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You are all savvy in your own right and share many helpful and smart tips here every day. I've chosen some comments from this past week that stood out to me, and it was difficult to narrow them down to a few! Keep on sharing all of your awesome comments, ladies!

  • How to Get Half-Price Hotel Rooms — TeamSugar member Torgleson adds:
  • You'd also be surprised at how much leeway the person at the front desk has with your rate. Sometimes just calling and asking if they can do any better can get you a lower rate. I've had as much as $70 knocked off the nightly rate.

    You shouldn't write personal emails at work that you wouldn't want your boss to see. Everyone knows that they can look at your email because they tell you so when you're hired. They have every right ot see what you're doing on their time. Use your blackberry to send personal emails or don't do it at all.

    There are two more of your comments so just


    I do use coupons. I also print out coupons from a couple of websites and use those as well. A good way to get coupons is to go the websites of brands that you use regularly and sign up and you'll get coupons in the mail.

    I started saving January 1st! $10.00 a week transferred from my checking to my ING "Christmas Fund" savings account. By the time Christmas rolls around I'll have over $500 to spend on gifts.


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linb linb 9 years
I'm sorry...I meant *their* overhead is lower.
linb linb 9 years
imcs - check out They offer savings accounts, CD, IRAs, etc. Because they are an online bank, they overhead is lower and they are able to offer higher interest rates and options.
imcs imcs 9 years
could someone please share what an ING account is? I think this form of saving is a great idea and would like more information :-)
linb linb 9 years
My birthday is in October, so I will often receive gift cards to places like Target or Old Navy. I try to save those to use at Christmas.
sundrops sundrops 9 years
What is an ING account?
Martini-Rossi Martini-Rossi 9 years
I have an ING account to, Im going to sign up for that Holiday fund!!!! And who actaully sends personal email via their work email address?
Frenched Frenched 9 years
The Christmas fund idea is great! It might be half a year until Christmas now--but I might still try it, too.
Hanna1117 Hanna1117 9 years
Oh! I have an ING savings account and I never thought of opening one specifically for gifts! awesome idea!
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