39 Ways to Enjoy Your Thanksgiving Leftovers

Posted by Kristen on November 19, 2012

Besides a massive turkey, remembering what we are thankful for, and sitting around the table with our families, Thanksgiving is widely known for leftovers. We cook so much that we end up having loads of food leftover. But just because there’s extra food, doesn’t mean it’s wasting money. In fact, cooking larger portions and utilizing […]

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Shopping for Small Items on Black Friday

Posted by Adrienne on November 13, 2012

Black Friday (the day after Thanksgiving) is advertised as the biggest shopping day of the year. For some people this conjures up images of hundreds of people in line waiting to get a big screen television. While this does happen there are many other ways to shop Black Friday. Instead of concentrating on the “door […]

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Shopping for Big Ticket Items on Black Friday

Posted by Adrienne on November 7, 2012

Black Friday is the day after Thanksgiving and for many retailers the biggest shopping day of the year. Some people love it and some people hate it. I’m somewhere in between (love the great deals, not so crazy about the crowds). If you do plan on doing any shopping on Black Friday it pays to […]

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13 Free Halloween Activities for Kids

Posted by Kristen on October 1, 2012

It’s hard to believe that the leaves are changing colors, the weather is getting cooler, and Halloween is rapidly approaching. For parents, Halloween is fun, but it can also be a big expense. Between buying costumes, decorations, candy and treats, and visiting Haunted Houses and other activities, it can add up pretty fast. But if […]

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Mastercard $10 Off for Amazon Purchases x 2

Posted by Madison on December 20, 2011

Shopping Amazon today? This Mastercard deal for Amazon will come in handy! Today Mastercard is offering $20 off ($10 at a time) at Amazon! We are squeezing in lots of holiday Free Money offers and shopping this week! How to Get Your First $10 Shop at Amazon.com today. Make a $100 purchase from the Mastercard […]

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How to Make Holiday Gift Baskets

Posted by Jill on December 19, 2011

The gift basket is a longtime favorite for holiday gifts. They’re a great way to give a family gift, which is one of my favorite ways to save money on holiday gifts. You can make the basket as small or large as you want, including small “filler” items as a way to give more for […]

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Gift Card Alternatives: The Art of Buying Actual Gifts

Posted by Madison on December 14, 2011

It’s easy to give a gift card. I know. I do it all the time. But could this be the year you actually give gifts instead of gift cards? I’m a sucker for gift dard deals too, but the reality is that gift card recipients don’t use the gift cards, they exchange them for cash. […]

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Book Gift Ideas for Everyone on Your List

Posted by Jill on December 13, 2011

I love buying books as gifts for holidays and birthdays. They last forever, you can find one for any audience, and it’s easy to spend as much or as little as you please. If you’re having a hard time finding gifts for people on your list this holiday season, check out the ultimate book gift guide below. […]

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5% Amazon Discount Using Price Check

Posted by Madison on December 8, 2011

Here’s a fun twist on a combination of saving money at Amazon while shopping at Bricks and Mortar stores, the Amazon Price Check App! This Saturday, Amazon is going to give you 5% off of 3 items (up to $100 each) when you use the app. I love shopping at Amazon, so 5% off is […]

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9 Christmas Gift Ideas for Kids to Learn About Money

Posted by Madison on December 6, 2011

Looking for gift ideas for kids that focus on personal finance? You’re in luck, because gifts and toys that double as tools to teach kids about money management are some of my favorite gifts to give. They’re also the perfect gifts for kids that have everything and really don’t have a use for another expensive […]

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