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One way to save even more on items is by coupon stacking. There is a certain technique to coupon stacking that you may not be familiar with but it is easier than you think. This is a great way to maximize your savings with these tips and guidelines for coupon stacking. Definition of Coupon Stacking “Coupon stacking is using a manufacturer’s coupon +store coupon + possible money-saving app on a single item.” How to Stack Coupons 1. Check with the store’s coupon policy. Not all stores allow coupon stacking so be sure to read the store’s coupon policy before doing…

We may not all have time to sit down and clip coupons and search thru the sales flyers to save on groceries. Thankfully there is a way to save money on groceries with just a few simple clicks from your smart phone. The best part is that all of the money-saving apps are FREE. By making smarter shopping decisions you can save hundreds of dollars on groceries without the hard work. Below is a list of 8 free apps that will not only help you save on groceries but help save time as well.  8 Free Apps that Save Money…

It is important to know the difference between store coupon and a manufacturer coupon since some stores allow you to use both on a single item. This will be beneficial to you and maximize your savings. Remember that only certain stores allow this so be sure to check with the store’s coupon policy before heading to the store. Difference Between Store Coupon and Manufacturer Coupon Manufacturer Coupon A manufacturer coupon would be one that comes from the manufacturer and say “Manufacturer Coupon” next to the expiration date at the top of the coupon. Some manufacturer coupons will have a…

A great way to save on money is by slicing deli meat at home. Deli meat is expensive even when it is on sale. It is usually at $5.99 a pound or more. And if you buy the pre-sliced lunch meat it is not much cheaper and you are not getting a lot. Yes, you will have to invest in a meat slicer but it will be well worth it in the end. I was able to find some meat slicers for under $80 on Amazon. Jennie-O makes pre-cooked deli meat in a variety of flavors that are found in…

Avoid Holiday debt and start your Christmas Fund now to have enough money for gifts in December. Whether you get paid weekly, bi-weekly, monthly, etc., you can take a small portion from your check and tuck it away for the holidays. It’s easier to in save small amounts throughout the year rather than wondering how you are going to pay for it or charge it on your credit card and rack up debt. How much should I save? The amount you should save depends on how much you want to spend on gifts and how much you want to contribute…

Are you having a party for the Big Game? Having friends over for the big game can be fun but the cost of supplies, food, drinks, and more can get expensive.  No need to fear as you can still have an awesome party for less. Read the tips below on how you can score a Touchdown Party on a budget! How to Throw a Big Game Party for Less Cook Simple. Using your crock pot you can make hot dogs, sloppy joe’s, pulled pork, and other inexpensive food. For snacks by pretzels, chips, etc. Turn it into a Potluck. Have…

Are you weighed down by credit card bills? Wondering how are you going to pay them off? Studies have shown the about 47% of Americans use their credit cards instead of using cash. While it so easy to get out the plastic and hand it over, many of us are suffering because of it. There is a way you can get back on track and get rid of that credit card debt. Try following these 5 simple steps to help cut your credit card debt to get back on track.  How to Cut Credit Card Debt in 5 Steps 1.…

Hickory Farms have become a Family Tradition for my family every year for as long as I can remember.  For more than 60 years Hickory Farms has been providing family traditions all over the world with their famous gift baskets of Summer Sausage, Melt Away Mints, and more. If you ask anyone if they ever heard or tasted Hickory Farms, you will probably get more of a positive response. These memories that Hickory Farms create every years means that they care about their customers and keep them satisfied. Hickory Farms offers a variety of specialty foods and holiday food…

Growing up I always remembered my parents talking about an emergency fund and how important it was to have one. They taught me about it and told me to always have one for emergencies such as if something breaks down or if something unexpectedly comes up and you need the money. As I got older and started a family, I realized how important it was to have an emergency fund. Since I have started one several years ago it has come in handy. For example, the tires on my car were worn out and I did not feel safe anymore.…

The colder months are here and you may start to see an increase in your energy bill. To save money, I am always looking for ways to cut my energy bills even if it is just a little bit. This is always good for my wallet especially during the holidays. Below are 10 Easy Ways to Make your Home Energy Efficient & Cut your Energy Bill. 1. Unplug Unused Devices anytime you are not using any devices such as the coffee maker, lamp, small appliances, etc. be sure to unplug it. It still sends electricity thru the plug even if it…