Monthly Archives: January 2012

5 Ways to Save Money at Home

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I’m always looking to save money, even if I’ve just received my paycheck and can ‘officially’ splurge on something. The older I get, the more interested I am in saving money for practical expenses, like contributing to my retirement savings account or investing in a quality piece of furniture. Not so long ago, my interests…

When Do Clothes Go on Sale?

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Everyone wants to know when groceries go on sale. What about clothes? There seems to be a sale every week or month. When are the end of season clearance sales? When are the big sales from major department stores? I once read a magazine article detailing this many years ago. It was so helpful to…

How to Create an Airtight Budget in 2 Easy Steps

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If you’ve ever created a budget and then failed to stick with it, you’re in good company. Plenty of people have struggled with budget creation. This will be true from now until the end of time. It’s difficult to pre-plan something as complex as finances and expect to stay on target consistently. One reason people…

7 Easy Menu Planning Ideas

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Everyone is looking to cut their food budget these days. One real way to slash your grocery budget is to create a weekly menu plan. And while you’ve probably heard this before, have you actually done it? We have to eat every day. So whether you like it or not, you’re probably menu planning already,…

Make Your Own Coupon Organizer Tutorial

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A lot of you have asked about the super cute coupon organizer pictured in the 25 Extreme Couponing Tips article. I wish I could take credit for it, but it was handmade by someone on Flickr. I asked her how she did it and she gave me the link for the tutorial to share with…