With the passing of Turkey Day, the official beginning of the holiday shopping season starts! There are sales EVERYWHERE! Retailers are doing their best to get your attention and get you into their stores to purchase their products for your loved ones this season. Rock bottom sales and deals ensue! But the bigger question that looms is this: how do you pay for it all if you don't have the cash on hand? Credit Card Dilemma The easiest way to … [Read more...] about Is Holiday Shopping With Credit Cards Right For You?
Have you ever wondered about an Amazon price match? I know I have. Many of the largest retailers around will price match other retailers. Walmart is known for this. BestBuy started doing it with great success (They often price match against Amazon). I have been in there numerous times looking for something and would pull up prices on Amazon.com and they would price match it with no hesitation. Since Amazon is the world's largest online … [Read more...] about How to Price Match on Amazon to Save Money
I've been writing and blogging about ways to save money for almost three years now. It's something close to my heart as I work through ways to cut more costs in our household. Good money management consists of a few facets, one being saving the money you make. Today, I wanted to show you two ways you can get free shipping on Amazon.com without forking over $99 for a Prime membership. Now, I'm a fan of Prime and am a Prime member. I've found it's … [Read more...] about Don’t Have Amazon Prime? Here’s How to Get Free Shipping
One of the cars we had been driving was a 1999 Toyota Camry. Not that it hadn't been a good car to us, because it had, but it had gotten to the point where it was no longer reliable and that was a huge concern to us. Especially when it came to driving kids to and from school everyday. The last thing that we wanted was for the car to break down on I-40 in the middle of rush hour traffic with the kids. It was stressing us out, but so was the idea … [Read more...] about Why Sometimes Leasing a New Car is the Way to Go
Shopping at Whole Foods, or "Whole Paycheck" as some have dubbed it, has been one of my staples for years. However, this being said, it has also been a staple IN MODERATION. While I love this place, it can "get real in the Whole Foods parking lot" if you aren't careful. Anybody who has ever shopped there, knows that I am speaking the truth here. Deciding what to purchase to get the most bang for your buck is the ultimate … [Read more...] about How to Make it Out of Whole Foods Financially Alive
I know that the school year has just started for my kids, but they are already bugging me for Christmas presents. It is as if they can sniff out the fact that Christmas is in the air just a few short months away. They're like bloodhounds and won't let go of it! On the upside for me, I learned a few tricks many moons ago when I was a very, very broke single mother to make this time of year much less painful for my bank account. Pictures The … [Read more...] about How to Make Christmas Shopping Hurt a Little Less