to new friends, new experiences, and a taste of the grownup life. Moving out of the house, even if it’s just to a college dorm, is expensive, though. I still remember buying a cart full of necessities at Target when I moved into […]

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How to Save Money on School Supplies when Money is Tight

It’s the time of year we parents love and dread at the same time: Back to School. We love it, because it means getting back to a good routine. But we hate it, because let’s face it. August and September rival the Christmas season when it comes to spending. Back to school expenses add up quickly! […]

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How to get textbooks for free

A simple method you can use to get your college textbooks for free!

This was a trick I discovered late in college, that I wish I would have known about earlier, it could have saved me thousands over my college years. It shouldn’t take more than a hour and could save you hundreds each semester.

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6 Things You Can Buy That Will Pay for Themselves in a Year

6 things you can buy that will pay for themselves in a year

I must say that I really get a kick out of doing little things that will pay big dividends. So each of these 6 items offer a little bit of that promise. Put a few bucks in now and save more! What I love about it is that, you can run out and buy everything mentioned here and actually be richer in a year! Yes you are welcome!

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10 Easy Ways to Save Money at the Vet

You feel the familiar ache of worry in the pit of your stomach. Something isn’t right with Fido. He’s lethargic and not acting like himself. Is it something major? Fido is a part of the family. You can’t bear to see him hurting. In your heart of hearts you know it’s time to take him […]

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20 Amazing Hacks that will make Your Life Easier and Save You Money

Life is so stressful and I’m always looking for ways to minimize the stress in my life. One of the ways stress can be reduced is to simply make life easier. But, how? We would all love to find ways to make our life easier, right? What if I said that there are some AMAZING “life […]

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10 ways to become poor

These are some simple ways to become poor… 1. Spend more than you make – Actually if you only do #1, you won’t have to worry about the other 9. This is the easiest way for anyone to become poor. It doesn’t matter if you make millions or hundreds each month, the same principle applies.

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