Father’s Day Gifts Under $25

Gifts Under $25.00

Father’s Day is less than two weeks away and the pressure is on to get dad the perfect gift.

Luckily for me, Humble Dad appreciates frugality, especially on Father’s Day.  I’m not trying to say my dad isn’t worth spending money on, it’s just I know he wouldn’t want me to buy something I can’t afford.

So after reviewing our budget, Humble Timothy and I determined that $25.00 is about the right amount for us to spend on a Father’s Day gift.  It may not seem like much, but if you’re creative with your shopping, you can give your dad something you can be proud of!
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9 Tips to Save Money at the Movies

Cut Your Spending In Half!

Humble Timothy and I love going to our local Humbleville Cinema for a movie every now and again.  It’s nice to just get away from my Mayoral duties and get lost in a good movie!

The only problem with our love of going to the movies is the price.  I’m not going to tell you to skip the movies all together.  How is that helpful?  I do, however; have a handful of tips that will help you save money at the movies!
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Embracing The “Buy One Get One Free”

This promotion is simple and effective. The customer pays for one item and gets a second one for free, basically getting 2 for the price of 1.

Great deal right?  Who doesn’t love getting something for free!

Obviously this promotion is great for saving money, but there are ways to maximize the benefits of “Buy One Get One Free” promotions.
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Generic vs. Name Brand

Are name brands worth the price?

The shopper’s eternal struggle between brand recognition and cost.  Is it more important to purchase the product a celebrity endorses it on a commercial or the generic counterpart that’s $2.00 cheaper?

Is a name brand spaghetti sauce better than a generic?  What makes one brand of cling wrap better than the next?  Does name brand wrap hold more securely?  Have you ever bothered to find out?
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Netflix: Ridding You of Your Cable Bill

The High Cost of Cable

Cable television.  Over 60% of the 105 million households in America subscribe to cable television services, that’s not even including cable alternatives like satellite television.  That’s more than 63,000,000 cable bills distributed to American citizens each month!

The average cost of cable in America is roughly $70.00 a month, but some households have seen theirs reach well into the upper $200’s a month!

Now we, the humble citizens of Humbleville, like relaxing as much as the next town, but it just seems like there has to be a cheaper way to watch television!
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