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5 Simple Steps To Save On Food Shopping

Food Shopping

Ever go food shopping and think you need only a few items?

You do your shopping, thinking you didn’t buy much and then you get to the register.

The amounts on the register screen start piling up.

When your order total pops up you do a triple take saying “what?!?”

You’ve just spent way more than you wanted.  What’s worse is you get home and you don’t really have much food for meals.  Ends up you have a lot of snacks and such.

Ughh.

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Join Amazon Student And Get Free Amazon Prime For One Year

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Do you shop Amazon?  Are you taking college classes?  If you answered yes two both then you may be eligible to sign up for Amazon Student!

Let’s look at what Amazon Student is all about:

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10 Ways To Lower Your Cost Of Living

During tough economic times, it’s easy to feel the pinch when you’re short on cash.  Prices seem higher than ever and the paycheck doesn’t seem to cover as much as it once did.  It’s during these times that you need to tighten the belt and lower your cost of living.  However, tightening the old belt doesn’t necessarily have to mean that you can’t enjoy life.  Here are ten easy ways to cut down on your cost of living:
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SmartyPig Race Out of Debt Contest – One Winner Gets Almost Five Thousand Dollars!

SmartyPig Race Out Of Debt Contest

SmartyPig is running a new contest called “Race out of Debt.” The winner will get $4,951.  Why $4,951? Well, it seems that’s the average American’s credit card debt as of this Summer.  Sound like a lot?  It’s actually down 13% from last year!  So to celebrate bringing our debt down, SmartyPig is going to make one contestant super happy.

SmartyPig Race Out Of Debt Contest

Pork Run For Cash!

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Pay For Amazon Purchases With AmEx Membership Rewards Points

MMembership Rewards Amazon

Do you shop at Amazon?  Do you have an American Express card that earns Membership Rewards points?  Great news!  Amazon now accepts AmEx Membership Rewards points as payment (for most items).

In order to use your Membership Rewards points on Amazon you need to register your American Express card with Amazon.  It’s a one-time registration and it’s real easy to do.
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Why We Chose A 30 Year Mortgage When We Bought Our Home

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Owning a home is an awesome feeling, let me tell you! Though we don’t own our home outright yet.  Maybe we own a bedroom and a bit of the kitchen?  Some grass in the yard?  Like most people we had to take out a mortgage loan in order to buy our house.  There are many different types of mortgage loans out there these days.  We chose a 30-year, fixed rate mortgage.

Here’s what we considered in choosing a 30-year mortgage:
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