Saving Money Tip – Your Gas Bill is Down – what to do with it.

January 19, 2016

Even people that don’t drive a lot know that the price at the pump has gone way down over the past months. A Side Note – with Iran’s Sanctions gone now, this will cause another increase in supply (they need cash) so that will cause gas prices to decline. Here is a suggestion for you. […]

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So how do you find extra money to pay off your debts?

January 11, 2016

So how do you find extra money to pay off your debts? This is part 2 of our series. If you missed part 1 – you can find it here. Step 1 – Figure out what you’re spending your money on. Make a list of everything you’re spending your money on. You might be […]

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Paying off your Debts – Part 1 Snowballing

January 5, 2016

We’re going to begin a series about paying off your bills. It is one of the most popular resolutions during the New Year, it is also one that people fail quite a bit, because just like being on a diet and having to decline food, it takes discipline. From now until your debts are paid […]

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Goals for the New Year

December 28, 2015

Do you have any goals for the New Year? How did you do last year? I don’t like calling them resolutions, because it seems like when I call them that, I tend to fail. I learned a long time ago to call them goals. When you have a goal, that just sounds better. If you’ve […]

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Last Minute Christmas shopping Tips

December 18, 2015

I hope you have all of your shopping done. If not, never fear, some last minute tips that will hopefully save you time and money. Online shopping, unless the company is offering free shipping is going to start to get expensive. If you want to shop online I would do it this weekend. Last Christmas […]

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Cyber Monday – Last minute tips

November 30, 2015

Today is Cyber Monday. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you probably already know that. I want to caution you about a couple of things. Saying something is on sale doesn’t really mean that it is on sale. You want to get a killer deal and there are many of those out there. You […]

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Black Friday Deals Before Black Friday

November 16, 2015

You might have noticed that we’re getting a ton of ‘Black Friday’ deals and it isn’t even the week of Thanksgiving yet. Here are a few thoughts on those ‘sales’. I believe (still) that the best deals will happen on Black Friday (or a week before Christmas). I still plan on doing my shopping the […]

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Christmas Shopping… Getting Ready

November 2, 2015

It’s November. I saw some “Christmas” sales in October, so I think this month we’ll be swamped with them. Amazon is already running Black Friday Deals – although if its been like years past, you won’t get the really good deals till the actual “Black Friday”. I think I mentioned before that I got […]

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When ‘saving money’, doesn’t Save Money

October 29, 2015

I love to save money. Sometimes though when you’re trying to save money, you end up spending more than you save (or could have saved). Time is money too. If you spend hundreds of hours to save ten bucks, then you haven’t really saved much. A good example of this happened to me recently. I […]

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Buying a Car – The Dance

October 19, 2015

We’ve talked the past couple of weeks about buying a car – you can find those articles at the links below. Now comes the fun part. You know how much you should be getting for your used car and you know how much you want to pay for the car you’ll be purchasing. […]

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