Tips For Saving Money at the Grocery Store

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How to Save Money at the Grocery Store This Fall I am so excited that Fall is here. We can even feel a small break to the Summer heat here in Florida, although I don't know what's up with those pesky lovebugs. They are in abundance right now and usually this time of year they are not readily found. Anyway, I love seeing the pumpkins and gourds in the grocery stores and I know it won't be too long before the holidays will be upon us. I'm trying to keep tabs on my grocery bill thought i would ...

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Saving Money When Eating Out

We don't eat out at a sit down restaurant often, but when we do most of the time we pick Ruby Tuesday's. They have a wonderful salad bar to keep the kids happy while the food arrives! Plus they seem to have coupons out often. Here are some tips for eating our on a budget. 6 Tips to Save Money When Eating Out by Mrs. Not Made of Money Dining out is like a gift we like to give ourselves and our families after a long week of working hard. It doesn’t have to be an expensive gift if you go to the ...

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Finding Deals Ahead of Time on A Full Cup

So you might be curious about how I find some of the deals I post. No, I do not shop at all of the stores or buy all of those products! Many times I refer to a forum called A Full Cup. It is FREE to join and provides a wealth of information. There are so many deals out there that I have a hard time keeping up with them all. In f act it is impossible to post everything. If you are looking for deals at a specific store that I have not posted about, head on over to A Full Cup Forums and see what ...

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Requesting a Lower Monthly Payment on Bills

We all have bills that stay the same month after month. I was paying little attention to the satellite television bill since it was the same fee month after month. We currently have DIRECTV as our satellite provider. Last week I received an offer in the mail from Dish Network. They were offering a low monthly fee for their packages as well as FREE High Definition for life and a FREE HD DVR. This prompted me to pull out my DIRECTV bill to see how much we were actually spending. As I told you ...

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The Art of Negotiating for a Better Deal

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I am learning to negotiate. I have learned to be patient and research products. Impulse buying can bring regret and disappointment. I am still learning the art of asking for a better deal. As a shy person, it is sometimes difficult to assert myself. Stay tuned for my post on Thursday where I did assert myself and ended up saving us $17 a month! Five Tips To Use When Negotiating For A Great Deal by Mrs. Not Made of Money Not all prices are set in stone, especially these days, when many items are ...

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Deals around our town: Soccer Supplies

I knew it was coming. I now have a mini-van so I knew being a soccer mom was next. I mean as far as clichés go.  What I didn’t know was what my son needed for Soccer. I went into a store called Total Soccer and they helped me out. If you are local they are in Seminole square in Charlottesville, Virginia. I got my oldest  a pair of Nike cleats, 2 pairs of socks that already contain the shin guards , and a size 3 ball for $56.00. I thought I would send some business to the great gentlemen who ...

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Couponing Confession of a Working Mom

I have a confession, I let my CVS Extra Care Bucks (ECBs) expire! Gasp! I know! $10 expired. And one more tiny confession. I let $2 in +UP Rewards from Rite Aid expire too! Ughh! Really frustrated with myself. Why? I have been busy working and taking care of my boys. I have not needed anything at any of the drugstores as my stockpile of health & beauty items is huge. Yes, I could have made money and gotten several items for free over the last few weeks. Time is precious though. I do ...

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Tips on Turning a Hobby into a Business

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The Holidays are right around the corner. I know it is only August but they will be here before we know it! It is a great time to start planning on how you are going to pay for things though. Below you will find some tips on turning your favorite hobby into a moneymaker! Amee and I love teaching people hot to save money and thus turned Madame Deals into a business. It is entirely possible to turn a hobby into a business- but don't be fooled. It does take a lot of time and effort and most likely ...

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Saving With Deal of the Day Sites

Daily Deal sites are HOT right now! It seems like everyday I learn about a new site offering low prices on products and gift certificates. The great part about most of these deal of the day sites is that you can earn credit for referring people! Making referrals is a great way to spread the word to your friends and family about deals and it will earn you spending credit. Think Christmas and birthday gifts! Jasmere is a daily deal site I just learned about. I ordered the eco-friendly Feelgoodz ...

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Tips for Saving on Auto Insurance

I have been with the same insurance company since I was 16. I receive multiple discounts since we have several policies and I have been a long term customer. Even if you have been with the same company for awhile, it is always good to go over your policies. I know we will need to make changes soon since my husbands truck is nearing the end of its life! Stay on the Road With The Cheapest Auto Insurance by: Mrs. Not Made of Money Finding the best deal on car insurance can be challenging. ...

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