Month: February 2011

Week On The Web: Frugal Food Tips

20 Frugal Kitchen Tips – By Tipnut.com

With the constantly rising prices of food these days, keeping your kitchen from costing you an arm and a leg can be a challenging one.  The good news, however, is that along with all the countless amount of meal options there are just as many ways to save. From growing your own onions to making homemade vinegar, there are plenty of different techniques to help you save money on food. Check out these twenty frugal tips for helping you save money in the kitchen.

Secrets of superstar grocery shoppers – By Melinda Fulmer

Superstar grocery shoppers are people who can buy large amounts of groceries for nickels on the dollar.  An example of would be a lady named Stephanie Nelson who has successfully purchased $100 worth of groceries for only a $1.95. The biggest reason for her savings was coupon matching and successfully changing the way she bought the food she liked. Although coupon cutting can be a bit tedious at times, if you apply some of these superstar shoppers’ strategies the reward will easily outweigh the effort.

How to Grow a Vegetable Garden – By Greenfootsteps

Growing your own veggies can be a great way to save a good chunk of change.  With a little bit of time and care you could be reaping in harvests of easy to grow vegetables like onions, peppers, potatoes, carrots, peas and more!  Follow this guide to growing for both healthier and cheaper food from the comfort of your own back yard!

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Week On The Web: Job Interview Edition

10 Tips to Bullet Proof Your Resume – By Free-Resume-Tips.com

With the job market being as scarce as it is these days, it’s very important to make sure your resume stands out amongst the rest.  This article features ten stellar tips on how to tweak your resume to grab the attention of possible employers and help you land the job!

The 10 Best Questions to Ask at a Job Interview – By Karen Burns

The best job interviews are rarely one sided conversations.  It is imperative to ask your potential employer questions about the job to not only show your interest in the position, but also to provide them with further examples of your intellect. Here are ten great questions you can ask in your next job interview, pick out a few and add them to your repertoire.

10 Tips for the Shy Job Seeker – By Psychology Today

It is natural to be a little nervous or even slightly intimidated when going into an interview for that big job.  Things like rehearsing and meditating before your meeting can be a big help to those who find themselves more timid when in the hot seat. Make sure to focus on your successes and try not to be too hard on yourself when on your next job search.

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Put Your Money Where Your Marriage Is

Men and women have always kept secrets from their spouse. Among the many secrets kept, money, sex and secrets about family are the most common. Our friends at Deals.com have produced this infographic to illustrate the lack of communication between couples and how it has gotten worse over the years.

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Week On The Web: Valentine’s Day Ideas on a Budget

Valentines Day Ideas on a Budget – By BallersOnBudgets.com

Getting your loved one a gift for Valentines Day shouldn’t be a wallet breaking chore if you go about it with the right mindset. This is a holiday based on showing your significant other that you love and appreciate them not how much money you can spend. There are plenty of simple things that you can do to add a little romance to your relationship. Check out these two articles we wrote for both sexes that should help spark some fun and creative Valentine’s Day gift ideas for you and yours.

For Women on a Budget

For Men on a Budget

30 Frugal Gift Ideas To Show You Appreciate Someone – By zenhabits

For anyone still stumped on what to get your guy or girl this Valentine’s Day, here’s another article on how to show someone you appreciate them by making your gifts more personal.  This list of 30 gift ideas will surely help those looking to make that thoughtful gesture without costing them a ton of cash.

10 Best Indoor At Home Exercises & Workouts without Equipment – By Casey Slide

Besides paid trainers, not a lot of people will say that you have to go to a gym to be able to work out.  If anything, the success of the workout video business should tell you that you have everything you need to get in shape right in the comfort of your own home.  From traditional things like jump rope, lunges and jumping jacks to less obvious methods like cleaning and dancing, there are plenty of ways to get that heartbeat up and those pounds off.

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Week On The Web: Throwing a Cheap Super Bowl Party

 Cheap Super Bowl Party – By Yelena Johnson

It may come as a surprise to some, but The Super Bowl is actually one of the most celebrated events of the year.  The good news for the ballers on budgets out there is that it doesn’t have to be one of the most expensive things to plan a party for. Check out these tips on how to save some cash on your next football party without giving up the food or the fun.

Stanford University’s Entrepreneurship Corner

This site features over 1600 free videos and podcasts of lectures by some of today’s established entrepreneurs thanks to Stanford University.  With such a wealth of information, this site is sure to provide anyone who listens with some great tips on how to successfully start and manage your own company. Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner is divided into a variety of useful categories, such as; creativity & innovation, product development, finance & venture capital, marketing & sales and more!

Turning Trash to Cash: How to Get Paid to Recycle – By Kira @ Tip Hero

Clear some space in those closets and add some cash to your pocket by reading this article on how to get paid to recycle. You can’t really get a better incentive than receiving cash to get rid of your junk and help conserve the environment at the same time. 

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Press Release: Ballers On Budgets Gives To The Homeless

Help Ballers On Budgets increase their Twitter followers and support a good cause. Through the end of February (or until we reach 10,000 – whichever comes first) we will donate one custom t-shirt to the homeless and one custom t-shirt to a follower** for every 100 followers that we receive. To qualify to win, follow us and retweet our press release. Use the hashtag #BOB.

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