Cheap 101

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    If you like saving money, you'll love our blog. We write about everything from current sales to how to save money, set goals and more. Check out so...
  • Cheap 101: Some of our Favorite Sales

    Sales, sales, sales everywhere.  Unlike clearance sales that are often used to make room for new inventory, sales can happen anytime, and, some sto...
  • Cheap 101: Our Favorite Clearance Sales

    Some people live for clearance sales and they will drop everything and reschedule appointments not to miss out on some bargains.  However, mo...
  • Cheap 101: Our Favorite Coupon Sites

    Regardless of whether you are shopping on the web or available, utilizing coupon sites can save you a lot of cash.  These cash websites and p...
  • Cheap 101: Addicted to Clearance Shopping

    Clearance merchandise is “an irresistible bargain” with the giant price cuts and the way they’re presented seem to tap deep into a buyers psycholo...
  • Cheap 101: Amazon Clearance Sales for Great Deals on Home and Kitchen

    Eating is a necessary part of life, and your kitchen is the heart of your home. Some people love their kitchens, others, dread it and would rather ...
  • Cheap 101: Grocery Store Shopping Do's and Don'ts

    You probably know all this, but, it's worth saying it again. First, in order to help save money, plan your meals for the week before you shop and ...
  • Cheap 101: SMART Goals

    A handy acronym known as the SMART formula will help clarify your goals. The acronym of the SMART formula stands for Specific, Measurable, Achievab...
  • Cheap 101: The 50-30-20 Rule

    The basic rule is to divide up after-tax income and allocate it to spend: 50% on needs, 30% on wants, and socking away 20% to savings. It's a simp...
  • Cheap 101: Do you really need enough clothes for an army?

    There is only one you.  And, you can only wear one thing at a time. Following this logic, do you really need 10 coats, 25 pairs of shoes, 50 tops,...
  • Cheap 101: Smaller Homes Save Money

    We get it, the more you work, the more you want to show off just what your wealth buys. Often people will use their hard earned money to buy a hou...
  • Cheap 101: Sometimes One Car is Enough

    A lot of people and families have two or more cars. However, when you add up things like insurance, normal wear and tear, depreciation with aging, auto repairs, replacing tires and more, it's just not worth it.