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Secret to getting ahead


“The secret to getting ahead is getting started.” -Mark Twain The 3 step plan to getting ahead in money is: Make more than you spend and invest the rest. Only invest into things you know. Controlling  your money will help you control your future. If you have trouble getting your finances in check, get help. I […]

Big Ideas for a Small Christmas Budget

Christmas with loved ones is great but Christmas with kids is SPECTACULAR! Here are few ways to enjoy a great Christmas on a low budget and give kids a spectacular Christmas. Homemade Christmas cards. I don’t send cards to anyone I actually see for Christmas. Sending an e-card is great. Take photos of the year, […]

5 more ways to save instant cash from the grocery store

Posted earlier this week on the 5 ways to save, here are 5 more ways. 6. Coupons are found in local papers or can be printed online from various websites. I love the on-line sites, many will let you sign up for mailing list and you can actually pick out which ones you want print those. Careful on […]

5 ways to get instant money each week at the grocery store.

Smart shopping at the grocery store is the easiest way to save money quickly. My management job after college was running a grocery store in Houston, Texas for over 2 years. They gave us weeks of intense training in each of the departments. They taught us how to maximize the profits of each department. Now I teach others using my training […]

Christmas Bargins, saves you bucks all next year.

Right after I got married I ran across these Christmas China and fell in love with them. Unable to afford such a large purchase for each item, much less for a complete set, I devised a plan. Every year the day after Christmas  I would revisit the stores and purchased what ever they had in those dishes. Half price  was the best […]