Category Archives: Announcements

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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LET COUPONS.COM KNOW HOW YOU FEEL!!

LET COUPONS.COM KNOW HOW YOU FEEL!! Coupons.com has changed their website format and there’s so much wrong with it. To begin, they no longer have numbered pages, but instead you must upload all pages at once to get to the … 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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BOX TOPS & LABELS FOR EDUCATION FACEBOOK GIVEAWAY

BOX TOPS & LABELS FOR EDUCATION FACEBOOK GIVEAWAY This is our second Box Tops & Labels for Education Facebook Giveaway.  The giveaway starts right now. See rules below: 1. You must “like” this website. See facebook button or link in the … Continue reading

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Welcome Barter & Trading Enthusiasts!!

Welcome Barter & Trading Enthusiasts!! Today we’re officially welcoming our Barter & Trading friends who have joined us here on our PracticalWaysToSaveMoney.com website and facebook page. The volunteers who helped launch and manage barterandtrading.org are joining our team to combine … Continue reading

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Tears for Sears AND JC Penney – Everyone Suffers

Tears for Sears AND JC Penney – Consumers, Employees, and Stockholders All Suffer On January 26th we posted an article about the new JC Penney marketing and price structuring campaign and we predicted it would cause problems for consumers and employees alike. … Continue reading

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ABOUT YOUR FICO SCORE (credit score)

ABOUT YOUR FICO SCORE (credit score) Your FICO® Score (pronounced FY-koh), also known as your “credit score” is a system used for scoring your credit, loan, and payment history. The reason it’s called your “FICO” score is because the system … 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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Our 300 Fan Facebook Gift Giveaway & Celebration – Coming Soon!

Our 300 Fan Facebook Gift Giveaway & Celebration – Coming Soon! We’re trying to reach out to as many people as possible to help you save money. But as a not-for-profit group we have no way to advertise except by word of … Continue reading

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JC Penney to Permanently Reduce ALL Prices by 40%-50%. Really?

J.C. Penney has announced they will stop all regular retail pricing with sales and move to a “everyday low prices” selling strategy similar to Target and Wal-Mart. They say that means ALL of their prices on ALL items they sell … Continue reading

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Box Tops and Labels for Education

BOX TOPS & LABELS FOR EDUCATION We often accumulate Box Tops for Education and Labels for Education from our volunteer admins, neighbors, friends, and family who donate them to us because their children a no longer in school or they … 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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Congratulations to Barbara W – Winner of our 200th Facebook Fan Giveaway!

Congratulations to Barbara W – Runner Up Winner of our 200th Facebook Fan Giveaway! To celebrate our 200th facebook fan we’re giving away a copy of the book Affairs in Order: A Complete Resource Guide to Death and Dying by Patricia Anderson … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Joseph R – Runner Up Winner – 200th Facebook Fan Giveaway!

Congratulations to Joseph R – Runner Up Winner of our 200th Facebook Fan Giveaway! To celebrate our 200th facebook fan we’re giving away a copy of the book Affairs in Order: A Complete Resource Guide to Death and Dying by Patricia Anderson (as seen … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Sara M – Winner of our 200th Facebook Fan Giveaway!

Congratulations to Sara M – Winner of our 200th Facebook Fan Giveaway! Today we reached our 200th facebook fan milestone. To celebrate our 200th facebook fan we’re giving away a copy of the book Affairs in Order: A Complete Resource … Continue reading

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We’re Celebrating Our 200th Facebook Fan w/ a Prize Giveaway!

We’re Celebrating Our 200th Facebook Fan Today we reached our 200th facebook fan milestonre. To celebrate our 200th facebook fan we’ll be giving away a copy of the book Affairs in Order: A Complete Resource Guide to Death and Dying … Continue reading

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Facebook will soon be removing all “Discussions” from pages

Facebook will soon be removing all “Discussions” from all public facebook pages. Similar to the “Notes” section on private pages, the facebook discussions section was the only place on facebook where we (or any page admins) could post articles of importance and … Continue reading

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Federal Budget Cuts May Affect Assistance Programs

ACTION ALERT!! Federal Budget Cuts May Affect Assistance Programs that help families in need, including the SNAP (food stamps), WIC (women infants and children), and CSFP (The Commodity Supplemental Food Program for seniors). We are asking everyone to get involved … Continue reading

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Food Banks, Food Pantries, and Soup Kitchens

Our page for information on food banks, pantries, and soup kitchens is now up and running. The page is intended to list information for all 50 states, and eventually links to information in other countries, but we need your help … Continue reading

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Our 200 Fans Facebook Gift Giveaway

Our 200 Fans Facebook Gift Giveaway We’re trying to reach out to as many people as possible to help you save money. But as a not-for-profit group we have no way to advertise except for word of mouth through you, … Continue reading

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