Open Free Checking Account – Get $152 Bonus (Thru 7/3/12)

Capital One 360 is celebrating Independence Day in a BIG way! Right now, when you open a Capital One 360 checking account, you can earn a $152 bonus. Yes, that's right - $152 in FREE money! Here's how it works:

Frual Summer Craft Projects for Kids

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Looking for some inspiration for frugal, summer crafts projects you can do with your kids? Look no further! I got some great advice yesterday on the KOAB on Facebook for craft projects that can involve all three of my kids - ages 3, 6 and 9 years … [Read more...]

4th of July – Time to Stock Up on BBQ Supplies

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Just like December is a great month to stock on baking goods and canned pumpkin, late June/early July is the best time to stock up on BBQ supplies. Check your local sales circulars for deals on:

Reader Tip: Junk My Car

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Thanks to Dodi for sharing this great tip for disposing of an old car and making a few bucks in the process. I just "junked" one of my old cars. It was a 97 Le Sabre (Buick). I tried to do it completely locally, but wound up using … [Read more...]

Cut Your Home Phone & Save with Obihai

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This is a guest post from Yosef Silver of This American Bite. We’ve been furiously packing up house and and moving into our new house over the last few weeks. As boxes start to fill, the tiresome chore of disconnecting and reconnecting the core (and … [Read more...]

More iPhone Options – Virgin Mobile to Offer Pay-As-You-Go Service, Too!

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Gotta love the free market! A few days ago, I shared that Cricket would be launching pay-as-you-go iPhone service. Today, Virgin Mobile has confirmed that they are getting in on the no-contract action, too. Starting June 24 (two days after … [Read more...]

Best Prices for iPhone Plans – Cricket Introduces No Contract Plan

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I have exciting news for those of you looking for iPhone service deals. Cricket just announced that on June 22, they will begin offering a no-contract iPhone plan with rates of just $55 per month. You will be able to get either an 8GB iPhone 4 … [Read more...]

5 Frugal Tips for a Fun Family Road Trip

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The price of gas may be soaring, but come July, our family will once again be hitting the road for our annual summer road trip. In fact, we haven’t flown anywhere as a family since 2008. Of course, with three kids, ages 3 to 9, traveling long … [Read more...]

How to Build Your Own “Sand” Box on the Cheap

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My husband and I have been working diligently in our backyard and have made a lot of progress. Lately we've been focusing on the hot spot right off of our deck. We had to figure out what to do with the … [Read more...]

7 Tips for Big City Living on a Budget (Guest Post)

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Today’s guest post comes from Budget & Bargain, a Jewish blogger who knows a thing or two about how to live frugally - even in New York City. Living on a tight budget can be a challenge anywhere, but in a big urban metropolis like … [Read more...]