FertieStaff (Street Articles Author)

My husband and I are trying to make a happy comfortable life for ourselves and our ferrets (btw, you think CATS have "staff"??, lol) while we try to figure out what we want to be when we grow up. :) We work 40+ hours a week so we can pay bills, put food on the table and keep a roof over our heads while we‘re trying to figure that out. It’s not always easy (especially when “life happens” in between) and my husband had to get a second job to help with our expenses. I consider my second job couponing.

I love to coupon, and while I'm certainly not the foremost expert on the subject, I am happy to share what knowledge I have and continue to learn with you. It may seem like a ton of work and not worth the effort to some, but to me, especially in today’s economy, it’s essential for our family and more than worth the effort. So I hope these articles are helpful to you, and if there's anything in particular you would like to see me write about, let me know!

How to Save Money Shopping With Coupons
So what's all the hubub about coupons anyway? There are shows about extreme couponing (and what the heck is "extreme" couponing??), you're seeing more and more people using them in stores (some people have entire BINDERS they walk around with!), you can use them online, and on and on. But…
By:  in  Finance  >  Budgeting   Apr 18, 2012  
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Tips to Save Money Shopping Online
Did you think perhaps the title seems a bit of an oxymoron? I used to think so too. I only shopped online when desperation took over during a holiday or a birthday and I had to rush a gift overnight. But the internet is a different place now. Sure, you…
By:  in  Shopping and Product Reviews   Apr 04, 2012  
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How To Coupon-tips for Beginners
Over the last few years, the economy and job market have made it difficult for most of us to get by. Because of this, many of us had to get creative with our budget. Personally, my family’s budget is so tight, I feel guilty when I have to spend $20…
By:  in  Finance  >  Budgeting   Oct 06, 2011  
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