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Senior Discounts For Not-So-Seniors

Senior Discounts For Not-So-Seniors

TalkAboutSavingMoney provides a nice list of places to get senior discounts. But did you know that you only have to be 50 years old to get some of them? You don’t have to be a member of a senior club to get most of these discounts. Just ask for them. For example, many...

9 Things You Should Never Pay Full Price

9 Things You Should Never Pay Full Price

Here's a list of 9 things that you probably don't have to pay for. If you can get them free or at a discount, why pay full price? This article was adapted from "10 Things You Should Never Pay For" on LifeHacker.com 1. Magazines You can get many magazines for free and...

9 Strategies to Save Money Eating Out at Restaurants

9 Strategies to Save Money Eating Out at Restaurants

If you are trying to save money in your food budget, here are 8 ideas to save money eating out. Eating out can be a relaxing experience, but it need not break your budget. 1. Eat out on weekdays You can save money eating out on a weekday rather than a weekend. Some...

Eternal Car Payments

Eternal Car Payments

Life is better without a car payment. Too many people treat a monthly car payment like it is a permanent fixture in a family budget. Almost as soon as they pay off one car, they trade it in and take on a new car loan that requires another five years of monthly...

The 30-Year Mortgage Mistake

The 30-Year Mortgage Mistake

With few exceptions, a home is the most valuable asset most of us will purchase in our lifetime. However, too many families in the United States purchase a home that stretches them financially beyond what is needed or what is wise. Although 30-year mortgages have...

How to Buy Gift Cards for Less – Discount Gift Cards

How to Buy Gift Cards for Less – Discount Gift Cards

Don't pay full price for gift cards. Use these clever tricks to buy gift cards at a discount. Use a Gift Card Exchange Site You can buy discounted gift cards for 10-35% off the face value if you use sites like the following: GiftCardSpread.com CardCash.com...

Get Rebates With Rakuten; Join and Get $10

Get Rebates With Rakuten; Join and Get $10

When shopping online, you can get CASH BACK when you use Rakuten at 2,500+ stores! Join and get $10 back after you spend $25. You can even double your cash back on early Black Friday sales! When you're shopping online, all you have to do is go to Rakuten.com first,...

Price Tags Indicate Good Deals at Costco

Price Tags Indicate Good Deals at Costco

Costco Wholesale stores offer great deals every day. But did you know that some things are on sale, even at Costco? It's easy to spot marked-down items by the price tag. Prices ending in .99 are full-priced and have not been marked down. They may still may be good...

Big List of Senior Discounts

Big List of Senior Discounts

Did you know that senior discounts at many places begin at age 50? Below is our master list of senior discounts that you may want to keep on hand. Not all locations may offer a senior discount, but it never hurts to ask, "Do you offer senior discounts?" You'll be...

A College Student’s Guide to Saving Money on Food

A College Student’s Guide to Saving Money on Food

For a busy college student—or anyone else who has a busy schedule--it’s difficult to eat fast, healthy, and on a budget. But here are some ideas that may help. If your budget is 15 cents and day, your only answer may be Ramen Noodles. Oatmeal is also fast, filling,...

Save on Expensive Refrigerator Filters

Save on Expensive Refrigerator Filters

Most refrigerators have water filters to make sure that the water and ice they dispense is clean.  These filters can be expensive--costing anywhere from $40 to nearly $100. Here's an easy way to install a bypass filter that will cost just over $10. If you replace the...

3 Tips on What to Do After Christmas

3 Tips on What to Do After Christmas

Here are 3 quick things to remember: Don't leave empty boxes from expensive electronics on the curb after Christmas. It's an invitation to thieves. Take a picture of expensive gifts you received, including a close-up photo of the serial number. If something is stolen,...

Beware of Christmas Thieves

Beware of Christmas Thieves

The article "Beware of Christmas Thieves" contains some great advice to stay safe during the holiday season. Here are a few: Purchase several timers and use them on your lights. Do not open the door to anyone you do not know. If you plan to travel for the holidays,...

15 Tips for Safer Online Shopping

15 Tips for Safer Online Shopping

Online shopping can be fun and easy. You click a few buttons and get a package delivered to your door. But it doesn't always go so smoothly. The FBI receives increasing complaints about buyers who don't receive the goods they purchase online. Many people fall for...

How to Avoid Phishing Scams When Holiday Shopping

How to Avoid Phishing Scams When Holiday Shopping

You are always at risk of being hacked, scammed, and phished, but when the holidays arrive, crooks really have an opportunity to cause some mischief. They try to trick you into giving up your personal information, including bank account or credit card data. Don’t be...