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How To Save Money On Movies And Magazines

Posted by Jorja Marion On Jan - 13 - 2019

There are many different ways to save money on the things that you would like to purchase. In fact, there are so many ways to save money available that it is surprising that anyone ever pays full price for anything anymore. If you are willing to look for the discounts, chances are you will be able to find some way to get what you want for less than the manufacturer’s suggested retail price. Here are some tips on how to save money on movies and magazines.

Movie Rentals

Many people have found that renting movies from RedBox is less expensive than renting them from Blockbuster or paying the cable company’s price for pay-per-view or on-demand movies. The movies can be kept until 9pm the next day for the base price of the rental, after which you will be charged for an additional day. Any

Save More Money With These Timeless Tactics

Posted by Jorja Marion On Dec - 12 - 2018

To prepare for the future, you must have money saved, ensuring that funds are available to handle unexpected financial issues.  It can be difficult to avoid the temptation to spend with the many products and services vying for our hard-earned money, but there are a number of tactics that can be used to reduce your spending, allowing you to save more money for other needs.  Here are some great ways to save more money for your savings account.

Saving A Denomination

One of the more creative savings tactics available is denomination saving.  Whenever you receive a certain denomination of money, such as a $5 bill, save it instead of spending it.  This works better if you routinely use cash for your purchases and allows you to save a large amount of money quickly.  Once your savings amount reaches a certain amount, you can place the money into your savings account for a quick balance boost.

Pad Your Bank Account

Padding your bank account with unaccounted for money is one of the easiest ways to avoid spending the money that you are supposed to be saving.  Using this tactic allows you to save money while providing a cushion against accidental overdrafts.  There are several ways that this can be accomplished.  You can make a deposit into the account you do not list in the account ledger, effectively hiding the money from sight.  Or you can enter a withdrawal into your account ledger without taking any money from the account.

Tax Yourself

Another creative way to increase your savings is to tax yourself when you perform certain actions.  For example, charge yourself a $5 personal tax every time you purchase a luxury items, such as new clothing, a restaurant dinner, or movie tickets.  The money put aside should go towards increasing your savings.  Using this tactic reduces your spending and ensures that money is put into your savings account regularly.

Dumb Money Strategies Exposed

Posted by Levi Dynon On Aug - 28 - 2016

Personal finance tips are just like personal fitness tips. There are many great tips out there. Unfortunately, many DUMB money management and personal fitness tips get carried out and treated as fact over the years. Writing about personal finance has put me in a position where my ears are always open for money-related topics. The last few weeks I’ve heard some horrible money “saving” (not even sure what word to use) strategies. I wanted to point out a few dumb money saving tips and explain why they don’t work:

Buying a home just for tax breaks.

If you’re in the market for a new home, then the various available tax breaks should be just an added bonus. Even perh

How Our CSA is Saving Us Money

Posted by Jesse Shand On Aug - 26 - 2016

Each week, we get a bounty of organic produce for only $15. The result is that we are eating healthier meals and saving money at the same time.

The Basics of Managing Your Money Part III

Posted by admin On Nov - 5 - 2015


There are many devices for saving, and which one you choose depends upon your risk tolerance and when you will want to use your money. If you have either a low risk tolerance, or think you’ll need the money within a five-year period (maybe a house down payment or educational expenses), then you should stick with savings accounts or CDs. Open a savings account separate from your emergency fund, and contribute the amount you need to meet your goals. Follow the motto “pay yourself first” – before the money hits your checking account and can be spent on everyday expenses, transfer it over to your savings account and keep it out of sight.

If you have a higher risk tolerance, and are investing for the future, investing in stocks and bonds may be the way to go. First,