Category Archives: Quick Savings

Gas Under $3 per Gallon!

Well, technically true! You can bet I filled up yesterday when I saw this.  I literally cannot remember the last time I bought gas for less than $3 a gallon!  Thanks Kroger! Related articles Gas slips below $3 a gallon … Continue reading

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Quick Savings: Free Food and Free Money

Waiting for my loan payments to clear so I can write a full update, but in the meantime… MORE FREE FOOD!!! In the past week I’ve nabbed seven free meals!  Chaperoning a class camping trip led to six free meals and … Continue reading

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Quick Savings: “Thanks for throwing away money!”

I ran into Meijer today to pick up some camping gear – I’m chaperoning our 10th grade class on a two-night camping trip.  Oh, boy. Anyway, I hit the self-checkout and the person before left a huge string of coupons.  … Continue reading

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Using Credit Like a Boss: Adios Capital One!

As I’ve mentioned in the past, I have two credit cards: A Chase Freedom card and a CapitalOne Cash Rewards card.  The problem was the latter had a $40 annual fee.  Using a credit card with an annual fee?!?!?  Blasphemy, … Continue reading

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Quick Savings: Mail-In Rebates!

Mail-in rebates are like having a crush on one of your friends.  You lay a little groundwork and then you wait.  And wait.  And wait.  And a long time down the road, it pays off (or doesn’t). When doesn’t a … Continue reading

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Is This A Good Deal?

After a week of teaching (especially during coaching seasons) Friday nights usually mean exhaustion and a decision: suck it up and head out for drinks or stay in and relax and get to sleep at a reasonable time.  I would … Continue reading

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FREE Money!!!

Like, serious free money: $310 worth. I am moving in three weeks.  I just called AT&T to move my cable and Internet to the new place on June 15 and despite my initial confusion, they are giving me a $300 … Continue reading

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