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  1. Coupons
    I am trying to think of a way to save on my food budget and I think I"m going to have to start using coupons. I know there are lots of websites that have printable coupons. I also know many stores have restrictions on how and when and if they'll accept these coupons. What are generally the...
  2. General Chat
    Warning this is a vent!!!!! This is something that I have been noticing for a while now and some days - like today for example - I think that I just shouldn't go out on the road (well at least in Holland). Firstly - when there is a 'forbidden for bikes' sign on the road - why are there bikes...
  3. Question and Answer
    Hi, Long time lurker here with a question - does one need to have a certain number of posts in the forum before they are allowed to start a blog on the FV? I've searched, but can't find the answer in the FAQ etc. Search 'blog' or 'blog rules' and you get pages and pages of results, all...
  4. General Chat
    Everything seems like you are required to dot all your I s and cross all your T s. Coupons, cell phone plans, rebates, insurance etc. Every I every T. I'm very tried of dotting and crossing and jumping through hoops. We have been doing lots of changes to balance the budget. Including...
  5. General Chat
    In a discussion I was having on line the word guidelines was brought up, such as family guidelines. From that time I was wonder what was generally considered the definition of guidelines are they more rules or goals? I can't find the answer to this question while surfing the net. What is your...
  6. Homesteading and gardening
    Yesterday we got in the mail some paperwork from the company that we bought our outside wood furnace / boiler from. It is about changes the DEC in NY state wants to make. They want to phase out existing boilers and put more restrictions on them. Rural Area Flexibility Analysis 6 NYCRR Part 247...
  7. What did you get free?
    I spent $5 at CVS today and saved $134!!!
  8. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    I thought this was an interesting article :Recession Savings Rules | Real Simple Enjoy!
  9. General Chat
    Wow did I have a super saver today. I had collected 2 ten dollar coupons for Fashion Bug and a ten dollar rebate check. I had a couple of hours to kill waiting for hubby's test to be done so I went to look around. Long story short for just under 24.00 I got 2 pair of jeans and 6 tops. All...
  10. Dave Ramsey
    DH and I recently got enough surprise money to fund our baby emergency fund. I'm concerned about having that money accessible enough that we can use it in a true emergency but not touch it when we are tempted. What I would like to do is establish rules. Do any of you know if there good place...
  11. Debates, Politics and Personal Opinions
    Bill Maher... 'Nuff said. Enjoy! Jason
  12. Swaps
    First of all, it is not too late to join in! I want this to be very simple, and hopefully very fun for everyone who joins. Rules: 1. To join, reply to this thread with the item(s) you would like to swap. This should be something you already have at home, and may not have a use for or only used...
  13. General Chat
    I thought these were pretty funny. :couch: Women, learn to work the toilet seat. You're a big girl. If it's up, put it down. We need it up, you need it down. You don't hear us complaining about you leaving it down. Birthdays, Valentines, and Anniversaries are not considered by us to be...
  14. News you can use
    New red flag rules to stem ID theft Whether they want to or not, by November 1st financial institutions must comply with new federal rules designed to thwart ID thieves.
  15. News you can use
    8 rules to break to build wealth Diverging from the traditional mind-set may put you on the right course to riches, says Robert Shemin, author of "How Come That Idiot's Rich and I'm Not?"
  16. News you can use
    5 new rules for home sellers Whether you're buying or selling, the real estate game has changed. To win, you've got to learn a new playbook.
  17. News you can use
    5 rules for thriving in a bad economy Follow these five rules for smoother sailing in choppy economic waters.
  18. News you can use
    How inflation changes saving rules If prices keep rising, you may need to think differently about a few things. Have you seen the price of milk lately? It's up 13% since last year.
  19. Question and Answer
    Such as not paying over $1.00 a pound for vegetables? Please share whatever rules you try to live by that help you to save money.
  20. News you can use
    3 rules of investing: Location, location, location Question: Having just read several of your articles on retirement planning, I have these questions regarding tax deferred and taxable accounts during retirement:
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