Money Tip Monday: How To Save at the Grocery Store

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It can be easy to save on groceries with proper planning.

The grocery store can always be one of the largest pain points of any budget.  Sure, you think to yourself, “I wrote a list, and I’m sticking to it!”  Inevitably though, grocers often get the leg up on consumers with enticing deals and offers that you weren’t planning on spending money on.  However, with a little forethought and planning, you can still come in under budget the next time you run out for “just a bag of chips.” Continue reading “Money Tip Monday: How To Save at the Grocery Store”

Paying for College With The 529 Plan

 

529 Plan
Time to save!

Who has heard of the 529 plan?

Whether you’re the parent of a newborn, or your little one is in elementary or perhaps even making their way through middle school, there is no time like the present to start saving for college.

Many may think that just a regular savings account would be sufficient to start saving for tuition and textbooks.  However, there is another investment vehicle that you can use to get rolling.  Similarly to how one can stash away funds for retirement in an IRA, those wishing to save and invest funds for college can choose the 529 plan.  Read on for more.

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Today Only: Get 10% Off Raise.com Gift Cards Sitewide

Today only, Raise.com is offering an additional 10% off of their already discounted gift cards, site wide.  All you have to do is use the promo code: SPECIAL.

Notes:

  • Max $20 discount
  • Expires on 4/20 at 11:59 pm CST
  • One-time use

If you are a frequent online shopper, buying gift cards from a site like Raise.com , can sometimes provide some significant savings at shops you already frequent.  Plus, if you do get a gift card, you can then go through a shopping portal for even extra savings!  One of our favorites is Cashback Monitor.   Continue reading “Today Only: Get 10% Off Raise.com Gift Cards Sitewide”

10 Funny Gift Ideas for Mom Under $10

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Laughter is the best medicine.

It’s hard to believe Mother’s Day 2018 is already less than a month away, and with that comes the need to find the perfect gift idea for mom.  Does your mom like to laugh, appreciate a good joke, or could be in need of a little pick me up for Mother’s Day?  Then look no further as we’ve put together a gift idea guide of 10 funny gift ideas for your mom that are under $10!

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