Category: shop-smart-save-money

Why Do We Accept Inferior Products?

How often has it happened to you after purchasing a product, that you discovered it was inferior or even damaged in some way, but you didn’t return it or notify the manufacturer or distributor of the problem? You were aggravated, but there were a number of reasons holding you back …

Winter Thermostat Money Savings

During the winter, a great opportunity to save some money is by reducing your heating bill. How? By turning down your thermostat! Simple enough, right? Even better is to utilize a programmable digital thermostat – the type that can be set with multiple programs to automatically adjust the temperature for …

Costco Survival Food Items

Permalink Yesterday, Lauren and I made one of our periodic shopping trips over to Costco warehouse, where there are always great price deals to be found. We approach the occasional Costco visits with two objectives, to find deals on items that we consume on a regular basis and to find …

Buy In Quantity Buy Generic

Permalink The other day, I was digging through the medicine cabinet for a few Ibuprofen tablets to ease a few aches and pains from having just finished putting up a new drywall ceiling in the kitchen. Normally we have a big bottle around but they must have all been used …

Economic Recovery and Survival Preparedness

Don’t let an ‘apparent’ economic recovery fool you into spending more of your money foolishly! Economic Recovery? Are You Kidding Me? If you have pulled back on your spending during the past year or two since the meltdown of the stock market in 2008, go ahead and keep on scrimping …

Shop Smart Save Money – Pasta

Permalink Shop smart and save money. This time I want to share with you the sale I took advantage of this past weekend. I purchased spaghetti in one pound boxes for 50 cents per box. The regular price is $1.25 per box (pound). That’s a 60% savings on each box! …