Category: Save Money

14 Places to Get Cash for Coins for Free (or Cheap)

One way we save money in my family is by saving coins. Every time we pay cash and get change back, the coins go into a jar. We don’t miss them, and in fact, it’s nice not to have to walk around with that heavy change in our purses and pockets. We try t…

What is the Best Time of the Year to Buy a TV

Are you in the market for a new TV? Maybe you want to trade your 45-inch model for a 60-inch set, or get a giant screen for that theater room you’re putting together. Televisions can be expensive, so they’re not something to buy on a whim. However, if …

12 Ways to Get Cheap Baby Clothes

If you’ve got a baby, you know how expensive they can be. Diapers, formula, daycare, clothes — they all cost money. According to this USDA report, it’s not uncommon to spend between $12,000 and $20,000 per year on child rearing. We can show you how to …

Average Grocery Bill for 2

Do you spend more than you need to on groceries? I know I did. When I first started tracking my family’s spending, our grocery bill was high. Not high compared to the country’s average  (we’ll talk more about that later). However, it was high compared …

17 Best Vacation Rental Sites

Accommodations are often the most expensive part of a vacation budget. One way to cut that bill is to stay in a vacation rental rather than a hotel. Vacation rentals are houses, apartments, or rooms in homes that you can rent by the night, or sometimes…

7 Legit Ways to Get Free Toys

We’re big fans of freebies here at Well Kept Wallet. If we find a way to help you save money, we’ll gladly share it. If you have children — or know someone who does — you might know something about toy prices. It can get expensive to buy toys for kids,…

9 Best Prepaid Cellphone Plans

If you don’t like the idea of being locked into a cell phone contract for two years, take heart. There is an alternative. A prepaid cell phone plan may be right for you. Prepaid plans are inherently different from the typical contract plans. Prepaid pl…

50 Companies That Will Send You Free Stickers

You might be surprised to learn that all kinds of companies send free stickers to kids and adults. I’m guessing it has a lot to do with promoting their businesses. But either way, the result is free stickers. Anyone willing to contact companies and ask…

11 Best Pet Insurance Companies in 2018

If your pet got sick or needed emergency surgery, could you cover the unexpected expense? Just recently, I found out first hand how important pet insurance is when I was speaking with a co-worker. His dog had been diagnosed with cancer at seven years o…

How to Avoid TV Cancellation Fees

Let’s be honest. Cable TV doesn’t have the same pizzazz it had 20 years ago. Today, cutting the cord is a popular way to save money. With fast internet speeds, it’s easier and cheaper to watch subscription services like Netflix. If you can avoid cable …




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