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My Romantic Valentine’s Day

Do you have romantic plans with your sweetheart for Valentine’s Day? A special dinner out, perhaps, or did he surprise you with flowers and chocolate? I remember when I was in high school, “the thing” was for the girls to … Continue reading

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Financial Setbacks

Do you ever feel as though your money seems to burn up in your hands or at least flies out of your hands faster than you can earn it? Financial setbacks can be so discouraging and even heart-wrenching, can’t they? My family … Continue reading

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Steady Plodding Brings Prosperity

Proverbs 21:5 in The Living Bible says, “Steady plodding brings prosperity; hasty speculation brings poverty.” The NIV puts it like this, “The plans of the diligent lead to profit as surely as haste leads to poverty.” In my first job out … Continue reading

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How the Debt Snowball Method Works

If you’ve ever been in much debt, you can understand the pressure that it places on you. It’s a heavy burden to owe people money, and it can cause all sorts of feelings—from anxiety to fear to sadness to anger … Continue reading

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Kroger Mega Sale and Two New Saving Opportunities

I stopped by Kroger tonight to catch some of the new Mega Sale deals. Kroger’s Mega Sales typically run for two weeks, and this one started Wednesday, March 19, so you still have plenty of time to shop. Here’s what … Continue reading

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My Top Couponing Mistakes

I tried couponing around 10 years ago, but I gave it up because I just couldn’t get the hang of it, and it seemed to be taking too much time relative to the amount of money I was saving. When … Continue reading

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Storing a Couponing Stockpile

In the months after I started couponing, I began to build up a stockpile of products. One of the goals of couponing is to build up some inventory of toiletries, household goods, and non-perishable food items. The idea is to purchase … Continue reading

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