Save Money – Make Shoes Last

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If you can make your shoes last longer, you can tuck away the savings in that rainy day fund. Companies Running Buy One, Donate One Programs For Those in… Barefoot Running: Breakthrough or Trend? Shoes are expensive. Although kids will need new pairs each year, most adults have stopped growing and could keep their good pairs for multiple years. Growing up in the 1950′s, people judged you by the state of your shoes.

How to Save Money by Greening your Wardrobe

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If you’re like me, you are always looking for ways to save money, even if it’s only a little bit each week or month. These tips on how to save money by greening your wardrobe will really help you to keep those extra dollars in your pocket. Anything you now longer want that is still wearable and in reasonable condition can be donated to thrift stores. As the goal is to save money, maybe a combination of these two choices could be the way to go.

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Save Money – Develop Important Home Owner Skills

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Skills that will save you big bucks over time. Knowing when to get help is sometimes difficult (will the help be worth the money?), but if you get it right, you can save yourself from a bad purchase contract, a liability lawsuit or an erroneous insurance judgment. You will want to know how to challenge the new appraisal and avoid spending more tax money. Sometimes the most financially rewarding scenario is to donate it to a tax deductible charity! Money Tips

5 Awesome Tips for Saving Money at the Pet Store

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as much we love our pets (I have a king Charles Cavalier),With food, toys, grooming supplies and more, pet expenses can add up…we work hard to keep them healthy but as we all know it is an expense having a pet… and we want to save money anywhere we can and live a healthy lifestyle…even for our pets! You can save money with pet items, or even get free pet food as couponsdowork posts often! My sweet puppy :).

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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. You can always donate your freebies!

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Everyday Changes that Save Money & Help our Planet + a $25 GIANT FOOD STORES Gift Card Giveaway

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And the bonus to starting these new habits is that you can save quite a bit of money too. So we’re helping the environment and saving money…it’s a win-win. 6 Everyday Changes that Save Money & Help our Planet. In an effort over the years to save money at the grocery store and reduce our waste, I’ve found reusable alternatives to many paper products that we were using. You will save about $2.50

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11 Places to get Pet Coupons to Help You Save Money

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You need to sign up for loyalty programs to save money ( there is a post about it here ). Perks: Shop for free by redeeming Paw Points and special offers, enter monthly sweepstakes, donate your Paw Points to cat shelters (200 point minimum for donation). Perks: The PFD program offers a combination of incentives, including donations to animals in need and discounts off future purchases. Extra email savings with Pet University: [link].

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Totally Money Blog Carnival #18 – 6 Ways to Save Money Edition

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Welcome to the 18th edition of the Totally Money Carnival. I am talking about spring cleaning your finances and finding more ways you can save money. Little House presents Not Enough Saved For Retirement? Who says that you have to retire in the same country that you saved for it in. FruGal presents Why you SHOULD sweat the small stuff when it comes to money – FruGal. Now on to the rest… Save Money this Spring: #1.

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3 Ways To Save Money On The Kids’ Back To School Wardrobe

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A good way to make friends at your local thrift stores is to bring in your old clothing and donate it. While tax free holidays will help you save a great deal of money, you should be prepared for the crowds. Exchange Clubs Another way that you can save money on your kid’s back to school wardrobe is to create an exchange club with your friends. These three ideas can help you save money when it comes time to shopping for your children’s back to school clothes.

Earn Cash Back with these Four Simple Grocery Apps

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To save even more, I’m able to stack the app rewards with store sales, store, and manufacturer’s coupons. Also, on more than one occasion, the same promotion was across more than one app, so I was able to save even more on the product…cha-ching. The payout on those non-brand specific items is far less than the brand specific, but it gives me a chance to earn money on staples I buy every week, such as eggs, milk, produce, bread, spaghetti sauce, pasta, etc.

10 Ideas to Find Cash for Christmas

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To be honest, we set aside money each month throughout the year for gift spending, but that wasn’t always the case. In 2013, I had a year long series, Christmas Savings Club , to encourage everyone to set aside money each month for the holidays. Whether you are scrambling to find money for gifts OR you could just use some extra cash this season, my hope is that this list of ideas (many we’ve done ourselves) helps you find some cash for Christmas.

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6 Tips to Save Money On Home Décor

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It is no secret that most people today are trying to find ways to save money. There are plenty of ways to save money and still do the things that you love and live a comfortable lifestyle. There are plenty of ways to save money on home décor. Used furniture is not only less money, it is often more interesting and unique. If you can’t sell something, consider donating it and at least getting the tax write off.

You Don't Have To Be A Student To Take Advantage of the Back-to-School Deals

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Consider donating school supplies to womens' shelters, local schools, children's hospitals, libraries, churches. Saving Money - During the Holidays Saving Money - In the HomeMy back-to-school bargains from last year: As depressing as it might be, the back-to-school season will soon be upon us.

