Ideas for Saving Money

How to Get Free Amazon Prime 2-Day Shipping For Up To a Year | Save Money

May 17, 2011

A few months ago, I told you 3 Free Ways to Get Free Amazon Shipping. One of those ways is to sign up for the Amazon Mom program, which gets you 3 free months of an Amazon Prime membership–including Amazon Prime’s free 2-day shipping. You don’t have to be a full-time caregiver to join the […]

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Benefits of Participating in the Amazon Vine Program — Including Free Stuff From Amazon

May 1, 2011

A while back, I wrote about the Amazon Vine Program, which exists so that Amazon can get customer reviews for products prior to their release dates. This helps Amazon to sell more products–even before they come out–which is great for Amazon’s bottom line. Plus, Amazon gets paid by manufacturers for this service. So what’s in […]

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Avoid the Rip-Off | Tyson Chicken Nuggets Only 1/3 Chicken (Review)

April 22, 2011
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Being a busy person, I’m always looking for ways to save time on the daily tasks of running a household. So even though I try to cook meals from scratch as often as possible, I have gotten to the point where I try to keep a couple of healthy ready-to-eat items on hand, too. Chicken […]

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Free Monthly Ebay Listings Mean More Profit for Sellers — But It Could Cost You

April 19, 2011

Ebay’s New Free Listings I’ve been waiting for this day for several weeks now — the beginning of Ebay’s new Free Listings offer for sellers. Here’s the basics of Ebay’s new listing fees: Qualifying Ebay sellers WITHOUT an Ebay Store: may now list up to 50 free auction-style listings per month. Sellers may also add […]

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How to Avoid Getting Ripped Off on Sears Replacement Parts

April 2, 2011
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After about 6 months with my Kenmore Elite Refrigerator, it was time to replace the water filter. There were two indications that the time had come to replace the filter: 1. The ice cubes were starting to make the water my family was drinking taste like chlorine, and 2. the electronic indicator said so. Knowing […]

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Want a $25 Credit When You Order the New Nintendo 3DS Console? One Popular Site is Offering Just That!

March 31, 2011

NOTE: The credit mentioned in this post is no longer being offered by Amazon because the deal has expired. This post is being retained for reference purposes only. Curious to see if Nintendo’s newest handheld gaming device would sell out at some point, I’ve been keeping tabs on the availability of the 3DS. Although the […]

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Get Creative! – Save Money, Get Better Protection for Your Cell Phone

February 26, 2011
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I recently bought a Rumor Touch cell phone to replace my old Samsung Ace, which had stopped working. I chose the Rumor Touch because it was the only one available from Sprint that met my basic “wants” in a phone – it featured a touch screen (something I had been wanting for a while), it […]

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How to Make Your House Pay for Itself – at Least a Little

February 24, 2011

Renting Out a Room When the economy is bad – and even when it’s not – it seems like the bills can get out of hand even before we realize what’s happening. So a creative family must devise ways to get those bills paid. There are different ways of doing this, of course. Here, the […]

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