Small Steps to Major Savings: Redeem daily deal vouchers right away

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Here’s where I am: I love to save money. And I want to spend as little time and energy on it as possible. Preferably without scissors. Small Steps to Major Savings: Money-Saving Tips for Everyone is full of valuable money-saving tips. And I promise you won’t even have to pick up a scissors. Most days. Pinky-swear.  Money-Saving Tip: Redeem your daily deal vouchers right away This is an easy one. You know that awesome deal you scored on the latest daily {Read full article}

Savings Pledge Update (8/30)

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Checking in to see how everyone’s doing with their Savings Pledge so far! Savings.com has already reached over $12 million in pledged savings! That’s such an impressive number! My personal goal was to save $50 a week. I’m not going to lie. The last week we got off track. In the midst of preparing for my first hurricane, I blew about $100 on flameless candles, batteries and stocking up the pantry. The good news is, these things will all be used again. {Read full article}

Small Steps to Major Savings: Back-to-school on a budget (& a chance to win $500!)

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photo © 2009 Heather Franks| more info (via: Wylio) Believe it or not, back-to-school shopping doesn’t have to weigh too heavily on your wallet. Here are just a few tips to get your kids back-to-school on a budget. Consign it Take a day or two to clean out the kids’ closets. Go through and collect all those clothes that no longer fit, start your pile for the consignment shop. Keep what you can for your younger kids, of course. Then {Read full article}

Savings Pledge: An Update (8/9)

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Checking in to see how everyone’s doing with their Savings Pledge so far! Would you believe that Savings.com has already reached the $5 million mark and continues on their way to $1 billion? My personal goal was to save $50 a week. We’ve been doing pretty well so far. The biggest change we’ve made was buckling down and getting back to our meal plan. As tough as it is to turn the oven on in 90+ degree heat, we’ve made {Read full article}