Gulf Coast Oil Spill likely to hit consumers hard at the grocery store

From www.shoppingcarteconomist.com May is typically a month I look forward to because it means fresh fish right out of the ocean. Fish is one of the healthiest animal protein sources, and one many Americans just don’t get enough of in … Continue reading

Save over $500 on produce this summer – 5 easy-to-grow Fruits & Vegetables that will save your family a bundle

Save over $500 on produce this summer - 5 easy-to-grow Fruits & Vegetables that will save your family a bundle

If “April showers brings May flowers”, those showers also bring cabin fever to my house.  Since the wintry nights in January, I’ve been dreaming of going outside to work in the garden and start growing produce again for my family.  I’ve been … Continue reading

Stretch Your Tax Refund – Get the most out of Tax Day Gift Cards, Coupons, and Incentives

Are you getting a tax refund this year?  If you’re entitled to a refund from Uncle Sam, it might be a good time to think about what you’re going to do with those extra dollars you’ve got coming back to … Continue reading

Wall Street Journal Says “Extreme Couponing” – We Say Smart Economics and Savvy Personal Finance

Wall Street Journal

Yesterday, members from this site and other online couponing communities were featured in a front-page article of the Wall Street Journal entitled “Hard Times Turns Coupon Clipping into the Newest Extreme Sport”. Instantly, people on Twitter were tweeting about it, … Continue reading

Low Finance Strategy: Stockpile Kids Clothes and Save Cash for the future

Stockpile Clothing

Stockpile Kids Clothes and Save Cash for the future Last week, I spent $800 on wild, clothing shopping odyssey. Sounds crazy?  Not so much when you think about it in the context of the big picture. I saved $3,000 over … Continue reading

February Outlook – What to Watch on Sale this Month!

I’m not sure how one month already got away from us in 2010, but it’s already been a busy year so far, and hopefully, you got in on the great sales in January that were happening all over the country.  … Continue reading