Get a Free Gas Card

Remember to enter the drawing for a FREE Gas card from How I Save Money to lower YOUR gas bill in July. The winner will be announced on July 15th so get your entries in now. The rules are as follows: Write a short post on how high gas prices have affected you and link back to this post. Subscribe to my feed (and let me know). Link back to this post from your blog, highlighting the contest. You will earn one entry for each of these...

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Win a Gas Card from How I Save Money!!

Hi everyone and welcome to How I Save Money! In keeping with the transportation theme this month from the Wealth, Money and Life Network I have decided to make this contest fit the topic of gas that is on everyone’s mind. I recently got a $20 gas card from one of my credit card companies for signing up for one of their credit protection plans. I cancelled it in time but I got the gift card anyway so it was like getting the card...

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Tracking My Finances in June: Day 11

Welcome to How I Save Money and tracking of income and expenses for the month. Income for the month to date: $29.33 Expenses for the month to date: $1570.15 Net effect: -$1540.82 This month looks UGLY and I do not know if I will be able to save money at all. I spent $30.64 on gas this week because I had to drive a good bit to go to a job fair. It was a big disappointment  because: The job was filled by the time I moved up in the line...

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How I Save Money on Buying Gas

This month, the members of the Wealth, Money & Life Network have chosen Transportation as our group writing project. This is very close to our hearts right now with gas prices being what they are and just being on the rise still. I recently wrote about my gas budget and how I make it through the month on just about $70 a month for gas . Of course I do have a fuel efficient car (go Mitsubishi Lancer!!!) and I practice a mild form...

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Tracking My Finances In May: Day 26

Welcome to How I Save Money and tracking of income and expenses for the month. Income for the month to date: $806.20 Expenses for the month to date: $2601.78 Net effect: -$1795.58 Now that we are in the final week of the month and I get paid on Saturday I can take a look at the budget once again. I am pleased to report that I am still within the budget for the month so overall I am happy with the performance of my money this month. I...

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