Category "Household Savings"

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Household Savings

Borrow, Lend – and Save!

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One of my favorite money saving strategies is to borrow and lend items in order to avoid purchasing them new. A wonderful friend loaned me this stack of great books...

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How To Fight About Money

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This post is a part of Women’s Money Week 2012. For more posts about Relationships and Money, see Relationships and Money Roundup. Most couples I know fight about money from...

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Healthy Cooking on a Budget?

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On this topic I seem to have more questions than answers. I want to feed my family food that is as healthy as possible. I try to make healthy choices...


Penny Pinching Party Planning

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Huge thanks to Marnie Pacino, author of  “Cool Party, Mom!” and low cost party planner extraordinaire, for this great guest post and the awesome kids’ party ideas. I for one am taking...

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Cheap Valentines Day Ideas

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Whether you’re celebrating a new romance or a long time love, are elbow deep in doilies and glitter with the kids, or are getting together with the girls or the...

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The Coffee Budget

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Coffee. Yummmm. One of my huge weaknesses, and expensive coffee house drinks are often pointed to by personal finance experts as something that can easily be cut out to result...

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Finding The Cheapest Gas

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Whenever gas prices climb there is lots of talk of where to find the cheapest gas. Websites like can help you seek out which stations offer the lowest price...


Low Cost Holiday Meal Ideas

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The family holiday meal should be a chance to gather together, enjoy time with loved ones we might not see often enough throughout the year, and indulge in some delicious...


7 Virtually Free Holiday Gift Ideas

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Hanukkah, Kwanza, or Christmas-regardless which holiday you celebrate, chances are there will be years when things get completely out of hand. Going into debt to shower each other with over...


Buy Now & Save On Halloween Spending

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No, I’m not suggesting that you buy up the clearance Halloween candy and hand out expired treats to the kids next year. (Though buying the discounted sweets is a great...


Save on Holiday Entertaining

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We are heading into one of the most enjoyable times of the year – the holiday season. This means fun with family and friends and time honored traditions, but the...


Listen To Music For Free

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Amassing a large music collection can be pricey, but thankfully there is no shortage of ways to access free songs for your listening pleasure. Turn on the Radio Sometimes the...

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How To Save At Harris Teeter Grocery Stores

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Overview: Harris Teeter is a chain of grocery stores located in the Southeast (North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, Tennessee, Florida, Maryland, and Delaware.) It is a fairly high-end store...