Family Finance


52-Week Savings Plan: Why You Should (or Shouldn’t) Participate

52-Week Savings Plan:  Why You Should (or Shouldn’t) Participate 52-Week Savings Plan Pros: Anything that gets you in the habit of saving money is a good thing.  With the 52-Week Savings Plan, you start out gradually and build up (print out … Continue reading

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25 Bartering Ideas: Using Skills to Save Money

Bartering Ideas

Bartering – trading good or services without the exchange of money – is a great way to save on expenses.  Your time and skills cost nothing to share, but can be bartered for services you would otherwise have to pay … Continue reading

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Black Friday Craziness: Mommysavers on Huffington Post Live

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Last night, I had an opportunity to chat about the Gray Thursday and Black Friday craziness on Huffington Post Live. During the webcast, we talked about Black Friday shopping and our experiences. The show mainly featured two (somewhat crazy!) Black … Continue reading

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Extreme Couponing’s Hidden Costs: Spaving Gone Wild

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Extreme Couponing Hidden Costs The TLC show Extreme Couponing can be impressive for the first time-viewer.  Who wouldn’t want to scoop up carts full of groceries for only a few bucks, or better yet – have the store PAY you … Continue reading

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