Why are you trying to save money?

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I was reading through the frugal hacks and wondering for what reason people were saving money. But others might be saving for a home down payment, a fabulous vacation, to quit an oppressive job, to go back to school, to have another baby, etc. Why do I try to save money?

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20 Ways To Save Money

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If you are like me, you are always looking for ways to save money. You can save money in so many different ways from food, entertainment to travel and so much more. Personally, I do many of these to save money and the benefits are wonderful. I love creating household recipes, using coupons and just simply comparing prices. I have found many ways to help you save money from other bloggers in this roundup. Ways To Save Money On Food.

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5 Steps to Saving Money Using Just Envelopes

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When I looked back at the last three months, I realized my resolution for saving money was not on track. So starting on April 1, I’m holding myself to a strict spending limit using the envelope budget method. 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.

How To Save Money For Christmas

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If your like me, you are always looking for ways on how to save money for the Holidays. We always make a plan early in the year on how we are going to save when it comes to purchasing gifts for our loved ones. There are many ways you can save before and while you are shopping. In this post, I have listed the ways that we like to save for Christmas every year. How To Save Money For Christmas. How to save money before Christmas.

How to Save Money on Groceries

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Looking for ways to save money on groceries? These are strategies I use weekly to keep my grocery bill in line with our budget. 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. Everyone’s plate might look different, but you’ll at least use up the leftovers and reduce the waste. Use Pinterest.

4 Free Frugal Living eBooks to Get You Saving Money

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I really wish I had know about saving money and being frugal back when my kids where little. I am pretty sure I would have saved a lot of money and had the money for others things that might have been needed or wanted. It’s amazing how things have changed, we now have the internet and ebooks to teach us all the things we need or want to learn, such has Frugal Living and how to save money. . How to save Money on Appliances.

Ways to Save Money in December

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I’m not advocating anyone to over-spend or buy things that we wouldn’t normally spend money on this month and holiday season, especially if we don’t have the funds. However, December is a great time to find deals on basics, food, and things that you might need and/or use throughout the year. 7 Ways to Save Money in December. Save on Christmas Cards. Don’t forget to use Ebates , an online rebate portal, when shopping online.

10 Smart Tips to Save Money on Meat

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10 Smart Tips to Save Money on Meat. Many stores mark down their meat 40%to 75% off about 1 – 2 days before the use or freeze by date. At Thanksgiving, Turkeys can be as low as 29 cents a pound and many grocery stores will offer a free turkey if you spend a certain amount of money within a time period. Use Smaller Portions. It is typical for recipes to call for one pound of meat, but you can often get away with using as much as half that amount.

How To Save Money By Installing These Phone Apps

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If you are wanting to know how to save money on your next shopping trip you are going to want to check this out. Saving money can sometimes be hard to do if you do not have the tools you need while on the go. I would leave the house without my coupons or savings codes, but not anymore. If you are always on the go and want to make sure you save money while out shopping, you are going to want to checkout these apps for your phone.

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Save Money: Buy These 7 Items Used

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If you want to save money, one of the best options is to buy used. Not only can buying something second-hand help you save money, but it also reduces the amount of resources that you use. Buying used is one way to increase the sustainability of your life. Before you buy new, consider whether or not you can save money — and the earth — by purchasing the following items used: Electronics.

Save Money Exercising

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You haven’t had time to pursue exercise and with holiday indulgences coming due on the credit card you don’t have spare money to buy a gym membership. How can you make sure you get the exercise you need but still save money doing so? Get yourself a used exercise DVD program and have at it in the living room each morning or evening. Use Winter’s Playground. Spend Money To Save Money. Are there other tools that you use?

9 Ways to Save Money at Disney World 2016

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I thought I would post 9 ways to save money at Disney World. Save your receipts : If you read the fine print on your receipts while visiting Disney World, some receipts from park restaurants includes same-day discounts for Downtown Disney retailers. What is great is you can use these discounts to buy marked-down costumes, toys and more ! Another great way to save money on your phone bill ! <—->

How to Save Money on Groceries Without Coupons

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I use them regularly when we eat out at restaurants, and I will not shop at a department store without one, but grocery coupons are completely different for me. I don’t find too many coupons for foods that we eat and I only save about $3-5 in paper coupons on each weekly shopping trip, which is hardly extreme. Most of the coupons I use come directly from the store, either from their in-store magazines , kiosks, or the coupons that print with my store receipt. Coupons.

