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Saving Easy Money As a College Student

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Heading off to college for the first time or just another semester is a prime time to either unload your wallet or engage in some deep debt acquisition. But before you just spend, spend, spend there are some really simple and easy money saving tips that case ease the pain up to 35%. It can take you a few minutes ... Read More »

Odds Are You Are Going to Retire Hungry and Poor

If your 75 year old self could talk to you today about making retirement saving a priority, what advice do you think you'd hear?

Americans can be in as much current day denial as they want to about their future and what retirement will look like but recent studies show a significant number of people are not at all confident they will be able to retire with adequate income and savings. According to the Employee Benefit Research institute, 49 percent of workers surveyed said ... Read More »

I’m Tired of Paying Out the Butt for Razor Blades. How About You?

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I just got back from the drug store. I needed some razor blades. But $27 for eight razor blades. I’m sick of it. I’m not going to pay “the man” that kind of coin any more. It’s highway robbery. Seriously, if you were driving down a highway and a guy in a mask pulled you over at random and took ... Read More »

Our Savings System as a Couple

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Our Short and Long Term Goals I’ve mentioned before that having a financial game plan as a couple is a big part of reaching your goals. It can help you two develop ways to communicate effectively and focus your energies on what matters to you. Like many other couples, we have several goals that we’re looking at achieving together. Some ... Read More »

Save Money Buying Clothes at Thrifty Stores and Consignment Shops

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Most women and even some men love to shop and love clothes. Women especially love their shoes, handbags, jewelry and other accessories. Given today’s economy you may have cut back your budget when it comes to shopping for clothing and accessories. Even with a smaller budget you can still find great finds at thrift stores and consignment stores and may ... Read More »

Google Flights. A Way Too Cool Way to Save Money.

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I almost never write money saving articles. I try to keep myself focused on just the get out of debt stuff, but I’ve got to make an exception this morning. You see yesterday Google announced the new flight section of their website where you can search and book for flights. While the usual collection of flight books sites like Kyak ... Read More »

CouponMom.com Website Review

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Two “Fresh Looks” this week?! You lucky readers, you! Today I’m show you one of my favorite couponing websites: CouponMom.com. http://youtu.be/Hgiufl-v0Rw This is a website headed by Stephanie Nelson also known as, The Coupon Mom. The main page is a simple design. One of the first things you see is where you’re asked to join. I highly recommend joining this ... Read More »

Is Couponing Really Worth It?

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Today Pam and I set out at 6:30 am to our local Harris Teeter to double team Harris Teeter’s Triple Coupon week. We spent yesterday getting coupons ready and a list together for our early morning trip today. You see, Harris Teeter, like many other grocery stores will double coupons up to $0.99 on a daily basis and routinely they ... Read More »

How To Have Weekend Fun On A Budget

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As quitting time rolled around Friday afternoon I sat on the edge of my seat ready for the weekend to begin. You see, I used to work weekends but for the summer I’ve revised my schedule to work Monday – Friday and this was my first weekend at home off for the summer. There was only one problem. I had ... Read More »

How To Save Money Cooking Dinner

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photo © 2005 K.I.T. | more info (via: Wylio)I’ve compiled a short list of money saving techniques I’ve been practicing lately. Some of these things may seem obvious to some while epiphany moments to others. For me, my groceries are one of my largest expenses each month. The tips listed below are some helpful, handy and simple steps to help ... Read More »

Saving Money with Groupon and Living Social Daily Deal Sites

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Another fun and thrifty money saving tip from us here at GetOutOfDebt.org: daily deals! If you’re looking for a great way to find fun things to do and still save money you may want to check out daily deal sites such as Groupon and Living Social. I have become addicted to these websites – always excited for the next day’s ... Read More »

Coupons Saved Newlywed’s Household

Yesterday, I sat down over snacks with my friend Ann, my personal coupon guru, to talk couponing. In the very early days of us meeting I overheard her telling a friend, “I’ve got to get home and organize my coupons for tomorrow!” Intrigued, I jumped in the conversation and asked “what for?” She explained that Super Double Coupons at Harris ... Read More »

Saving Money With Couponing Doesn’t Have To Be Complicated

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The Art of Couponing is to save money on the items you use on a regular basis. Not to go out and get something for less money that you never have thought about using before or hoarding all the items you use or think you’ll use and have enough in your basement for a 20 year supply. A six month supply ... Read More »

Saving Money with RetailMeNot.com

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photo © 2004 Gareth Saunders | more info (via: Wylio) I am well aware of the instant gratification of shopping. This is a pitfall for some people, myself included. The feeling of just purchasing an item you want, holding it in your hands and the excitement to take it home. This used to be a huge pitfall for not only ... Read More »

The Unforeseen Importance of Having a Boring Savings Account – Ask Steve Video

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This week I answer Brandon’s question about saving money even if you are barely able to make ends meet. When you are just making it from month-to-month and paying the minimum payments alone it seems like a strange time to need to think about saving money. Most people don’t and then guess what happens when an unexpected event happens? Yep ... Read More »

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