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Easy Ways to Save Money on Clothing

Whether you’re shopping only for yourself or outfitting a whole family, shopping for clothing can take a big bite out of your budget. It doesn’t have to, though. With a few smart shopping tips and tricks (and some that involve no shopping at all), you can save money on clothing and still look and feel great in your clothes.   Shop Your Clos...


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Download These Money-saving Apps Now

Are you making the most of your smart phone? If you’re not using at least one money-saving mobile app, the answer is no. Mobile apps are rapidly replacing cumbersome paper coupons to help you save money everywhere from grocery stores to restaurants. There are even apps that do the comparison shopping for you to help you find the best price. Wh...


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5 Ways to Save Money on Moving

Whether you’re just moving across town or making a major move across the country, moving is stressful. So stressful, in fact, that many mental health experts place it near the top of the list of most stressful life events. It’s not just the move itself, but the planning, disruption of routine and the expense of moving that make it so unpleasant...


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How to Save Money on Home Improvements

During the Great Recession, most homeowners tightened their belts and performed the bare minimum tasks necessary for home maintenance. Elective remodeling and home improvement projects were placed on the back burner. Homeowners were primarily concerned with paying their mortgages and simply staying in their homes. Now that the economy is more st...


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What Your Kid Doesn’t Need for College

Sending your kid off to college is exciting, nerve-wracking and above all – expensive! On top of tuition and housing costs, your newly minted college student is going to need all the essentials to create a home away from home. The costs can add up fast. But the good news is there are several pricier items that might seem like necessities, but rea...


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Are You Committing Coupon Fraud?

The popularity of the television show ‘Extreme Couponing’ has created an unprecedented level of interest in using coupons to save money. Those highlighted on the show use extreme measures to save tremendous amounts of money and often stockpile canned and boxed food, health and beauty products, and household items.               ...


10 Easy Ways to Save $50 This Month

Could you use some extra cash? Most of us can, especially with the challenges of a looming recession, stalled wage growth and rising prices on consumer goods. To help you free up more cash this month, here are 10 easy ways to save $50 (or more!).     Cheap Gas Visit sites like gasbuddy.com to find the lowest gas prices in your neighborhood. Be...