Saving Money on Renovations

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There was also a kitchen sink, never used (still in original box) listed for $260 OBO, and the exact same sink (same brand, same model, etc) in the stores cost $437.73 + tax. The savings are obviously far superior. While I wouldn’t recommend doing things that obviously need a professional, such as plumbing and electrical work, there are many things that you can do to save money on your renovations. Doing what you can yourself can save a ton of money.

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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Saving Money Tips

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Anyone like to share any recent gold nuggets that they’ve discovered in the last couple of months when it comes to saving? Contact us using the contact form at the top of the page. Please subscribe via Email to have savings, advice, coupons and offers sent directly to you. Saving MoneyI only ask because I think the US still has a long way to go before we experience any sort of positive growth.

How to Use Pinterest to Save Money on Groceries

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I have caught myself spending way too much time perusing the pins and boards in awe the laundry room as big as my living room and the Frozen birthday party ideas that must have taken 4 months to plan, but for the most part it has been a huge asset in my money-saving tool box. How to Use Pinterest to Save Money on Groceries. Pinterest is A Gold Mine for Money Saving Grocery Tips. Use Pinterest to Search by Ingredient.

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. Now that you have grown your coupon collection, learned your store policies & created an organization method, we are ready to use our coupons. Continue reading Save Money Using Coupons: Wait For A Sale!

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

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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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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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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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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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Save Money with Geothermal Heat

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According to the Department of Energy, the biggest draw on your home energy use comes from heating your home - Almost 45% of the overall cost! Even better, there is a way to extract that heat from the warm earth and use it to heat your home. It simply moves heat from the ground, into your home, using a refrigeration circuit and a collector system buried in the ground. The collector system costs money, how much depends on many factors.

Get Healthy and Save Money

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This is using $5 as the baseline for a packet of cigarettes. With the European economic fallout tipped to be GFC mark 2, the money that you can save now will help you in the future should things get really rough. Please subscribe via Email to have savings, advice, coupons and offers sent directly to you. Saving MoneyWhile this post isn’t applicable for everyone, the principle behind it remains.

Frugal Friday: Halloween Tips to Help Save Money

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There are many ways to save money for Halloween such as using coupons for the candy, making your own Halloween costume to going crafts for Halloween decor. If you are looking for ways to save, be sure to check all the ways to have a Frugal Halloween below. . Halloween Tips to Help Save Money. I am always looking for anything that pertains to Halloween whether it be fun or saving money. Looking to save money for Halloween?

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. Don’t use a hair dryer to dry them out as this can damage the leather. We used to wash our canvas shoes in the washer or the sink with detergent (and then put that liquid white shoe polish on our white ones!). Following that, use your brush with soap and water to scrub all parts of the shoe. Shoes are expensive.

Save Money on Hair Care

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Hair can be a big money suck, especially if you have long or sensitive tresses. I know it’s not just blonde hair that is picky, but regardless of your hair type, you can save money by doing the following things. I’ve since washed my hair every second day, which I found saves me a surprising amount of money on shampoo and conditioner, as you are using half as much in a month. This also saves money on treatments, as it’s less damaging.

The #1 Way I Save Money on Meat

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I discovered this money-saving tip years ago when I stumbled onto a case full of Perdue whole roasting chickens marked down to $2 in the meat dept. Many stores mark down their meat up to 50% off about 1 day before the use or freeze by date. According to the USDA , “a “Use-By” date is the last date recommended for the use of the product while at peak quality. Giant uses yellow stickers for their markdowns which makes them easy to spot in a distance.

15 Smart Tips to Save Money When Eating Out

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Those days are long gone for us now as we’re working hard to cut corners and save money. 15 Smart Tips to Save Money When Eating Out. There have been many hectic Tuesday nights where this has saved my sanity. Money Saving Mom has a comprehensive Master List of Kids Eat Free Restaurant Deals. But if the meal out is extra special, order one dessert for the table to share or follow the tips above and use a dessert coupon.

