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Saving Money on Your Phone Bills with Microsoft Excel

Finding Trends in Your Phone Bills Your phone usage has patterns. If you knew what those patterns are, you could come to an arrangement with the telephone company that will save you a lot of money. But “how on earth can I unveil those patterns?” you ask. Well good news, Excel can crack your calling […]

Is Costco Worth The Cost?

Is getting a Costco membership worth it? I share how you can maximize your discounts with Costco and come out ahead with your money! Warehouse club memberships are usually presented as a frugal choice for everyone. Joining Costco, Sam’s Club, or BJ’s is always the smart choice, but is it really? Can you save money […]

What’s a Better Deal: Lower Price or Rebates?

I think having a lower price is a better deal, but sometimes rebates offer huge discounts. When we joined Cingular a few years ago, they had a great rebate deal on a phone that would make it free. It had the features we wanted from a cell phone so we bought them. The problem? We didn’t redeem […]

Painting Tips and Projects for New House

Next week, after we close on the town house, we’re going to having a painting party. We’re spending money on the refrigerator and now we’re spending money on painting the place. We’re planning on living on rice and beans for the next months to build up our savings again. 🙂 Painting Supplies to Pick Up I […]

How to Automate Your Savings and Retirement Easily

I’ve talked a bit before about starting your retirement planning while you’re young. While that’s an important part of your finances, that’s not the only thing you should work on. Automating your savings, bills, and retirement can ease your stress and help you build your net worth more quickly. Our Automated Finances Here are some […]