8 Tricks You Should Learn From Extreme Couponers

Posted by Kristen on August 18, 2014

If you’ve read my article on 10 TV shows to watch to save money, you might have jumped on board with watching Extreme Couponing. The show is based on coupon lovers who don’t just save a few bucks, but they save hundreds with coupons. Even if you aren’t interested in going to the extreme, here […]

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The funny thing about memories is that you don’t need to spend lots of money or go to lots of far places to make them. In fact, some of the best memories can be made right in your own backyard! The most important thing is to be fully engaged in any activity that you pursue, […]

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3 Basic Rules to Be a Budget Friendly Cook

Posted by Kristen on July 28, 2014

Finding ways to save money on food is on every budget conscious person’s mind, and rightfully so. Eating and drinking is something we have to budget for on a daily basis, and it can significantly add up if you’re not thinking about it. The first tip people generally give to save money on food is […]

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How to Find Coupons for Groceries

Posted by Kristen on July 24, 2014

While watching Extreme Couponers one day, I was amazed at the amount of coupons they always have. Since I felt like I rarely come across that abundance of coupons, I decided to start making more of an effort to find coupons to save more money on my grocery bill. How to Find Coupons for Groceries […]

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5 Practical Wedding Tips from the Tightwad Gazette

Posted by Amanda on July 21, 2014

Amy Dacyczyn allowed her creative juices to flow when it came to frugal living. She began a newsletter, called The Tightwad Gazette, in 1990 and ran it until late December 1996. Her name became synonymous with frugality, cheap living, and being a tightwad, and her books have lived on (and probably will continue to do […]

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How to Get a Free Trial from Netflix

Posted by Madison on July 16, 2014

Adrienne mentioned in How to Get Rid of Cable and Still Watch TV that they picked up a subscription to Netflix. Meanwhile I’ve heard from countless friends that their new favorite shows are House of Cards and Orange is the New Black. However, since they are Netflix original series you can’t watch them without a […]

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5 More Tips To Save At The Grocery Store

Posted by Kristen on July 14, 2014

Saving money on food is a tough task since it’s a huge part of each day. While you may have reduced going out to eat at restaurants or stopped or limited fast food to save money, there is still the grocery bill to battle. Grocery bills can add up fast and be quite large, but […]

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9 Frugal Ideas to Keep Kids Busy This Summer

Posted by Amanda on July 7, 2014

Summer is here. Kids are out of school, and you’re bound to hear a few “we’re boreds” (or a few hundred) over the next several months. As a child, I can remember what a thrilling experience it was feeling the temperatures warm up, having exciting end-of-school-year dances and activities to go to, and fantasizing about […]

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5 Free Summer Date Night Ideas

Posted by Kristen on July 2, 2014

Many times when someone is trying to save money or get out of debt, they instantly think that their social life will have to suffer. But if you just get creative with things to do and places to go, it doesn’t have to limit your fun at all. Dating does not have to be cut […]

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How to Get Free Products at CVS and Walgreens

Posted by Amanda on May 29, 2014

I’ve got a secret for you: up until 2008, I made a point to avoid drugstores at all costs. This is because besides their loss leaders each week, the costs on all of the other products are much higher than what you would find at a grocery or department store. How to Get Free Products […]

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