Category Archives: Saving

3 Tips to Avoid Getting Screwed When Buying a Car

I wouldn’t say I’m skilled at negotiating, so I’m not going to tell you that you that by reading this, you will get the best possible deal on a car purchase. What I will tell you is that if you … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Baby Food

First of all, I’d like to apologize for my extraordinarily long hiatus. Over the last six months I have been very busy but I plan to post more going forth. One of the reasons for my absence is my wife … Continue reading

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The “I’m Already Here” Mentality

How much is your time worth? If you tend to believe time is money, I bet you have the “I’m already here” (IAH) mentality. So what exactly is the IAH mentality?

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10 MORE Quirky Ways to Save Money

Saving money isn’t always fun. Sometimes it’s just… necessary. My goal with this post is to pump some fun back into managing your finances. Now site back, relax, and enjoy this second installment of quirky money-saving tips.

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Sleight of InvisibleHand

I recently came across my new favorite money-saving resource. In my opinion, it’s best described as a frugal bodyguard aimed to pounce at every poor spending decision. This savior of saving is called, InvisibleHand.

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Hit Up Your Employer For Savings

Most people perceive employment as no more than a way to make money. It is a lesser known fact that many employers offer their employees lots of ways to save money as well even beyond the typical 401K. Below is … Continue reading

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5 Money-Saving Tips From MythBusters

I don’t know about you, but I love the show, MythBusters (and I miss it dearly now that I don’t have cable). You can learn an awful lot about science on that show. If you watch the right episodes, you … Continue reading

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Stay In Shape For Less

It’s not easy to get in shape. It’s not cheap either! I once considered joining a gym. I went to the gym (which shall remain nameless), took the tour, and then sat down with the sales rep to discuss pricing. … Continue reading

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Save Money By NOT Canceling Cable

I recently decided it was time to cancel my cable TV subscription. I did this for two reasons: Canceling cable TV is obviously monetarily beneficial, as we were paying over $50 per month. My kids were just too glued to … Continue reading

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3 Tips To Save Money On Travel Expenses When Not Bundling

In a few day, I will be traveling to New Jersey to enjoy a family vacation and to do some fist pumping with Snooki (ok, maybe not the fist pumping with Snooki part). As you can imagine, I didn’t just … Continue reading

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3 Websites to Consider Before Buying Anything Online

So, you’re looking to make a purchase online. Sure, the manufacturer of the product you’re looking for probably sells it directly from their website, but I would bet my late grandma’s broccoli and rice casserole that you could find it … Continue reading

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Using Social Media to Save Money

So first of all, what the heck is social media? You may not be familiar with the term, but chances are, if you’re reading this blog, you know what social media is. According to John Jantsch of Duct Tape Marketing, … Continue reading

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Phone books are good for one thing: Coupons!

I came home the other day only to notice the newest phone book sitting at the foot of my front door. I have no idea why these companies are wasting their money printing and distributing these giant books when it … Continue reading

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Sales, coupons, and discounts are evil!

I was recently faced with a conundrum. My parents came in town for a short weekend visit not too long ago. Anticipating their arrival, I went to the grocery store to stock up on a couple food items I knew … Continue reading

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