HOW TO SHOP WITHOUT COUPONS and still save money!!

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Saving money by smart shopping and using frugal ideas. HOW TO SHOP WITHOUT COUPONS and still save money!! "I note of it) Be sure to rotate food items to save on money so you dont. Buying items in bulk can be wasteful and instead of saving, you can be losing money. Happy Savings!! Your small donation helps us find deals for you! Passion for Savings. Crazy Coupon Savings. Marnies Coupon-a-ram-a.

How to Save Money on Men’s Business Apparel Without Sacrificing Style

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If you use the above trick and buy languishing inventory out-of-season to save bucks, you might run the risk of loading up on unfashionable clothes. Here’s how it works: people donate clothing to charity. Let me rephrase that: WEALTHY people often donate their barely worn high-end clothes and even new clothes with price tags still on them to charity for tax write-offs. Guest Post Bio: Ted Corbitt writes about money saving fashion tips and other men’s fashion topics.

1st Meeting of the Christmas Savings Club

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On the 25th of every month from January to November, I'm holding a viral meeting for the Christmas Savings Club , a monthly accountability to help us save for a cash Christmas. That final number will be your goal to save each month between now and November 25, 2013. Creating a Christmas spending budget in January really made me conscious of where that money was going to come from. I've never been diligent about transferring the Christmas money into a separate account.

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Stock Up & Save With Pre-Holiday Grocery Sales | Kitchen Economics Link Up

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I stock up my freezer, pantry and I like to buy extra to donate to the food bank. Welcome to the Kitchen Economics Link Up ~ Cost Cutting Tips to Help You Save Money in the Kitchen. I'm looking forward to reading your tips and saving some money in the kitchen. Kitchen Economics ~ A Carnival Saving Money - In the KitchenEaster is four days away and I can smell my mom's baked ham now. Divine.

Christmas Savings Club | August Meeting

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On the 25th of every month from January to November in 2013, I''m holding a virtual meeting for the Christmas Savings Club. The goal for this monthly accountability meeting is to give updates on our progress, motivate one another, and help all of us save for a cash Christmas. If you are new, please read more about the Christmas Savings Club in the first post and join us. Our monthly goal for Christmas savings is $100. Set aside your monthly savings goal for September.

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Christmas Savings Club | April Meeting

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On the 25th of every month from January to November in 2013, I''m holding a virtual meeting for the Christmas Savings Club. The goal for this monthly accountability meeting is to give updates on our progress, motivate one another and help all of us save for a cash Christmas. If you are new, please read more about the Christmas Savings Club in the first post and join us. Were you able to save more than you needed to get ahead?

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Donate Your Expired Coupons to Military Families Overseas

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I try to remind you each month – and now that many of your coupons are expiring, this is a great time to clean out your coupon binders, folders, etc – and donate them. Here’s how you can help: Send your coupons to the Overseas Coupon Program , which which helps overseas military families save money with coupons. 2009-11 Saving Cents with Sense ™, a website of Saving Sense Media LLC.

7 Steps to an Organized Pantry | Kitchen Economics

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Donate any food that you probably won’t eat and is not outdated to a food bank. Kitchen Economics Saving Money - In the KitchenI'm on a roll. I cleaned off my desk and reorganized our home office. Now I'm going through our kitchen cupboards--all in an attempt to make my life easier. How can a girl make a grocery list when her cupboards look like this mess? I don't keep a large stockpile, because of my lack of storage space.

Don’t Throw Your Expired Coupons Away | Donate Them!

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Here’s how you can help: Send your coupons to the Overseas Coupon Program , which which helps overseas military families save money with coupons. And for those of you that would personally like to know where your donated coupons are going, you can email: hcwsbp@gmail.com and ask them to provide you with a family’s name. 2009-11 Saving Cents with Sense ™, a website of Saving Sense Media LLC.

5 Tips to Create a Holiday Budget

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Write list down of the gifts that are important for you to buy, the meals that you will be responsible for, and of course, the charities you wish to donate to. A debt free holiday is a feeling that money can’t buy! 2009-13 Saving Cents with Sense ™, a website of Saving Sense Media LLC. The post 5 Tips to Create a Holiday Budget appeared first on Saving Cents With Sense. Frugal budget christmas holidays save money

Three Ways to Give to Charities Even If You Don’t Have Money

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Yet, when people in the community come to ask for donations for the needy, the narrator’s mother does not hesitate to give away some of her few remaining canned goods. Yet, how can you continue to donate to charity if you don’t have enough money yourself, or if you have enough, but nothing extra to spare? Or, donate to a family at Christmas. This month they are donating to the Humane Society. Every Swagbuck you donate translates to.01

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Marnie's Coupon-a-ram-a: PEANUT BUTTER RECALL IN.

