Category Archives: Financial/Budgeting

Free Local Coupon Classes in April


There are a few local coupon classes coming up in April.  One at Menomonee Falls Public Library and one in New Berlin.  None of these are being taught by owners of this blog. Tuesday, April 24 at 7pm there will … Continue reading

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Ways to Reuse Christmas Cards


Once Christmas is over there are lots of ways you can repurpose all those cards sent to you.  I found this on one blog I like: http://www.frugalvillage.com/2010/12/29/reuse-your-christmas-cards/ I thought some of the ideas were quite good.

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Gas Prices Website


I am adding a link to the blog roll for checking gas prices in the local area. It appears like it is regularly updated and maybe I can use it to try and get a tad cheaper gas without driving … Continue reading

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Want to make an extra $1,000 this year?


According to the article linked below: You are  qualified for a $1,000 tax credit if you: *Contribute $2,000 per year to a 401K or Roth IRA or other IRA retirement fund *You are married filing singly, filing single, qualifying widower … Continue reading

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A Good Cup of Coffee on a Budget


Here is a post that I read at The Simple Dollar that talks about how to make a good cup of coffee without paying the Starbucks coffee shop price. As a non coffee drinker, I can not confirm this. I … Continue reading

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No Spend Month


Have any of you ever done a “no Spend month” where you don’t spend anything unnecessary? Obviously this is a misnomer, since most people can’t literally not spend anything. Most people at minimum need to pay rent/mortgage, phone and electric, … Continue reading

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Tips for Saving Money on Gas/Driving


Here is the beginning of an article from The Simple Dollar on how to save money on gasoline for your car. For the actual ideas, you need to click through to the article. Maximize Your Car’s Fuel Efficiency December 23, … Continue reading

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