I Paid For Junk. Then I Paid to Have Junk Removed. Lesson Learned.

Today, I had a pickup from 1-800-Got-Junk. I won't lie; I was thrilled to get rid of a whole bunch of stuff that had been cluttering up my house. A decluttered space makes me feel like I also have a decluttered mind. However, the cost wasn't cheap. It was a big, fat reminder that buying stuff costs me money, and not just at the time of purchase. 4 Things I Should Have Done Differently I'll be brutally honest: I paid almost $400 to have my junk hauled away. With 1-800-Got-Junk, you pay based on Read more [...]

My Daughter’s Coupon Tips Helped Me Save Thousands

In reality, most people can’t reach the heights of Extreme Couponing. But that doesn’t mean couponing isn’t great for saving money. In fact, my daughter’s coupon tips helped me save thousands. Here’s how. Taking Advantage of Double Coupon Days My daughter’s couponing helped me understand the power of double coupon days. Some grocery stores allow shoppers to double the value of their coupons by making purchases at specific times, usually on less popular days. By getting groceries Read more [...]