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Christmas Gifts for Mom – Homemade vs. Store Bought

November 24, 2017
Christmas Gifts for Mom

The question looms every Christmas.  You debate whether or not you should buy gifts for your loved ones, or use one of your many talents to create something that they will enjoy.  If you are reading this article, you obviously come from a frugal mindset.  It is tempting to handcraft a gift for someone in […]

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Black Friday vs. Cyber Monday: Which is Best For You?

October 10, 2017

The shopping frenzy behind Black Friday started back in the 1950s when Philadelphia police officers used the term to describe the chaos at malls and ships the day after Thanksgiving, according to History.com. The day proved to be a big headache for city officers who couldn’t take the day off. Instead, they were tasked with […]

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Making Sure That You Get The Biggest Bang For Your Buck Online!

November 18, 2016
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Being smart with your money consists of several factors. However, many seem to forget the online part of things. As more and more people shop, invest, and even bank online, the fine art of getting the most bang for your buck in the online space is evolving quickly. Here are a few tips to help […]

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When Being Cheap Will Cost You

October 14, 2016
When Being Cheap Will Cost You

Everyone loves a good deal, but at a certain point you need to differentiate between being cheap and being frugal. There are certain items that you should simply not buy the lowest cost version of — it is worth investing in certain higher-priced goods if they will be of higher quality. And cheap goods can […]

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5 Cool Products That Can Save You Money Over Time

March 15, 2016
5 Cool Products That Can Save You Money Over Time

Over the years, you have become really adept at saving money. You make your grocery and menu lists based on what’s on sale at the supermarket. You try to run your washer and dryer when the rates are lowest. And you keep your car well-maintained to get the best possible mileage. Another great way to […]

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Tips for Outdoor Gear Shopping During the Holidays

December 18, 2015
Tips for Outdoor Gear Shopping During the Holidays

If you’re a camper, hiker, or general outdoors enthusiast, you’re probably waiting patiently for winter to pass so your favorite trails and parks are accessible once more. The colder months are generally downtime for campers, but the perfect opportunity to stock up on gear is in the offseason — and the holidays make this time […]

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Consumer Spending in the US Led By 50+ Demographic

November 16, 2015
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As a marketer it’s critical to understand who your target market is. You need to know everything from how old they are, to what their income is and even past spending habits. Over the past several years the media and marketers have been spending a great deal of our time focusing on how marketing to […]

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