Saving Money

We can all use a little extra money to add to our budget. I will share ways to save money to help with those extra expenses or to get and emergency fund
set up that keep’s getting put off!

Want to have 1,379.00 saved up in one year? Try the 52 Week Savings Challenge and join our face book page to stay on track. Start a 2nd or 3rd envelope to increase your savings! So Easy 🙂

52 Week Savings Challenge

Remember to always check for coupon codes when shopping online for everything, you just might find one. My favorite site for this:

Retail Me Not

Survey & Reward Programs

Swagbucks

I-Botta Couponer’s favorite app, get paid for buying items such as Milk, Eggs, & other everyday products you will buy when grocery shopping ..You can also get paid for shopping online.

ShopKick It helps you save money when you shop, and rewards you for shopping at your favorite stores. You collect kicks (reward points) just for walking into stores like Macy’s, Best Buy, Target, Old Navy, Sports Authority, American Eagle, etc. You don’t even have to buy anything. Get more kicks when you scan items and make purchases. Turn your kicks into gift cards, iTunes song downloads, movie tickets, free dinners, even designer handbags, and trips.

AMC Rewards One of My Favorite Reward Programs..$12.00 a Year for every $100.00 you spend you get a $10.00 reward. The key is to remember to use it…rewards add up fast with the price of movies going up and the concession prices. As of May 2015, they are running a promotion for $8.00..So Sign Up Fast!

Kohls Recieve 1 point for every $1.00 spent..earn $5.00 for every $100.00 that you can use the following month. Points expire 30 days after they are issued. Combine this with their $10.00 Kohl’s cash with every $50 spent when they are running this promotion, and you have some serious savings going on!

Jc Penny Shop and Earn Rewards.. $100 in a Month Get $10 JCP Reward. They always have great coupons for in stores and online that you can use when it is time to cash in on the rewards that you earned.

Olive Garden Get a Free Appetizer with the purchase of 2 adult entrees when signing up, and receive occasional offers for coupons to use when dining out.

Raising Canes Caniac Club I love Canes..and to be honest I haven’t signed up yet! I need to in order to receive a Free Box Combo..you will receive a notification when it is loaded to your card. A Free Drink on your birthday, BOGO Free Coupon on the anniversary of your sign-up, member only drawings for for sporting events, concerts, and caniac gear. I will update when I have finally joined 🙂 Love this place!

Huggie Rewards Have little ones at home that you are buying diapers and wipes for…start earning points to turn into gift cards since you have to buy them anyway! Get 50 Free Points for signing up!

What’s Your favorite reward and survey program that saves you tons of money? Let me know, and I will add it to the list so others can benefit too!

Other Savings Tips:

One tip I am going to share and use would be to order kids meals if you have a small appetite, or share a meal if going to a restaurant. I did that today and spent 8.00 less than I usually do for two of us to eat.

When shopping online…no matter what it is always check for a coupon code..I saved $30.00 this week on ordering business checks…you never know unless you try! My favorite site for this:
Retail Me Not

Have children? Leave them at home when grocery shopping!! I promise you will save $20.00 each time with this small tip!

Even if you don’t have time to coupon…take advantage of price matching at Wal-mart or any other stores that may offer price matching.

Plant a small garden of fruits and vegetables that you use most often if you have the time and space to do so.

More tips to come…Please share your money saving tips in the comment section below, and I could add them to this page to help other readers.

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