How to Save Money on Coffee at Home

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Many people know that kicking that drive through coffee habit can save you so much money, but did you know that you may be spending more than you need at home as well? Spend even less with these tips for saving money on coffee at home! Think outside the box when it comes to buying coffee. Coffee can be bought in some of the oddest places you would never think to look. For … [Read more...]

Say Bye to Blah Banking, Bank with Style!

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By Anya If you are like me, the word “banking” and “style” don’t really seem connected in any way. The business of numbers – even when it involves money - can appear a bit dry (especially to those of us who are more inspired by color and graphics.) Until recently, banks didn’t do much to dispel the notion that the business of banking must be a dull affair. Take a look at the … [Read more...]

7 Best Ways For Shoppers To Avoid Online Scams

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After owning an online e-commerce business, I noticed that online shoppers are becoming increasingly cognizant of emerging online scams. This is not simply paranoia. As online shopping has become more popular, scam artists have become increasingly crafty. However, there are a number of ways to dramatically reduce losing money in an online shopping scam.   1.   If it’s too … [Read more...]

How To Save Money On An Engagement Ring

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Making the decision to get married is a big deal, and popping the question to your girlfriend should be a monumental event in your life. If you’re like many men who are hoping to get married, you will find yourself wondering how in the world you are supposed to come up with several thousand dollars to buy an engagement ring. While diamonds may be a girl’s best friend, it’s up … [Read more...]

Save Money By Renting College Books

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This is a Sponsored Post By Ann It’s no secret that the cost of financing a university education has skyrocketed in the past decade. After figuring out a way to finance tuition, room, and board, students (and their parents) face sticker shock in the college bookstore. My son started college in 2010. We were excited to help him pick up the texts he needed for his first … [Read more...]

3 Steps for Getting On Board with Couponing

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Being able to get discounts is more than enough reason to start using coupons, but it is difficult to see big differences until you start couponing in earnest. However, couponing on a large scale is not the same as using coupons here and there. Do not let the strangeness of the situation deter you. Instead, read these three steps to couponing in earnest: Choosing the … [Read more...]

A Trip Worth Taking Is Worth Insuring

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Experienced travelers understand that any trip worth taking is also worth insuring. The further from home you roam, the more you need travel insurance. Shop carefully. Then, read the fine print. As you shop for travel insurance, take time to tailor your coverage precisely to your needs. No one size truly fits all. The most popular Internet travel sites have widgets that let … [Read more...]

How To Get Designer Baby Clothes for Less

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If you’re an expecting or new mother, you may look longingly at all those designer baby clothes that are extremely adorable, but also extremely out of your budget. Even if such items are in your budget, it may seem a little ridiculous to spend $50 or $60 or $100 for an item your baby will just outgrow in a month or so anyway. Therefore, you may want to invest in a few items, … [Read more...]

Wallaby Financial Creates “Smart” Credit Card

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Have you ever made a purchase on one credit card, thinking you'll get massive additional benefits via your rewards program, only to discover later that you swiped the wrong card, or that one of your other credit companies provides you with better rewards due to a partnership with the vendor that you didn't know about when you made your purchase? Oops. If you're like most modern … [Read more...]

3 Secrets to Buying and Saving in Bulk

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Buying food and household items in bulk is a great way to save over time.  But you have to be sure you’re getting good deals on the items you stock up on.  This may take time, searching for sales, clipping coupons, and planning trips to discount warehouse stores.  It’s worth all the trouble if you really do find what you’re looking for at just the right price.  Here are three … [Read more...]