We’re up to round three in our new series about the best money-saving mobile apps. This week, we cover GasBuddy, an app that helps you find the cheapest gas wherever you are.
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Just because you’re trying to cut back doesn’t mean you want to stop looking good! The salon and spa budget may be the first to go, but there are still many very inexpensive ways to look your best.
We’re up to round two in our new series about the best money-saving mobile apps. This week, we cover Shopkick, an app that rewards you simply for going to your favorite stores.
The average American spent $1,881 on clothing and related services in 2009. If that seems like a hefty sum, consider the clothes you buy and how you take care of them. Many of us could cut back on our clothing budgets simply by making the clothes we already have last longer. Learn 11 great tips on how to stretch your clothing’s life – and your money.
We’re up to #8 in our series about how to save money at the nation’s largest retailers and grocery store chains. Today, we’re covering Whole Foods Market – a store that you may not normally associate with savings. But wait! If you love fresh, organic produce and other green products sold at Whole Foods, you’ll want to check out these money-saving tips.
Over the last five weeks, we’ve been talking about how to maximize savings at five of the nation’s largest retailers. And with so much positive feedback from you, loyal readers, we’ve decided to expand the five-part series! So far, we’ve covered shopping strategies to save money at CVS, Kroger, Walgreens, Target and Safeway. Now, we’re moving on to Rite Aid, the largest drugstore chain on the East Coast and the third largest drugstore chain in the United States. Here’s what you need to know about Rite Aid before shopping.
How much of your income should you be saving? A common rule of thumb answer used to be that 10 percent of income should go into savings. But 10 percent doesn’t really cut it anymore. Certified Financial Planner John D. Buerger explains what the new rule of thumb is and how to hit that target.
In many ways, gaming is a cost-effective form of entertainment. After all, a $20 game can provide you with hours worth of entertainment. When compared to a two-hour movie at the same price, that sounds like a bargain! But becoming a real gamer means investing in many games (some of which cost as much as $60 to $80) and many systems (ranging from $200 to $350). Suddenly the hobby doesn’t seem like such a bargain anymore. But have no fear! There are plenty of ways to keep costs down while still enjoying hours of fun.
From eating out to shopping online, monthly bills to traveling, we have the dish on the best ways to save money in 2011. Get ready to bookmark this article, as you’ll want to reference it throughout the year so you can you hang onto your hard-earned cash while doing what you most enjoy.
If you’ve hit a plateau with your personal finances, there are ways to make things fun again. We give you three ideas to make saving money into a game so it’s interesting, engaging and rewarding!
Since the recession, being called a penny-pincher isn’t the insult it used to be, and for good reason. Even before the economic meltdown, those who were spending less than what they made were having more fun than those who splurged. Why? Let’s take a look.