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Saving Tips

Bonus Cashback on MyGiftCards Plus Purchases

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on July 3, 2016 · 0 comments

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Celebrate the 4th of July with MyGiftCardsPlus (Powered by Swagbucks) – where you have the freedom to spend big AND save big! While you are serving up some burgs and dogs from the grill, Swagbucks will be serving MyGiftCardsPlus shoppers SB bonuses sure to make you feel fireworks! Starting July 1st, you can earn Cash Back* plus …

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Bonus Cashback on MyGiftCards Plus Purchases

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on June 30, 2016 · 0 comments

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landrys

Celebrate the 4th of July with MyGiftCardsPlus (Powered by Swagbucks) – where you have the freedom to spend big AND save big! While you are serving up some burgs and dogs from the grill, Swagbucks will be serving MyGiftCardsPlus shoppers SB bonuses sure to make you feel fireworks! Starting July 1st, you can earn Cash Back* plus …

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6 Tips for Living On One Income (even if you don’t need too)

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on April 30, 2016 · 0 comments

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This post comes to us courtesy of Lindsey from And the Kitchen Sink.  She is sharing with us her real life living on less story and ways that she makes it work!  They are a two income household CHOOSING to live on just one income!  Read her story and then check out 6 tips below on …

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Christmas Shopping Tip: Buy Gift Cards All Year Long

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on January 5, 2016 · 0 comments

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  2016 is going to be our year of saving more, right?  RIGHT?  It should be!  Here’s an awesome tip that I full plan on using! Every payday (or anytime you find yourself with a little extra money) purchase a gift card in any amount you can afford ($10, $25, $50, whatever) and put it in a safe …

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365 Day Penny Saving Challenge | $668 after one year

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on January 5, 2016 · 4 comments

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This time of the year, every where you turn, there is a “challenge” of some sort.  Which is fine, because challenging yourself is a good thing.  When it comes to challenging yourself financially it can be tough.  I’ve posted in the past about the 52 week money challenge but the complaints I hear about it are …

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Ditch Cable and save $1000/year | Yes, You Can Do It!

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on January 4, 2016 · 0 comments

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We cut our cable in December 2010 and haven’t looked back!  At $80/month, do you know how much we’ve saved per year?  $960!  Multiply that by 5 years and that’s $4800!  Now that was 5 years ago and I feel reasonably sure that if we still had cable it would be more then $80/month.  That’s part of …

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2016savingschallenge

I’m sure by now you’ve seen the 52 Week Money Challenge floating around the internet.  I even tried it for a while.  But it just didn’t work for me.  It’s a lot to keep track of…which week you’re on.  And while the beginning is easy, $1/week, then $2, then $3.  By the time you get …

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Ok guys and gals, I am wiped out after Christmas spending.  Aren’t you?  Then lets have NO SPEND JANUARY!  Yes, lets spend ZERO MONEY this month! Ok, ok, I realize that’s not possible.  Bills have to be paid and groceries have to be bought.  But you know what we CAN do?  Cut out the EXCESS spending.  Lunch …

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Cut Cable and Save $900 (or more!) a Year!

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on March 23, 2015 · 0 comments

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We cut our cable in December 2010 and haven’t looked back!  At $75/month, do you know how much we’ve saved per year?  $900!  Multiply that by 4 years and that’s $3600! (For the record, our Disney Cruise + travel expenses in January 2014 cost $2500.  Our cable savings paid for our Disney Cruise! What kind of vacation could YOU …

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Spend Money More Meaningfully in 2015

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on January 10, 2015 · 0 comments

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The beginning of January is a symbolic statement of new beginnings. As we ring in the New Year, each and every year, we make promises to ourselves and the people around us about how we will be better versions of our former selves this time around. Whether it’s losing weight, quitting smoking, spending more time …

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52 Week Money Challenge | Week 44 | $990 saved

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on October 30, 2014

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The end of the year is approaching!  Are you impressed with how much you have saved? What is the 52 week money challenge?  The concept is that you save a little each week, starting with $1 and adding $1 to it each week.  So week 1 you save $1, week 2 you save $2, week 3 …

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Reduce your electrical bill by 80% with SolarJoy

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on October 30, 2014 · 0 comments

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Reduce your electrical bill by up to 80%!   Get a free quote to learn how you can save thousands on your electricity bill through solar energy. Increase the value of your home and protect against rising energy costs. No Money down!  Check out SolarJoy to find out more.

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52 Week Money Challenge | Week 41 | $861 saved

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on October 8, 2014

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52weekmoneychallenge

The end of the year is approaching!  Are you impressed with how much you have saved? What is the 52 week money challenge?  The concept is that you save a little each week, starting with $1 and adding $1 to it each week.  So week 1 you save $1, week 2 you save $2, week 3 …

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52 Week Money Challenge | Week 40 | $820 saved

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on October 1, 2014

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52weekmoneychallenge

At some point I forgot to post the weekly update and missed  a few weeks.  BUT hopefully you’re still going strong and have saved over $800 at this point! What is the 52 week money challenge?  The concept is that you save a little each week, starting with $1 and adding $1 to it each week.  So week …

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52 Week Money Challenge | Week 38 | $741 saved

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on September 16, 2014

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At some point I forgot to post the weekly update and missed  a few weeks.  BUT hopefully you’re still going strong and have saved almost $800 at this point! What is the 52 week money challenge?  The concept is that you save a little each week, starting with $1 and adding $1 to it each week.  …

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52 Week Money Challenge | Week 34 | $595 saved

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on August 22, 2014

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52weekmoneychallenge

What is the 52 week money challenge?  The concept is that you save a little each week, starting with $1 and adding $1 to it each week.  So week 1 you save $1, week 2 you save $2, week 3 you save $3, etc.  At the end of the first month you have $10 saved, …

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52 Week Money Challenge | Week 33 | $561 saved

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on August 13, 2014

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52weekmoneychallenge

What is the 52 week money challenge?  The concept is that you save a little each week, starting with $1 and adding $1 to it each week.  So week 1 you save $1, week 2 you save $2, week 3 you save $3, etc.  At the end of the first month you have $10 saved, …

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52 Week Money Challenge | Week 32 | $528 saved

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on August 6, 2014

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52weekmoneychallenge

I totally missed last week’s money challenge post!  So sorry about that!  You should’ve added $31 last week.  This week is week 32! What is the 52 week money challenge?  The concept is that you save a little each week, starting with $1 and adding $1 to it each week.  So week 1 you save $1, …

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52 Week Money Challenge | Week 30 | $465 saved

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on July 26, 2014

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52weekmoneychallenge

We’ve topped $400 saved! What is the 52 week money challenge?  The concept is that you save a little each week, starting with $1 and adding $1 to it each week.  So week 1 you save $1, week 2 you save $2, week 3 you save $3, etc.  At the end of the first month you …

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52 Week Money Challenge | Week 29 | $406 saved

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on July 16, 2014

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52weekmoneychallenge

We’ve topped $400 saved! What is the 52 week money challenge?  The concept is that you save a little each week, starting with $1 and adding $1 to it each week.  So week 1 you save $1, week 2 you save $2, week 3 you save $3, etc.  At the end of the first month you …

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