Money Savings Challenge: 52 Week Savings Plan

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Money Savings Challenge: The 52 Week Savings Plan This year, one of my goal is to challenge myself to save money and be frugal. I know that if I do this in the long run it will benefit me and my family. One of the Savings Challenge that I want to do is the 52 Week Savings Plan. I saw this first from one of my friend and I immediately got interested. If you will look at the chart below, you can see that it's something realistic. Unlike other money savings plan with this Savings Challenge you ...

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Frugal Ways to Save Money on Best Home Appliances

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Frugal Ways to Save Money Best Home Appliances I am a deal seeker but you really do not have to always seek out a deal. I would say seeking a deal is one Frugal Ways to Save Money on Best Home Appliances and for me it is very important. You can save hundreds and I have to ask why wouldn't you do a little research. This is a big purchase! We recently needed both a washer and a dryer. We decided to set a budget but we also decided that we had to get energy efficient  appliances with great ...

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Frugal Ways To Save Money

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Frugal Ways To Save Money The truth is most people do not have enough money. We all want more. I found that you can have "more" money by following these 50 tips. The reason is simple if you are not spending it on crazy and unnecessary stuff then you will be able to save it for the things that mean the most to you. These are 50 Frugal Ways To Save Money  that I use and I feel like we are really working towards our goal to put three children through 4 years of college and to retire by the age ...

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Save Money Groceries

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Tips Tuesday - Save Money Groceries Save Money Groceries I am the first one to admit to regularly falling off the “budget bandwagon.” It generally happens when there is too much going on in our lives. It’s days when I feel I just can’t be bothered with checking to see if there is a coupon for an item, when I forget to bring my coupons to the store, or when I become too distracted by everything around me to even care. Here’s an example, you go to the grocery store to pick up a gallon of ...

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Day After Christmas Sales

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Saving Saturday: Frugal Ways to Save Money  Day After Christmas Sales Now that Christmas is over, my thoughts begin to wander to the day after Christmas sales.  You know, the day when the stores deep discount just about everything they didn't sell before Christmas.  The best thing about day after Christmas sales is they generally last until the inventory is gone rather than just one day like Black Friday.  That’s a good thing because I won’t be able to make it to the stores the day after ...

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Aldi Five Things You Need to Know

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Aldi Well, I think I need to add 5 things to my original list of 10 things you need to know about Aldi.  I went shopping there and here are the things I wished someone told me. Aldi Tips 1) You need cash -  That is right or you need your ATM card. I always pay with my discover card so I really wasn't prepared for this whole cash thing. 2) You need a quarter or you are not getting a cart - They lock them up and only a quarter will release them. 3) You get your quarter back ...

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Ebates Review

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Ebates Review I need to buy lipstick. I learned MAC was not going to sell my lipstick anymore. I opened up my account on Ebates because MAC is never on sale. I noticed Bloomies was having a sale and I would get 6% back on my purchase. That is 6% right off the bat. I really want a designer purse so I put the one I want in my cart just to see if I would get the special event pricing just for Ebates customer. ...

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Aldi: The Ten Things I Didn’t Know

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Aldi's Difference I was recently asked to fly to Chicago to go to Aldi's home office and to learn more about their brand. I have to be honest what I thought I knew was wrong. I really didn't understand what they were or what they did. I didn't even know why I was asked to go since I had never shopped there before. The answered was revealed and I will share it with you later. This is what I imagined a traditional grocery store. Fact #1 - Aldi is not a traditional grocery store. That means ...

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Cut Your High Energy Bills with ENERGY STAR and Best Buy

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ENERGY STAR and Best Buy want to help you save on your energy bills. The month of October has been designated Energy Awareness Month by the US Government since 1991. That makes it a great time to upgrade your energy hogging appliances, televisions and computers for New ENERGY STAR® ones.  This switch will help you save money on your home energy bills.  ...

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