Thrifty Thinking: Avoiding Holiday Overspending

Motherhood Moments

thriftyI recently had the chance to interview Nicole Lapin, personal finance expert, about budgeting during the holidays. What are some general tips for people to know if they want to avoid overspending during the holidays? The holiday season is supposed to be merry and bright, but due to the high cost of the holidays and the interpersonal “politics” of things like gifting, shopping and entertaining, it can also be filled with friction between family, friends and loved ones.

Thrifty Thinking: Smart Shopping Tips for December

Motherhood Moments

thrifty“December gift shoppers can't let their haste for a last-minute deals overwhelm caution, especially with their financial information," said Brittney Mayer, credit strategist at Cardrates.com. Consumers should practice safe shopping habits to help protect their personal information from falling into the wrong hands this holiday season."

Thrifty Thinking: 3Ms to Protect Your Online Information

Motherhood Moments

thriftyThe Marriott breach is historic with 500 million people affected, including possibly anyone who stayed at Marriott and Starwood properties across the globe. An unknown attacker stole information including emails, names, addresses, passport numbers and possibly payment card information, beginning in 2014. Adam Levin, Founder of CyberScout and author of "Swiped" urges affected consumers to immediately follow the 3Ms to protect their personal information. Minimize your exposure.

Thrifty Thinking: 6 Strategies for Smart Year-End Planning

Motherhood Moments

thriftyNew U.S. tax laws should impact Americans’ year-end tax strategies, as they seek to manage and maximize their wealth. T op-rated estate planning law firm McManus & Associates today outlined “6 Strategies for Smart Year-End Planning” as part of i ts Educational Focus Series. During a recent conference call with clients, the firm’s Founding Principal and AV-rated Attorney John O.

Thrifty Thinking: 3 Reasons To Consider Reducing The Risk In Your Retirement Portfolio

Motherhood Moments

thriftyDisturbed by recent ups and down in the stock market? If you’re an older investor, that may mean it’s time to re-think just how much risk you’re carrying in your retirement portfolio. Otherwise, your tranquil golden years could devolve into a time of overwhelming financial stress. “If

Thrifty gardening Tips

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Here are 4 thrifty gardening tips for you if you are planning a garden this year. Tip # 1 – Go thrifty on seeds and plants. The Guardian’s article, How to Be a Thrifty Gardner dove to detail about making compost: “You should have about two-thirds brown stuff (carbon source) to one-third green (nitrogen). The post Thrifty gardening Tips appeared first on Prairie Eco-Thrifter. Once again, Spring is approaching.

Thrifty Finds: Snow Gear

Family Balance Sheet

Winters in central PA. It’s never consistent. When the northeast gets pounded with snow, we either get walloped or we miss the excitement completely.

Thrifty Ways to Save on Travel

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Being thrifty and still having a fun vacation is not an impossible task. 5 Ways For Thrifty People To Make a Few Extra Dollars Online. Vacations are those times when the much needed rest and relaxation are in order. It is an important part of one’s life to avoid monotony and boredom.

Do You Save Wrapping? – Thrifty Ways to Wrap Christmas Gifts

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

While I am not that thrifty, and I love prettily wrapped gifts, I don’t like to spend a bunch on wrappings. My parents and their siblings were of the generation that grew up during the depression in the 1930′s.

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Thrifty Finds: a New (to her) Dresser, Valentine’s Day

Family Balance Sheet

What thrifty finds did you find this week? The challenge on the blog this year is to Choose Thrift First , where we’re rethinking our purchases to find more cost effective solutions. To be successful, I’ve been keeping a list of things that we need as they come up.

My Week: Gentle Leader and Thrifty Sneakers

Family Balance Sheet

Our sweet Ruby has assimilated into our family quite well. She’s such an easy dog. She rarely barks, rolls straight to her back for belly rubs every time you approach her, and she immediately knew her bathroom was our back yard, not our living room floor. She’s a keeper for sure!

How Can Thriftiness Become a Debt Relief Option?

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Thriftiness is not an option but must be your essence of life. Thriftiness itself can become a self debt relief option and can help you save a lot of money. The three thrifty tips given above will surely help you if you can follow them.

