Back in April when I renewed my executive Costco membership, I vowed that I would start buying as many household items there as I could in order to take advantage of the 2% cashback perk. However, it would be foolish to just buy items at Costco for … [Read more...] about Cost Comparison: Is Laundry Soap Really Cheaper at a Club Store?
Business will do almost anything to get you through their door and buying their merchandise. Iâ€™ve seen jewelry store commercials boasting 75% off, with the fine print stating that the original price may not have resulted in any actual sales. I may, … [Read more...] about The Back To School Sale That Wasn’t
This is the week when large tents pop up in parking lots across town. Itâ€™s 4th of July week, and theyâ€™re selling fireworks. Commercials saturate the radio stations trying to coerce people to stop by and pick up a piece of explosive … [Read more...] about The Best Fireworks Sale is the One You Don’t Know About
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My wife and I have very different perspectives when it comes to saving money. I take a much more passive approach, content to hunt for coupons or search for the lowest advertised price. My wife, however, takes a much more direct approach preferring … [Read more...] about Ways My Wife Saves Us Money: Liquor Store Edition
For some oddball reason, the previous owners of our home installed a second water heater when they added a second bathroom 10 years ago. The original tank is gas heated and holds 60 gallons, which is more than enough for a family of 4, much less just … [Read more...] about 8 Benefits of electric water heaters over gas water heaters