Saving Savvy: Smart and Easy Ways to Cut Your Spending in Half and Raise Your Standard of Living and Giving

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You can live better on less. Much less! In a time of rising prices and economic stress, everyone wants to spend less. But who among us wants to slash our quality of life? Popular blogger and money-saving expert Kelly Hancock has wonderful news for you. In Saving Savvy, you’ll discover practical strategies to stretch your dollars—without spending more time than you can afford. As you explore, you’ll learn:  -To avoid paying full-price for the things you purchase most frequently. -Tips for clarifying...

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Saving Savvy: Smart and easy ways to CUT YOUR SPENDING IN HALF and raise your standard of living...and giving!

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Overview

You can live better on less. Much less! In a time of rising prices and economic stress, everyone wants to spend less. But who among us wants to slash our quality of life? Popular blogger and money-saving expert Kelly Hancock has wonderful news for you. In Saving Savvy, you’ll discover practical strategies to stretch your dollars—without spending more time than you can afford. As you explore, you’ll learn:  -To avoid paying full-price for the things you purchase most frequently. -Tips for clarifying your financial goals and key steps for reaching them. -Secrets of expert grocery shoppers that can save you up to 75 percent or more each month, leaving more in your pocket for other priorities. (And no, it’s not just about coupons!) -Ways to organize yourself and plan ahead to save you time and money. -How to give more—and more often—to the causes, people and ministries you care about. As Kelly takes you step by simple step through the process, you’ll find scores of savvy saving and living generously tips. And through her popular blog, she has harvested the collective wisdom of thousands of people just like you. No matter what your circumstance, no matter how much—or little—time you have, you can learn how to get control of your spending, and start saving money today.

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"The author of a money-saving Web site/blog offers a comprehensive set of practices for saving money on household expenses. Thoughtful advice on using coupons is part of the package, but she also provides many helpful tips on storing food, organizing pantries and freezers, planning meals, timing shopping trips, and taking advantage of sales and rebates. There’s a lot of detail in this advice, but the author’s steadiness and likability keep it from sounding tedious. Along with her occasional references to Bible passages and charitable giving, her homespun presentation is endearing. There’s sincerity and a clear desire to help that more than compensate for her not having the vocal smoothness of a professional reader." 
T.W.  © AudioFile Portland, Maine
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781598599930
  • Publisher: Oasis Audio
  • Publication date: 9/6/2011
  • Format: CD
  • Edition description: Unabridged
  • Product dimensions: 6.50 (w) x 5.40 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Kelly Hancock has one of the most popular money-savings blogs on the Internet, faithfulprovisions.com. She has also appeared on many radio and television programs to share her amazing savings secrets. She and her husband, Bradford, have 2 children and live in Nashville, TN.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Introduction: My Story

  1. Save Money, Live Generously
  2. Stocking Up
  3. Warming Up to the Freezer
  4. Planning Never Tasted So Good
  5. I've Got a Coupon for That
  6. Grocery Shopping Preparation
  7. The Grocery Trip
  8. More Savings Strategies
  9. A Lifestyle of Generosity
  10. Bringing It All Together
Frequently Asked Questions Meal-Plan Recipes Planning Templates Notes
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  • Posted September 6, 2011

    A Must Have Resource for EVERY Family!

    During these tough times in our economy, Kelly Hancock comes to save the day! Having followed the Faithful Provisions blog since it's infancy, I'm so excited that there is a portable resource for everyone out there. She gives practical, easy baby steps for every family to reduce their spending, increase their standard of living, AND increase their giving to others in need! Buy more than one copy and give it as gifts. Your friends and family with thank you!

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  • Posted September 5, 2011

    Highly Recommend - Awesome resource for your home!!!!

    We don't have certainty about what the future holds, but we certainly know what worked in our grandparents generation - budgeting, meal planning, enjoying simple pleasures, the joy of giving and generosity - and that is what Kelly Hancock writes about in her book Saving Savvy. This book provides timely, how-to instructions and is a great resource for any season of the economy - or your life!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted February 3, 2013

    Ugh

    The story was interesting but u cant even buy it on my stuff

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  • Posted May 30, 2012

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    Saving money is hard. Heck, sometimes just paying the bills i

    Saving money is hard. Heck, sometimes just paying the bills is difficult but God commands that we be good stewards and part of that stewardship requires saving.

    But you know that, right?

    The problem is: how to save. Not quite so easy, huh?

    ‘Saving Savvy’ can help you with that.

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