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Winning The Potluck: 5 Cheap And Easy Potluck Ideas

Winning the Potluck- Cheap, Easy Dishes To Bring

Potluck season is upon us. For those of us who can’t cook the potluck party can be a real stressor. Never fear! We have a list of easy and delicious potluck dishes that will gain you entry to even the most intimidating potlucks.

How To Eat Organic Food Without Spending A Lot Of Money

How To Eat Organic Food Without Spending A Lot Of Money

For many, the cost of eating healthy can be prohibitive. Here’s the good news: With a sound budget and some strategic shopping, there are ways to find healthy, organic food that won’t break the bank.

5 Great Older Smartphones You Can Snag On the Cheap

5 Great Older Smartphones You Can Snag On the Cheap

Tech moves so fast you will blow your budget trying to keep up. And that’s a shame because older phones are still fantastic. If you are willing to forego having the latest and greatest you can have a great phone and money in the bank. Here are five older phones that are worth every dollar.

So You Missed Black Friday And Cyber Monday? Here’s How You Can Still Score Deals On Holiday Gifts

So You Missed Black Friday And Cyber Monday- Here’s How You Can Still Score Deals On Holiday Gifts-

Turns out, the best deals of the season aren’t actually on Black Friday. There are several apps and other tools that will help you make sure you are getting the best deal available.

Preparing For Baby Means The Birth Of A New Family Budget

Preparing For Baby Means The Birth Of A New Family Budget

Preparing financially for your new baby means more than just making room in the budget for diapers and daycare. The baby will have long term financial needs, such as college, that also need planning. How do you fit it all in?

I Tracked How Much I Spent On Coffee Over Two Years. Ouch, Just Ouch.

I tracked how much I spent on coffee for 2 years. Ouch.

Everybody’s heard of the “latte factor”…that daily coffee habit really adds up. While we don’t believe focusing on cutting back on $3 coffees is necessarily the best way to overhaul your finances, it might be worth tracking your habit. I did, and I was stunned.

Why That Black Friday Sale Might Not Be Such A Deal

Simple strategies for saving big on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Some people spend weeks planning out their Black Friday attack. Shop smarter, not harder this Black Friday by following these tips to make the most of your shopping spree. We can help you figure out what’s a great deal and what’s just gimmick to get you through the doors.

Game On: Pitting Video Game Subscription Services Against Each Other

Which video subscription is best?

Online video game subscriptions allow you access to such things as playing online with friends and the ability to download or rent new video games. But which one is right for you? They each have their own pros and cons…and prices.

How You Can Be A Smarter Shopper And Resist Impulse Buying

How to resist impulse shopping.

Ahh, Target! How do you walk in the door for deodorant and cat food and leave $150 later? Impulse purchases rarely fit into your overall financial plan. Say “no thanks” to impulse displays and put your money to better use.

How To Convince Your Cable Company To Lower Your Monthly Bill

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Cable is on the chopping block of every frugal budgeter out there. But for a lot of us, the enjoyment we get from cable is worth the cost. However, that doesn’t mean we should pay more than necessary. Your cable bill is often up for negotiation…you just need to know what to say.