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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My New Favorite Money-Saving Strategy That You Aren’t Using

My newest money-saving strategy that you probably aren't using

I just love finding new ways to save money.  It is kind of an addiction really. 😉  And after spending years being a guinea pig with a lot of money-saving tips I created this 3-step process I used to help me save over 50% on almost all of my purchases. So today I just want […]

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7 Ways to Go to College for Free

Want to go to #college for free? These are 7 real and legit ways that you could actually do just that -

Tuition. Fees. Books. It all adds up! College can be ridiculously expensive, but it doesn’t have to be. Don’t accept the idea that you’re going to pay an arm and a leg for college. You can go to college for free.

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How I Got Out Of The Rat Race

An honest look at what it took to break out of Corporate America to find freedom

A little over a year ago I ventured out into self-employment after spending much of the previous decade in the “Rat Race”. For most of that time I was a glorified pencil-pusher in the corporate abyss of a Fortune 500 company.
Now that I have spent over a year working for myself I can’t imagine doing anything else. For as trapped and held down as I felt before, I feel the opposite extreme of the joy of freedom. Just to be clear, self-employment has it’s own challenges and difficulties, but I honestly think they pale in comparison to what I went through while spinning my wheels in the Rat Race.

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How To Set Up A Budget With Inconsistent Income

how to set up a budget with inconsistent income

The fact is, it is more difficult to set up a budget when you never know how much you are going to make each month – but it still can (and in my opinion) should definitely be done. I happen to think it is far more important for those with irregular income to set up a budget because of the quick damage that can be caused if you don’t…

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4 Simple Ways to Pay Off Your Mortgage Early

4 simple things you can do to pay off your mortgage early... https://christianpf.com/pay-off-your-mortgage-early

Buying a home is a major expense – and a major debt. It’s said it’s the biggest purchase you’ll make in your life. A traditional mortgage loan is repaid over the course of 30 years, but today, some terms call for up to 40 years of repayment. To some, three or four decades seem like an interminable amount of time to take to pay off a debt… These are 4 simple ways to pay off your mortgage early!

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25 Top Ways To Save Money (updated for 2017)

25 ways that you can save money by not being normal

25 ways to save money by not doing what “normal” people do. A lot of money can be saved by thinking “outside the box.”

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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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