Every Friday I link to my favorite stories and blog posts about saving money.
Couples and money: one way to resolve disputes. As if there weren’t enough things to challenge a relationship. Jason at Frugal Dad reveals how he and his wife split the bucks in a one income household.
How to shop at Target. Mercedes at Common Sense with Money lays down the ins and outs of using coupons and getting deals at Target. This is a great primer for beginning coupon clippers or a nice refresher for advanced clippers.
5 CHeapskate Conundrums. Time’s It’s Your Money blog asks if it is okay to use a coupon on a date? Is it ok to break up with someone because they have too much debt? And three other intriguing dilemmas that cheapskates like you and me face.
How to prepare dried beans. Buying dried beans is cheaper than canned beans and if you prep them in big batches, like Kelly at Faithful Provisions does, it’s not too much work. One of her secrets is to freeze the beans in 1 cup portions so they are ready to go for any meal!
No stamp hike, but what about 5-day delivery? Ira at WalletPop weighs cost cutting measures at the United States Postal Service after a rate hike was voted down. Five day delivery, fewer postal offices, and pension reductions are possible.
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