If you’re an avid shopper at Amazon (and it seems that a lot of folks are these days), there are now plenty of ways to earn gift cards from the online retailer. Some of them are as easy as making your regular/routine purchases! Let’s look at some of these ways. I would love to hear
I had to laugh a little when I read the headline on our public radio’s website this morning: “Frugality Fatigue May Fuel Increased Holiday Spending This Year“. The article goes on to cite a University of Minnesota professor’s claims that consumers (I really don’t like that word) have a “pent-up” urge to spend a bunch of
Through the generosity of our friends at Rockstar Finance and their Community Fund we were given $100 to give away during this Christmas season. The first thing we thought about is how can we spread this around to provide the most blessing. We all know $100 doesn’t go a long way these days, but as
As Christmas season soon approaches many people are wondering “what should I get my dad, husband, uncle, or grandpa?” Buying gifts for men is always a difficult one, because we rarely give you ideas, and sometimes just expect ya to know. Or grunt as our spouses rattle off ideas that may interest us. This season
Always support the head. Have the new diaper ready. Sleep is for wimps. It pays (literally) to live in close community with other people. These are all lessons I’ve learned in the past two weeks after the birth of our first baby! I was reflecting with an overwhelming sense of gratitude towards the people we
I first learned about this helpful savings tip from a co-worker who had set-up a baby registry at Target. After her baby was born, she told me that she was going to purchase some of the items that were left unpurchased on her baby registry at 15% off because Target had sent a “completion coupon”. This coupon entitles
Every holiday season brings with it a lot of joy and excitement. But with it – there is also some confusion and stress. For me, the stress often comes from trying to find the perfect Christmas gift for the people that I really care about. Sometimes (I’m often guilty of this with my wife) I get so
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year TTG readers! I love this time of year, because we get to put up the Christmas tree and focus on others and not ourselves. For many people it can be very stressful when you don’t know what gift to get a friend or family member. Here’s an option you
If you have a thrifty guy or guys on your Christmas list this year – allow us to offer a few suggestions for your review. Having been a guy for over 40 years now and a thrifty one for more than a quarter of those years – we might be able to lend some expertise.
Since it only comes around just once a year, don’t forget to take full advantage of all the gifts and birthday bonuses that you might receive from your favorite restaurants and businesses. Having recently celebrated a birthday, I wanted to run down some of the benefits that I received from turning another year older.