November 6, 2012

Use Store Flyers to Identify Sales (310/365)

The single most useful tool I have for planning meals and buying household supplies at a reasonable price is the weekly grocery store flyer. It’s an essential tool for me when I’m planning meals, when I’m making grocery lists, and when I’m looking for bargains on items I want. […]

How to Save Money with Nanny Sharing

No matter what option you choose, childcare is expensive. When I discovered it would cost nearly $2,000 a month for childcare for my two children, then aged 6 months and 2 years, I decided it made more sense to quit my job, take care of my children, and work from home. […]

5 Seasonal Part-Time Job Ideas for the Holidays

With the holiday season just around the corner, many consumers are trying to figure out how they can earn a little extra money. […]

How I Get Things Done

Yesterday, I answered a question in the Reader Mailbag describing how I manage several to-do lists at once. […]

Use a Credit Card Responsibly to Earn Rewards While Shopping

Credit cards get a bad rap, although it is justified. Credit cards can pose a danger to your personal finances if you use them irresponsibly. Unfortunately, this is all too easy to do and it’s why credit card debt is such a problem in this country. […]

Go Vote!

Remember to vote today… ten folks in Dixville Notch voted and it was the first tie ever at five votes a piece. Get your sticker today and then tell us how it went! (even if you were smart voted early…) Go Vote! from personal finance blog Bargaineering.com. The post Go Vote! appeared first on Bargaineering. […]

Lessons from a master

I have been re-watching the documentary “Jiro Dreams of Sushi” for the past couple of months. I’ve seen it at least 10 times, probably more, while writing drafts for this article. I’ve watched it alone, with my wife, with friends, and I don’t tire of it; I’ve recommended it to everyone I know, and now I’m wholeheartedly recommending it to you. […]

Best Money Tips: Bringing Home Baby Without Breaking the Budget

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on bringing home baby without breaking the budget, going to the movies for cheap, and veterans day free meals. Top 5 Articles Bringing Home Baby (Without Breaking the Budget) — Don't let the hospital overcharge you for things like mouthwash or shampoo when you go in to deliver your baby. Bring your own! […]

How Inconvenience Helped Me Save Money

I live in a rural area where a family grocery store, two pizza shops, a Chinese restaurant, a Dollar Store, and one gas station/convenience store are our only retail establishments. […]

Honesty Really Is the Best Policy, Especially at Work

Admit it — sometimes you’re a little bit jealous of the super-rich. You know who we’re talking about — those guys with jets and luxury yachts and villas in the Mediterranean; who (we imagine) fiendishly rub their hands together as they hang $6,000 shower curtains, wash themselves with liquid gold, and pat themselves dry with crisp $100 bills. […]

How My Hoarder Family Saved Christmas

Hoarding runs in my family. The only reason why most of our homes don’t reflect the OCD chaos of our brains is because we manage our belongings with the ferocity that most people reserve for calorie counting and fantasy football leagues. […]

Ask the Readers: How Do You Earn Extra Income?

Nowadays, it seems like most people have an alternate source of income. Whether they sell their artwork, teach their hobby to people who want to learn it, or hold down a part time job, having an extra source of income helps people get out of debt, stay out of debt, and save more money! How do you earn extra income? A part time job? Teaching your favorite hobby to others? Selling your crafts? […]

Combining Multiple Savings Offers to Maximize Savings

A week or so after I asked whether or not Menard's was a good place to get home improvement products. I was able to make a very sweet deal there that offered multiple levels of savings. […]

Buy discounted gift cards with CouponTrade

Some people think that giving someone a gift card is a cop-out to giving them a “real” gift because it isn’t personal and shows lack of thought. I’m not only happy to receive gift cards, I’m happy to receive them as well. When I give them, I’m even happier to be able to buy them at a discount.  Costco sells a few packages of gift cards here and there but it’s only for a few retailers, and some of […]