How to Save Money on Groceries

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Looking for ways to save money on groceries? How to Save Money on Groceries. That is a lot of money, so I plan our meals. Imagine saving your family’s budget $1500 a year just by being more aware of your food waste and taking action to stop it. The freezer can be an important tool to saving money at the grocery store and it’s not just for saving leftovers. This is my most favorite way to save money on groceries.

5 Steps to Saving Money Using Just Envelopes

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We are a quarter of the way through 2019, and that means it’s time to check in on those new year’s resolutions! When I looked back at the last three months, I realized my resolution for saving money was not on track. If that sounds like a system you would benefit from, read on for my step by step guide on how to use the envelope budget method to save money. I recommend choosing the category where you currently spend the most money every month.

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Go Green, Save Money, Live Healthy

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Today we are going to learn how to go green, get healthy, and save money at the same time. If you want to save money on costs related to healthcare, exercising on a regular basis is a must. In turn, you will save lots of money by not having to shell out your hard-earned money on medication and doctor’s visits. Another great way to save some money, get healthy, and go green is by eating seasonally.

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Summer Fun Guide 2019

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Join my email community HERE and receive FREE Printable 2019 Summer Calendar Pages. If you think you’re going to come up short on cash, check out my 25 Ideas to Find Money. Get outside: Celebrate Summer Solstice on June 21, 2019 , otherwise know as the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. This is a year round program, but the 2019 summer dates are: June 1 & 2, July 6 & 7, and August 3 & 4.

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Our 2019 Financial Goal

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In 2018, we decided to focus on just 2 main financial goals and before I share my 2019 goals I thought I would give you a recap on 2018. Save $10k in a savings account, specifically earmarked for medical expenses. It was an easy process and I know that we could have saved money by doing it online, but I trust that everything is properly complete. Part of me didn’t even want to make a financial goal for 2019.

Christmas Savings Club | October 2019

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Welcome to the 2019 Christmas Savings Club. The club is open to anyone who wants monthly accountability to save for a cash Christmas. On the 25th of every month from January to November in 2019, I will hold a virtual meeting on the blog to give updates on our progress, motivate one another, and help all of us save for a cash Christmas. This should cover my tentative 2019 Christmas budget that I based on what we spent in 2018. Christmas Savings Club

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2019 Debt Freedom Plan Update

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Our 2019 Financial Goal. Happy New Year’s 2019: In January 2019, we were down to one final non-mortgage loan, so we created just one financial goal for the year—-to pay off that last non-mortgage debt by December. We were mentally exhausted from the previous few years with paying off debts and medical bills, but in January 2019, I could see the home stretch and felt really comfortable that we could have this last non-mortgage loan paid off by the end of the year.

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How to Save Money on Healthy Food

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It makes me so sad to hear people say this because they are missing out on some great savings. You can absolutely save money on healthy food! This will not only save you money, but encourage you to eater a wider range of foods. Save on Other Items – You can also save money on other items to give you a little more wiggle room in your food budget. to save on items I need like produce and dairy.

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Rakuten Review: How to Earn Cash Back

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If you do any shopping online, whether it’s at a department store, discount store, travel, or vacations, you are leaving money on the table if you’re not shopping through an online portal, such as Rakuten. Seriously, the app has your money-saving back! Show me the money! Saving Money - During the Holidays Saving Money - In the HomeEbates is NOW Rakuten! Same great product, just a new name! This is my honest review.

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Save Money Using Coupons: Wait For A Sale!

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Save Money Using Coupons: Wait For A Sale! If you have been following our recent beginners series, then you are up to the fourth article to help you save money using coupons. Continue reading Save Money Using Coupons: Wait For A Sale! So far, we have covered these topics: Grow Your Coupon Collection. Learn Your Store Policies. Create An Organization Method.

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Save Money Using Coupons: Learn The Sale Cycles!

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Save Money Using Coupons: Learn The Sale Cycles! If you have been following our recent beginners series, then you are up to the fourth article to help you save money using coupons. Continue reading Save Money Using Coupons: Learn The Sale Cycles! So far, we have covered these topics: Grow Your Coupon Collection. Learn Your Store Policies. Create An Organization Method. Wait For A Sale.

