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  • May 27

    There are many great ways to save money here and there. Often, one of the biggest points of conflict between a husband and wife is the heat during the winter. He wants to save money by reducing the heat, but she wants to stay warm. This often result in a battle with a constantly changing thermostat. Instead, you may want to consider setting the temperature to be one thing during the day, that is warm enough for your wife, and then turning it down at night. At night, you do not need the whole house to be warm. Instead you can turn on a space heater in your room to keep the room warm enough to sleep in. You can save quite a bit of money by doing this.

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  • May 24

    People are always wondering how they can save a lot of money and live within their means. One of the best ways to cut your expenses and to live within your means is not buy what you do not need.

    While this applies literally, it also applies to the fact that you can often purchase high quality used items for much lower prices than their new counterparts. Used clothing, books, cell phones, cars, computers, and a variety of other items will perform just as well and provide you with just as much enjoyment as a new version.

    However, they will be significantly cheaper. In addition, your access to these items has increased significantly throughout the past few decades with the rise of internet.

    There are many reliable sites that now sell used items, but you will need to be careful to make sure that you do not get tricked by a fraudster. Be careful with who you choose to purchase from and you can save a lot of money by purchasing second hand items.

  • May 20

    There are many ways that you can save a little money on regular basis. Over time, the little savings you find really add up and you may find that you have saved hundreds throughout the year by doing these things.

    One of the things that you can do to save a lot of money throughout the year is to get in the habit of using coupons. Here are several tips to consider when it comes to using coupons.

    1. Read the fine print so that you know what is really being offered
    2. Know that ‘buy one, get one free’ means that you may be able to get the item half off, without purchasing a second item
    3. Combine coupon offers to get even greater savings
    4. Be sure to check store policies as some will have different rules when it comes to using coupons
    5. Surf the internet for coupon offers and print them off before you go shopping

    Learning how to effectively use and organize coupons can save you a lot of money. Of course, it will take some time and effort to learn how to do this, but it can be very worth the effort.

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