Thrifty Finds: Brand Names, Dirt Cheap

Family Balance Sheet

I stopped by my two favorite thrift stores last week: Salvation Army & Community Aid, a local store. I only go on Wednesdays, because both stores offer an additional 50% off on almost everything.

100 Top Picks for Kids Stocking Stuffers 2018!

The Frugal Girls

Amazon Deals Thrifty Gifts TipsMake Christmas stockings a highlight of your Christmas with help from these Top Picks for Kids Stocking Stuffers 2018! Santa can always use a little extra help, right? So let’s help Santa fill those Christmas stockings with loads of fun goodies this year!

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5 Ways For Thrifty People To Make a Few Extra Dollars Online

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Being thrifty means not spending money when you don’t need to and spending as little as possible, when you do. 5 Ways For Thrifty People To Make a Few Extra Dollars Online is a post from: Prairie EcoThrifter.com. Guest Post Author Bio: This post was provided by Picky Domains. .

How To Fill Your Guy’s Christmas Stocking in 15 Minutes!

The Frugal Girls

Amazon Deals Thrifty Gifts TipsToday I want to show you how to fill your guy’s Christmas Stocking in 15 Minutes! When you can buy everything you need for your man’s stocking in one place and with help from just one creative gift list, all you’ll need is 15 minutes!

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Thrifty Living: 11 Uses for Old Toothbrushes

Birmingham Bargain Mom

Do you reuse old toothbrushes? If so see if your tip is on this list and if it's not please share! Bargains Deals Frugal Living Green Living 908654

FREE eBook | 25 Quick and Thrifty Free Crochet Patterns

Saving Cents With Sense

Right now you can get a FREE “25 Quick and Thrifty Free Crochet Patterns” eBook. The post FREE eBook | 25 Quick and Thrifty Free Crochet Patterns appeared first on Saving Cents With Sense. I have been wanting to learn to crochet for the longest time.

Thrifty Living: Use magnets to secure loose packets INSIDE refrigerator

Birmingham Bargain Mom

Check out this fun tip from Lifehacker -- use magnets inside the fridge. Bargains Deals Frugal Living

Thrifty Living: Reduce, Reuse, Recyle Your Children's Toys

Birmingham Bargain Mom

How do you manage your home toy inventory. Bargains Deals Christmas

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Working Moms on a Budget: 5 Tips for Thrifty Business Fashion

Saving Cents With Sense

The post Working Moms on a Budget: 5 Tips for Thrifty Business Fashion appeared first on Saving Cents With Sense. It can be tough to dress yourself on a budget when you have children.

Thrifty Living: 5 uses for corn starch + share your tips

Birmingham Bargain Mom

Here are some quick uses for corn starch do you have a tip to share? cat:Bargains Deals

Thrifty Living: Purchasing Open Box or Refurbished Items

Birmingham Bargain Mom

You may find some great deals if you're willing to buy open box or refurbished. Bargains Deals Black Friday Christmas

Thrifty Living: 15 Second Rule of Shopping + 7 Questions to Ask Yourself

Birmingham Bargain Mom

7 questions to ask yourself when you shop. Bargains Deals Black Friday Christmas

Thrifty Living: 5 Reasons Why Getting a Name Can Save You Money

Birmingham Bargain Mom

Don't forget to get a name. Bargains Deals Black Friday Christmas

Thrifty Living: Seattle food forager Langdon Cook teaches others how to forage

Birmingham Bargain Mom

Could you walk through the woods and pick lettuce or mushrooms and eat them with confidence? Langdon Cook of Seattle can and does. Bargains Deals Frugal Living Green Living

Thrifty Living: Turn old beach ball into a tote via Trash Backwards

Birmingham Bargain Mom

Check out this fun craft to repurpose an old beach ball. cat:Bargains Deals cat:Frugal Living cat:Green Living

51 Easy Delicious Muffins

Teresa's Deals

French Toast - Thrifty Jinxy. Cinnamon Buckwheat Muffins - Thrifty Jinxy. 7 - Grain Cereal Muffins - Thrifty Jinxy. Cinnamon Streusel Yogurt - Thrifty Jinxy. Super Easy Pumpkin Muffins from Cake Mix - Thrifty Jinxy. Raisin Bran - Thrifty Jinxy.

