Creative Ways to Save Money

Are you looking for creative ways to save money? Me too! Whenever I get the chance I interview guests who have great ideas for saving money - as painlessly as possible. Listen to these podcasts and find ways to keep more of your money in your pocket!

How the Best Shoppers in America Save $$

Really want to save money? All You set out to find the best shoppers in America - at least when it comes to saving money - and received over 200,000 submissions. Their winners saved a lot of money and share how you can save big bucks yourself.

In this interview with All You magazine senior editor Amanda Kelly, she shares some of the strategies used by their contest winners.

One is saving thousands of people in her town $80 a month and another took an $8000 world trip for $800! Learn the secrets of these super shoppers.

This episode aired live Sept 9, 2013 but the strategies are still very relevant today.

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Get the Best Deal on a Car

Are you ready to buy another car or truck? Of course you'll want to make sure you get the best deal and Mike Rabkin, professional vehicle negotiator, will help you do just that. Here he shares some of his best strategies for buying a car or truck.

He explains what invoice and sticker prices really mean to car buyers, and shares ways that dealers make money even when they sell below those prices.

He shares his insights into the best way to test drive vehicles, and what to look for when you do - including things you might not automatically think of.

We also discuss the monthly payment trap and why it can sink your deal from the start if you're not careful.

Finally, he shares resources and tips you can use to make sure you are getting a great deal when you shop for a vehicle, including a resource he likes for getting top dollar for your trade in.

This episode aired live June 3, 2013.

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Auto Insurance for Teens

Do you have any idea how much your auto insurance rates go up with a teen driver? It's probably more than you think! InsuranceQuotes.com's Laura Adams joins me to share tips for saving money on teen auto insurance. Find out which state has the lowest increase (and why) and learn about discounts that may save you 25% or more on premiums. This episode aired live July 15, 2013.

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Suddenly Frugal with Leah Ingram

Like so many people, Leah Ingram found her family had to become suddenly frugal during the economic downturn. In this episode she shares here story, what she learned from it, and how she and her family are turning their financial lives around.

Plus hear how to get a great freebie from Leah - free is good, right?

Leah is the author of Suddenly Frugal: How to Live Happier and Healthier for Less, which compiles Leah’s unique money-saving advice, including how a family can save $25,000 a year. Her second title in the Suddenly Frugal series is Toss, Keep, Sell!: The Suddenly Frugal Guide to Cleaning Out the Clutter and Cashing In. This episode aired live August 12, 2013.

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Grey Charges - Stop Wasting Money!

It's happened to me and I am sure it's happened to you: you've wasted money on something you never intended to pay for.

Americans are wasting $14.3B in grey charges, according to a study by the Aite Group for BillGuard.com. What are grey charges? Find out in this interview with BillGuard.com CEO Mary Keegan.

The average consumer can save $200 a year by spotting and stopping these charges, so stop throwing your money away! This episode aired live July 29, 2013.

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Save Money on Back to School Shopping

Want to make sure you get the best deals on back to school clothing, supplies and technology? ConsumerMan Herb Weisbaum will show you how! And you'll learn about a new website that not only can help you save on kid's clothing but can raise money for your school as well! This episode aired live August 12, 2013.

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More Creative Ways to Save Money

Mary Hunt’s Best Money-saving Advice
Expert Mary Hunt knows what she’s talking about when it comes to saving money. She dug her family out of $100,000 in credit card debt and she’s been sharing ways to save money with her readers ever since. She shares ideas for saving money even if your income changes from month-to-month.

Debt Proof Your Holidays
Every year I pull out Mary Hunt’s book Debt-Proof Your Holidays for advice and inspiration on how to have a wonderful holiday season without breaking the bank. Mary shares some of her best tips in this interview - including a super simple way for stretching the food budget during December.

Stretch Your Dollars
Gary Foreman is the ultimate dollar stretcher and founder of one of the web’s most popular money-saving websites. He shares all kinds of tips for saving money on everything from food to fuel.

Creative Ways to Save Money Podcasts You Won't Want to Miss

Listen to creative ways to save money podcasts from Gerri Detweiler's Talk Credit Radio.

Pocket Your Dollars 
Carrie Rocha and her husband paid off $60,000 in credit card debt in less than 3 years. Back by popular demand, in this interview she shares strategies …

Big Coupon Savings With The CVS Drugstore Game Not rated yet
My guest Amanda Grossman got $2800 in free products at CVS over four years. That's about $700 in free stuff every year! In this interview she teaches you …

An Easy Way to Save Not rated yet
As Americans, we aren't doing a great job saving money. 40% of Americans haven't saved anything and only 55% have more in savings than in credit card debt. …

How to Save $1000 a Month Not rated yet
Brian O'Connor had a mission: to see if he could cut $1000 a month from his family's spending without sacrificing the essentials. But it wasn't enough …

Different Ways to Save Money Not rated yet
Are you looking for some different ways to save money – or easy ways to make more money? Gail Perry Mason’s got both! I spoke with Gail at a conference …

How to Save Money on Groceries Not rated yet
One of my New Year's resolutions is to save money on groceries while eating healthier. Joining me in the studio with tips for achieving that goal is Gary …

Radical Holiday Savings Not rated yet
Ten years ago Max Wong's extended family took a radical approach to the holidays, saving them thousands of dollars and a great deal of stress in the process. …

How to Find Free Money Not rated yet
Is there missing money owed to you? Find out how to find it - and claim it - for free! My husband found $500 this way, and our engineer found money for …

Make Your Own Cleaning Products Not rated yet
Would you like to learn how to make your own natural cleaning products or personal care products to save money and avoid toxic chemicals? Me too! (I don’t …

Wacky Ways to Make Money Not rated yet
Would you like to get paid $5000 a month to stay in bed? Or earn money buying pizza or beer? How about getting paid to watch television? Kyle Taylor of …

Learn How to Save With Coupons! Not rated yet
Last year Liza Ford spent $900 on groceries, toiletries, etc. But she's not an extreme couponer! Instead she tries to show people how easy the coupon lifestyle …

The New Frugality Not rated yet
Chris Farrell is the economics editor for Marketplace Money and the author of the book, The New Frugality: How to Consume Less, Save More and Live Better. …

Live Well on an Average Income Not rated yet
Special education teacher Danny Kofke has done well financially on a teacher's salary, and he shares his strategies with Talk Credit Radio. Danny's new …


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