Imagine this for a moment. You walk into a store expecting to spend $100 on a product you've been researching. You've budgeted for this purchase and you're OK spending the money. It doesn't matter what the product is, but you really want it. Now, let's assume you've done your research online, like I do. Before I buy anything, I take some time to look around at other places and check prices. I want to make sure I'm getting the best deal … [Read more...] about The “Unexpected” Savings Plan – How to Keep Your Savings Account Stocked!
Have you ever heard of Amazon gold box? Well, if you haven't, then make sure to check it out here. Basically, Amazon gold box is their daily deal offerings across all of their categories. These are daily deals, lightening deals, and just plain savings. It even includes their coupons, which you can instantly clip. Amazon tends to highlight two specials for their "daily deals" section at the top of the gold box. They will then highlight a number of … [Read more...] about How to Check the Real Savings on Amazon Gold Box Deals
Welcome back to Simple Savings Sunday. In this series, I show you a difference saving technique each week. My goal is to inspire those looking for ways to save, along with showing you how it easy it can be. Saving really doesn't have to be that difficult. If you find yourself struggling to save, then you are living beyond your means. I don't mean to be an ass with this statement, but sometimes honesty can hurt. I know, I have been there too. … [Read more...] about Simple Savings Sunday – Saving While Paying Off Debt
Welcome back to Simple Savings Sunday here at Debt Roundup. This is a series I started last year and I post only when I come up with helpful tips on saving money. You can check out all of the Simple Savings Sunday articles and hopefully they can give you a simple way to save. Since it's the weekend of July 4th, I don't want to do a massive post about a hard to follow tip. Today, I want to provide you with a great savings tip which I used to get … [Read more...] about Simple Savings Sunday – Creating Savings Buckets
Welcome back to another edition of Simple Savings Sunday! I hope everyone is having a great weekend so far. Also, I want to wish all the fathers out there a happy Father's Day! I plan on relaxing, eating good food, spending time with my family, and having a few adult beverages. I truly love being a dad and wouldn't change it for the world. There is nothing better than watching your child grow up. That being said, my child is becoming a spitting … [Read more...] about Simple Savings Sunday – The “Sleep On It” Purchase Method
I have passions. Many of them to be exact. One of those passions is saving money! Yes, I might be a little out of control at times, but that's just the frugal side of me coming out. Can you blame me? As a man coming from over $70,000 ($50,000 in just credit cards) in overall debt to one who paid it off, why shouldn't I get excited about saving money. It makes me happy! It's always a goal of mine to save money on my regular purchases. While I … [Read more...] about How I Saved 23% on My Contact Lenses with Three Clicks