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Save Money Using Coupons: When Your Cashier Says No!

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Save Money Using Coupons: When Your Cashier Says No! The feeling of saving 75% off your bill is great! Continue reading Save Money Using Coupons: When Your Cashier Says No! Using coupons can be fun and rewarding. However, using coupons can be a really bad experience, if you aren’t prepared. Personally, I have never felt bad for using a coupon. I make sure I am honest with my coupons. I do not try to “get over” on the system with a coupon.

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Save Money Using Coupons: Grow Your Coupon Collection!

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Save Money Using Coupons: Grow Your Coupon Collection! Continue reading Save Money Using Coupons: Grow Your Coupon Collection! We have lots of people joining the coupon community and we want to share some great articles for people that are getting started on seasoned couponers that may need a brush-up. Here is the first article with a few tips to help you get started. Grow Your Coupon Collection. To start couponing, you need coupons. Makes sense right?

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3 Simple Ways to Teach Kids About Saving Money

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Give Kids an Opportunity to Earn Money. It can be tempting to give children money, whether it’s as an allowance or just because. However, giving children an opportunity to work for the money they receive is even better. Paying children for completing age-appropriate tasks, like tidying up, can help them connect the work they’ve performed with the money they’ve received. Kids are like sponges.

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Save Money Using Coupons: Create An Organization Method!

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Save Money Using Coupons: Create An Organization Method! If you have been following our current beginners series, previously we explained how to get started with Saving Money Using coupons. Continue reading Save Money Using Coupons: Create An Organization Method! So far, we have covered these topics: Grow Your Coupon Collection. Learn Your Store Policies.

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Wayfair 101 – How to Shop and Save Money at Wayfair

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The post Wayfair 101 – How to Shop and Save Money at Wayfair appeared first on Couponing 101. Coming Soon! Store Guides and Policies

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How Water Filters Can Save Money and the Planet

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However, water filters can be a solution to both problems, helping you save both money and the planet. Rather than needing to spend money on bottled water and then lug it to your house, you’ll have a source of drinking water ready whenever you’re thirsty. However, if you plan ahead, you can save that money by toting around your own filtered water in a reusable bottle, like a lightweight Nalgene or temperature-controlled Hydro Flask.

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Stockpiling 101: How to Save Money with a Stockpile

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A stockpile can be a key part of saving money! Save your gas, energy, space, and time. If you build a stockpile and carefully maintain it you can save a lot of money and always have your favorite products on hand! The post Stockpiling 101: How to Save Money with a Stockpile appeared first on Couponing 101.

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Save Money Using Coupons: Learn Your Store Policies!

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Save Money Using Coupons: Learn Your Store Policies! Continue reading Save Money Using Coupons: Learn Your Store Policies! Learn Your Stores Policies and Offerings. Before you head out to start couponing, you will want to take the time to learn your stores coupon policy. You will also want to know a few things about coupons: Be sure you understand how to read the terms and conditions of a coupon. Here is a good article on understanding a coupon.

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Saving Money at Disney World with Kids’ Meals

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Saving money at Disney is a hot topic, and we’re here to help. One of our FAVORITE ways to save on food is by ordering kids’ meals! Being the broke 20-somethings we are, we tried to spend the least amount of money on food as possible, while still being satisfied. It was then the light bulb went off in my head and I remembered one of my favorite tips for saving money at Disney World : purchasing kids’ meals! Pinterest. Email. Twitter.

How to Save Money on Groceries with Manager’s Specials

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“Manager’s Specials”, “reduced for quick sale”, “markdowns”, whatever your store calls them; they are great for saving money on groceries. There is the potential to save a lot of money if you know how to take advantage of these discounts. Keep reading for tips on how to save the most on your grocery bill by looking for manager’s specials!

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4 Little Habits to Save Money On Your Daily Commute

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It costs a lot of money to make money. Try to adopt these four simple habits to save money on your daily commute. Driving less can be an easy way to save money. Changing your driving to conserve fuel also saves money. Driving at moderate speeds and avoiding rapid acceleration and braking can save gas. Listening to a few ads can save you $15 a month! What other ways have you found to save money on your commute?

