3 Do It Yourself Tasks to Save $170 Per Year

Posted by Amanda on December 2, 2009

Do-it-Yourself (DIY) has become a new and exciting movement in the United States. Of course, for us frugal people, it’s been a core in our lives since we first made the realization that paying someone else usually comes with a premium. Below are three things that you can do for yourself at home in order […]

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Cyber Monday and Online Holiday Shopping

Posted by Madison on November 30, 2009

Cyber Monday shopping is in full swing at our house. Although, I can’t figure out why they’ve limited it to just one day. My Cyber Monday started a week ago and lasts right up until Christmas Eve! Here are some of the online stores I’m shopping at this year, and what I’m buying (shhh, don’t […]

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Ebates Offers Double Cash Back Today!

Posted by Madison on November 27, 2009

Did you sleep in and skip the Black Friday hooplah? If so, you’ll want to check out the Ebates deal today… double cash back! It’s our Free Money Friday offer today. Ebates scored first place when readers voted on their Favorite Cash Back Programs. How to Get Your Double Cash Back Login to your Ebates […]

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Happy Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and More!

Posted by Madison on November 26, 2009

Happy Thanksgiving! I hope you are having a wonderful day surrounded by family and friends. We’re hosting dinner this year, but not all of our family can be here… so we’ll only have 18! The stuffing, green bean casserole, and the sweet potatoes are cooking right now; my dad didn’t trust me to cook the […]

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Plan and Budget for Holiday Spending

Posted by Jill on November 25, 2009

Have you started your holiday shopping yet? Whether you’ve already started shopping, plan on hitting Black Friday sales, or are still procrastinating just a bit, one thing is certain: holiday spending can quickly become a budget buster. But with a bit of careful planning, you can get through this holiday season without spending more than […]

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How to Score Big on Cyber Monday

Posted by Amanda on November 24, 2009

I had one of the most fun and memorable holiday experiences several years ago. After a great Thanksgiving feast at my grandmother’s, my mother and I decided that we would bite the bullet and go together the next morning to shop on Black Friday. Neither of us had done so before, and we felt that […]

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7 Tips to Avoid Holiday Spending Stress

Posted by Jill on November 23, 2009

As we approach the busy holiday season, are you worried about it wreaking havoc on your finances? Each year about October or so, my dad likes to scare everyone by saying something like “only FIVE more paychecks ‘til Christmas.” This makes people nervous, because they haven’t started shopping and don’t see where they’ll find the […]

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Black Friday 2009 Free Stuff

Posted by Madison on November 20, 2009

Check out the free stuff for this year at: Black Friday 2011 Free Stuff. It’s one of the most exciting Free Money Fridays! Back by popular demand is the Black Friday 2009 free stuff list! I searched through all the sites that I listed yesterday as my favorite Black Friday Shopping Resources to compile the […]

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Black Friday, Debt, and Taxes

Posted by Madison on November 19, 2009

I started making our Christmas lists with some inspiration from the 2009 Holiday Toy List. Since our kids are getting old enough to understand some of the festivities, I’m really looking forward to the holiday season this year. Of course, let’s not get ahead of ourselves… first we need to make plans for Black Friday. […]

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Frugal Ways to Celebrate the Holidays

Posted by Amanda on November 18, 2009

What a fantastic time of year coming up; the weather has chilled from crisp to cold, the night comes upon us earlier so we feel more snuggly and more like hibernating at home, and generally we all have extra time off from work which means we can spend more time with the people whom we […]

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