Free Gift Cards from Recycle Bank

Posted by Madison on April 22, 2014

It’s Earth Day! To celebrate, I went through all of our articles from the last six years to find the most popular article that combines a green lifestyle and financial rewards. For long time readers, remember when we introduced RecycleBank a few years ago? And for new readers, have you heard of ReclycleBank? Here’s a […]

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20 Thrifty Decorating Tips

Posted by Kristen on March 26, 2014

Decorating your home or apartment doesn’t mean that you have to go broke doing it. If you’re creative and use a few helpful tricks, you can decorate your space with money to spare. Have fun with it. Here are some helpful tips to decorate on a budget. Budget Friendly Decorating Tips Buy couch covers. Instead […]

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21 Money Saving Beauty Tips

Posted by Kristen on February 24, 2014

“When you look good, you feel good.” There’s a good chance that you have heard that quote hundreds of times. I’m not a high maintenance woman by any means and not really into makeup and things of that nature, but I do agree that it’s nice to look put together and have healthy habits. But […]

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Free and Cheap Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Posted by Kristen on February 13, 2014

This Valentine’s Day, skip the pricey roses, expensive dinner out, and overpriced box of chocolate. You can celebrate with your significant other for cheap or even for free. Here are some ways to save on Valentine’s Day this year. Photo Credit: mozzercork Free or Cheap Valentine’s Day Gifts for Your Significant Other Homemade baked goods. […]

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My husband and I were in a rut last year. Not a marriage rut, though I am sure over the course of a lifetime together we will have a few of those in our future. But rather a television-routine rut: go to work, come home, turn on the television for background noise while cooking dinner, […]

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10 Free Game Apps for Kids

Posted by Amanda on November 11, 2013

Do your kids love to play games on your phone, iPad, or other smart device? I’ve seen many kids doing this on their parents’ smartphones at the cash register in a store, while on a road trip, at home while they are cooking dinner, etc. While you may not want to have your own children […]

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35 Tips to Save Money on Food

Posted by Kristen on October 8, 2013

If you’re anything like me, you spend a lot of money on food each month. While food can be costly, the good thing about the cost is that it can be flexible. By making a few simple changes here and there, you can really add up the savings from the money you spend on food. […]

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Updates on the Walmart Price Match Guarantee

Posted by Amanda on September 10, 2013

A year or two ago I wrote an article on Walmart’s new Price Match program. When I tested this new program out at my local Walmart, I was pleasantly surprised. Even though Walmart’s policy does not require that you bring an advertisement to do price matching at the cash register, I brought one anyways. CVS […]

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24 Restaurant Birthday Freebies

Posted by Kristen on August 26, 2013

Since entering adulthood, the excitement of my birthday has dwindled a bit. It’s not the idea of getting older, or even another year going by, but it’s the financial burden. Somehow I end up spending more money than I would on a normal day. Going out to dinner or out for drinks with friends adds […]

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9 Electricity Conservation Tips

Posted by Kristen on August 19, 2013

One of the best ways to improve your budget is to reduce the costs of the things you pay consistently. Every month, you will be paying an electric bill, so finding ways to reduce that bill could really result in a huge savings over time. Here are quick and easy ways to save on your […]

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