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  • Just 38 Percent of Consumers Say They Go the Extra Mile to Save Every Penny They Can on Expenses

    Just 38 percent of consumers are savvy savers and say they save every penny possible on expenses, according to a recent survey by American Consumer Credit Counseling. Thirty-seven percent of respondents save if the savings is significant,...

    • Posted December 13, 2016
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  • 5 Ways to Save More Money This Spring

    As the weather (finally) warms up, most of us are ready to leave hibernation and enjoy some activities the winter weather may have discouraged us from doing. You may think it is time to get out and...

    • Posted March 13, 2015
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  • How I Saved $70,000 to Send Two Kids to College

    In our Money Mic series, we hand over the podium to people with controversial views about money. These are their views, not ours, but we welcome your responses. Today, one woman shares how she made saving for...

    • Posted March 10, 2015
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  • Debt Consolidation USA Explains How Drugstores Offer Great Bargains

    Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) March 07, 2015 Debt Consolidation USA shared in a recently published article how drugstores are able to offer great savings to consumers treading on a tight budget. The article titled “Best Bargains At Drugstores”...

    • Posted March 6, 2015
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  • Money Isn’t the Root of all Evil…it’s Procrastination

    We’ve all heard the phrase, “Money is the root of all evil.” After 22 years of counseling hundreds of investors and savers, I’m pretty sure it’s procrastination. Procrastination can kill you when it comes to saving. Putting...

    • Posted March 5, 2015
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  • National Debt Relief Shares Tips To Save Funds Around The House

    Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 05, 2015 National Debt Relief recently shared in an article published February 21, 2015 how consumers can find ways to save some funds around the house. The article titled “8 Simple Tips To...

    • Posted March 4, 2015
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  • 5 Ways to Boost Your Retirement Savings

    Even if you haven’t yet entered the working world, you can probably assume you will want to retire and some point. While most Americans have similar goals for a debt-free, affordable post-working life, you might not realize...

    • Posted March 4, 2015
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  • Springboard Encourages Prospective Borrowers to Take Action

    (PRWEB) February 24, 2015 Springboard Nonprofit Consumer Credit Management, Inc. (“Springboard”) is urging individuals and families to assess their saving status this America Saves Week to ensure they are on track to reach their financial goals. America...

    • Posted February 24, 2015
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  • You’ve Got Goals for Your Life—And Some of Them Take Money to Achieve

    Feb 23 2015 By Laura Schlachtmeyer When you look ahead to your future, what kind of changes do you see? You might envision major changes, like moving to a new city for a new job, starting a...

    • Posted February 23, 2015
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  • Three Ways I Made $3,200 in Less Than 10 Minutes. You Can Too.

    I write about debt issues all the time. I’ve done it for decades. Truly the best way to deal with digging yourself out of a financial hole is to adjust the balance of your money coming in...

    • Posted January 8, 2015
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  • Saving Easy Money As a College Student

    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...

    • Posted August 21, 2013
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  • Odds Are You Are Going to Retire Hungry and Poor

    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...

    • Posted June 10, 2013
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  • I’m Tired of Paying Out the Butt for Razor Blades. How About You?

    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...

    • Posted April 19, 2012
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  • Our Savings System as a Couple

    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...

    • Posted December 15, 2011
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  • Save Money Buying Clothes at Thrifty Stores and Consignment Shops

    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...

    • Posted November 3, 2011
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  • Google Flights. A Way Too Cool Way to Save Money.

    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...

    • Posted September 14, 2011
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  • Website Review

    Two “Fresh Looks” this week?! You lucky readers, you! Today I’m show you one of my favorite couponing websites: This is a website headed by Stephanie Nelson also known as, The Coupon Mom. The main...

    • Posted May 30, 2011
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  • Is Couponing Really Worth It?

    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...

    • Posted May 18, 2011
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  • How To Have Weekend Fun On A Budget

    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...

    • Posted May 18, 2011
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  • 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,...

    • Posted April 28, 2011
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  • 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...

    • Posted April 18, 2011
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  • 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...

    • Posted April 18, 2011
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  • Saving Money With Couponing Doesn’t Have To Be Complicated

    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...

    • Posted April 13, 2011
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  • Saving Money with

    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...

    • Posted April 6, 2011
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  • The Unforeseen Importance of Having a Boring Savings Account – Ask Steve Video

    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...

    • Posted November 9, 2010
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  • What Took You Guys So Long to Become Mexican?

    In this age of cutting back and doing more with less, I thought this report from NPR made a clever point that be frugal is nothing new.

    • Posted September 17, 2010
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  • How To Save Money Without Really Trying

    Saving Money Step-By-Step I know it might feel impossible to put more money in your pocket. The key though is having a plan and following it through. Time after time people prove to be their own worst...

    • Posted January 22, 2010
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  • Awesome Money Saving iPhone App – RedLaser

    Today I had a chance to play with a new app for my iPhone, RedLaser. All I’ve got to say is A-W-E-S-O-M-E. RedLaser reads the bar code on a product that you are thinking of purchasing and...

    • Posted October 12, 2009
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  • I’m Saving Money But Having Fun, Without Being Frugal. All So I Don’t Have to Work.

    First off, let me be perfectly clear that I think that being too frugal, sucks. I remember some time ago I was chatting with my friend Michelle Singeltary, who writes for the Washington Post, and she was...

    • Posted May 7, 2009
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  • Watt Did You Say? Going Green and Gaining Green.

    In what has become almost an obsession with me I’ve been running around changing all the light bulbs in my house to reduce the electric bill. Currently we use 2800 kilowatt hours (kWh) of electricity each month...

    • Posted April 3, 2009
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