If You Hate Coupons, This Post Is For You!

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Where the coupons are nowadays in my house. Photo: Marilyn, TFF

As I mention in my new book, Ditch the Coupons, I’m a former coupon-a-holic. I gave workshops on how to coupon, I couponed, I preached couponing, people wrote about how I coupon and I was on tv and radio discussing how I coupon. I did love couponing for a long time. It was a great game to play. Until I became fed up with the whole thing and at the same time lost my source of free coupons (I mean lots and lots of free coupons). Then, I was just a pedestrian couponer, relying on measly coupon offerings online and from the Sunday paper. Continue reading “If You Hate Coupons, This Post Is For You!”

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Wealthy Wednesdays Financial Advice: It’s Almost Too Simple

Progress…NOT perfection.

~John Assaraf, entrepreneur

This simple three-word sentence is pure brilliance. John Assaraf, entrepreneur, author and multi-millionare was actually discussing the right mindset to have when you want to lose weight, but this quote applies to just about everything from parenting to career to finances and more.  Continue reading “Wealthy Wednesdays Financial Advice: It’s Almost Too Simple”

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Wealthy Wednesdays Financial Advice: It Takes Five Bucks…

Question for Jordan Goldberg, Stickk.com: “What have you learned about successful saving after years of working with people?”  Continue reading “Wealthy Wednesdays Financial Advice: It Takes Five Bucks…”

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New! Wealthy Wednesdays’ Nugget of Financial Advice

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Are you charging a …need…or a want? Sometimes credit cards can save the day on a need (broken water heater in our experience!!). Photo: Pixabay

Wealthy Wednesdays is a post where you’ll find a piece of financial advice or two that we report on from around the Web. Continue reading “New! Wealthy Wednesdays’ Nugget of Financial Advice”

4th of 7 Ways to Zero Waste-Achieving a Zero Waste Lunchbox at School and Work: Frugal Fairfielder Edition

Here’s another way to keep the green while being green:

Way #4 – Save loads of money and reduce your carbon footprint with a Zero Waste Lunch box at school and at work.  Continue reading “4th of 7 Ways to Zero Waste-Achieving a Zero Waste Lunchbox at School and Work: Frugal Fairfielder Edition”

Older Article (+ Newer Video) by Amy Dacyczyn, Tightwad Gazette

The bible of the frugal movement by Amy Dacyczyn.
The bible of the frugal movement by Amy Dacyczyn.

Just love this woman!

Amy Dacyczyn is my hero, my mentor, and here’s a link to an old piece she wrote in 1990 when she still ran her newsletter and published books. (You’ll find a 5-minute video if you scroll down, too.)  Continue reading “Older Article (+ Newer Video) by Amy Dacyczyn, Tightwad Gazette”