How to Save Money on Your Cell Phone Bill with Ting

September 23, 2013

For many Americans a family cell phone plan is a necessity to keep in contact with the hectic schedules we all have. Johnny needs a cell phone to call his mom after practice so she remembers to come pick him up, while his dad needs it to stay in touch with the family when he’s […]

Why You Should Do Your Christmas Shopping Now

September 9, 2013

Christmas shopping in September? Sure, it’s a little bit early, but not by that much. Some of the large retail chains are even beginning to stock their stores for the holidays, and some are even beginning to decorate. (When you are in the retail business, there can never be too much Christmas!) It might not […]

7 Ways to Save Money on Jewelry

April 19, 2013

There’s something about having a little bling that can make anyone feel a little bit better. While I don’t wear a lot of jewelry, I do like to have a few items (in addition to my wedding band) that I enjoy – and that I can wear for special occasions. Buying jewelry, though, can be […]

How to Save Money Checking Out Online

April 16, 2013

One of the ways that many consumers save money on their purchases is through buying on the Internet. Many items can be found for less online, and that can be good for a consumer’s wallet. But you don’t have to rely solely on the lower online price for your savings. You can save even more when […]

How to Get Free Books Online

March 27, 2013

I love reading. I’m always looking for something new – or even not so new – to read. If you are serious about reading and about saving money, you can look for free books online. If you have an e-reader, it’s that much easier to download free books from some sources. Here are some ways […]

Can Shopping Really Help You Alleviate Sadness?

February 26, 2013

We hear a lot about “retail therapy,” and how shopping can help you alleviate feelings of sadness and even stress. But does retail therapy really work? A recent study from the University of Michigan indicates that retail therapy may be a real thing – and looks at why retail therapy is effective. Reducing Sadness with […]

How to Cure Your Shopping Addiction

December 17, 2012

Shopping is one of those activities that feels really good until it’s over and you realize how much money you’ve spent. It’s even worse if you use credit cards to pay for your spending. The arrival of one or more credit card bills the following month chronicling your excesses can be a painful awakening. Of […]

Christmas Shopping Deals Sites

November 21, 2011

Christmas shopping deals sites could save you some money as you work your way through the gift list this holiday season.  As you make your holiday shopping budget remember it’s a great time of year to find some bargains. And, as you might imagine, many of the best deals can be found online. Here are […]

The Costs of Procrastinating on Purchases

November 4, 2011

Thanks to Raechel Conover for today’s guest post on the costs of procrastinating on purchases. This post actually kicks off a series of articles on the costs of procrastination, so if you tend to put things off, stay tuned for more ways its costing you money and how to beat procrastination. Do you find yourself […]

10 Money Mistakes To Avoid

August 19, 2011

Sometimes it’s hard to keep track of all the things we’re “supposed” to do with our money.  If you’re feeling overwhelmed, it can help to start by focusing on a smaller list of things that you shouldn’t do. The following money mistakes can cost you dearly whether they impact you immediately today or slowly over […]

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