groceries

Slash Your Food Budget With ‘Salvage Groceries’
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Recently I bought ground coffee for $1.24 per pound. That is not a typo. All I had to do was overlook the slight dent in the side of the 29-ounce can. I did. As a result, we got the makings of 225 cups o’ joe for a little less than a penny each. Searching the […]

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Best Travel Credit Card for 2017
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Airline cards, hotel cards, travel rewards cards… frequent travelers have many options when choosing a new card. While some travel cards offer redemption options like gift cards, merchandise, etc., you’ll usually get the most favorable redemption rate when redeeming points for travel. Some travel cards also offer a higher rewards rate on travel-related purchases. The […]

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Best Rewards Credit Cards of 2017
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If you want to earn rewards quickly (who doesn’t?), it’s important to choose a card that aligns with your spending habits and goals. With the number of cards out there, it can be difficult to narrow down the options — but don’t worry. We’ve done the research to make finding your ideal rewards card quick […]

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Five Big Mistakes Beginner Cooks Make
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Americans now spend more money on bars and restaurants than they do on groceries. A major reason for the change is that we live increasingly busy, on-the-go lifestyles. However, there’s another factor that might be just as significant: Many Americans have poor cooking skills or simply aren’t comfortable in the kitchen. The problem is magnified […]

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Questions About Life Insurance, Kindle Books, Bicycles, Green Onions and More!
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What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to summaries of five or fewer words. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. Term or whole life insurance 2. Inexpensive and free Kindle books 3. US banking for Canadian residents 4. REI dividend update 5. Landscaping […]

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How to Turn a Cupboard Cleaning Into a Great Meal Plan
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Once every six months or so, I get really frustrated with the organization of our pantry and cupboards. Over the course of those months, Sarah and I have bought ingredients for various recipes and meals and simply tossed them in the pantry approximately near where they should be. That’s a convenient move in the moment, […]

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Questions About Treasurys, Beards, Market Peaks, Camping, and More!
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What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to summaries of five or fewer words. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. Morality of government Treasurys 2. Several loans with equal interest 3. Leaving New York 4. Camping or glamping? 5. Journal suggestions? 6. Frugal beard […]

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Budgeting Made Simple With the 50-30-20 Method
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Have you ever wondered how much of your income should you be saving? I’ve offered some advice and suggestions on this topic before, but there isn’t really a one-size-fit-all answer for everyone. Saving is crucial if you want to meet your financial goals and be able to handle unexpected expenses without going into debt. While […]

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How to Become ‘The Millionaire Next Door’
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One of the most influential books I’ve ever read in terms of shaping my thoughts on personal finance and helping me figure out what to do. This is one of a few books I read at my financial low point, along with Your Money or Your Life and The Total Money Makeover, that really helped […]

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How to Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck
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Roughly three-quarters of Americans live paycheck to paycheck. More than half of Americans have less than $1,000 in their savings account. And 16% of Americans live in poverty. Just looking at a few statistic is all it takes to convince most people that as a country, we’ve got money management backwards. BUT just because we […]

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Is Shopping at Walmart Worth the Savings?
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I’ll never forget the day my daughter and I spent 53 minutes in line at Walmart. It started innocently enough. My seven-year-old needed a new set of flip flops for our fall break trip, but we were also nearly out of food essentials like bread and milk. To save time, we opted to combine both […]

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