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Whether you’re a newbie or an all-star, there’s always something new to learn about the best ways to save your hard-earned cash, or earn more.  Check back frequently as new articles are added often.

Summertime DIY Projects

Summertime is a great season for all kinds of Do It Yourself projects around the house and garden. With a little know-how and a bit of creativity, you can create and perfect your home decor, get organized, and have some fun! Around the House: If you’re like me, and you retreat to the air conditioned […]

150 Birthday Freebies: Free Stuff on Your Birthday

Lots of companies are happy to help you celebrate your birthday with freebies or special discounts. You can get free food, points in loyalty clubs, shopping coupons, and all kinds of great birthday stuff, just for signing up or showing ID. Who doesn’t love free goodies?   99 Restaurants  – E-Club Sign up for the […]

Kids Eat Free & Other Freebies for Children

The littlest members of your family can often cost big bucks, so it’s nice to know that there are still some places where kids get special freebies. Here, you’ll find restaurants where kids eat free, plus activities, and other perks for little ones.   Arriba Mexican Grill Every Sunday of every month, kids eat free […]

25 Tips & Tricks for Saving More when Shopping at Kohl’s

  Savings pros know that certain retailers make it easier to save than others. And there are always tips and tricks to be learned. Kohl’s can be a bargain hunter’s paradise, even without knowing all of the tricks, but if you’re in the know, you can save even more! Check out these tips and tricks […]

75 Stores & Places that Offer Discounts for Teachers

By Holly M., Contributing Writer   Teachers are the underpaid heroes of our local communities. They work long hours, put up with everything and anything that kids can throw at them, and often spend their own time and money on supplies for their classrooms. Fortunately, there are some businesses who recognize their efforts with discounted […]

How Often Should You Replace These 25 Common Household Items?

How often should you replace household items
  By Holly M, Contributing Writer While there are plenty of things that we replace only when they’re worn out or depleted, some household items need to be replaced more frequently. We’ve all got that favorite pillow or mascara that we’ve been hanging on to for years, but it really is healthier to let go. […]

15 Mobile Apps that Will Help You Make Money

By Jen M, contributing writer Looking for a way to make some extra cash? We’ve found 15 mobile apps that will help you make money. From taking photos to answering survey questions or capturing help wanted ads, these apps can help you make money in your spare time. 1. Ibotta What can be better than saving […]

2017 Father’s Day Gift & Activity Ideas

  By: Jen M, contributing writer Father’s Day is Sunday June 18, 2017. We’ve pulled together a guide full of gift ideas, Father’s Day Factoids and even a list of activities you can do with Dad.  Whether he loves to fish, read or tinker with his car, we have coupons for all types of Father’s Day […]

100 Places & Stores that Offer Military Discounts

As a veteran or current member of the US Military, you may be entitled to benefits such as discounts and freebies at your favorite shops and restaurants. While some businesses choose to offer special benefits only on special “Military Appreciation” days or holidays like Veterans Day, others offer special pricing year-round. It’s a great way […]

The Best Time of Year to Buy Things by Month

Best time of year to buy things
We’ve all seen that prices on various items can vary from month to month (and sometimes from day to day!). So how do you know when to buy those big ticket items? Or when you can get the best deals and stock up on everyday necessities? Bookmark this handy guide and you’ll never have to […]

4 Tips to Stay Safe When Shopping Online

    We know that shopping online can be scary, especially when you hear about cybersecurity and breaches.  We have pulled together 4 tips to help you and your financial information stay safe when shopping online. By Michelle R., contributing writer 1) Protect your identity and your cash Online shopping has become a go-to for Americans […]

100 Places that Offer Senior Discounts

Senior discounts at retailers and restaurants are becoming more and more popular now that baby boomers are getting to retirement age. Would you like to save a bit of dough by showing your ID or being an AARP member?  In most cases you’ll just need a driver’s license or other government issued identification, but for […]

Free Amazon Prime Trials & Other Free Things from Amazon

By now you know that Amazon offers free Amazon Prime trials, but did you know that Amazon also offers free trials for all sorts of other things like Audible, HBO, STARZ, Amazon Music, Amazon Channels and more? Amazon Prime 30-Day Free Trial Amazon Prime is a fee-based membership program offered by the Amazon.com, Inc. company. The […]

