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Stretching Your Budget : Free Sites That Can Help You Save Money

Financially Fit  has posted some great tips for saving money and stretching your budget -- they are not hard and can help save some money for Christmas presents!!

Grocery Shopping always takes a big chunk out of any budget. To help see exactly how much we are spending, and on what, there are free online budgeting sites that can track your purchases. Try using Mint.com or Buxfer.com--both free -- to start keeping track and finding ways to save.

And spend a little extra time finding coupons before heading to the grocery store. Check out coupon sites such as CouponMom.com, Coupons.com and CouponCabin.com 

**An Extra Tip** ShoppingNanny.com will provide you with customized coupons just for you for $5.95 a month. And Shopping Nanny recently guaranteed that if you spend more than $90 a week at the grocery store, you'll save $40 a month -- or your next month's membership is free.

If you are not bringing your lunch to work yet, get motivated to brown bag it by visiting FeedthePig.com. This is a savings website that will show you just how much you can save by not eating out. That could be enough motivation to start doing some serious cooking and lunch-packing at home.

To make sure you are not spending too much on your cell phone bill, visit BillShrink.com or MyRatePlan.com. You may save more with a prepaid plan than you are with your current cell phone plan.

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