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The meal planning schedule that will save you hundreds — Savings Experiment

Filed under: Savings Experiment, Food & Beverage Meal planning — we all have a general ideal of how it works, though a lot of us never bother to do it. But if you’re looking to eat healthier and save money, it’s one of the easiest things you can do. The most intimidating part of starting a meal plan can be ...

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The meal planning schedule that will save you hundreds — Savings Experiment

Filed under: Savings Experiment, Food & Beverage Meal planning — we all have a general ideal of how it works, though a lot of us never bother to do it. But if you’re looking to eat healthier and save money, it’s one of the easiest things you can do. The most intimidating part of starting a meal plan can be ...

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Easy and cheap ways to make your home more secure — Savings Experiment

Filed under: Savings Experiment Did you know: Home security doesn’t always need to come with a hefty price tag? To make sure your home isn’t a target for burglars, use inexpensive plug-in timers to operate your lights and appliances while you’re away. Leaving a small desk radio on for 6 hours a day only costs about 22 cents per month. ...

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Tips to make your swimsuit last longer — Savings Experiment

Filed under: Savings Experiment A well-designed swimsuit can easily set you back $ 100 or more. With that kind of money being spent, how can you make sure it’ll last you through the season? Here are a few easy ways to minimize wear and tear so you can keep swimming in style. When you hit the beach, sit on a ...

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Avoiding hidden fees at all-inclusive resorts — Savings Experiment

Filed under: Savings Experiment Did you know: That “all-inclusive” vacation might not include as much as you think? While your flight, hotel, meals and ground transportation are typically covered, there can be some hidden fees. For example, resort menus are sometimes limited, so that lobster dinner may come with a hefty price tag. The same goes for extra activities and ...

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Now is the time to save on a summer road trip — Savings Experiment

Filed under: Savings Experiment Summer’s always a great time for a road trip, but with rising gas prices and the cost of other necessities, it can get expensive. Here are a few easy tips to help you plan your trip, and stretch your dollars. Before you hit the road, always give your car a good tune up to avoid breakdowns ...

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The Spend-Free Weekend Challenge — Savings Experiment

Filed under: Savings Experiment Meet Jonesy and Brittany, a young Californian couple. This adventure-seeking twosome is planning to embark on the ultimate trip — a two-month backpacking sojourn through South America — next year, but there’s one significant hitch. Thanks to their penchant for pricey weekend getaways, they can’t seem to save up the $ 8,000 they estimate they’ll need ...

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Should You Replace Your Grill This Summer? — Savings Experiment

Filed under: Savings Experiment Did you know: When shopping for a grill this summer, the longer you wait, the more you’ll save? It’s true – according to DealNews, you’ll find the steepest discounts in August and September. By Labor Day weekend, some retailers can cut costs by up to 70 percent as they try to clear their summer inventory to ...

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Stock up on summer BBQ foods this 4th of July — Savings Experiment

Filed under: Savings Experiment Independence Day and summer BBQs go hand-in-hand, so it’s no surprise that that the average American household spends nearly $ 70 on food and snacks during this time. Luckily, you can find some great food sales during the last week before the holiday! Here are a few good deals to check out. First, look for big ...

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Save cash while getting around this summer — Savings Experiment

Filed under: Savings Experiment Did you know: You can cut your summer travel costs by cutting a little weight from your car? According to the EPA, for every 100 pounds you take out from your vehicle, you improve the fuel economy by 1 to 2 percent. So if you’re paying about $ 2.50 per gallon, that’s a savings of about ...

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