High grocery bills – How can you reduce them?

August 14th, 2018

I love to cook. It’s a pleasure to prepare a meal that everyone can enjoy. It saves money to eat meals at home as the ingredients often cost less than if you were to purchase a ready cooked meal.  Those home cooked meals can also be used as lunch the next day so that’s another [...]

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Discounts and sales – Are they really worth it?

August 10th, 2018

If you are like me then you love a good sale. There is a thrill of finding an item that normally would have been out of range that you now can afford.  The natural attraction for consumers is to be able to shop without that feeling of guilt afterwards that they had spent too much [...]

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10 Ways to make Shopping Fun!

December 23rd, 2017

Shopping can be an enjoyable activity, but it can also be very frustrating and tedious.  The best part of shopping is when you find a bargain and go home knowing that your budget is intact.  Consumers who manage to do this are able to be a ‘a happy shopper’ however there is the other side [...]

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Shopping is in the air!

December 6th, 2017

So how do you know it’s the end of the year? It’s not the cooler weather or the closing of schools.  The way you know it’s December is to note the increased number of businesses that are offering sales and specials to their customers. Everywhere you go, there are signs that show there are several [...]

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Are we spending too much?

November 21st, 2017

It might seem as if we never have enough money to meet all our needs.  Prices seem to be rising even as we struggle to purchase basic food items.  Despite this financial pressure, some people are still spending too much money. One of the ways people spend too much is a preoccupation on getting the [...]

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No More Red Money!

September 20th, 2017

At the risk of revealing my age, I recently reminisced about going shopping and having one, two, five, ten and twenty dollar bills to spend. Of course back then those amounts of money could actually buy a lot of things. I still remember taking a hundred dollars to the shop and getting quite a few [...]

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