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Free Kindle Books 3/24 – 10 Awesome Books for Free

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Thrifty Decorating. Here is your list of 10 FREE Kindle books for 3/24. Every Shattered Thing. Red Cat, Red Cat, Red Cat, Blue. Hamburger Gourmet Bible. Dark Bayou. I’m Still Here. Up, Up, Up a Purple Hill. Provence Food and Wine. The Adderall Empire. The Lanvin Murders.

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Frugal Christmas: No Frills Gift Tagging + How Do You Label Presents

Birmingham Bargain Mom

You may call me a scrooge, but I call it thrifty. Let me know what you think. Bargains Deals Christmas Frugal Living 32688

Frugal Living Year in Review, What We Learned in 2011

Birmingham Bargain Mom

Here's a round-up of the thrifty and frugal living lessons we learned in 2011. Bargains Deals Frugal Living Green Living Holidays 64944

Christmas Reward – iPad 3 Giveaway

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Club Thrifty. Three Thrifty Guys. How better to finish off Christmas than by winning an iPad 3. I mean, who doesn’t want this handy little device?!

Walmart: Life Savers or Starburst Storybooks $1.75 each

Couponing 101

Thanks, A Thrifty Mom ! . There is a new $1.50/2 Life Savers or Starburst Storybook Products Printable Coupon ! Use it at Walmart to get some inexpensive stocking stuffers! (2) 2) Life Savers or Starburst Storybooks $2.50

Financially Savvy Saturday

Family Balance Sheet

This week’s feature is “ 6 ways to look expensive on a budget ” from The Thrifty Issue. I’m always looking for ways to stretch my limited wardrobe and The Thrifty Issue offers some helpful advice.

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Free Kindle Game Downloads

For the Mommas

Thanks, Frugally Thrifty. I am loving all the freebies for Kindle ! You can download 4 free Kindle Games including Every Word, Shuffled Row and more. . Saving Everyday : Provides you with the resources to live well on less. Click to Visit Saving Everyday. Share This!

Saturday Night Sweeps 7/4/15: Enter For a Chance To Win

For the Mommas

Thrifty Rental Cars – Thrifty Weekend Sweepstakes. Prizes: Two winners will receive a Thrifty Weekender trip which includes a weekend adventure tailored to your quiz results! Saturday Night Sweeps 7/4/15: Enter For a Chance To Win.

60+ Frugal Tips To Help You Save Money!

Saving Everyday

by Thrifty Jinxy. 10 Cheap Camping Ideas – Tips for an Inexpensive Camping Trip by Thrifty Jinxy. by Thrifty Jinxy. Seven Ways to Save Money at Fast Food Restaurants by Thrifty Jinxy. 8 Budget Fitness Tips – Work Your Body NOT Your Wallet by Thrifty Jinxy.

Interview with a Self-Made Millionaire

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

The topic was ‘ What did today’s millionaires do to be thrifty before they earned their millions?” Me: What do you think of the mass move towards thriftiness in today’s twenty and thirty-something crowd? Me: What else do you recall doing to be thrifty?

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10 Of My Favorite Frugal Blogs

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Lydia from Thrifty Frugal Mom is about delicious easy recipes, homemaking tips and money saving ideas! I am always searching the internet for other frugal blogs and I have so many that I love to read besides this one of course, but I wanted to list my 10 most favorite for you to check out.

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WHY We Want to Be Debt Free

Family Balance Sheet

This post is linked to: Thrifty Couple , Thrifty Thursday. A few weeks ago, my husband and I had an intense discussion about finances. By the time it was over, we were both exhausted and probably a little bit frustrated each other.

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Starbucks: $2.00 Breakfast Sandwich or Wrap with Purchase

For the Mommas

Thanks, Thrifty Today. Stop into a participating Starbucks now through 2/4/12 for a $2.00 Starbucks Breakfast Sandwich or Wrap when you purchase your morning coffee or other beverage. Choose from eight tasty options including the new Chicken Sausage & Veggie Wrap.

Free Sample of Life Choice Nutrition Bars!

Couponing 101

Thanks, The Thrifty Couple ! Hurry over to the Walmart site to request your FREE Sample of Life Choice Nutrition Bars.