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Soap Sizes & Dollar Store Shopping

October 18, 2016

“Dear Jill, I got a 50-cent coupon in the paper recently for a brand of soap. The coupon reads ‘one liquid hand soap premium pump 8 to 10 ounces.’ I went to two different stores to ... (more)

‘Mandatory’ Fundraising Concert Irks Parent

October 11, 2016

Last week I shared an email from a parent asking how to support his children’s fundraising causes without, in his words, “buying overpriced junk.” Reader Amanda also wrote to share t... (more)

Children’s Fundraisers Tapping Out Parents’ Budget

October 4, 2016

“Dear Jill, I would like to hear your opinion on children’s fundraisers. I honestly feel like we are just being tapped out as parents. Everything our children do has a fee it seems and th... (more)

Sale-Price Sabotage

September 27, 2016

“Dear Jill, Something interesting happened to me recently at the store. A major chain drugstore had bottles of name-brand laundry detergent on sale for $3.99 the same week that there was a $3 c... (more)

A Reader’s Shopping Challenge

September 20, 2016

“Dear Jill, My wife gave me a challenge this evening to find the best deal using two 50-cent coupons to purchase two containers of a popular laundry soap. At my local box store, I found that a ... (more)

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