Author Archives: Tiffany Jetton

It’s the bargain-hunter’s favorite season-or is it? Before you brave the crowds this Black Friday, take a few minutes to read through our list of what to buy and what to skip so you come home only with true bargains. Skip: Large home appliances While you may find markdowns on large household appliances, like dishwashers…

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The Krazy Coupon Lady

You didn’t really just pay full price for that product, did you? Never lose out on a great deal again when you join the world of The Krazy Coupon Lady. Created by two moms on a mission to help you slash your grocery bills by 50-90 percent, the site is packed with savings tips, great…

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7 Ways To De-Stress For Less

It’s the time of year when the blues hit the hardest. And while many people turn to costly escapes, you can get the same results without spending a penny. Let Texoma With Kids show you how to de-stress for less and send that down mood packing! Here are 7 totally free pick-me-ups. 1.   Get moving…

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It’s back-to-school season and you’re just about ready to zip that backpack closed before tossing that supply list into the trash. You’ve been shopping for weeks to get the right pencils and pens, binders and the dozens of other must-haves. This, of course, is in addition to the perfect school shoes and autumn wardrobe. But…

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Q: I love browsing my local dollar store, but I often end up spending more than I planned or regretting my purchases. Are dollar stores worth the price? A: Dollar stores can be tremendous spending traps, but they can also  be a great way to snag a bargain. It’s all in how you plan your visit. Read…

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Americans love eating out. According to the USDA’s food expenditure data, millennials spend more than 44% of their food budget on this meal option. In addition, other data proves that Americans spend a lot more on restaurants and bars ($54.86 billion) than they do on their groceries ($52.5 billion). We Americans really like our restaurants!…

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9 Ways For Kids To Make Money

The best way to teach a child financial responsibility is by encouraging her to earn and manage money on her own. Fall maybe closer, but it still feels like summer. There are still many opportunities for your kids to pull in some extra money. If money-making is not on your children’s minds, you may need…

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  1.) Use allowance as a teaching tool Give your kids their allowances with no strings attached to help them acquire money management skills through saving and spending trial and error.  2.) Boost their confidence Don’t let your child’s spending habits sway with peer pressure. Instead, help them build a sense of worth that’s independent…

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Ah, summer! It’s the season of fireworks and fireflies, road trips and rocky road ice cream, baseball and beach balls, flip-flops and ice pops.  But, just as you’re settling into the laid-back summer routine, retailers start rolling out their back-to-school displays, which may open that pit of dread into your stomach. Supply lists. New clothing.…

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