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  1. Secondhand Shopping
    Went to Savers today for the first time today... what a great store! Love how everything is color coordinated, it makes it very easy to shop. Bought 1 pair of pants, three tops, and a pair of shoes for $39! And all are good brands and look new! I'm starting a new job tomorrow so excited for a...
  2. Secondhand Shopping
    So I stopped at a fairly new Savers over the weekend I LOVE IT! its basically an organized Goodwill. I got my son 3 pairs of pants, 2 long sleeve shirts, a pair of flannel pj's and a Little Tikes picnic table for $29! SCORE! I have a new favorite store!!!
  3. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    I just read a couple of articles on extreme savers that save between 30-60% of their after tax income. I'm just wondering how much are you saving and how do you do it. We manage to save 10% pre-tax in our 401k and $160/month of our after tax income (about 3% after-tax). We also pay an extra...
  4. Secondhand Shopping
    I've yet to donate anything to the new Savers store that opened about 10 mi from here. I have a bunch of children's books, a comforter, and a ton of clothes to donate. Do they give you credit to use in the store? Do they give a flat amount for items (for example, $0.10 per book? or something...
  5. Secondhand Shopping
    This is a new store to our area...can anyone tell me more about it? I looked at their website, but I'd rather hear from people who shop there. I am excited to check it out when I get some free time :)
  6. General Chat
    http://www.frugalvillage.com/2009/11/27/blackdecker-energy-savers-series-contest-giveaway/ Black&Decker has generously sponsored this Energy Savers Series contest giveaway. One lucky winner will win this set of products for their home that will help them save energy. 1. The Thermal Leak...
  7. General Chat
    We mentioned this in a few other threads. No time. Let list some great time savers. One thing I always do is use the night deposit at the bank. Means I can stop by the bank any time of day or night. If I drive by and they are open, I might use the bank then.....mostly I do it so early in...
  8. Freebies
    All fields will need to be filled out to receive your Free Calendar. A Calendar Coupon will be emailed to you a few days after our Survey deadline of Jan 2nd, 2009, redeemable at your local Savers/Value Village Store. http://www.savers.com/surveys/customer/
  9. Frugal Living
    Just found this article. Looks pretty good: http://finance.yahoo.com/banking-budgeting/article/104811/Extreme-Savers-Share-Their-Secrets Some we know, but other links and ideas were new (to me anyway)
  10. News you can use
    Savers: Beware of falling interest rates With inflation outpacing yields on savings and money market accounts, what's a saver to do?
  11. News you can use
    Extreme savers share their secrets There are savers, and then there are uber savers -- people who really take it seriously.
  12. News you can use
    6 top tax savers Still searching for that last-minute eureka on your 1040? Perhaps you'll find it here.
  13. News you can use
    Savers survive Fed cut The Federal Reserve doesn't do savers any favors when it lowers its target for the federal funds rate. Fortunately, financial institutions are clamoring for deposits and offer high-yield CDs, savings or money market accounts.
  14. Utilities
    http://eartheasy.com/eat_kitchen_enersave.htm
  15. Question and Answer
    http://www.cm-life.com/vnews/display.v/ART/2006/02/06/43e6cb88ebc0a Guess who it is?
  16. Leisure & Media Arts
    http://www.jsonline.com/story/index.aspx?id=405867
  17. Kitchen Basics
    Grocery Dollar Savers for Dummies Copyright 2001 Deborah Taylor-Hough All rights reserved. Don't transmit, copy or reprint to email lists, webpages or print media without written permission from the copyright holder. Thank you! :-) Groceries are one of the few flexible items in a...
  18. Frugal Living
    http://www.pioneerthinking.com/inthekitchen-frugal.html
  19. OAMC, Homecanning, Freezing, and Preserving
    What do you need to be able to can meals to stay good at room temp? For example, beef stew? I believe that flat cooktops aren't made for the weight of canning. Is there some electric appliance that can do the cooktop work? I've heard that food savers have vacuum jars? Would it be possible to...
  20. Health and beauty
    I tried the butter toffee hard candy. Delicious! :lip: Here's the breakdown: 5 pieces 45 cal total fat: 1.5 g
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