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Couponing 101: Where to begin

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Contrary to popular belief, it doesn’t require an immense amount of skill to become a professional couponer. With a little patience and a touch of savviness, you’ll be clipping coupons and saving money before you know it. To get started on your successful journey of couponing, check out these beginner’s tips.

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How to Keep a Simple Spending Journal

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Have you ever thought about keeping a spending journal? I’ll admit, when I first heard of this method of budgeting, I was apprehensive – I couldn’t imagine investing a large portion of my time to track every dollar spent. But in reality, the introduction of this journal has allowed me to reevaluate my spending habits, saving money and avoiding unnecessary purchases. Here are some tips to maintain a successful spending journal.

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30 Fun & Inexpensive Stocking Stuffer Ideas

stockings1.jpgAs a precursor to bigger gifts, stocking stuffers should always be the least expensive items on your gift-giving list…but that doesn’t mean they have to be boring! Here are 30 cheap and creative stocking stuffer ideas for Christmas 2017.

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5 Frugal Things I’ve Done Lately

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Here are five frugal things I’ve done lately, with hopes of inspiring you to do the same!

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4 Holiday Shopping Scams, and How to Avoid Them

scam1.jpgWhile the holiday season is filled with good food, memories, and shopping – it also has its share of scammers and thieves. Here are 4 common scams, and effective ways to avoid them! Continue reading


Did You Know That Stress at Work Can Affect Your Wallet?

stressed.jpgIt’s no secret that our jobs shape our identity. But did you know that your job can potentially affect the way you spend money? In fact, studies have shown that added stress from work leads consumers to favor spending over saving. Here are 3 tips to help you make healthy financial decisions despite challenges in your professional life. Continue reading


Last Minute Ways to Save Money for Christmas

christmas shopping.jpgWith the holiday’s right around the corner, Christmas shopping begins, and before you know it – your wallet will feel lighter and lighter. But instead of throwing your money away, try out these money saving strategies designated specifically for the holidays! Continue reading


6 Ways to Prepare for Black Friday like a Pro

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Black Friday is exciting – especially for those of us who enjoy good deals and saving money on Holiday shopping! But if you don’t have a good strategy, you could miss out on the best deals, and inadvertently spend more than you should have to. Here are 6 helpful tips to prepare for Black Friday and avoid disappointment. Continue reading


How to Stretch Your Paycheck

paycheck.jpgPaying off debt is never fun, but extremely necessary. And in order to be successful at it, you will have to pay above the minimum payments. But what if you don’t have the extra cash to be able to do this? Check out these simple tips which will allow you to find new money in your same old paycheck, helping you to get ahead on your bills! Continue reading


How to Cut Your Monthly Grocery Bill in Half

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I always cringe when I look at my grocery store receipts. How does it add up so much? If half a cart can add up to over $100, I don’t even want to know the cost of a full cart of items. So I’ve researched some effective ways to significantly cut grocery costs, here’s what I’ve found. Continue reading