Save Money On Heating This Winter
Oct18

Save Money On Heating This Winter

I’m trying to save money on heating this winter. I moved from a warm state with mild winters to a cold state with harsh winters about one year ago. In addition, my current apartment uses gas for the central heating system. These two factors resulted in VERY high gas bills for me last winter. (If you are not reading this post at www.howisavemoney.net or in your feed reader, it may have been stolen from my site.) The funny thing...

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Money Mondays: 7 October 2019
Oct07

Money Mondays: 7 October 2019

Welcome to Money Mondays! (If you are not reading this post at www.howisavemoney.net or in your feed reader, it may have been stolen from my site.)  I used to post my financial inflows and outflows on Fridays in the past but I decided to move this to Mondays instead. Normally I go grocery shopping on Sundays after church. Now I will post the last week’s worth of financial inflows and outflows on Monday so that I can include the...

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0% Balance Transfer? No Thanks!
Oct04

0% Balance Transfer? No Thanks!

I recently got an offer for a 0% balance transfer from a credit card. This is one I will have to say ‘No Thanks’ to. (If you are not reading this post at www.howisavemoney.net or in your feed reader, it may have been stolen from my site.) While a 0% balance transfer may seem like a great idea, it is just not worth it to me today. Why I Said No There is a 2% transfer fee.Rate jumps to 21.24% after the temporary period....

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Using My Dishwasher For One Month
Oct02

Using My Dishwasher For One Month

I’m trying to get into using my dishwasher for one month. I know this seems like a minor thing but I have never gotten into the habit of using the dishwasher. (If you are not reading this post at www.howisavemoney.net or in your feed reader, it may have been stolen from my site.) I grew up with hand washing dishes and even though I’ve had access to a dishwasher for over a decade I just don’t use them. It seems to me...

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I Still Shop At Walmart

I still shop at Walmart even though I now have a full time job. I’ve recently had conversations with coworkers and people who I graduated with about this. They all say they only shopped at Walmart when they were poor students. Now they have full time jobs they can afford to shop at nicer stores. I still shop at Walmart even though I can afford ‘nicer’ stores. Why should I pay more for the same items that I use on a...

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Money Mondays: 1 September, 2019

Welcome to Money Mondays! (If you are not reading this post at www.howisavemoney.net or in your feed reader, it may have been stolen from my site.)  I used to post my financial inflows and outflows on Fridays in the past but I decided to move this to Mondays instead. Normally I go grocery shopping on Sundays after church. Now I will post the last week’s worth of financial inflows and outflows on Monday so that I can include the...

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