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  1. The Best Time To Buy...May

    by , 04-28-2012 at 12:44 PM (C@rol's Blog)
    May

    Food:
    Hotdogs
    Ground beef
    Hamburger and hot dog buns
    Condiments (ketchup, mustard, barbeque sauce, relish)
    Salad dressing
    Chips
    Ice cream
    Popsicles
    Frozen pies
    Soda
    Bottled water
    Mushrooms

    Non-food:
    Party supplies (disposable plates, cups, napkins and utensils)
    Grill supplies (charcoal, lighter fluid)
    refrigerator
    Vacuums
    Cookware
    Pet supplies ...
  2. Things It Doesnít Pay To Buy Generic

    by , 04-27-2012 at 06:07 AM (C@rol's Blog)
    One of the common ways to save money which people often suggest is to buy generic. In many cases, this is good advice. Many generic products these days can hold their own against their name brand counterparts, but this isnít always the case. There are some generic products that end up costing you more money due to being poorly made. Here are ten generic products that you want to avoid:

    Paper Products

    Generic items are cheaper for a reason. Theyíre usually made from less ...
  3. The Top Ten Things that Ruin Budgets

    by , 04-02-2012 at 07:53 AM (C@rol's Blog)
    Budgets are a necessity to keep personal finances in order, but they arenít necessarily easy to keep.There are plenty of things that can quickly ruin a budget and ruin the best laid financial plans. Here are the top ten things that ruin budgets:

    Shopping Hungry or without a Plan of Attack
    This oneís obvious ó donít go food shopping hungry and be sure to have a list in hand. Otherwise youíll blow your budget. Also, carefully consider moving up to larger, economy sized products. ...
  4. The Best Time To Buy...April

    by , 03-30-2012 at 01:47 PM (C@rol's Blog)
    April

    Food:
    Candy (Easter clearance)
    Eggs
    Ham
    Cheese
    Mustard
    Ready-made dough
    Dinner rolls
    Frozen pies
    Cake mix
    Cake frosting
    Pie crusts
    Mushrooms

    Non-Food:
    Electronics
    Vacuums
    Cookware
    Tires and other car care supplies
    Sneakers
  5. The Best Time To Buy...January

    by , 12-28-2011 at 04:18 PM (C@rol's Blog)
    January

    Food:
    Chocolate (Christmas clearance)
    Soda
    Oatmeal
    Diet foods
    Frozen finger foods

    Non-food:
    Linens
    TVs
    Electronics
    Cameras
    Computers
    Small appliances
    Air conditioners
    Carpeting and flooring
    Furniture
    Winter clothes
    Toys (on clearance after the holidays)
    Bicycles
    Christmas gift wrap
    Christmas decorations
    Sneakers
    Exercise ...
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