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Top 5 Money Conscious Data Plans For Every Internet User
More than 75% of the population own a smartphone, and about 45% consistently connect to the internet throughout the day, the American Psychological Association has revealed. People are using more data today than in the past few years as the mobile platform expands. That's why there's a real need to Continue Reading
What TV REALLY Costs Us
We're not going to talk today about the best deals on widescreen TVs or the most cost effective cable packages. No, I want to focus on what I’m certain are the far larger effects of TV on our finances. Those effects include time, opportunity cost, and free thought. Those are what TV really costs u Continue Reading
DIY Repairs Really Do Save You Money
In our instant gratification society, when something breaks it leaves us in a panic. Everything from the coffee maker to the car to the house is likely to need a repair at some point. Unfortunately, we are in a habit of hiring someone to make repairs or we rush out and replace the item with a new on Continue Reading
How Much Money Can You Save By NOT Eating Out?
Redeeming Riches once ran a truly good series, 10 Money-Saving Tips to Help You Stash $10,000!, which includes tips in each post on how to accumulate such a pile of cash, one expense at a time. The initial post in the series took aim at cutting back on going out to eat as the first tip in the quest. Continue Reading
A while back I wrote an article challenging readers to consider getting rid of their car if they really needed to save money (How Much Can You Save by NOT Owning a Car?). The article was admittedly extreme, at least as far as American cultural preferences go, but the point was well made nonetheless. Continue Reading
Overcoming Grocery Store Tricks and Traps
I was flattered when Kevin responded to my query in a recent post about sharing some of the secrets used by the retail food stores to relieve us of some of our cash. In the real world, it actually does happen. Think of it as grocery store tricks and traps - they use them all the time, and they're so Continue Reading
Steps to Help You Cut The Cable TV Cord
The trend is growing to cut the cable TV cord with American families. An estimated 3.74 million (3.7%) US TV subscribers cut their TV subscriptions between 2008 and 2012, to rely solely on Netflix, Over the Air, Online and other services to replace their cable television service. 1.08 million (1.1% Continue Reading
Quick Tips to Save Money on Groceries
This is going to short and to the point. If you’ve read my earlier post on using coupons, some of it may sound familiar, but some of the suggestions are so simple they’re worth repeating. And they'll help you save money on groceries. First and Easiest Danielle Wagasky knows from firsthand ex Continue Reading
7 Ways to Better Couponing
Five years ago a show surfaced on TLC called “EXTREME COUPONING” that purported to show how average people could save enormously in their grocery shopping by using manufacturer’s and store coupons. Viewers watched in suspense as the shoppers piled their purchases on the belt, then waited in b Continue Reading
Save Money By Taking Better Care of Yourself
In Is Now A Good Time To Go On A Diet?, we talked about using a diet as a way to save some money. As most of us understand, typical diet plans are expensive, requiring membership in the diet program, the purchase of healthier but more expensive foods, or even the purchase of food and meals directly Continue Reading