Category Archives: Saving

Battling Frugality Fatigue– Balance Can Make the Difference


In our modern culture, we are trained to think that we are only having fun when we are spending money, and this mindset is very difficult to break, particularly during the holidays with all of its commercialism and materialism. Given how much that spending less goes against the grain these days, how do you fight the fatigue that frugality inevitably brings? Continue reading

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Savvy Ways to Save on Holiday Shopping


I love articles that provide practical and applicable tips on saving.  Especially with Black Friday and the official beginning of the holiday shopping season looming, I found this article as I was cleaning out my over-inflated email inbox, and just had … Continue reading

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Become a Social Butterfly: Savvy Shopping through Social Networking


Social networking is good for more than just keeping in touch with family and friends, and sharing your latest pictures.  As much as I love it for those reasons, there is one other reason that I use it for as … Continue reading

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Back in the Saddle Budgeting


In case that you did not notice it from my last post, I have been in a “financial funk” of sorts as of late.  Well, it is mainly financial, but also spans beyond that to lifestyle. Part of that may … Continue reading

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Amazing FREE Offer From Snapfish for 24 Hours Only!


I normally do not post deals and coupons in a blog post, but I want to make sure that everybody has access to this fabulous deal. Right now, Snapfish is offering a Free Set of 4×8 Stationery Photo Cards for their … Continue reading

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Get Your Money’s Worth for Every Gallon: Tips for Saving on Gas from an Insider


In these tough economic times, we are taking a closer look at all of our daily expenses, including gas to power our cars.  Although those that live in large cities may have access to transportation alternatives, for most of us throughout … Continue reading

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“I Just Saved a Bunch of Money on My Car Insurance…!”


Guess what? I just saved a bunch of money on my car insurance.  You’re probably like, Okay, how does that matter to me?  I am going to share how I did it, so that you can apply those tips for … Continue reading

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The Top Two Secrets To Savvy Shopping


Even when you are thrifty, shopping can be costly.  That’s where being savvy comes in– you always need to be thinking of new ways to save money. One way to save is by minimizing your purchases, which is a good … Continue reading

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Doing With Less So That You Can Have More


“You can do without the necessities, but you can’t live without the luxuries.”  –Hattie Sederhom, mother of famous actor Alfred Lunt My strategy for savings is simple– I like spending less on the necessities, so that I can spend more … Continue reading

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More Back to School Savvy Tips…


I fail to believe that it is getting so close to the middle of August.  Where did the days go?! Pretty soon I will have to get started on back to school shopping.  If you have not already gotten yours … Continue reading

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