Resources

Deals On Stuff They’ll Love – And Use!

It’s that time of year – time to buy gifts for our friends and family.  I love giving gifts, I love saving money, and I would prefer that the gifts that I give be practical. I’ll skip over some of the more traditional gifts – and focus on things that can be used, year-long. Here are a few of the things I’m purchasing (or have purchased) this year: Click on the individual items for up-to-date pricing! The Zinus Memory Foam mattresss is awesome.  It is comfortable, holds its shape, and has more than 70% 5-star reviews.  We have one – and will be buying another, for our youngest. (This item is discounted, today!) The Coleman Quad Chair is perfect for…

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Resources, Saving Money

Free And Discounted Prescriptions

Over the past few months, I’ve dealt with some now-resolved health issues.  I’m doing great now, but I have a deeper appreciation for free and discounted prescription drugs.  Here’s an updated list of pharmacies, drug stores, and supermarkets that offer free or discounted prescriptions.  Information is subject to change.  Check each store website for full details!  This list is just a summary of my own personal research. Walmart sells several medications at $4, 30-day supply and $10, 90-day supply.  Click the link and then use the drop-down menus to see if your prescription is covered. Fred’s offers several medications at $4, 30-day supply.  Click the link and the scroll to the bottom for a link to the list of drugs…

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Money Management

Day 2: More Calls More Money (Saved)

It’s Day Two of my plan to reorganize my finances and improve this website.  Today I spent some time making a few phone calls and working on organization.  Here’s what I accomplished (and what I didn’t) – My first goal was to call our satellite television provider and discuss options for lowering our monthly bill.  My wife and I had discussed getting rid of the service altogether, but we decided to wait for one more year.  Our reasons were pretty specific:  We have slower-than-average internet speeds at home – and our kids love to watch live sports.  So, we decided, that if the provider would lower our costs, we’d renew our contract for one more year.  I know that there…

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