How to Save Money on Your Cable Bill

How to Save Money on Your Cable Bill

When it comes to places we think to make cuts in our budget, the Cable Bill is often high on the list. Most people will admit they pay way more for cable than they would like and the good news is that you can easily save money on your cable bill!

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How to Save Money on Sports Equipment

How to Save Money on Sports Equipment

Many of us enter parenthood not really knowing what to expect when our kids start playing sports. As a child, you don’t really count the cost of what playing sports adds up to, you just play. Normally, the parents are the ones forking over the money for sports equipment. No matter what sport your child plays, there are some ways you can save on sports equipment.

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10 Essentials Your College Student Needs for Back to School

10 Essentials Your College Student Needs for Back to School

Back to school season is here for our college students. Many parents don’t know what to send with their college kids, but they need back to school supplies just as much as anyone else. If you’re sending your student off to college soon, here’s a list of 10 essentials they’ll need for back to school.

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Preparing for Back to School on a Tight Budget

Preparing for Back to School on a Tight Budget

Who doesn’t have a tight budget when getting ready for school? The schools expect you to whip out supplies, clothes and shoes are needed, and it all seems to add up very quickly. It is possible to prepare for school on a tight budget and here’s how you do it.

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Take Advantage of Your State’s Tax Free Shopping Days

Take Advantage of Your State’s Tax Free Shopping Days

Back to school shopping is my favorite shopping season of the year since I work on Christmas and birthday gifts all year long to make it less painful on the budget.  One of the best ways to save another 7% to 10% right off the top (depending on where you live) is to plan ahead and shop on your state’s tax free shopping days. Many states have tax-free shopping weekends in August, where customers don’t pay sales tax on items like school supplies, electronics and clothing.  Use the list below to find out if your state has a tax-free weekend and what items it exempts. Most of the information below is courtesy of TaxAdmin.org and I’d recommend verifying each state through the links provided.

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7 Great Tips to Get the Most Out of Amazon Prime Day!

7 Great Tips to Get the Most Out of Amazon Prime Day!

Every year on Prime Day Amazon brings us thousands of deals on all the stuff we’re into and it’s a great time to plan ahead so you can grab some things you want or need at fabulous prices. With a few simple tips you can score hot items on your gift list and even everyday items like books and groceries at prices you just can’t find elsewhere. If you aren’t already an Amazon Prime Member then go ahead and sign up for your free 30 day trial membership and follow the tips below so you’ll be ready to shop for 30 Hours of Deals on Prime Day Tuesday, July 11th! You’ll find Prime Day deals early this year starting at 6pm PT / 9pm ET on July 10th. New deals start as often as every 5 minutes for 30 hours straight.

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8 Ways to Save Money at the Ball Park

8 Ways to Save Money at the Ball Park

Are you a ball park parent that spends endless hours watching your child play baseball or softball? If so, you might have noticed how costly these weekends can be. Spending your weekends at the ball park often means enjoying your meals there, but the good news is there are ways you can save some cash. If you are a ball park parent and looking for ways to do it for less, look at these 8 ways to save money at the ball park and see how simple it can be.

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4 Overpriced Items to Avoid at the Grocery Store

4 Overpriced Items to Avoid at the Grocery Store

Your neighborhood grocery store is one of the best, most convenient places to shop, as almost everything you need for your home can be found in just one place. However, are you sure you’re paying the best possible price for all of your grocery items? These aisles can sometimes hold hidden expenses—and it’s best (for your budget) that you know what to watch out for.

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Seasonal Shopping – What to Buy this Memorial Day!

Seasonal Shopping - What to Buy this Memorial Day!

With Memorial Day coming up this weekend it’s a great time to take advantage of all the fabulous sales on appliances, mattresses and spring clothing. Due to the cyclical nature of retail sales, different things go on sale at different times of the year on a predictable basis.  Much like stockpiling your groceries, where you buy enough of what you need when it’s on sale to tide you over until the next sale, you can really take advantage of seasonal shopping to save some big bucks on your household expenditures!

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6 Tips for Shopping Farmers Markets

6 Tips for Shopping at the Farmer's Market

If you want to support your local economy AND get some fantastic fresh veggies, there is no place like the farmers market. When local farmers come together and offer their wares, you have the best local food selections right at your fingertips. Since this cuts out the middleman, you can often find some fantastic deals. To make your visit to the farmers market more enjoyable, here are a few tips:

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