5 Tips to Help Avoid Sensory Overload While Shopping

  By Holly Melton, contributing writer If you’ve never really thought about all of the overwhelming sensations that a simple trip to the grocery store or shopping mall contains, you might find Lynne Soraya’s article in Psychology Today, entitled Shopping While Autistic, enlightening. In it she chronicles a trip to her local grocery store. Ms […]

2017 Mother’s Day Guide: 10 Gift Ideas, Mother’s Day Facts & More

  By Jen M., contributing writer   Mother’s Day in the United States is annually held on the second Sunday of May; this year it’s Sunday May 14, 2017.  It celebrates motherhood and it is a time to appreciate mothers and mother figures. Many people give gifts, cards, flowers, candy, a meal in a restaurant […]

7 Tips to Stay Sane while Working from Home

By: Holly Melton, contributing writer   You’ve probably heard a lot about the wealth of opportunities to work from home and make money by doing gigs or freelance projects. There are more options out there than we can possibly list here, but they include things like driving for Uber, working as a virtual assistant, or […]

50 Ways to Make Money

Whether you’re looking to earn a few extra bucks for spending money, or need more income to pay the bills, there are plenty of options out there. And many of them don’t even require you to leave the comfort of your own home! These tried and tested ways to make money online are sure to […]

100+ Stores that Offer Student Discounts

  As a student, managing your money can be difficult. We’ve all heard the stories of students surviving on nothing but ramen noodles for months. But there’s a better way! Take advantage of the many opportunities presented here to save some cash on your essential purchases, and you’re sure to have enough left over to […]

6 Money Saving and Budgeting Tips for Students

  If you’re in college, budgeting can be especially difficult. Aside from the fact that you probably don’t have much income…there’s also the fact that a lot of students only get paid once a semester instead of one every week or two weeks. This makes it easy to spend too much too quickly and not […]

4 Steps – Packing Light and Layering Clothing (Avoid Baggage Fees!)

After traveling to 6 continents (including Antarctica), and more than 25 countries, I have finally managed to perfect my techniques for packing light and layering. Whether you want to carry-on in order to avoid baggage fees, are worried about having your luggage lost, need to make a tight connection, or just want to escape the […]

2017 Tax Deadlines, Calculators & Deals

It’s that time of the year again – tax season.  While we can’t promise that you’ll get a refund, we wanted to do our part to help you get through the process as painlessly as possible! We have all of the best tax software and services coupons to save you money, but wanted to also […]

12 Valentine’s Day Factoids: The Battle of the Sexes

We polled 100 people to learn more about how they feel about Valentine’s Day, and how men and women differ in their thinking and behavior. The results are summarized below in a pretty infographic. Here’s some of what we learned: 33% of people felt like Valentine’s Day is an obligation, but admitted that they have […] Embed This Image On Your Site (copy code below): Courtesy of: OfficialCouponCode.com

Tax-Free Weekends 2017 (Sales Tax Holiday)

Did you know that you can save even more on certain weekends throughout the back to school season? You can! Many states offer the opportunity to buy clothes and school supplies without having to pay sales taxes.  Below you’ll find a list of states along with the corresponding tax free weekend dates in July and […]

15 Creative Ways to Save Money

  While we offer coupons from your favorite stores, brands and services, we know that sometimes you need to get a bit creative to save even more money.  Whether you’re saving for retirement, for a trip, or to help pay off credit card balances, we have 15 ideas below that can help you pocket a bit […]

2017 Super Bowl LI Fast Facts & Best Super Bowl Ads

  We’re less than a month away from the 2017 Super Bowl and wanted to give you all of the info you need for the big game.  Below you’ll find the date, location, schedule for Super Bowl LI, as well as the top foods served, top categories shopped, and best Super Bowl ads of all […]

Valentine’s Day Ideas, 10 Savings Tips & Guide

  Valentine’s Day (February 14th) will be here before you know it, and we wanted to do our part to help you save money and have a fun time, whether you’re planning a day with your significant other or looking for fun activities to do with your kids.   We want to help you find […]

