By: Amy Hannold, 247Moms Frugal Living Editor Helping your child’s school raise funds can be done creatively and without breaking your own bank. Terracycle.com: Since 2007, TerraCycle.com has paid 3.3 million dollars to schools and non-profits. Your organization can form a “brigade”, which is a project to collect items not ordinarily recyclable in most communities. […]
With three kids in college my book-buying bill throughout the year seems to increase with each quarter or semester of classes. Teaching my kids that there are alternative ways to buy books has been a goal and process and has led me to discover six ways to save when purchasing college textbooks: click hereto read […]
By: Amy Hannold 247Moms Frugal Living Editor Cheer up yourself and your friends with a night out. You can have fun and not break the bank. All you need is a little creativity and a little planning. Here are some ideas. Clothes Swap Night Gather your friends and ask them to clear out their closets. […]
After I de-clutter and purge my home I am left with piles of items that I need to clear out, leaving me two choices: sell or donate. First, I have to decide how much additional time I want to spend getting rid of things. Selling will require more time but will give me a little […]
How many times do you hear “Mom, I want that” “Mom, can I have that please, please please!” “I have to have it” “I promise to be good”. Can you guess what I am talking about?? Yes, that darn grocery shopping with the kids. What we all dread. I mean seriously, don’t you think […]
By: Amy Hannold It’s a new year and this year can be different. What makes that difference happen? We set ourselves up to succeed, and put our best good-faith effort behind them. Think of one or two obstacles you face when you set a resolution to save money. Some might ask, “Where did I fail […]
MOM TIP: Avoid buyer’s remorse by following the 24-hour rule on purchases. If you find something you love, take 24 hours to see if you really want, need or have to but it.
MOM TIP: Transfer prescriptions to pharmacies that offer coupons and loyalty programs.
By: Amy Hannold 247Moms Frugal Living Editor Now that Christmas gifts have been opened, you’re looking at stuff you would like to swap. Shelves are a little fuller and your interests may have shifted to new goals. Where can you make great exchanges – for either cash or “new-to-you” items? Swap.com: Swap.com is a world-wide, […]
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