Reader Q&A: Getting Started With Coupons

Today's question comes from Elana and it's all about coupons. If you're on the fence about taking the couponing plunge, you might find some encouragement in my answer! What are these "inserts" you often mention - i.e. SS, P&G, etc.? I am … [Read more...]

Reader Q&A: Quality vs. Cost?

Today's Reader Q&A comes from my wonderful friend Aliza. Thanks so much for reading KOAB - and for asking the tough questions! I really want to get a bread machine but I am torn as to the caliber. My general MO is to buy something top of the … [Read more...]

Reader Q&A: Do you ever just splurge?!

It's been a while since we've had a Q&A, but I've got a fun one today! I just found your blog two weeks ago and I love it (Thank you!). After 14 years of marriage, my husband and I are finally making a budget - and trying to stick to it... I … [Read more...]

Reader Q&A: How to Deal with Unfriendly Cashiers

Today I want to address a couponing question that I can totally relate to -- the worry over "unfriendly" cashiers. I just started using coupons -- thanks to KOAB -- but I am always nervous when I go into the store. I feel like there is such a … [Read more...]

Reader Q&A: Where is KOAB heading?

Reader Sherri left a question yesterday on my Leapster2 post about the direction of KOAB -- and in particular the posts about deals and sales. I wanted to quickly respond to Sherri's comment, but I do promise that I'll post that Q&A about … [Read more...]

Reader Q&A: Regional Prices

A reader named Angelika left me a comment the other day regarding price differences between the Midwest and other areas of the country. She was talking specifically about the Tri-State area, but I suspect those of you in other higher COL areas might … [Read more...]

Reader Q&A: Kosher.com & Aviglatt.com

Got a question about keeping kosher on a budget? Please feel free to email me at kosheronabudgetATgmailDOTcom. I'd love to help you in anyway I can. Today's reader question comes from J, in Oregon via New Jersey: I know you said you used a co-op … [Read more...]

Reader Tip: Get to Know Your Cashiers

I'm always telling you how much I love hearing from my readers. Often I get questions about how to save money or utilize coupons, but the other day I received a super couponing tip from one of my readers, Amanda in Connecticut. Whether you are a … [Read more...]

Reader Q&A: How to Track Your Spending

Every now and then, I get an email or Facebook comment from one of my readers that just makes my day! When there is a question that seems like it might be relevant to more than just one of you, I ask the person if she (or he) wouldn't mind me sharing … [Read more...]

My Price Book: I’m finally sharing it!

Two months ago, my friend Becca asked me to share my price book prices. I told her I would, but then I've been hedging ever since for two reasons: 1) I have to admit that I don't have a written down price book, even though I know I should. … [Read more...]