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Saving money by smart shopping and using frugal ideas. Your small donation helps us find deals for you! Passion for Savings. Crazy Coupon Savings. Marnies Coupon-a-ram-a. Pages. Starting Out. Coupons.com. Other Coupon Sites. Insert Preview. Policies/Sites. Coupon Databases. Unadvertise Deals. Website for discounted photo art prints and products. Contact Me. Tuesday, March 25, 2014. PEANUT BUTTER RECALL IN COLORADO. Story from Denver 7 News (click here).

Marnie's Coupon-a-ram-a: SNEAK PEEK CVS AND WALGREEN'S!!

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Saving money by smart shopping and using frugal ideas. Your small donation helps us find deals for you! Passion for Savings. Crazy Coupon Savings. Marnies Coupon-a-ram-a. Pages. Starting Out. Coupons.com. Other Coupon Sites. Insert Preview. Policies/Sites. Coupon Databases. Unadvertise Deals. Website for discounted photo art prints and products. Contact Me. Tuesday, February 25, 2014. SNEAK PEEK CVS AND WALGREENS!! Walgreens flyer Sneak Peek Ad for 3/2.

Marnie's Coupon-a-ram-a: ALDI DEALS 3/26 TO 4/1

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Saving money by smart shopping and using frugal ideas. Your small donation helps us find deals for you! Passion for Savings. Crazy Coupon Savings. Marnies Coupon-a-ram-a. Pages. Starting Out. Coupons.com. Other Coupon Sites. Insert Preview. Policies/Sites. Coupon Databases. Unadvertise Deals. Website for discounted photo art prints and products. Contact Me. Wednesday, March 26, 2014. ALDI DEALS 3/26 TO 4/1. Aldi Currrent Ad. Aldi Price List CLICK HERE.

Marnie's Coupon-a-ram-a: CVS PHARMACY 3/30 TO 4/5

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Saving money by smart shopping and using frugal ideas. Your small donation helps us find deals for you! Passion for Savings. Crazy Coupon Savings. Marnies Coupon-a-ram-a. Pages. Starting Out. Coupons.com. Other Coupon Sites. Insert Preview. Policies/Sites. Coupon Databases. Unadvertise Deals. Website for discounted photo art prints and products. Contact Me. Saturday, March 29, 2014. CVS PHARMACY 3/30 TO 4/5. CVS Current Matchups. CVS Current Flyer.

Marnie's Coupon-a-ram-a: WALGREEN'S 3/30 TO 4/5

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Saving money by smart shopping and using frugal ideas. Your small donation helps us find deals for you! Passion for Savings. Crazy Coupon Savings. Marnies Coupon-a-ram-a. Pages. Starting Out. Coupons.com. Other Coupon Sites. Insert Preview. Policies/Sites. Coupon Databases. Unadvertise Deals. Website for discounted photo art prints and products. Contact Me. Saturday, March 29, 2014. WALGREENS 3/30 TO 4/5. Walgeens Current Matchups. Walgreens Current Flyer.

Marnie's Coupon-a-ram-a: MID WEEK STAPLES COUPONS!!

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Saving money by smart shopping and using frugal ideas. Your small donation helps us find deals for you! Passion for Savings. Crazy Coupon Savings. Marnies Coupon-a-ram-a. Pages. Starting Out. Coupons.com. Other Coupon Sites. Insert Preview. Policies/Sites. Coupon Databases. Unadvertise Deals. Website for discounted photo art prints and products. Contact Me. Wednesday, March 26, 2014. MID WEEK STAPLES COUPONS!! Staples Coupons to print. I didnt see any freebies.

Marnie's Coupon-a-ram-a: SNEAK PEEK CVS 3/9

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Saving money by smart shopping and using frugal ideas. Your small donation helps us find deals for you! Passion for Savings. Crazy Coupon Savings. Marnies Coupon-a-ram-a. Pages. Starting Out. Coupons.com. Other Coupon Sites. Insert Preview. Policies/Sites. Coupon Databases. Unadvertise Deals. Website for discounted photo art prints and products. Contact Me. Tuesday, March 4, 2014. SNEAK PEEK CVS 3/9. CVS PHARMACY AD STARTING 3/9. Posted by. Marnie Ann. 5:15 PM.

Marnie's Coupon-a-ram-a: SPROUTS COUPONS

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Saving money by smart shopping and using frugal ideas. Your small donation helps us find deals for you! Passion for Savings. Crazy Coupon Savings. Marnies Coupon-a-ram-a. Pages. Starting Out. Coupons.com. Other Coupon Sites. Insert Preview. Policies/Sites. Coupon Databases. Unadvertise Deals. Website for discounted photo art prints and products. Contact Me. Friday, February 7, 2014. SPROUTS COUPONS. Be sure to check out the latest bunch of Sprouts store coupons!

