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by Sam P. March 21st, 2012| Money Saving Hints
In New Hampshire there is a guy named Robert Wilkins who created an app, Free Price Alerts,  that allows you to shop online and get the best prices and deals.  You can shop from your computer or from your Apple product.  It is very helpful and easy to

Smart Shopping in Australia

by Louise June 14th, 2011| Money Saving Hints, Travel Shopping
Planning a trip to Australia? You'll be happy to hear that Australia has plenty of opportunities for shopping; the country has more to offer than wild kangaroos and koalas, boomerangs, and didgeridoos (not that I have anything against any of them).

Useful conversions: Right now, one Australia dollar (AUD) converts to

How to Save on Furniture

by Junou Mathieu June 2nd, 2011| Home Shopping, Money Saving Hints
Every few years, homeowners decide to buy new furniture. They may decide to purchase new items because their old furnishings are old and worn, or because they want to give their house a whole new look. Unfortunately, buying a new set of furniture for one room can cost hundreds

What’s in Your Wallet?

by Candi Sparks May 25th, 2011| Money Saving Hints

Children like handling money. The younger ones usually show a preference for coins. They like to touch, taste, and jingle shiny coins. Coins can keep a child occupied for hours as they hide them, pretend to spend them, and trade them. As children develop, they

Wants vs. Needs

by Lori Sciame May 23rd, 2011| Money Saving Hints
As a child, we all had many wants – a new toy, a trip to the zoo, a puppy or kitten – and as adults, we still have wants, but they are many times influenced by slick messages from advertisers. In essence, companies try to trick us into wanting

Stock Your Pantry and Save Money

by Lori Sciame April 26th, 2011| Money Saving Hints
The cost of food continues to rise, and consumers wonder how to feed their family delicious meals without spending a fortune. A tip that will help any family save money is the establishment of a well-stocked pantry. At first it may seem overwhelming to purchase all the items

ReStores: Save on What You Need for Your Home, Help Others Build Theirs

by Jane Wangersky April 19th, 2011| Home Shopping, Money Saving Hints

You've probably heard of Habitat for Humanity, the non-profit society that helps low-income people all over the world build their own homes, but you may not have heard of ReStores, the retail outlets where Habitat sells new and used building materials, appliances, and other home necessities. The stock consists

Loving Liquidation Sales

by Lori Sciame March 31st, 2011| Money Saving Hints
If you’re serious about finding bargains, there’s no better place to find them than at a store closing or liquidation sale. Although an unfortunate situation for the store owner, these going-out-of-business sales ease the stress on your pocket book. Furniture, groceries, clothing, books, CD’s, jewelry, and small

50 Plus – Shopping Benefits

by Lori Sciame March 10th, 2011| Money Saving Hints
Turning 50 just got a little sweeter. Why? Because membership in AARP offers lots of ways for consumers to save money on useful items, from books to hotel rooms to food.

I was first introduced to AARP savings last year when my husband turned 50. While at

Shopping Locally and Saving

by Jane Wangersky February 22nd, 2011| Money Saving Hints
Shopping locally shows community spirit and eco-consciousness -- but does it save you money? Sheila Keenan, who has been shopping only in her own town for the past four months, says, "I'm not doing it to save money, but it does tend to have that effect."

Starting October 1st, 2010,

Group Discounts: The Internet Makes Them Easy

by Jane Wangersky January 25th, 2011| Money Saving Hints
Today, I've been offered a chance to buy $25 worth of restaurant food for just $11, and a month's membership to a fitness club for $28. (The fact that it would probably take me a month to exercise off that much food is just a coincidence - I think.)

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