Category: Shopping

Saving Money Tips for Grocery Shopping

Saving Money Tips for Grocery Shopping

When I look at my budget, the one item that skyrocketed this year was medical insurance.  As a result, I’m back to looking closely at ideas on how to save money on grocery bill costs and other expenditures. I’ve tweaked my money-saving grocery list by purchasing some items ONLY when I can do so with […]

February 28, 2017 | By More
10 Tips for Buying and Using Gift Cards

10 Tips for Buying and Using Gift Cards

Sometimes it can be tricky to buy just the right present for someone. It’s why gift cards make a really convenient and ideal option for a holiday gift.  As they say, “cash is king.”  Consider the following factoids from a December 2015 Nasdaq.com article regarding pre-paid and gift cards: According to a report in April 2015, […]

December 21, 2016 | By More
MoneyBasicsU’s Holiday Shopping Safety Reminders

MoneyBasicsU’s Holiday Shopping Safety Reminders

As the last few weeks of holiday shopping are upon us, it’s important to keep some basic shopping safety tips in mind.  This year, we put together a short video and posted it on our Facebook  for followers and friends to check out. While we are busy about our shopping, we don’t want our distractions […]

December 13, 2016 | By More
10 Ideas for Happy Holiday Shopping

10 Ideas for Happy Holiday Shopping

The holidays are right around the corner.  If you haven’t done it already, it’s time to begin planning your holiday shopping strategy.  Today’s consumers are now blending the online and real world shopping experience.  If you are heading out to the retailers, strip malls, and shopping malls to enjoy the Christmas spirit, we recommend following […]

November 22, 2016 | By More
10 Ways to Get Organized at Home

10 Ways to Get Organized at Home

There is not one person reading today’s blog that doesn’t have a fast-paced, demanding schedule.  It takes a lot of organizing to keep on top of family, work, and a host of other activities on your daily checklist.  We all know that home life experiences follow you all day from the time you get up in […]

September 13, 2016 | By More
Money Saving Tip:  Take the Time to Ask

Money Saving Tip: Take the Time to Ask

Most of us are always on the lookout for a money saving tip.  Today, we wanted to talk about a daily money life action that, over time, can save money to your budget in a big way.  I must admit, I’ve found the power of asking to be a valuable tactic, even when the savings […]

September 6, 2016 | By More
Should You Believe a Celebrity Endorsement?

Should You Believe a Celebrity Endorsement?

In a word, personal finances and the world of money are getting more complex by the day!  We all know this, but it was taken to a new level after doing some research on today’s topic – celebrity endorsements.  Is your purchasing behavior influenced by a celebrity endorsement?  Maybe, maybe not.  But, the Federal Trade […]

August 23, 2016 | By More
Store Rewards: A Lesson Learned About Saving

Store Rewards: A Lesson Learned About Saving

Have you ever received rewards for providing a retail store your email?  How about when you receive a certain amount of rewards as a cash value on your next purchase?  Store rewards can be a lot of fun to receive because they are free money.  But, if you’re not careful, it’s all too easy to […]

August 9, 2016 | By More
Car Buying Websites for a First Time Car Buyer

Car Buying Websites for a First Time Car Buyer

With school graduations just around the corner, there may be some car buying in the near future for some.  I know of several individuals who are receiving their driver’s license soon.  Of course, these new drivers on the road are in the need of wheels to get to their summer jobs.  In today’s Post, we thought […]

May 24, 2016 | By More
After Christmas Sales:  Tips to Save Money

After Christmas Sales: Tips to Save Money

Are you working the week after Christmas?  Are you taking a few days away from the office?  Either way, now is the time for you to check out the after Christmas sales to get some great deals on gifts for next year.  In today’s Post, we would like to provide you some article shares to […]

December 30, 2015 | By More