Giving: Does It Always Have To Be About The Money?

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When many of us think about giving, the first thing that comes to mind is money. Whether you are asked to donate to charity , or whether your cousin needs a little help with his finances, we often get hung up on whether or not we have enough cash to help out. The reality, though, is that giving doesn’t always have to be about the money. Instead, the money the charity does have can go toward helping more people.

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Christmas Savings Club | February Meeting

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On the 25th of every month from January to November in 2012, I'm holding a viral meeting for the Christmas Savings Club. The goal for this monthly accountability meeting is to give updates on our progress, motivate one another and help all of us save for a cash Christmas. If you are new, please read more about the Christmas Savings Club in the first post and join us. I'm closing the account and moving that money to my Christmas Savings account.

5 Easy Budget Categories to Reduce

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And my absolute #1 way to save money at the grocery store is to PLAN OUR MEALS. You will not only save yourself money, but also time. Restaurants can be a huge drain on any budget, but there are ways to enjoy a meal out without spending a lot of money. We are now more committed to save money and we eat mostly at home, BUT we do enjoy at a few meals out each month. I shared our strategies in this post, 15 Smart Ways to Save Money when Eating Out.

Having a Hard Time Getting By? 3 Budget Leaks You May Be Experiencing.

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Do you make enough money to cover your mortgage or rent, groceries, transportation, and other essential expenses, but find yourself on a treadmill of not being able to save? Money is only as taboo as the person who is holding back from talking about it dictates, and because I have no fear when it comes to bringing finances up, people with whom I speak about money tend to be more open. Another huge money suck is when we feel compelled live beyond our means.

Cutting Costs and Buying Used Clothes

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Buying used clothes can be a great way to save money, especially if you have rapidly growing children. Before You Go Donate Items Before you go shopping, you will want to grab anything that you want to donate and take it with you. First, this helps you cut down on clutter, and second, it might make the employees more helpful if they know that you donate regularly.

Baby Essentials Giveaway

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Hosted by Sunshine N Savings. You don’t have to spend a lot of money to provide for your baby, your children or even yourself. Their goal is to teach YOU how to save money by couponing and shopping smart. Please keep in mind that while you may not need these items, you could always enter to win and donate the items to a local shelter in need). Sunshine N Savings will always provide honest opinions, beliefs or experiences on products reviewed.

Reminder: 31 Cent Scoop Night @ Baskin-Robbins

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is donating $100,000 to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation™ (NFFF). At some locations, you may also have an opportunity to make a donation to your local fire charities. Reminder: 31 Cent Scoop Night @ Baskin-Robbins is a post from: For The Mommas - Save Money with Coupons, Freebies, Steals &Deals. This is one of my favorite events - 31 Cent Scoop Night April 27, 2011 at Baskin-Robbins.

Giant – $10 Moneymaker Deal on Stayfree Products {Gas Deal 8/16}

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There’s nothing like saving money and making money on your shopping trip is even better; especially when it is something you need often! If you do not use this product this would be an awesome donation item! Giant – $10 Moneymaker Deal on Stayfree Products. Woo Hoo! Starting on 8/16, Giant has Stayfree Maxi Pads on sale 2/$5.00. They are also part of a gas points deal and there is an insert coupon available to stack with the offer making it a $10.oo

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Tips for Keeping Your Stockpile Safe and Dry

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If you can’t use any foods before they expire you can donate them to a nearby shelter or even host a dinner party and feed the entire neighborhood. Couponing, saving money, and preparing for the future by purchasing in bulk is a good idea, provided that you have the space as well as a good plan. Every couponer’s dream is to have a stockpile of food, household essentials, and non-perishables stored safely in their home.

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Fight Hunger with Family Dollar & Feeding America

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I know I can’t, but I do what I can by donating to my local food bank on a regular basis. I am also very proud of our forthemommas.com readers who donate so generously from their stockpiles to their local food banks, individual families and other charities. Here are just a small sampling of the donations our readers have made over the last year. For every one of the Family Dollar Mobile Coupons listed below, Family Dollar will donate an additional meal to Feeding America.

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Live Green and Get More Green in Your Wallet

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As the readers of Prairie EcoThrifter know: money, or lack thereof, is driving many people to become more frugal. However, it’s not just lack of money that makes people want to cut back, re-purpose, or live within their means… it’s also a case of wanting to be ecologically responsible. Here are a few ideas to cultivate a more eco-friendly atmosphere – and save money – around your home. Save on Entertainment. How Much Money Can You Live Off Of?

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