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How to Shop Smart for Groceries

Groceries

Grocery shopping is something that we all do, but how many of us truly enjoy it or are “smart” at doing it. Sure, we can drive to the grocery store and pick some food off the shelves for us and our families to eat, but what kind of deal are we getting? As we started our family and lived much ... Read More »

4 Cheap Alternatives to Cable

cable

The price of cable is outrageous isn’t it? We have DirecTV, though on a lower plan. We have some friends who’re spending well over $100 per month, just for their cable alone and that doesn’t even include what they’re paying for their Internet and cell phone bills. If you want to trim some fat from your budget and are looking ... Read More »

3 Ways to Have a Frugal Night Out

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Until I pay off my debt, I’m living on a pretty strict budget. I do allow myself a bit of “fun money” each month for entertainment and the like, but it’s very limited. If I were to continue to have nights out with my friends that were the same as before I started living on a budget, my “fun money” wouldn’t ... Read More »

How I Learned to Haggle Prices From Propane

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I know it’s expected that people will haggle prices at yard sales, auctions and car dealerships, but I didn’t know until last week that one can haggle prices at nearly any place of business. Here’s how I learned that price haggling doesn’t have to be limited to deals of a personal nature, but that you can haggle prices on just ... Read More »

How to Shop Smart at Costco

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Have you ever stepped foot into a Costco? It is like no other store you have ever walked into. First of all, it is just massive. It might take you a little while just to get your bearings in the store. Secondly, they offer many products that are only sold in bulk that are big enough to feed a small ... Read More »