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Save Money Using Coupons: Understanding Coupon Abbreviations!

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Save Money Using Coupons: Understanding Coupon Abbreviations! If you have been following our recent beginners series, then you are up to the sixth article to help you save money using coupons. Continue reading Save Money Using Coupons: Understanding Coupon Abbreviations! So far, we have covered these topics: Grow Your Coupon Collection. Learn Your Store Policies. Create An Organization Method. Wait For A Sale. Learn The Sale Cycles.

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CVS 101 – How to Shop and Save Money at CVS

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This is where it all starts for savings at CVS. Now that you have your ExtraCare Card, let’s talk about how you can use it to save tons of money on everyday items on your list! ExtraCare Bucks, aka ECBs, are like CVS money or instant rebates. This way you make an initial cash purchase and then use CVS money for all future purchases. ECB deals are the real money-savers. This is a simple guide to getting the best deals when shopping at CVS.

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Walgreens 101 – How to Shop and Save Money at Walgreens!

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You can elect to redeem or keep saving using the pin pad at checkout or by telling the sales associate. coupon for a certain bottle of shampoo and 1,000 Balance Rewards Points on your account, you could save $2.00 Last but certainly not least, you can subscribe for automatic refills on everyday items and save. So that is how to shop and save at Walgreens! The post Walgreens 101 – How to Shop and Save Money at Walgreens!

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4 Ways to Save Money as a New Mom

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And while no new parent wants to skimp on their newborn, that doesn’t mean you can’t find some clever ways to save. These simple money-saving tips can help you focus more on your new baby and less on your strained budget. . While shopping secondhand can be a great way to save, don’t skimp when safety is on the line. Also, never put your safety on the line for the sake of saving money.

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Kohl’s 101 – How to Shop and Save Money at Kohl’s

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The post Kohl’s 101 – How to Shop and Save Money at Kohl’s appeared first on Couponing 101. Coming Soon! Store Guides and Policies

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Target 101 – How to Shop and Save Money at Target

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but there may be ways to save that you aren’t taking advantage of. Read on to learn all about Target’s Cartwheel app, the subscribe-and-save program, and the perks of the REDcard. When you see a coupon you want to use, just click and save it to your account. All of your saved coupons will save to your Cartwheel barcode which you will scan at checkout. It’s as easy as that to save a ton on items you’re already going to Target to buy!

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8 Ways to Save Money on Holiday Gifts

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These eight ways to save money on holiday gifts can keep more money in your wallet. Shopping sales is one of the most obvious (and fun) ways to save money. Stack Savings. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t stack some savings! Some credit card companies also offer additional savings by shopping through the links they provide, so you might look for offers on your credit card provider’s website. Save Your Receipts.

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How to Save Money on Your Disney Vacation

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With a little preparation, however, you can save a lot of money without skimping on the fun. Here are some simple ways to save money on your next vacation to Disneyland or Walt Disney World. In addition to being more affordable, having food and drinks handy can save you the time of waiting in line to purchase them within the parks. But if you want to save money, take the heat into account when you pack.

Save Money When You Shop Online with CouponSumo

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Everyone who shops loves to save money. There’s a special add-on just for you called CouponSumo that can help you save a ton of money when you shop online. Just copy/paste the coupon or promo code on checkout, and you’ve saved yourself some money! The post Save Money When You Shop Online with CouponSumo appeared first on Couponing 101. If you have the Opera web browser, you’re in luck!

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How to Save Money on Your Heating Bill

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Use these simple strategies to save big on your bills throughout the colder months: Lower Your Thermostat. Lowering your thermostat is one of the easiest ways to save money on your heating bill. Not only can this shave some money off your heating bill, but it can also feel super cozy. Smart thermostats can make it easier for you to adjust your heat settings to save money when you don’t need extra warmth.

