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Saving Money by Cutting Monthly Expenses

Thursday, January 1st, 1970

When it comes to becoming wealthy, many people focus on making more money, but saving the money that you already have is just as important. One way to save money consistently is to cut the amount of money that you spend on your monthly expenses. Lowering the amount of monthly obligations you have makes it […]

Save Money This Spring by Growing Your Own Vegetables

Thursday, January 1st, 1970

For the budget minded, the monthly grocery bill can give you nightmares. The amount the average family spends on their groceries each month is enormous, and a large portion of that money is spent on fresh produce. Produce has a short shelf life, and often times, it is shipped over long distances. This means that […]

Do You Know How Much it Costs to Drive a Car?

Thursday, January 1st, 1970

Most of us are on a tight budget and need to be very careful about how we spend our money. Using coupons, taking advantage of “Buy One Get One Free” offers at the grocery store, or waiting for an item to go on sale, are all perfectly acceptable ways to try to save a little […]

Saving Money on Regular Groceries

Thursday, January 1st, 1970

People don’t think much about grocery shopping as a major source in personal savings. However, given that food consumption and vehicle fuel are the two of the largest expenditures in a household every month aside from a mortgage, any savings on those costs can mean big dollars over time. There are two ways to score […]

How to Save Money on Car Insurance

Thursday, January 1st, 1970

Car insurance policies are something that the majority of people have to deal with at some point. This is an expense that is unavoidable if you drive a car. While it is an unavoidable expense, does not necessarily mean that you cannot save money when buying it. Car insurance doesn’t have to be expensive. One […]

Catching Cost Creep in Homeowner’s Insurance Bills

Thursday, January 1st, 1970

Homeowner’s insurance is frequently a requirement for those who use mortgages to finance the payment of their homes or they live in areas where catastrophic risk exists, such as flooding. In many cases, people receive the bill annually and accept it as a necessary evil for owning the American Dream. However, in some cases that […]

Saving Money on Your Food Bill: What You May Not Know

Thursday, January 1st, 1970

Many people spend far more than they need to on their monthly food expense. You may already know that you spend a lot of money going out to eat at restaurants regularly, and that regular cup of coffee you get at the local coffee shop doesn’t help your budget either. So if you are looking […]

Saving Money on Groceries

Thursday, January 1st, 1970

Everyone has to eat, making groceries an essential part of every budget. Learn how to keep your family full for less with these money saving tips. Set a Budget Track your grocery store spending for several weeks to determine about how much you spend on groceries during an average week. If your goal is to […]

Personal Finance – Saving Money

Thursday, January 1st, 1970

Produce and Bread Bargains at the Flea Market Shopping for bread, bakery and produce at the local flea market can save families hundreds of dollars annually, but care must be exercised. Small businesses and individual entrepreneurs make deals with grocery stores and bakeries to buy day-old bread and bakery. The keyword here is day-old. Most […]