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Weekly Money Saver: Avoid Impulse Buys at the Grocery Store

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We've all been there, you go into the grocery store for milk, eggs and $10 and walk out with$50 added to your credit card. Next time, plan your meals for the week before you shop and make a list of ingredients you need. Make sure that the meals have overlapping perishable ingredients so you... read more

Weekly Money Saver: Work Out for Less

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Getting in shape was one of your New Year’s resolutions...but so was saving dough. Here’s how to actually stick with both this year. To start, see what other gyms in your area are offering and then ask your gym to match the lowest monthly fee you find. If it won’t, then switch gyms (duh!). Got... read more

Weekly Money Saver: Stuck In Debt? Snowball Your Payments

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Stuck in debt? Finance pro Dave Ramsey is a fan of the “snowballing” technique, which can help those who need to overcome the debt mindset-hurdle by paying off debts in order of the balance amount (smallest first) as opposed to paying on the highest interest debts first. Why? “Personal finance is 20 percent head knowledge... read more