Category Archives: Recommended

Books That Can Help You Save or Make Money

BOOKS WE RECOMMEND There are many great books that can help you manage your finances, save money, and even make money. We highly recommend the books below. We offer links to these books on Amazon.com mainly because we like to … Continue reading

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Car Alarm/Remote Protective Covers – Review

Car Alarm/Remote Protective Covers – Review My husband’s car alarm/remote bail broke – on both remotes. Not only can’t he attach the remote to his key chain any longer, but if he didn’t hear it hit the ground when the bail … Continue reading

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CatholicMatch.com – Review

CatholicMatch.com Review The last time I dated I was in my twenties. The last time I was in a serious relationship was more than 10 years ago, before my husband passed away. Serious is an understatement. He was my love, … Continue reading

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AARP – Can They Help You Save Money?

AARP stands for the “American Association of Retired Persons”. But don’t let the “retired” part throw you. When you join AARP you become a member of a huge organization that advocates for people age 50 and older, retired or not, … Continue reading

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Mission Athletecare Enduracool Towel – Review

Mission Athletecare Enduracool Towel – Review Can’t Afford Air Conditioning? Can’t Stand The Heat? Try This New Product! When we turned on our 10 year old living room air conditioner for the first time this summer it made such a … Continue reading

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Review of the documentary film “FAT, SICK & NEARLY DEAD”

Review of the documentary film  FAT, SICK & NEARLY DEAD Why is an article about a movie about juicing on a website about saving money? Because being unhealthy and/or being overweight costs you a lot of money. As you’ll see … Continue reading

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CVS.com 40% OFF Sale (plus $10 Off with your personal Promo Code)

CVS.com 40% OFF Sale (plus $10 Off with your personal Promo Code) This is it! This is the sale we’ve been waiting for and telling you about. Get 40% Off all CVS brand products at CVS.com, which (in our humble opinion) … Continue reading

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Websites That Can Help You Find A Job

Websites That Can Help You Find A Job You can’t save money if you’re not making money so we include information about jobs and employment when ever we can. Over the years the volunteers here at PracticalWaysToSaveMoney.com have had their … Continue reading

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Doomsday Preppers Show May Drive Cost of Emergency Supplies Sky High

PLEASE DO NOT DISMISS THIS. DO NOT TAKE THIS ISSUE LIGHTLY. Although many of the “preppers” featured in the new NatGeo series “Doomsday Preppers” will undoubtedly seem crazy or over-the-top to some people, the fact is there WILL be another … Continue reading

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CHEAPEST CHINESE FOODS THAT FILL YOU UP

CHEAPEST CHINESE FOODS THAT FILL YOU UP The best bang for your buck in Chinese food items are dishes with mostly noodles, cabbage, and broccoli as the main ingredient. Won-tons, dim sum, pot-stickers, or dumplings can also be very satisfying and fill you up … Continue reading

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ID Stronghold Secure Sleeves® for Discount Purchases & Free Giveaways!

Identity Stronghold brand RFID Blocking Secure Sleeves® are thin sleeves (or open ended envelopes) that you slide your credit/debit card or ID into before placing in your wallet. Identity thieves and other crooks can steal your personal information and credit/debit … Continue reading

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CVS Brands Highly Recommended – Save Even More Money During 40% OFF Sale

We can’t say enough good things about CVS brands and their regular 40% OFF sales (online only). We have already tried well over 50 or 60 CVS versions of brand name items and found they are just as good, and much cheaper … Continue reading

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BEFORE SPENDING MONEY ON ANY SALE…

PLEASE READ THIS BEFORE SPENDING MONEY ON ANY SALE After reviewing a recent Walmart holiday sale announcement that came to us through an email that had a link touting “Shop All Specials” we were not convinced the prices advertised on Walmart’s website were reduced from Walmart’s … Continue reading

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Ableware Bath Safe Adjustable Transfer Bench / Shower Chair (review)

Ableware Bath Safe Adjustable Transfer Bench (review) Easy to assemble shower/bath chair, it fit perfectly in a smaller, short and narrow bathtub (from the 1940’s). Strong enough to hold a 300 lb person. It wobbled a bit if you moved around … Continue reading

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Wilson Jones Premium Single Touch Locking D-Ring View Binders (review)

Wilson Jones Premium Single Touch Locking D-Ring View Binders (review) Unless you use binders often you might not realize how different one brand or model can be from another. But the differences can be huge and some binders are simply … Continue reading

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Memorex 700MB/80-Minute 4x CD-RW Media (Review)

Memorex 700MB/80-Minute 4x CD-RW Media (Review) I’ve been using this brand/type CD for about 10 years without major problems. I buy them with and without the jewel case. In the hundreds of CDs I’ve burned I may have experienced one or two … Continue reading

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Inexpensive Home Alarms Can Save You Money & Save Your Life

There are as many as five different types of alarms you can install in your home, and none of them require expensive hard wiring or monthly fees for monitoring. In fact, there are several reasons we like the idea of battery powered … Continue reading

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Michaels Crafts Stores 50% Off Coupon (Saturday 10/29/11 ONLY)

Michaels Crafts Stores – 50% Off Coupon (off one item) Click the link above to print out your own coupon(s). You’re only allowed one item per person at this discount but we say take full advantage – bring your kids … Continue reading

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Insulate Water Pipes to Save Money on Water Heating Bills & Repairs

One of the best ways to save money on home/water heating bills and repair costs is to insulate faucets and pipes that are outdoors and in unheated areas of your home. Even if your home is new or has been … Continue reading

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FREE Driver Safety Training Course to Military Veterans – 11/1 to 11/30

AARP Salutes the troops by offering their Driver Safety Training Course to all military veterans regardless of age. To recognize and thank veterans for their honorable service and dedication to our country, the AARP Driver Safety Program is proud to … Continue reading

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