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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 »

How to Save Money During the Holidays

Save Money During the Holidays

Today we’re going to talk about ways to save money during the holidays. The holiday season has officially begun: Halloween decor and candy abounds at the stores, and I’ve even seen a few hints of Thanksgiving and Christmas items peeking around the corners at stores, waiting to be in full bloom. Regardless of which holidays you celebrate, this clump of ... Read More »

7 Fun Things to do at Home that are Cheap

Fun things to do at home

Living on a budget doesn’t mean you have to just sit inside your house and never have any fun. In fact, there are plenty of fun things you can do at home to have fun with your friends and family that cost very little. Just by thinking carefully about your entertainment options and picking the ones that get the most ... Read More »

How to Save on Back to School Shopping

Back to school shopping

Believe it or not, school is just around the corner. I know you probably don’t want to think about summer nearing its end (whether you’re a parent or child), but now is the time to start thinking about back to school shopping. The crazy thing is that the list of what a child needs can seem endless. With that in ... Read More »