Go Green and Save Money by Using Free Online Calculators

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Going green and saving money is easier said than done when going about it by yourself. But while independence is critical in the successful mastering of money management and sustainability, that doesn’t mean you have to go about these efforts solo. As far as immediate usefulness goes, nothing beats online calculators in this regard. The same amount of money you put into an account every month could potentially earn more in another form of savings.

Being Environmentally Friendly Saves Money

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Guest Post Author Bio: Kylie Ofiu is the author of 365 Ways to Make Money. She blogs about ways to make and save money as well as what she is up to at her blog www.kylieofiu.com. But besides the big expenses there are many ways being green can actually save you money right away. It is actually really easy to clean lots of things without using harsh chemicals. 2.) Use up all your food and reduce waste. 6.) Use the car less.

Save money growing your own vegetables.

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There are few healthier and better ways to save money than organically growing your own fruit and vegetables in your own garden. The type of soil you choose to use is extremely important, as many non-organic types use manmade mixes that are harmful to the environment and take up a lot of energy to produce. Image by Edsel Little used under the Creative Commons License.

How to Save Money by Downsizing

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This got me thinking some more about how to save money by downsizing. My fuel costs have almost halved with my nifty little new car, I have saved hundreds of dollars on insurance and it is a breeze to park! Downsizing my vehicle certainly has saved me money and will continue to do so for as long as I have the car. How long is it since you cleared out all those spaces where you store the things you don’t use very often, if ever? Money Tips

Save Money On Groceries Without Using Coupons | Kitchen Economics Link Up

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Paper products, such as toilet paper and diapers are easy for me to use coupons too. But that doesn't mean I don't save a lot of money at the grocery store. Whether you are a coupon queen, king or clutz, there are many other ways to save money on groceries and coupons are not involved. That is a lot of money, so I plan a menu. Everyone's plate might look different, but you'll at least use up the leftovers and reduce the waste. Freeze for later use.

How to Save Money on An Engagement Ring

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They’re made using the same process and carbon structures as a real diamond. The post How to Save Money on An Engagement Ring appeared first on Prairie Eco-Thrifter. When you finally decide that you’ve found “the one” and you’re ready to splash out on an engagement ring, you want to make sure that you choose the perfect stone.

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Enjoy Life, Save Money – Use your Work Job Perks!

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You can often take advantage of these to save money away from work or grab some gusto during work. If you have, and use company job perks, you may be less tempted to look around for other employment, you may be more satisfied with your job and work a bit harder – or so the theory goes. Free to use PC. He managed to budget for a PC for each of his staff to use at home – dialing in to the work mainframe computer to do after hours work.

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7 Tips to Conserve Water and Save Money

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7 Tips to Conserve Water and Save Money 1. It will take time until a store bought version pays for itself from the water saved. Use water collected from dehumidifier to water your garden and flower pots. It fills up quickly on sweltering days and I use that water for my flower pots. When waiting for the hot water to heat up from the faucet, trap water in a jug or bucket and use it to water your garden and flower containers.

Saving Money on Meat and Poultry | Kitchen Economics

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There was nothing wrong with the chickens as long as I used them immediately or put them in the freezer. I had a 50 cent coupon on Nature's Promise products that I used on the marked down natural chicken below. Kitchen Economics Saving Money - In the KitchenMeat and poultry are usually the most expensive items on my grocery list. We eat mostly poultry and I only buy it when it is on sale.

Eight Tips To Help You Save Money While On Vacation

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We save and eagerly wait all year for our vacation and the last thing that we want to do is stress about the money spent while on our trip. It might seem so obvious, but a little planning will help you save money while on your trip, so that you can have the relaxed vacation that you hoped for. Some of our ideas: We have a yard sale every spring and use that cash for our vacation. They save them up for their vacation. Saving Money - Travel

7 Quick Ways to Save Money At Starbucks

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Saving Money at Starbucks : I love Starbucks (hate the lines, but then again, who loves the lines? Here is a list of ways to save money at Starbucks: Get the Starbucks app: once you get the app, sign-up for their My Starbucks Rewards program. also good idea for buying gifts for your child’s teachers or coaches…or birthday/holiday gifts, a good save on the $$). One you have a gift card, you ‘pre-pay’ for your drink and save money this way.

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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! Use Coupons. 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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