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  1. Blog
    Once you get to my age, you’ve probably had one or two loans to your name. Well, maybe more than just a few. There’s the student loans (hey there degree I never ended up using…), home loans, not to mention the long-debated ‘We really do need this new car’ loans or the emergency loans from...
  2. Sweeps and Online Contests
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  3. General Chat
    Hi, I am new to this forum. I'm looking for money management support to control my spending when I get an extra bit of money. I am a single mom of three kids and I want to teach them how to be responsible with money. Except that I'm very irresponsible and it stresses me out! So I have come...
  4. Blog
    Seeing my first episode of Extreme couponing and I was hooked. I brought all the trappings. The binder, baseball sleeves to keep my coupons in. Tracking sales (or at least trying to). Joining blogs, reward cards and just about anything to stretch a dollar. I also have been tracking how much...
  5. Blog
    I must admit that I feel very foolish. I have not been living up to my full potential in the savings department. Before, when I would go shopping I would just buy everything, hand over my card, then the coupons. Not any more. Now I break up my purchases into different transactions to...
  6. Blog
    I have revised my current budget. Here are some of the tools I use to help the pocess. 1, I don't spend as much time with couponing. Ijust cut the ones i need. The rest I donate to my job, friends and the local Dollar General has a box you can put your unwanted coupons in. Plus I do not buy...
  7. Blog
    I have some money goals and need to keep motivated. I need $800 for car repairs I need to purchase and set up a wifi hotspot for daughters computer To make this goal i need to earn/save about $30 every day in the month of August. I can do this easily BUT I must stay motivated and DO IT.
  8. Secondhand Shopping
    I am visiting my son who happens to live just 5 minutes away from a thrift shop. Score. The day we stopped in was father 's day and everything in the store was half price. I picked up two purses, 6 skirts, 4 belts and my son was able to pick up 4 shirts. I only spent $13.00. My son only...
  9. Blog
    Food: Hot dogs Ground beef Hamburger and hot dog buns Condiments (ketchup, mustard, barbeque sauce, relish) Salad dressing Chips Ice cream Popsicles Soda Bottled water Iced tea mix and bags Non-food: Grill supplies (charcoal, lighter fluid) Party supplies (disposable plates...
  10. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    Hey everyone, I'm new here... I found this site and figured this seemed like a pretty good place to check out! I have a couple questions, and I am hoping you guys can help me out. My wife and I have some debt between the two of us. All of it combined, minus student loans, which by themselves...
  11. General Chat
    Ok, so I paid off house and I've dedicated myself to living debt-free lifestyle from now on. Now comes the tricky part: Retirement. I have to admit that I am a big follower of Dave Ramsey, but there is one part that I don't follow him on: Investing. My problem is that I actually don't want...
  12. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    I thought once I got settled that I would have buckets full of money. With all of the running around and stress at the job, I've been spending crazy money on convenience. Restaurants and shopping were my highest bill last month. That is RIDICULOUS. Posting makes me feel a little more...
  13. Just Tips
    1) Fridge running inefficiently: due to dust build up on the coils next to the motor or ice building up between the freezer and fridge. Both cause the motor to work harder, wasting more electricity. I take off the fridge grill and use an old toothbrush to clean off the dust. Also, putting your...
  14. 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...
  15. 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 isn’t always the case. There are some generic products that end up costing...
  16. Blog
    An easy way to save on fruits and vegetables is to buy what's in season. Here's a guide to help you identify the best produce deals month-by-month: January oranges, grapefruit, tangerines, tangelos, lemons, papayas, cabbages: red, white and green; leeks, broccoli, cauliflower February...
  17. Relationships
    How many of you guys have family members that call like every time they need money, like you are the bank of everywhere? I am putting my beautiful daughter Danielle through college, and my youngest son, and they are always needing all kinds of help which is OK, because they are just getting...
  18. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    Thought I would start this up! Hope you don't mind madhen. :) Didn't waste any money today. :)
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  20. Blog
    Know that pressure washer and punch bowl gathering dust in your garage? Now you can make money of them. SnapGoods.com Connect with people who have the stuff you want to rent or borrow. Rentalic.com The site that allows you to borrow or rent anything from your community, from baby gear to...
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