Health Care Money Saving Tips

Want to know what the #1 expense is in my personal budget? Health care. And thank G-d, it's not because anyone in our family is sick or has a chronic condition. It's because my husband and I are both self-employed and our healthcare costs are … [Read more...]

How to Freeze Summer Fruit in 5 Easy Steps

Strawberries are $.99/lb at my local grocery stores this week! Blueberries are just $1.29 per pint. I love summer produce - not only for the excellent price, but also because they are fresh, delicious and full of flavor. But unlike pasta, … [Read more...]

When to Buy. And When Not to Buy.

Do you often feel like there are so many good deals out there -- and on KOAB -- that you don't know when to buy, and when to pass? Here was one such query I got from reader, Miriam, last week: How do you manage to take advantage of the different … [Read more...]

My Response to the Lilith Article on Affording Jewish Day School

There is an article about the high cost of Jewish Day School that was published earlier this week in Lilith Magazine. Many of you have emailed it to me - thank you. It has also been widely shared on Facebook, so most of you have probably … [Read more...]

4 Tips for Getting the Best Clothing Deals at Second-Hand Stores

Spring is finally here! Delighted to weed out the turtlenecks and sweaters, I've been combing thru my kids' wardrobes to pull out their short-sleeves -- only to realize that they have outgrown almost all of last year's clothing. Growth is a good … [Read more...]

Ways to Save on Your Cell Phone Bill

I get lots of questions from readers about how to get the best deals on your cell phone packages. While I've answered those questions directly, I've always hedged on posting about this topic since I'm far from an expert. But then I thought -- hey, … [Read more...]

Why I don’t share my price book (And why I hedge when you ask: “Is this a good deal?”)

Lately, I've received a lot of questions from readers such as: How much do you aim to pay for paper towel? I found this sale on napkins. Is it a good deal? What's the best price on … [Read more...]

My 5 Favorite Money-Saving Smart Phone Apps

After holding out for what seemed like forever, I finally upgraded to a smart phone last year. (My hubby got me the iPhone 4 for my birthday.) Although I really didn't think I 'needed' it, I'd be lying if I said I don't now rely on it … [Read more...]

How to Get Discount Tickets to Sporting Events & Concerts (Part 2)

This is a "guest" post written by husband, Frankie Sachs, former Sports Editor for the Jerusalem Post and current Managing Editor for the Euroleague. (Yeah, I'm a little proud. But really, that's my way of letting you know he comes by his knowledge … [Read more...]

Get $30 to ScoreBig for Just $9 = Cheap Sporting Events Tickets (Tonight Only – 10/15/12)

Remember my husband's guest post about how to save money on tickets for sporting events? Well, I know we still owe you part two, and that IS coming... But tonight, I just found a sweet deal that you sports fans will want to take advantage of! The … [Read more...]