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So a brand new teaching consumer of mine has a weekly publication on useful suggestions on your cash, and I preferred her final one a lot I needed to steal it and share with everybody right here 🙂

Rita’s been a client advocate and private finance journalist for the previous 2 a long time, and in contrast to a few of us who are likely to get a bit verbose with our suggestions (*ahem*), she’s nice at condensing them into bite-sized nuggets.

Right here’s her newest 10 suggestions – hope a number of of them assist!


Rita R. Robison E-newsletter

#1. Search for gross sales on clothes, grills, and tenting gear in October. Wait till November to purchase TVs, iPhone 14s, laptops, and electronics. Prepare for the Black Friday gross sales by looking at this text on the greatest laptops.

#2. Save as much as 50 % off on groceries from Flashfoods, an app that connects surplus meals from grocery shops on to shoppers. The meat, produce, and different perishable gadgets are close to their “best-by date” and have to be picked up the identical day. Some shops taking part are Household Fare, BG’s, Meijer, and GIANT.

#3. Check out this text on the best way to reduce out meals waste and lower your expenses within the course of.

#4. Be careful for scams if you wish to donate to victims of Hurricane Fiona in Puerto Rico.

#5. Remember when the Fed will increase rates of interest, prefer it did not too long ago, the charge goes up in your bank card balances not simply your new purchases. See the article linked for seven methods to decrease your bank card debt.

#6. Try Amazon Outlet. The gadgets are overstocks – Amazon purchased too lots of them – discontinued gadgets, or clearance gadgets. You’ll see clothes, kitchenware, residence decor, electronics, and different classes discounted.

#7. Uninterested in your wi-fi plan? Satisfaction with worth cell digital community operators or MVNOs, resembling Enhance Cell, Shopper Mobile, and Mint, is rising and so they’re saving cash for shoppers. MVNOs purchase minutes from the large cell corporations like T-Cell and AT&T. Nonetheless, MVNOs have fewer options.

[Editor’s note: I’ve been using an MVNO for over 8 years now  – Republic Wireless. Chopped down my cell bill by $100 every month adding up to over $10,000 now! From one simple move!]

#8. Try the following tips for discovering vacation flight offers whilst ticket costs spike. One is to get a ticket to fly on Monday, December 19. Flights are typically about $120 less expensive that day.

#9. Be a part of monetary blogger J. Cash, of Budgets Are Attractive, and see what number of of those seven monetary suggestions from Mark Cuban you’ll be able to verify off. [Thx for the shout out!]

#10. Learn any papers rigorously you’re requested signal if you take a pal or relative to reside in a nursing residence. Some amenities put unlawful clauses into contracts saying you’ll be on the hook for the invoice. See the article linked for the tales in regards to the troubles a daughter and a pal had.


rita r. robison

Rita R. Robison is a client and private finance journalist, making her dwelling over the previous 20 years by discovering the very best bargains, calling out the crooks, and advocating for normal individuals identical to you and me. Subscribe to her weekly publication for bite-sized monetary suggestions, and get a bonus free e-book on the best way to optimize your private finance choices. It’s also possible to discover her on her weblog, Rita R. Robison Shopper and Private Finance Journalist.

PS: I simply signed as much as her publication myself – one thing I hardly ever do! However how nice are these?! It’s like getting all of the monetary secrets and techniques every week, like it…