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Every Day Ways to Save Money This Summer {#my360independence}

July 8, 2014
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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Capital One 360. It is a core value to me to make sure that we spend our money wisely- so that we can do the things that are important to us…. focusing on giving our kids a good education, opportunities to participate in healthy [...]

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6 Tips for Saving Money This Summer!

June 19, 2014
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Today’s post comes from regular Momof6 contributor, Kristin Sterk. Summer has arrived! Summer not only means warmer temperatures, but it can also mean more activities, more opportunities, and in the end, more spending. It is easy to look at summer as a break from everything – even budgeting and paying attention to what your money [...]

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Are You A “Black Friday” Shopper?

November 22, 2013
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I’ve been a committed Black Friday shopper for a few years now- ever since my sister-in-law Jill taught me the true bargains that can be had for those who are willing to get up early and face the crowds. Jill also showed me that it can be a lot of fun to hit the stores [...]

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Save $ and Earn Points While Shopping Online with MyPoints!

November 14, 2013
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This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of MyPoints. The opinions and text are all mine. I love to shop online. No dragging kids in and out of stores, no standing in line to pay, no temptation to throw something additional into my cart because it looked all bright and shiny there [...]

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The 5 Best Shopping Apps! {Save $, Shop Smarter #7}

October 24, 2013
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When I put the question to readers out of the Momof6 facebook page asking “What is your biggest shopping challenge when it comes to saving money?”- the overwhelming response was “It’s hard to know if you are really getting the best deal available when you purchase”. Luckily…. there is an app for that!  So here are [...]

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How to Save Money at Target! {Save $, Shop Smarter #6}

October 17, 2013
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How many of you think of Target as the $100 store? Many of us joke about it- but it’s true! We head to Target intending to purchase only one or two things, and leave with a bill totaling over $100! So today I am going to give you a few tips that hopefully can change [...]

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How to Shop at CVS! {Save $, Shop Smarter #5}

October 11, 2013
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On Monday mornings when I make my weekly trip to the grocery store, I also like to make a stop at CVS to “work my CVS deals” for the week. That’s because over time I have learned to master the “art of shopping at CVS”- taking advantage of extra bucks offers, rolling my deals so [...]

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4 More Tips on How to Save Money at the Grocery Store {Save $, Shop Smarter #4}

October 9, 2013
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Who doesn’t like to save money? That’s why I am writing this series on “How to Save Money and Shop Smarter”! In the first three posts I’ve focused on saving money at the grocery store- since grocery expense is such a large part of the family budget. I shared with you my tips on how [...]

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How to Use Coupons {Save $, Shop Smarter Series #3}

October 7, 2013
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In the first post in this series on “How to Save Money and Shop Smarter”, I shared with you my tips on how to create a grocery price list, so that you know the best possible price of each item that you regularly buy. In the second post I talked about using the weekly grocery [...]

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How to Save Money on Groceries {Save $, Shop Smarter Series #2}

October 4, 2013
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In the summer of 2009, I was averaging about $1500-$1800 a month just in grocery expense. That means I was spending $375-$450 per week or $47-$56 per person per week. Now if you figure that we ate out 2 meals a week, then each person ate 19 meals per week at home- so we were [...]

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