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The Best Way to Budget for Home Improvements and Renovations


A lovely reader asked me recently how to best budget for a home improvement project. She is in the middle of dealing with the garage addition to her property she wanted to know if early financial surprises in the project would be an indication of later pocketbook misfortune. Well it turns out I happen to know a very knowledgeable fellow ... Read More »

    6 Ways to Not Be a Broke Ass American After Kicking Your Debt

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    I spend almost all of my time focused on helping people to get out of debt. But today I wanted to take a moment and focus on what to do once that crisis has passed and I’ve added a new section about life after debt to my free guides on dealing with debt. Let’s talk about the power and necessity ... Read More »

      ConsumerCellular Targets Retired Citizens With Affordable Cell Phone Plans And Senior Friendly Telephones


      A few weeks ago Steve came to me and said, “hey, do you think you could find the cheapest cell phone service for someone that talks less than 120 minutes a month using the site” “Of course,” I thought. CHALLENGE ACCEPTED! I started my search by heading over to where they provide a service to find affordable plans ... Read More »

        An Experienced Mom Prepares for a Baby

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        New is always nice, but gently used furniture, clothing, and baby gear can really ease the strain on your pocketbook when you are expecting. With my first baby, everything had to be new, and perfect. Yes, I was that first time mom! If it was made for newborns, I absolutely had to have it! I spent way more than I ... Read More »

          New Mark Guimond Book Out. Billion Dollar Chump Change.

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          For those of you that may know Mark Guimond, the guy from the old AADMO days, you’d know he’s one person that knows his way around Washington. Guimond has just released a new book titled “Billion Dollar Chump Change” in an effort to easily identify budget cuts that could be made for common-sense fiscal reductions that can save up to ... Read More »

            How to Rent Your Car Out for $10/Hour

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            Move over Avis! You might have heard about a new trend that has been popping up over the last few years – renting out your personal car for extra cash. We wanted to give you a quick rundown on how it works and what the risks are. There are a number of websites that can help you facilitate renting out ... Read More »

              Get Your Free Money: Treasure Hunting Online

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              Indiana Jones racing through some foreign land seeking his next archaeological find is an adventure that this treasure seeker would never get tired of. Who doesn’t get excited about finding a treasure? Especially, if it’s free money. Whether it’s finding a $20 bill in the parking lot of the mall or an old bond that your grandparents bought you, it’s ... Read More »

                How Your iPhone Can Save You Money


                If you’re like me you constantly have your smartphone attached to your hip. In my case, I have my trusty digital sidekick (my iPhone) and I’m still amazed how far we’ve come with technology and mobile phones. I remember my first brick-like phone and only imagined in my wildest dreams having a phone this, well, smart! I got to thinking ... Read More »

         Website Review

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                  I stumbled upon a new couponing site this week: I decided to review this site to show what not to look for with couponing websites. The website has a clean cut and attractive design which automatically gains trust of a user. You are asked to input your first and last name along with your e-mail address and zip ... Read More »

                    Moving Forward Radio Show: Triple Coupon Week

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                    Today I present to you, kind readers, another installment on the Moving Forward Radio Show with Pam Rhode and Amanda Miller! Pam and I have been couponing since about the end of March. We have been learning the ropes and are trying to perfect our styles of couponing. Couponing can be overwhelming but we’re trying to find a way to ... Read More »

                      Stop Spending Money on Stupid Things


                      The following guest post was contributed by Tracy Sitchen Tracy Sitchen is a veteran coupon clipper, stay at home, and aspiring writer. While she loves shopping, she loves the chase of the deal even more! She’s recently been writing on printable Mrs Smith pie coupons and printable on the border coupons over at her blog where she shares deals and ... Read More »

                        Summer Heat Got You Down And Your Energy Bills Up?

                        photo © 2006 Braden Kowitz | more info (via: Wylio)It’s summer time! Or darn close to it. Here in the South East it got hot…quick! We’ve had very little time to get used to the heat but here it is and here is shall stay. Everyone I’ve been talking to recently has been cursing about having to turn on their ... Read More »

                          How To Save Money Cooking Dinner

                          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

                            Another fun and thrifty money saving tip from us here at 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 »

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