Need a Superior Shopping App? Check out These 6 Savvy Solutions

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Whether you’re headed out to embrace the holiday shopping season or simply looking for a barcode shopping app to rely on throughout the year, choosing one or more that meet your needs will help the entire shopping experience go more smoothly. Here are six savvy suggestions to help you find the shopping app that’s right… [Continue Reading]

Deals, Coupons and Saving Money!

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Researching TrueCouponing has made me realize just what an amazing team of women are running this website. The originator of True Couponing is Kati, a mother of four who home-schools her children. She has a BS degree in Accounting and previously managed a multi million dollar payroll and fixed assets program for Baxter International Health… [Continue Reading]

Money Saving Tips For Shoppers

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With prices climbing and unemployment still high, saving money is a priority for most people. One excellent way to save money is with TrueCouponing.com, a website run by three women who started with the premise of saving their families money. They’ve dedicated themselves to sharing their knowledge and money saving expertise with others as their spiritual… [Continue Reading]

The Joy of Frugality

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The Joy of Frugality: A guest post by Pat Chiappa I love that the word frugal is popping up everywhere. In late 2009, a friend who is a book buyer for a large independent bookstore in our town told me, “Frugal is the new black.” I think he was onto something.

X-Sheet Invoicing – Good starter business finance software

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X-Sheet Invoicing is a wonderful little financial management application for business developed by the folks at Development-X to show the flexibility and ease of use of their X-Sheet technology.  I use X-Sheet to manage my own consulting finances.  I’m a small enterprise and find this app takes care of everything I need easily and cleanly…. [Continue Reading]

Money: Degrees of Separation

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  Flickr Photo Credit: Notratched We’ve all heard about the idea of degrees of separation when it comes to how far removed we are from knowing a particular person. For example, you have a friend who’s aunt works on a committe along with a specific public figure . . . something along those lines. But… [Continue Reading]

Money: Calculating Savings Percentages Means Big Money

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  Flickr Photo Credit: Hashmil Calculate the percentage of savings between two different prices on an item rather than assume a “few cents more” doesn’t matter. Why? Because it does matter.

Money: Interest Rates and Online Savings Accounts

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  Flickr Photo Credit: MarcoPapale.Com Interest rates can have a dramatic impact on your life, both positively and negatively. If they’re attached to debt you owe, you want them to be as low as possible. When they impact your savings and investments of course, the opposite is true.

Money: What’s Your Hourly Savings Rate?

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  Flickr Photo Credit: Jussi O. This concept is one I learned from the Tightwad Gazette.

The Complete Tightwad Gazette, by Amy Dacyczyn

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Photo Credit: Simple Dollar This title is the complete collection of Amy Dacyczyn’s newsletters, previously available by purchasing the first, second and third volumes only.

The 16% Solution: How to Get High Interest Rates in a Low Interest World with Tax Lien Certificates

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  Photo Credit: Amazon.Com This book by Joel S. Moskowitz provides a fairly detailed analysis on using tax lien certificates as higher rate investment tool.