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Save Money and Get Cash Back with RetailMeNot

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The RetailMeNot app brings savings to you right at your fingertips. The app even offers a savings map where you can plot your savings adventure and then be notified when deals are nearby. The best part about all of these savings is they can be redeemed right from your phone. Stores such as Target, Bath and Body Works, Old Navy, Michaels, Ulta, and more are all included in these great savings. So go on, get shopping, and save some money!

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Walmart 101 – How to Shop and Save Money at Walmart

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The post Walmart 101 – How to Shop and Save Money at Walmart appeared first on Couponing 101. Coming Soon! Store Guides and Policies

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Savings Tip: How to Buy Meat in Bulk to Save Money – Couponing 101

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If you’re big on saving money, you probably already buy things in bulk. After all, it’s the most expensive part of most families’ grocery bills, so why wouldn’t we save as much as possible on it? I soon learned that buying the larger package could save me a lot of money! By buying in bulk I saved $2.50 Translation: 3 minutes to save $2.50 , or $50 per hour! Little money saving efforts like these really do add up.

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Save Money When you Shop Online with Ebates

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The post Save Money When you Shop Online with Ebates appeared first on Couponing 101. If you’re an online shopper, you can receive cash back, exclusive deals and other rewards on your online purchase with a free Ebates account. All you have to do is go to Ebates.com and sign-up. You can even get a $10 sign-up bonus right now! Once logged in, you can browse the website for the retailer you wish to purchase from.

Save Money and Time with the SnipSnap Coupon App

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The post Save Money and Time with the SnipSnap Coupon App appeared first on Couponing 101. If you’re a serious couponer, this app is going to majorly change your couponing game. Not only will SnipSnap cut your cutting time in half, it will also give you in-store reminders, expiration date alerts, store success ratings, and a database of coupons that you may not have found otherwise. You can also follow your fellow couponing friends on it for extra fun!

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Macy’s 101 – How to Shop and Save Money at Macy’s

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The post Macy’s 101 – How to Shop and Save Money at Macy’s appeared first on Couponing 101. Coming Soon! Store Guides and Policies

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6 Tips for Saving Money on Your Beauty Routine

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With these tips for saving money, you can enjoy a healthy beauty routine and a healthy budget. If you are comfortable doing any of these things yourself, you can save a pretty penny. But you don’t have to go it alone to save money! Follow these tips to keep more money in your wallet without sacrificing on personal care. The post 6 Tips for Saving Money on Your Beauty Routine appeared first on Couponing 101.

Kroger 101: How to Shop and Save Money at Kroger Stores

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If you simply walk into a Kroger and buy whatever you want, you aren’t going to save very much money. If you shop wisely, pay attention to sales, and use coupons, then you can save a ton! Once you do this, scan your card at checkout and the savings will be applied. You also earn points that can be used to save money on fuel at Kroger or select Shell gas stations. So, if you bought 20, you will receive (2) $5 savings on your receipt.

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Best Buy 101 – How to Shop and Save Money at Best Buy

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Luckily, Best Buy offers some easy ways to shave some money off your next electronics purchase. Not only can you earn points for the money you spend, being a rewards member also grants you access to exclusive offers and early access to sales. Best Buy marks down open products, saving you valuable coin on products that are practically new. If you’ve found any other ways to save at Best Buy, share them in the comments below!

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4 Ways to Save Money and the Planet While Traveling

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Your home may still be consuming a lot of energy (and therefore costing you money) even when you’re not there. Preparing your home for your departure can reduce its energy consumption, thereby saving you money. It doesn’t need to be a perfect temperature when you’re gone, so you might save money by making adjustments before you leave. Bringing a refillable water bottle on your journeys can save you money and reduce unnecessary waste.

Sam’s Club 101 – How to Shop and Save Money at Sam’s Club

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Read on to learn all about Sam’s Club membership , Instant Savings Book , Last Chance Buys and member credit card perks. Since Sam’s Club is a members-only warehouse, the first step to shopping and saving at Sam’s Club is to become a member. There is an annual membership fee, so before joining make sure that you will be shopping often enough so that the savings outweigh the fee. For most households, the savings always outweigh the cost of membership!

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