Monthly Archives: July 2008

How to Save Even More: Price Matching

It seems that many businesses and stores these days are willing to fight hard for your patronage.  I’ve noticed a lot more stores lately that now offer price matching on equal items from a different store.  You simply show the ad or online printout showing the item that is less expensive at the rival store, and they will give you the item for that price (or sometimes even for cheaper).  The fact is that in today’s day and age, your … Continue reading

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50 Great Grocery Shopping Tips

Whether you have a big family or not, it's a good bet that you go grocery shopping now and then. These some of the tips I’ve picked up over the years from magazines, books and websites that I use and feel are worth sharing: Always go with a list. If you go without a list, you may as well just throw your money away. Seriously, you need to prepare a list of everything you need, pulling from your weekly menu … Continue reading

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Getting the Most Out of Coupons

I frequently encounter people who don’t use coupons because they feel like it isn’t worth their time. If you’ve run the numbers and found this to be the case, I respect that. Coupon use, like all areas of personal finance, is a personal choice and not everyone will find it beneficial or to their liking. However, I find that the “not worth my time” attitude is most often the case with people who clip only the occasional coupon and don’t … Continue reading

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