Category Archives: Spending wisely

Saving money while spending

Freebies and Free Stuff

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What is even better than “saving money”; how about FREE?  Let’s rephrase Gordon Gekko’s notion about “greed is good” to “free is good” – and possible.  There is nothing like getting something for free, which is why advertisers know the power of the word “FREE!”  It gets our attention and… Read more »

Save Money With Coupons – the Right Way

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Images of couponers can range from penny-pinching to extreme hoarders, but in reality, sensible couponing is one of the easiest ways to avoid paying full price.  Your goal is not to see how low you can get your grocery cost or how many boxes or cans you stock in your… Read more »

Spending strategies to avoid paying full price

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While our frugal mind-set reminds us of the basic rule “avoid paying full price”, we need strategies to make it happen.  Thankfully, there are plenty of them for nearly any occasion.  Always look for savings opportunities and cheaper alternatives to full price products and services.  Here is a summary of… Read more »

Save money by not paying full price

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One of the key goals of this blog will be to help you save money by spending wisely.  Spending wisely starts with the basic rule, “Avoid paying full price.”  Following this rule makes nearly any other financial situation easier.  The more money you save when spending, the more you have… Read more »

Save 15-20% Off Your Electricity Bill Without Sacrificing

You may have a choice of which energy company supplies your electricity and if so, you know that comparison shopping pays you in savings.  Many electricity companies have split distribution of electricity from supplying it.  Check your energy bill to see if you have a choice.  If yes, start your… Read more »