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Not all money-saving adventures work out the way we plan.  This post is my admission of some of my best frugal fails & frugal finds. It’s happened to all of us.  We get all excited about a new idea or plan.  We jump in head first.  And our idea bombs. […]

Frugal Fails & Frugal Finds


FrugalWoods Uber Frugal Challenge
Are you up for a challenge? FrugalWoods (one of my favorite bloggers) has thrown down the gauntlet and issued the Uber Frugal Challenge to her readers. Join the Uber Frugal Challenge This couple from Vermont save a whopping 72% of their income. If you want to reset your spending habits […]

Are You Ready for the Uber Frugal Challenge?


How I bought a foreclosure house at 21
I have been writing on this blog for a while and I figured it was time for a personal story.  The title makes it seem more impressive that I think it actually is.  This is the how I bought a foreclosed house at 21. I figured if I was going […]

How I Bought a Foreclosed House at 21



How to Save Money on Groceries without Coupons
Is your grocery budget out of control?  Do you want to know how to save money on groceries without coupons? No worries.  I got some awesome tips that will save you some money without investing tons of time.  A few of the tips might even save you time as well. […]

How to Save Money on Groceries without Coupons


Guide to Dave Ramsey's Baby Steps
If you are just beginning the journey of freedom from debt, you have no doubt heard of Dave Ramsey.  He is the resident expert in escaping from debt.  This is a guide to Dave Ramsey’s baby steps. The Baby Steps are a step by step plan for becoming debt free. […]

Guide to Dave Ramsey’s Baby Steps


Would you like to know how to save 50% off the purchase of your home? Sounds Crazy, doesn’t it? Like I am running some kind of scam? It has nothing to do with me at all.  I am simply relaying a potentially VERY valuable piece of information. Have you ever […]

How to Save 50% on Home Purchase



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Disclosure:  This post contains affiliate links.  If you choose to buy something through one of our links we will get a few pennies to put in our pickle jar. The Concept of More When you are wanting to learn to save money the only thing you really need to know […]

30 Weird but Effective Ways to Save Money


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Have you seen the prices on laundry detergent lately?  Ridiculous!  If you have never made your own, it is something you should definitely give a try.  Roll up your sleeves, get out the grater, and find a container. It’s time to learn to make your own DIY homemade laundry detergent. […]

How to Make DIY Homemade Dry Laundry Detergent


How to get a huge discount on your at&t cell phone bill
We all love our iPhones.  I’m not sure how I could function without mine.  But the monthly bills are ridiculous.  I am going to show you a super simple method to get a HUGE discount on your AT&T cell phone bill. Do you qualify for a discount on your cell […]

How to get a HUGE discount on your AT&T Cell ...



How to Use Coinstar to Jump Start Savings 1
If you have found your way onto my site, you probably have at least some interest in learning how to save money and decrease debt.  I recently had an experience that I wanted to share with you all recently using the Coinstar machine to help jump start my savings. Hopefully […]

How to Use CoinStar to Jump Start your Savings


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I normally post more long and thought provoking articles here but today I wanted to share a personal story.  I was on my way to the grocery store and saw a “Yard Sale” sign so of course I made a hard right and found the house having the sale.  On […]

The Complete Tightwad Gazette – A Must Read


5 Steps to recover from a financial setback
  How do you recover from a financial setback? 5 Steps to help you get back on your feet It has happened to all of us.  We are in the groove.  Our budget is finally perfect. We are working towards our clearly defined goals and making great headway and then…… […]

5 steps to recover from a financial setback