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Go Big or Shop Small? Three Tips to Maximize Your Savings With Coupons

March 3, 2015 |

Thousands of Americans spend time each week clipping coupons. With the addition of smartphone apps that can also provide coupons to your favorite stores, there is definitely some money that can be saved if you know how to play the ... Read More

Gift Cards as Gifts - How to Get the Best Deal

November 25, 2014 |

Gift cards might not be the most sentimental choice for the thoughtful gift-givers out there, but I find that they are a great way to say “Thank You” and “Happy Holidays” to everyone from the mail carrier to my child’s ... Read More

5 Tips for Savvy Shopping at Trader Joe’s

October 7, 2014 |

Anyone who has shopped at Trader Joe’s knows that it is a great place to find some unique eats and good wine. But did you know that you can find some great deals there as well? If you follow these five tips, you can be on your way to shopping smart at Trader Joe’s! Read More

Four Ways to Save Big at Safeway

June 9, 2014 |

Saving money at the grocery store is as easy as forking over a few coupons, right? True - to an extent. If you are shopping at Safeway and watching your wallet, though, you need to take a new approach to your money-saving routine. The store has revamped its program and made it even easier to keep a little more money in the bank. Before you hit the store, arm yourself with these helpful tips that make it surprisingly easy to save even more at Safeway. Read More

No Excuse Not to Get These 4 Grocery Items on Sale

May 15, 2014 |

The great thing about non-perishable grocery items is that they very likely will not expire or "go bad" before you get a chance to use them. So why is it that every now and thenwe find ourselves staring into the abyss of a pantry only to discover that we forgot to put an item on the grocery list and have now completely run out of it. If this is an item you use all the time, this means that it is going in your cart the next time you go grocery shopping, regardless of its price. You know full well when you buy that item at full price that if you had planned a little better you could have bought the same item on sale. Especially if that item is one of these four non-perishable grocery items. There is no excuse for buying one of these items at full price, as sales are frequent and worth the wait.

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8 Ways to Save Money at Whole Foods

May 12, 2014 |

There's a reason Whole Foods is often none-too-affectionately referred to as "Whole Paycheck." The natural and organic foods superstore is a veritable mecca of deliciousness, but the price tags don't exactly leave mouths watering with delight. In fact, quite the opposite - Whole Foods is on the higher-priced side, but there are many items that simply can't be found elsewhere.

So what's a rabid Whole Foods aficionado to do? If you find your bank account suffering for your undying love of flax seeds, kombucha tea and organic chocolate, it's time to fine tune your Whole Foods shopping skills. It's actually not impossible to save money at Whole Foods. It may not ultimately be the dollar store-style bargain pricing of your dreams, but following these tips will make your next trip a little easier on the wallet. Read More

Throw a Gourmet Cookout without the Expense

May 5, 2014 |

During spring, summer, and holiday weekends, cookouts are a great option to get family and friends together. Feeding a large group of people can be expensive, but it does not have to be. With meat prices hitting an all-time high, it is important to know how to get the best deals. Follow these tips to host your next gourmet cookout on a budget.

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Decoding Grocery Store Prices: 3 Tips to Spot a Good Deal

May 2, 2014 |

Grocery shopping – either you love it or you hate it. Personally, I love it because I enjoy the challenge of finding the best deal. With these tips in your cart, you will be on your way to shopping smarter at the grocery store! Read More

Checkout Math: Why It Pays to Know About Percentages

April 17, 2014 |

Coupons, discounts and sale prices, oh my! It can be easy to just stand back and let the registers do the work, but it really is important to know what that discount is doing for your wallet. Because, when it comes to saving money, being aware of just how much that percentage-off is saving you is a matter of dollars and sense.  Read More

Target's Cartwheel App: Expert Tips and Advice for Maximizing Savings

April 16, 2014 |

The only thing I love more than Target is saving money at Target! Saving at Target got much easier with the introduction of the Cartwheel app. I downloaded it to my smartphone and use it every time I step through those red doors. Read More

5 Weird Places to Look for Coupons

April 15, 2014 |

Everybody knows coupons can be found in the Sunday paper. But if you're looking for high value coupons that you don't have to pay for, there are five locations you should look. The next time you are out and about check these weird places for free coupons. Read More