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With the continuing rise in food and non-food prices, here is an updated Price Book listing the best "buy" prices for meat, produce, dairy, non-food and more.
Are you struggling with credit card debt, student loans, medical bills or car loans? In the frugal living article for this week, we are talking about how to get out and stay out of debt. Read on for a step by step guide to tackle that debt once and for all!
Some cities are moving to restore or increase police spending after a year of budget cuts induced by the pandemic and public demands for "defunding" police departments in favor of social services. But a viral claim shared on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook says, in apparent disappointment, that police departments never really cut their spending.
Emily Tian, PolitiFact reporter
Jeremy Sandoval saved his pennies to purchase his product. He sells snacks on the street to help support his family.
Bills for housing, credit card balances, unexpected car repairs all require you to spend, and the pandemic caused many people to clear out their savings.
We had wonderful 9-day trip to Europe in May! Here are the details of our adventure including lots of photos and money saving tips. You'll even find some surprising and hilarious pictures.
If your child going to college this year, now is the time to start stocking up on needed supplies. Here are 9 tips to save you some money because when it comes to college, every little bit helps! Please share any others you have, as well.
Having a cash crisis? Here are 10 tips to help you survive and get back on your feet.
Have you ever used the "envelope system" for budgeting your monthly income? Have you found it to be more difficult to use considering so many purchases and bills are paid with credit cards, checks, online payments and online currency like Paypal? Read on for new budgeting tools to help you live within your means and stay out of debt.
Now is the time to buy gift cards for yourself and your loved ones! Many retailers and restaurants are offering discounts or bonus cards to use in January when you buy a gift card in December.
Food Lion is celebrating their 60th Anniversary with $10 gift card giveaways and 60% off discounts during the day on Tuesday, December 12.
There are a number of habits that can help you financially and some of them are quite simple. Read on for an article with some good habits that can help you financially and please share some of your own.
by Joel Fink
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Why do you use coupons and shop the sales? What motivates you to go the extra effort to save as much as you do? Share your stories about how couponing has helped you get through tough times, save for your kids' college, stash some extra away for retirement, pay off debt, go on vacation or simply put food on the table each week. Basically, what has couponing and smart grocery shopping done for you?
Heads up Coastal Couponers! I am heading to Wilmington, NC on Saturday, October 28 to teach a FREE class at the New Hanover County Northeast Regional Library! Please share with your Wilmington friends.
As we age, our financial needs change. This includes credit card use as we enter our 50's and 60's. Read on for some tips regarding managing credit at this stage in life.
What is your "monthly nut" and why is it important to cover it? Read on about making sure your monthly expenses are in check with this article by Gary Foreman of The Dollar Stretcher.
In case you were wondering why I was absent from the blog for a good part of Friday, it's because my oldest daughter, Hannah, graduated from high school (with an Associate's Degree, as well)! She will be heading to UNC Chapel Hill in August and we are so proud of her! Read on for a tip about how to get a partially free college education, just like my daughter did.
Ever wonder how to get from where you are now to that elusive dream called Financial Security? Read on for some useful advice from Gary Foreman of The Dollar Stretcher.
Is your goal this year to get in better shape without wasting hundreds of dollars on unused equipment, memberships and supplements? Here are some ways to get healthier on a budget.
Dr. Kelly Morrow-Baez, LPC
After taking a break from the Your Debt Story series during the holidays, we are back with a new story from a reader who successfully paid off 6 credit cards! Read on for the specific techniques and resources she used.
Are you traveling for the holidays? Or are you starting to plan your summer vacation now? Here are 7 ways to save on meal costs while on the road.
Are you struggling with the burden of debt or are you living comfortably within your means debt free? Or maybe you are somewhere in the middle. Here's a chance to share your story of debt and help others in a new weekly series we'll be running.
Here's a coupon story from one of our long-time Smart Shopper blog readers and contributors who scored a super deal this week because she forgot her coupon at home!