According to an infogographic compiled using information from the USDA, 6.9% of Americans’ household spending is on food. While this doesn’t seem like a huge amount, it nonetheless makes an impact. Consider: If you make $45,000 [...]
One of the best things you can do for your finances is to save up for the things you want. You can avoid many of the pitfalls of debt with the help of saving up, keeping [...]
As a society, we tend to overlook a lot of things that are not right in front of our faces. The same is especially true when we go holiday shopping. All we want to know is [...]
One of the ways that we try to keep ourselves from feeling guilty about spending money is to “save” when we go shopping. And when it comes to holiday shopping, that means it’s all about Black [...]
There are less than two months until Christmas — do you have a plan for holiday spending yet? Some people have already finished their holiday shopping by now. Others have been diligently saving all year long [...]
I know Halloween is just around the corner, but we’re going to talk Christmas today. After all, there’s only two more months left until the big day. Begin planning now for a frugal and stress-free Christmas. [...]
Extreme couponing has become a popular topic in recent years. With the boom of coupon and deals blogs and the production of TV shows like TLC’s Extreme Couponing, coupon clipping is more popular than ever. But [...]
Yard sale season is upon us, and I can’t wait for a free Saturday to hit the streets and find some bargains! As with any kind of shopping, a bargain isn’t a bargain unless you’re actually [...]
Truth: There are lots of great books on cooking for one, but not a single one on how to grocery-shop effectively for a household of one! It can’t be denied — cooking for one is a [...]
This weekend I went shopping at the thrift stores with a friend. You can find great bargains at thrift stores, but you can also waste money easily. What are the secrets to rockin’ the thrift stores? [...]
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