Looking to save a little cash? Here’s a few local websites that are aimed at helping you save money.
Pocket Your Dollars
Carrie Rocha runs Pocket Your Dollars, which focuses on saving you money while you’re out shopping. Each week, Carrie lists the best deals at Target, Wal-Mart, Cub, Rainbow, Walgreens, CVS and other local stores so you know what to stock up on at rock-bottom prices.
Minnesota Coupon Adventure
Much like Pocket Your Dollars, Karen Gunter from Minnesota Coupon Adventure helps you save money while you’re shopping. She’s been runnning the site for more than a year and shares the best coupon finds and where to eat out cheaply, in addition to the weekly deals lists from Cub, Rainbow, Target, Walgreens, CVS and others.
The Cheap Chick
Erin Schneider is the Cheap Chick and she’s digging out the best ways to be a little thrifty. She writes about everything from saving a little cash during the holidays to where to find frugal car washes
Don’t live by a big box retailer but still want to save money? Christina Brown has you covered at Northern Cheapskate with things you can do to save money that aren’t necessarily coupon-based.
The Good Life For Less
WCCO’s own Alison Lorge writes the “Good Life” blog. There, she shares her many tips to save money — everything from the best coupons to cheap ways to go green.
Everyone has that friends that always finds the greatest sales for every single thing they need — the Star Tribune’s John Ewoldt is that guy. Check out his blog for the latest “super-secret” ultimate sales are and when to score the best deals.
Looking for more bigger-picture ways to save money? Check out Kara McGuire’s personal finance blog which covers everything from Android apps to 401Ks.
Daily Deal Websites
There’s a number of Daily Deal websites for the Twin Cities. Here’s a few to get you started:
Groupon – http://www.groupon.com/minneapolis-stpaul/
Living Social – http://livingsocial.com/deals
Plum District – http://www.plumdistrict.com/today
Dealstork – http://dealstork.com/
CBS Local Offers – http://offers.minnesota.cbslocal.com