$5 Savings Plan

$5 Savings Plan The question that people ask me all the time is how do you save money? That is really a loaded question because I do not SAVE money. I actually do not spend the money I have. That is the real difference it is not spending the money you have. That brings us to the $5 a day challenge. I am challenging you to think of ways you can save just $5 a day using the $5 Savings plan. I am sure you are thinking I do not have $5. That may be true. In fact last night I was frantically ...

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$5 Savings Plan and Contest

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$5 Savings Plan Enter Below to win $5 Amazon Gift Card-Contest Over! Go Check out our NEW CONTEST HERE! The Traditional $5 Savings Plan focuses on saving $5 a day by taking a $5 bill every day from your wallet and putting it aside for savings. Some even put aside EVERY $5 bill that comes into their possession. This may work for some people but most of the people I talk to find that this doesn't work for them. For instance if you don't use cash very often you are not going to accrue much with ...

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Budget Saving Tip #2

This 2013 our goal is to save more money! MadameDeals is all about Making Dollar$ Out of Change, so everyday we will be sharing some useful and simple tips that we can easily do. Saving a few buck$ may not be a lot, but if you will combine all the savings that you can get within a year, I'm sure you'll all be surprised with the result. Our budget saving tip for today  Since I am "Madame Deals" I will share my tip. 1) It is not what you SAVE but it is what you spend. That means if you spend ...

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Budget Saving Tip #1 – How to Save on Shampoo

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This 2013 our goal is to save more money! MadameDeals is all about Making Dollar$ Out of Change, so everyday we will be sharing some useful and simple tips that we can easily do. Saving a few buck$ may not be a lot, but if you will combine all the savings that you can get within a year, I'm sure you'll all be surprised with the result. Our budget saving tip for today is on how you can save on shampoo! When bathing, instead of pouring large amount of shampoo at once, our tip is to pour ...

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2012 What I learned

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What did I learn in 2012? I learned to be who I am but not put videos of myself on you tube without makeup. Kidding! Yes, there are several on my channel. If you need a good laugh http://www.youtube.com/madamedeals. I learned to being a good mom means being good to yourself. It also means if you can't get your work done while they are up just put it away and play with your kids. I learned how to use my camera and take blurry pictures on purpose instead of at very important moments that I wanted ...

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Karla’s Korner: Lessons From 2012

I am proud to introduce a new column to Madame Deals! I think we all need a touch point a place we can go to be inspired. Karla is my children’s teacher, a good friend, and a person with a heart of gold. I hope that her words will inspire you to do more. We are only as good as the people we surround ourselves with. It is important to listen with your heart and proceed with your eyes open. Enjoy! Lessons From 2012 Staring out the window at my neighbor’s yard it almost seems fitting that their ...

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Things I Hear and Hope My Kids are Playing Minecraft

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Things I Hear and Hope My Kids are Playing Minecraft My kid have jumped on the Minecraft bandwagon with almost every other kid I know.  They played on our smartphones with the free versions for several months until they talked me into buying the Android App. For Christmas we bought them Visual Land tablets and the first thing they downloaded was the Amazon Appstore so they could get to Minecraft.  It turns out they have more options when playing it on the tablet versus the smartphone. They ...

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How to Start a Fight

How to Start a Fight   One year, I decided to buy my mother-in-law a cemetery plot as a Christmas gift... The next year, I didn't buy her a gift. When she asked me why, I replied, "Well, you still haven't used the gift I bought you last year!" And that's how the fight started..... ________________________________ My wife and I were watching Who Wants To Be A Millionaire while we were in bed. I turned to her and said, 'Do you want to have Sex?' 'No,' she ...

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What I Learned This Christmas

What I Learned This Christmas I am the kind of person who shops all year round to pick up gifts at great deals. I am a planner and hate last minute things that throw my schedule off. This past week I made several last minute trips to stores to shop for gifts, wrapped presents again and again, unwrapped and re-wrapped presents, stalked people via the internet, rearranged my schedule to make visits I had not counted on, and stayed up many late nights. ...

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Karla’s Korner: Love, Grace and Gratitude

I am proud to introduce a new column to Madame Deals! I think we all need a touch point a place we can go to be inspired. Karla is my children’s teacher, a good friend, and a person with a heart of gold. I hope that her words will inspire you to do more. We are only as good as the people we surround ourselves with. It is important to listen with your heart and proceed with your eyes open. Enjoy! Love, Grace and Gratitude… As I hurried through the local Wal-Mart after church on Sunday I began ...

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