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  • Get a 20% off coupon on fresh green peppers

    SavingStar.com has released its new weekly coupon on produce -- this week on fresh green peppers. Click to Continue »

  • Homemade jam on the cheap

    Nothing tastes better on a home-baked biscuit than homemade jam. But these days, when you start adding up the cost of jars, sugar, pectin and the fresh produce, it’s more… Click...

  • Readers win Centsible Saver giveaway prizes

    Did you enter any or all of my giveaways earlier this month to celebrate the third anniversary of Centsible Saver? If so, you’ll want to check this long list of… Click to Continue...

  • Back-to-school supplies deals, July 27-Aug. 2

    This Sunday starts the fourth week of school supply deals -- with prices starting at a penny. Take advantage of the sales while you can. And don’t forget to pick… Click to Continue...

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    Get a 20% off coupon on fresh green peppers

    SavingStar.com has released its new weekly coupon on produce -- this week on fresh green peppers.

  • CENTSIBLE SAVER BLOG

    Homemade jam on the cheap

    Nothing tastes better on a home-baked biscuit than homemade jam. But these days, when you start adding up the cost of jars, sugar, pectin and the fresh produce, it’s more a gourmet treat than the humble pantry staple of our grandmothers’ day. But it doesn’t have to be that way...

  • CENTSIBLE SAVER BLOG

    Readers win Centsible Saver giveaway prizes

    Did you enter any or all of my giveaways earlier this month to celebrate the third anniversary of Centsible Saver? If so, you’ll want to check this long list of winners.

  • CONSUMER NEWS

    Progress deal would lower power bills in Eastern NC towns

    Duke Energy Progress plans to buy back power plant shares from 32 Eastern North Carolina towns for $1.2 billion. The deal would erase 70 percent of the towns’ crippling debt that has forced residents to pay the state’s steepest power costs for decades.

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    Back-to-school supplies deals, July 27-Aug. 2

    This Sunday starts the fourth week of school supply deals -- with prices starting at a penny. Take advantage of the sales while you can. And don’t forget to pick up a few extras to donate to a teacher. Here's a cheat sheet of the very best deals of the week -- with the fine print noted so...

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    CVS deals, July 27-Aug. 2

    At CVS this week, look for nice deals on Oral B battery toothbrushes and refills, Ragu pasta sauce, Speed Stick Gear, Revlon nail polish and select P&G products, including Tide. For the second week in a row, take advantage of a 30 percent off sale on store-brand products and get a free reusable ...

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    Walgreens deals, July 27-Aug. 2

    At Walgreens this week, pick up a gallon of milk for just $2.99 and a dozen eggs for just 99 cents -- a price we have not seen in a good long while. On top of that, there’s a great deal on Butterball turkey bacon, Kleenex, Chex Mix, M&M’s, Dawn and Tide, along with nice deals on an...

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    Rite Aid deals, July 27-Aug. 2

    At Rite Aid this week, score a free $10 gasoline gift card when you spend $30 on select P&G products, plus pick up your choice of free Crest toothpaste, free Glide floss or free Oral B toothbrushes, along with free Crest mouthwash and free Oral B power toothbrush. Other good deals include 25-cent...

  • CONSUMER NEWS

    Short supply of beef and pork sends prices soaring

    The price of beef and veal shot up more than 10 percent from June 2013 to June 2014, according to the most recent Consumer Price Index. Pork prices rose by 12 percent.

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    Five coupon inserts coming in Sunday’s N&O

    It’s a big weekend for coupon clippers. Look for five coupon inserts -- two Smart Source, two Red Plum and the August P&G -- in this Sunday's home-delivered Final Edition of The News & Observer.

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