Where Are The Bargains This Holiday Season?

Saving money around the holiday season is a very common theme this year and retailers are doing their best to entice consumers to open their wallets with sales and discounts that many thought we would never see. Many, if not all, online stores are offering free shipping and the savings on non-essential items like video games and electronics is virtually unheard of. Holiday Incentives Many traditional retailers are offering incentives

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Cheap or Frugal – You Decide

I certainly consider myself to be a frugal person.  Not obsessively frugal, but my money and I are fairly close.  From time to time in my life I have been called cheap, a term which I have some dislike for.  My belief is that there is a difference between being cheap and being frugal. Putting my personal ideas of “cheap” and “frugal” aside, I’d like your opinion on whether or not I crossed

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A Money Saving Trip To The Grocery Store

Saving Money On Groceries My wife and I made our weekly trip to the grocery store last evening.  We normally shop for groceries on Sunday evening, but this week was different. It is important to take advantage of sales on items that we purchase on a consistent basis, especially those that do not spoil.  The Simple Dollar has a nice coupon strategy for this type of shopping that can often

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