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Frugal Friday Week 50

Today's subtitle is CVS VS RiteAid deathmatch. I used to be a casual CVS shopper. Bath tissue, toothpaste, the usual stuff. Then I met (on line, of course) Erica who hearts CVS. And after following her site for a bit, I upped my game. By knowing as many as 3-4 weeks ahead of sale, it [...]

Frugal Friday Week 39

If you don't know it, I am a Costco fan. As with anything, people love it, hate it, or don't happen to have one nearby, and therefore, don't care. Countless articles on what you save at Costco vs what you'd be better off buying elsewhere. Hint - know your unit pricing. That said, my daughter [...]

Frugal Friday Week 28

I've been thinking of a year-long project for 2010. Planning to track my savings from coupons, rebates (I don't do too many of these), and CVS. Any cash back on credit cards will also count. Shortly after I got married, I did this to prove to my wife that it wasn't just a few dollars. [...]

Frugal Friday Week 12

Today, I'd like to focus on the regular use of coupons, and point you to a few web sites to help you along. While the Sunday paper is a great start, some weeks are better than others. The online sites have been more consistent for me over the last few months. First, I'll suggest you [...]

Frugal Friday Week 7

Subtitled, "The CVS Edition." As part of watching your spending, timing purchases according to the sales cycles and using coupons to save even more, consider the deals that CVS offers week after week. A few weeks back, Dove bath soap, normally $8.29 for six bars, was on sale for $7. But CVS had an "extrabucks" [...]