Top 5 Reasons to Shop Online

As an avid consumer, I enjoy finding new and exciting ways of bargain shopping. There are weekly ads, coupon discounts, members only sales, and clearance items, just to name a few. But one of the best ways to find a great sale is on the internet. In this article, I will give you my top 5 reasons to shop online. Continue reading
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Updating Your Wardrobe On A Budget

As the summer is now behind us, it is time to put away our sandals and shorts and embrace warmer, more seasonal styles. Rather than letting this become a drain, it is possible to find ways in which to save money whilst also having fun giving our wardrobe a make-over and embracing autumnal and winter trends. To do this, the first thing to do is to make a plan and stick by it. Here are a few tips which will ultimately save you money in the long term. Continue reading

How to Save Money on Your TV and Internet Services

Television and internet are just some of those ever present things that we can’t seem to live without. But when you start to notice the costly bills you are paying each month for these services, you wonder if they really are that important to your daily life.

Television plans charge only one flat rate, which can range from $50 to $100 each month for all the TV hours you can handle. On the other hand, a home internet and other mobile internet plans charge around $20 to $100 per month for an unlimited usage.

Can you really take these two out of your life? The good news is that you don’t have to ditch your television and disconnect your internet because there are some things you can do to save money on TV and internet. Continue reading

Five of the Best Tips for Cutting the Cost of Your Grocery Bill

In the current economic climate everyone is trying to save money, especially on the increasingly expensive necessities such as food and energy costs. One or two of these tips may require a little initial investment if you want to save money in both of these areas, but they are well worth considering. Having zip taps installed in your kitchen for example, will save money when it comes to boiling water for your vegetables as you will get boiling water straight from the taps. Below are five of the best tips for cutting the cost of your grocery bill.

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How to Save Your Money While Shopping

Today most people love to shop; however they are always trying to find ways for saving some money while shopping. You can really save your time and money if you know what you are looking for and where to get it from. Many savvy shoppers have engaged in using some shopping tips in order to save their money. Here are few tips that help to save your money while shopping:

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Alternative Travel Ideas For Cash-Strapped Students

When young students choose to travel, they often do so as a means to see the world and get life-capital before they have to think about settling down, growing up, getting a job, a home etc. It’s that last gasp attempt to hold on to youth and wriggle free of large responsibilities. Other times of course, they have a deep, vested interest in a particular place, whether through some genealogical link or through what they have seen on television, in film or read about.

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Estate Sales – The Jewelry Hunters’ Paradise

I have been a regular of estate sales and yard sales for almost ten years now. Still, the first thing that comes to mind when I think about the potential of finding unique and valuable jewelry at estate sales, thrift shops and flea markets is the famous English folk tale of “Richard Whittington and His Cat”.

For those of you who are not familiar with the story, here is a short synopsis: an orphan boy decides to make a future for himself and comes to London when he hears that the British capital is literally paved with gold. Although there are several versions (mostly stage act scripts) about Richard’s harsh life and how he became rich, the outcome of the story is that he becomes the Mayor of London with the help of his cat.

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