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Savers Tips #8-17:  Cut Your Hair Care Costs to Grow Your Savings!  I know, you say you will never cut costs on your hair. You need to look good. You need to look professional. You deserve it. Fine. But you still can cut your hair care costs. Have you added up all you spend on […] Read More

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So many times when writing a post, I think to myself, what can I write that will really help someone. Often I decide to write about how to save more money. But does saving more make a difference in real life? Do our savings actually help us reach our goals? How can we stay motivated […] Read More

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Get your taxes done for free? Maybe. Zero cost is pretty attractive. You can now file your federal and state income tax returns for free using TurboTax. TurboTax Offers Zero Cost Tax Returns You could always file your federal return for free via TurboTax  if it was a simple one. But for the first time […] Read More

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Amazon prices have been a mystery to me for a while. Why do the prices of the same item rise and fall? Supply and demand? What's going on? Enter the number crunchers. Boomerang is the go-to pricing adviser for Amazon, using sophisticated software to recommend prices. From an article at recode: Boomerang, founded by Amazon veteran […] Read More

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Would you try a kitchen appliance that could save you $325 a year? It's easy to use and so efficient that it uses just one cent to make a meal! One cent! It can give you home-cooked meals in just minutes after you come home from work. Who doesn't like that? What is this modern […] Read More

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Do you have a support group? It can save you money!    For most people it takes years to build up enough contacts and friendships to form a good support group. The Shortcut to Get a Support Group I learned how to take a shortcut to getting a good support group from my daughter-in-law. The […] Read More

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Meatless Monday?  It's a way to start the work week off with a meatless dinner that is good for your body, the planet, and your budget. It's healthier and cheaper to have one meal a week without meat. But can you enjoy it? Yes, if you have good recipes! It doesn't matter which day of the […] Read More

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Amazon changes the prices on items they sell all the time. Here's how to buy items on Amazon at the lowest price. Their algorithm is unpredictable. How can you buy at the best price? Use an Amazon price tracker! I like the free price tracker website Camel Camel Camel because it's easy to use. It […] Read More

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January sales can be worth braving the cold for.  Expect prices to be cut 40-70%. (Skip lesser deals.) Usually I'm an online shopper, but this time of year the best deals are to be found in the stores. Certain items have the best prices of the whole year in January. Plus you get some exercise […] Read More

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Want to pile up more money in your emergency fund? Saving for something special? Or maybe you'd like to pay down a debt a little faster. Join our series of posts designed to save you at least $1500 more this year. Money Saving Tip #2 Update your shower head! Here's a quick, easy way to […] Read More

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