9 Ways to Save Money at the Holidays

The holidays are our favorite time of year, but they can also be a stressful and expensive time. You may have to balance work with getting the house decorated, shopping for presents and hosting family members or arranging travel. In addition to taking advantage of our deals, we’ve compiled some tips for you to save […]

Life After Halloween: Other Excuses to Wear Costumes

Halloween truly seems to be the only time of the year when there is non-stop buzz about costumes. After all, dressing up is at the center of this holiday that boasts $8.7 billion in consumer spending. Between the months of September and October, Halloween retailers rake in the majority of their yearly revenue with a […]

Coupon Stacking Online to Save More on Your Purchase

Coupon stacking is the practice of applying more than one coupon to a single purchase.  These can be percent off, dollar off, shipping or other types of coupons including site-wide or item specific discounts. While many sites don’t allow coupon stacking, there are some large websites that do.  If you try stacking on your mobile […]

51 Free Places to see Fall Foliage & Colors

The start of Fall brings forth a lot of emotions and images. Back to school, football, cozy sweaters, delicious soup, Halloween, pumpkin spice lattes, and Fall foliage. We put out a request for people to send us their ideas for great places to see the leaves turn beautiful shades of red, orange and yellow, and […]

Halloween Savings Tips & Halloween Guide

  I’ve loved Halloween for as long as I can remember.  I remember being everything from a bunny to Strawberry Shortcake, and a punk to Punky Brewster.  This year, Halloween falls on Tuesday, October 31 and I’ve compiled a guide to help get you ready! You’ll find Halloween savings tips, but in addition I’m going to share some of […]

Scared to Start Couponing? Here’s How To Get Started!

  Couponing can seem intimidating, especially if you’re new to the concept, or have only seen the most extreme examples of couponers on TV. Couponing doesn’t have to be scary (we think that scary should be reserved for snakes and spiders) — the most important things to remember are to start slow, and go step-by-step. You can […]

6 Home Improvement Projects that Pay for Themselves or Save You Money

If you own a home, you know that there’s an endless list of home improvement projects that you can do. Whether they’re already on your list or have been put on a Honey-do list for you, here are some projects that can help save you money, or can pay for themselves in terms of adding value […]

Las Vegas Deals

When you visit Las Vegas, you likely want to splurge – great show tickets, beautiful hotel rooms, fantastic food, and perhaps a bit of gambling and some visits to the clubs. But, whether you’re driving in for a night or two from somewhere nearby, or you’re planning on staying for several nights, there’s no need […]

2016 Olympic Sponsors, Guide & Savings

We’re excited about the upcoming Summer Olympic games in Rio and have pulled together some helpful information so that you can watch all of the games you want to see and cheer on your favorite athletes. Since we know you might want to do a bit of shopping while you’re watching the games, we’ve also […]

8 Ways to Save Money on and in College

Let’s face it. College is expensive, and not all of us will get full ride scholarships based on stellar grades or athletic ability. Since we’re here to help you save in many ways, not just with coupons, here are some ways to save on college, and while you’re in school, as well: 1. Chase Down […]

Save Money on Food: Guide to official restaurant coupons & rewards programs

  We get it. You’re hungry, NOW. But, you want to make sure you get a great deal on that meal you’re about to enjoy. Whether you’re a starving student, starving artist, or a busy Mom (or Dad), we’ve created this list to help you quickly find deals from your favorite restaurants. Since you’re probably […]

Extreme Couponing: Reality TV vs Reality

  The show “Extreme Couponing” is a reality TV series that follows those who have a passion for couponing, budgeting, and saving money. Or does it? The show, while very entertaining, and sometimes educational, can easily scare the potential casual couponer away from even starting. This show truly portrays the “extreme” in how far people […]

Best Tactics for Price Matching in 4 Easy Steps

Price matching is a policy implemented by vendors in order to encourage customers to buy products from their store. Essentially, if you find the exact same product at a lower price at a competitor location, the original vendor will match the lower price. Cool, right? The justification on the company’s side is that they may […]
 

 

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