Posts Tagged ‘money saving tips’

Frugal Versus Cheap

The following is a guest post from Enza of Enza’s Bargains. What is the difference between being frugal or being cheap?  I had a good conversation about this just the other day.  I wanted to share my definitions with you. Frugal is taking the things that you want and finding ways to save on those items.  Being cheap…

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Recycle Old Jars

The following Everyday Savings Tip comes from, Theresa: I reuse my empty jars. I love the jelly jars to put my own jelly in as well as the tomato sauce or pickle jars to use to can tomato sauce and pickles. So I will reuse any jar that has that has a removable and resealable…

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Live Within Your Means

The following Everyday Savings Tip comes from, Vickie: The best lesson my parents ever taught me was fiscal responsibility. They lived by the 80/20 rule – the first 10% goes to the church, the 2nd 10% in your savings account, and you live off the rest. If you couldn’t afford that big screen tv within…

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Savings Tracking Tool

In 2009, I created the first version of my Savings Tracking spreadsheet. I have received SO MUCH interest in that document since it’s creation. Last year, I updated the spreadsheet with a few formulas and think it’s pretty slick. Well, mostly but I realize some of you still had problems with excel :( Since I…

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