Uncovering Rewards Programs for Every Purchase You Make

Posted by Amanda on August 17, 2010

As I mentioned in a recent article about how the recession has changed consumerism in America, consumers (that’s you and I!) expect to be paid for our loyalty now. And shouldn’t we? With all of the rewards programs out there—and there are some really interesting ones—why should we spend our money just to get the […]

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Back-to-School Shopping Tips to Stretch Your Budget

Posted by Amanda on August 3, 2010

As a child my mother would take me, my sister, and our brother back-to-school shopping every year around August. It was quite the exciting time because we never got to the stores otherwise, so it was the only time of year that clothes, shoes, or other non-food essentials were purchased for us. I remember gearing up […]

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Father’s Day Freebies

Posted by Madison on June 18, 2010

Time to celebrate Father’s Day on Sunday with…. Father’s Day freebies! Here are some freebies and deals you’ll want to check out. Father’s Day Freebies TCBY: Free cup or cone for Dad. Ask at each location for the details. Denny’s: Free ice cream float when you make a card on Denny’s facebook site. Ikea: Free […]

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How to Save Money on a Wedding, From a Future Bride

Posted by Amanda on March 9, 2010

Planning a wedding is one of the most fun, and financially stressful events of my life! I feel that I am constantly balancing traditions, ‘must-haves’, wants, and our budget. I find that if I remember what the day is actually about—love, the union of two people, choosing to spend the rest of my life with […]

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Throw a 50th Wedding Anniversary on a Budget

Posted by Amanda on February 3, 2010

Over the holidays I had the privilege of being a part of a very momentous occasion: my grandparents’ 50th wedding anniversary Gift. Celebrating 50 years of love, triumph, children, tears, and joy was such an overwhelmingly wonderful feeling, and one that I hope all of you can experience in either your own milestone anniversary, or […]

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Score Free Stuff on Your Birthday

Posted by Amanda on January 13, 2010

Birthday freebies and free stuff for your birthday this year! Birthday gifts and surprises are not just for kids. After all, why should they have all the fun? My birthday is coming up, and I thought this would be a great opportunity to share with you lots of companies who offer freebies on your birthday […]

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Plan Now to Make the Most of Post Holiday Sales

Posted by Amanda on December 22, 2009

I think there should be a song titled “The 12 days After Christmas”. What a fantastic time to purchase gifts for others or yourself, seasonal items for next year, and other great items at 50-75% off of the price these same products were just two weeks earlier! Retailers are very interested in getting you into […]

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Frugal Gifts and Holiday Deals

Posted by Jill on December 21, 2009

Are you still frantically looking for holiday gifts? Luckily, it’s easier than ever to shop from the comfort of your home, and get great deals in the process! Many online retailers are offering free shipping, and even more are offering BIG sales in an effort to drive revenue. The deals are-ever changing, so instead of […]

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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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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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