5 Ways to Make the Most of Grocery Store Gas Rewards Programs
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5 Ways to Make the Most of Grocery Store Gas Rewards Programs

The following post is from Lindsay of Pandora's Deals: Many grocery stores offer gas rewards programs, allowing customers to earn a discount on filling their tanks for shopping in their stores. If you're not currently taking advantage of these programs, here are a few tricks and to crank up your savings at the pump: Avoid…

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Shopping Online for Back-to-School
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Shopping Online for Back-to-School

Have you finished back-to-school shopping yet? We didn't have a lot of supplies to buy, but I am starting to think about fall clothes! Last week I scored 3 pairs of jeans and 4 long-sleeve shirts for our middle daughters (who both wear 4T) for $55 at OldNavy.com. I won't win any bargain shopping awards,…

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Get the Customer Service You Deserve

The following post is from Christina of Northern Cheapskate: Whether you bought a defective product or were treated poorly by a company, you always have the right to good customer service. As the saying goes, "No one cares about your money as much as you do." Sure, it may be a hassle to return a…

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Cheap Ingredients; Unhealthy Returns

The following post is from Madison of My Dollar Plan and Kids and Money at about.com: We all like to save money on groceries. However, would you be so willing to save money if you found out that the cheap ingredients manufacturers are using are unhealthy? Amanda, a staff writer at My Dollar Plan, shares…

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Traps to Avoid When Shopping Online

We're not big shoppers, but when I do shop, I prefer to shop online. You just can't beat the convenience of shopping from home any time of the day and the flexibility of being able to search and compare prices without having to make an instant decision. It's this convenience as well as the great…

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Couponing 101: Getting Started Couponing the Right Way

The following is written by Robyn Adams of The Couponing Journey: When I first started couponing in 2008, I was overwhelmed with enormity of information, yet I was determined to chase every deal down and be the perfect couponer. I was left confused, frustrated, and spending more money than I intended in those early days. Now…

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Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow in the Life of Kristin

Each week we run an interview as part of our “Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow in the Life of…” series. The interviewees share how their past has shaped who they are today as well as who they hope to be in the future. If you’d like to participate, just send me an email at [email protected] and I’ll…

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Banks Swap Some Fees for Others

The following post is from Madison of My Dollar Plan and Kids and Money at about.com: Did recent legislation eliminate the fees from banking? Not quite. Amanda, a staff writer at My Dollar Plan, shares her findings: Between the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility, and Disclosure Act and the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection…

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Cut Down on Financial Paper Clutter

The following post is from Madison of My Dollar Plan and Kids and Money at about.com: When we celebrated Earth Day last week, it was my annual reminder to keep working on ways to cut down the paper clutter surrounding our finances. It sounds great, but I'm a paper hoarder, and I struggle when it…

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10 Ways to Save Money Each Month

For the last three weeks, we've been talking about ways to eat well on a budget, with tips on reducing the amount you spend on food purchases. With food and gas prices on the rise, though, there are plenty of other ways to trim your budget as well. Here are some of the things we…

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