Ideas for Saving Money

Saving Money at Target–How to Get Five Percent Off Every Purchase

March 7, 2012

In today’s difficult economy, we’re all trying to save money wherever we can. If you’re already a Target shopper, you probably already know that Target has some excellent prices. Like all stores, their pricing can vary on particular items–but overall, their prices tend to be lower than many other retail stores. But there’s a way […]

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3 Ways to Get Free Amazon Prime

October 23, 2011

I LOVE having the benefits of Amazon Prime’s free 2-day shipping. I shop a lot on Amazon.com because their prices are almost always better than those I find at my local retail stores PLUS shopping on Amazon saves me time–something that, as a single head-of-household mom, I have far too little of. Even for Amazon’s […]

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Save Money — and Get Freebies — with Ebay Bucks Program

September 3, 2011

A while back, Ebay started up their Ebay Bucks program. In a nutshell, this program allows you to earn credits called Ebay Bucks with every purchase you make on Ebay. These credits will then be credited to your Ebay account once per quarter, at which time you’ll be able to use their dollar value toward […]

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Amazon’s Subscribe and Save Program — What You Should Know Before You Sign Up (A Review)

September 1, 2011

Amazon.com’s Subscribe and Save program saves you as much as 30 percent on items on consumable items you’d buy anyway:  15 percent off eligible products for all customers, plus an additional 15 percent off select diapers and wipes. Sign up for (or learn more about) the Amazon Subscribe and Save program. Things You Should Know […]

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How to Get the Best Price on a New TV–the Easy Way | Tips and Tricks

August 27, 2011

1. Decide What Features You Can’t Live Without–then Price Out Those TV Models. There’s a reason you’re in the market for a new TV. Maybe your expectations aren’t that high and you just want a TV that works–and fits in the space you have for it. Maybe you’re just now making the switch from the […]

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Strategic Gift Shopping: How to Save Money on Everything You Buy

August 25, 2011

I’m not one of those people who starts my holiday shopping 3 months in advance. No, it’s much more serious than that. I buy holiday gifts every month out of the year–because that’s the way to save the most money. This works GREAT when you’re shopping for adults but can be slightly more challenging when […]

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How to Watch Star Trek Online–For Free! | A New Benefit for Amazon Prime Members

August 19, 2011

Amazon recently announced that it’s just added another 2,000+ additional FREE streaming TV shows and movies for Amazon Prime members. Included in these new additions is the entire Star Trek series! We’re talking the original Star Trek, Star Trek Voyager, Star Trek Deep Space Nine, Star Trek Next Generation, and Star Trek Enterprise. Yup, all […]

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PSN Users Receive Free PS3 and PSP Games — But Is it Just a Ploy by Playstation to Bolster PS Vita Sales?

June 7, 2011

Playstation Network Finally Up and Running! On June 6, Playstation informed me via email that my Playstation Network account was finally back online. (Playstation Network’s website indicates they were back online June 2, but I didn’t receive email notification until June 6.) This, after having been completely grounded since the network site was hacked on […]

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