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Target – No Place for Bananas and a Larger Lesson in Frugal Living

I’m usually a big fan of Target, and I go there often for groceries.  Like most people, I prefer to knock out all grocery shopping at once since it is one of those tasks I really dislike.  As such, I’ve … Continue reading

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Why DO so many women support Hillary Clinton? (Part II)

Last week I posed the question why would a thoughtful, responsible woman support Hillary Clinton.   Aside from the patent phoniness about her, the endless list of head-shaking lies, her red herring platforms, and the sordid, humiliating history that she and … Continue reading

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So why DO so many women support Hillary Clinton?

Oops, Donald Trump has done it again.  He has enraged the women voters by saying that Hillary Clinton “plays the woman card” and suggesting that she would receive less than five percent of the vote were she a man.  Aside … Continue reading

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Secret “Shame” of the American Middle Class?

There’s a good article appearing on msn.com today concerning the “secret shame” of the middle class.  Written by Neal Gabler for The Atlantic, it begins by revealing a surprising statistical find by the Federal Reserve Board: that 47% of American … Continue reading

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The Evolution of a Frugal Mindset

If you really want to excel in frugal living, the first thing to work on is not so much your spending habits but your mindset.  All the rest follows. Frugal living, you see, is more than making deliberate effort to … Continue reading

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Five More Benefits of Credit Cards and Strategies for Effective Use

You know from my last post that credit cards, when used properly, are actually a great way to save money.  The credit card cash back bonus is like having a one to five percent off coupon on everything you buy. … Continue reading

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American Pickers and How Not to Negotiate

If you followed Practical Frugal Living during the blog’s early days, you know my take on the popular History Channel program American Pickers.  It’s an entertaining show, mostly because of the likeable co-stars, Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz; however, it … Continue reading

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