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The $500 Amex Card Giveaway!

by J. Money on Wednesday, October 17, 2012

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I know we just did an awesome giveaway lately, but THIS one was too good not to pass along to you guys today :) In a nutshell, we’ll be giving one of you lucky budgeters a $500 Amex card!! Which you can use for anything in the world you want! Woohoo!

About Today’s Sponsor:

Today’s giveaway is sponsored by the fine folks at Fellowes – a company that can help businesses save up to 70% over off-site document storage, shredding and finishing. They just launched a Savings Analyzer tool to help business decision makers uncover potential cost-savings by switching from off-site to in-house document management. By answering just a few short questions in a brief survey, you will be given an immediate recommendation on ways to save on document management costs.

If you’re a small business owner yourself, or you’re in charge of document storage/expenses at your employer, check it out and see how much you can save:

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Fellowes has a history of helping businesses with their document management solutions, and has done so since 1917 when they invented the first Bankers Box®. Today, Fellowes, still a family-owned and operated company, continues to develop innovative solutions for the workspace.

How To Enter Today’s $500 Giveaway!

If you’re excited about this $500 American Express card, you’ve got THREE ways to enter today :) Each one you do will grant you one entry, and you can do a maximum of all three for a total of three entries into today’s giveaway. Do whichever ones you prefer, just make sure to leave each entry in its own SEPARATE comment down below.

Here are your three ways to enter:

  1. Click on the Savings Analyzer tool and share your results with us! Drop a comment below with the % it says you’ll save (it’ll be at the top), and you’ll then be entered to win.
  2. Answer this question: What was the last SWITCH you did to save money? (Cable bill? Cell phone? Your home?) Let us know in the comments below to be entered!
  3. Tweet or Facebook about the Savings Analyzer tool. Shoot out something like, “Wanna help your company save money on document storage or shredding? Check out this Savings Analyzer! http://savingsanalyzer.fellowes.com” or tweak it in your own words :) Then when you’re done, drop a comment down below to let us know which you’ve done.

That’s it! You’ll have until this Saturday night, 10/20/12, at midnight to enter, and then we’ll pick the winner shortly thereafter by using Random.org. Good luck!! And remember, each entry needs to be in it’s OWN separate comment if you want it to count (I know I know, I put this in a billion places, but it’s just that many of you will forget and I don’t want you to lose all your chances! :))

I hope this helps some of y’all! $500 can go a looooooong way with paying some bills or stocking up on future Xmas gifts or travel ;) It’s a lot of money for only spending a few seconds of your time!

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Ts & Cs & Ds: All entrants must be 18 and up to enter, and reside in either the United States or Canada (sorry my foreign friends!). This post and giveaway is sponsored by Fellowes, and all thoughts and opinions related to Fellowes are my own.


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1 KimD October 17, 2012 at 5:57 am

ooh I’d save 99% :)

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2 Pauline October 17, 2012 at 6:02 am

I would save 88%! Last switch was electricity about 6 months ago.

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3 Lukas Pleva October 17, 2012 at 6:22 am

We switched from shopping at a local supermarket to shopping at national chains (e.g. Target, CVS, Walgreen, etc.) I am a big supporter of the “Buy Local” movement, but man, those coupon and reward savings really add up!

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4 Lukas Pleva October 17, 2012 at 6:27 am

I sent out a tweet encouraging people to visit the website on 10/17. You can verify by reviewing my list of tweets here:

https://twitter.com/lpleva

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5 Lukas Pleva October 17, 2012 at 6:29 am

Based on my results, I could save up to 100% if I switched to in-house document storage.

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6 Mark October 17, 2012 at 7:05 am

woohoo, I’d save 98%!

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7 Mark October 17, 2012 at 7:06 am

My last switch was my cable bill, got rid of the tv portion and switched to hulu.

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8 Lance @ Money Life and More October 17, 2012 at 7:16 am

I’d say 31% on shredding. I switched out my rental cable modem with one I bought and saved $5 a month. It’ll pay itself off in a bit over a year.

I tweeted your tweet here – https://twitter.com/MoneyLifeMore/status/258526553732943873

Three entries please :)

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9 Cody October 17, 2012 at 7:21 am

My last switch to save a buck was my internet provider. I transferred to the new provider because they offered the first 6 months of unlimited data absolutely free with a very reasonable (and cheaper) monthly rate thereafter.

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10 Kelly October 17, 2012 at 7:24 am

We combined our car insurance and switched providers. We’re saving $400 this year!

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11 graduate.living October 17, 2012 at 7:36 am

While I’d love a shredder for my documents, I don’t pay for shredding so Savings Analyzer got very confused by my input =)

The last switch I made to save money was cancel our parking lease. It was up anyway, and that will save the BF and I $100 ($50 each). I’ll also be canceling my gym membership in December, when it’s up, so I’ll save another $40!

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12 Barb October 17, 2012 at 7:39 am

I added a telephone to my internet and cable bill and saved $30 a month. Not sure how that worked out for Comcast, but now I have a home phone for free and $30 extra in my pocket :) Plus they upgraded my modem/router so I was able to sell my old router.

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13 Elle October 17, 2012 at 7:45 am

Awesome contest! I tweeted and shared the savings tool on FB. :https://twitter.com/Elle_CM/status/258533197082660864

According to the analyzer I could save about 71%, sweet :) The last switch we’ve made has been with cell phone providers – we moved over to Sprint for a competitive rate and better service.

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14 T$ October 17, 2012 at 7:47 am

98% Savings, the last thing i did to save money was DISCOUNT DOUBLE CHECKED budget and realized that if i put monthly expenses on my credit card and paid them off monthly, i get 1% cash back. Which i put towards the principal of the house.

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15 C. Geiger October 17, 2012 at 7:56 am

We just saved $52 a month on our cell phones and upgraded to a better plan. Then I called our cable provider and saved $20! It pays to call!

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16 Mary October 17, 2012 at 7:57 am

We switched from satellite to Hulu/Netflix and it’s beautiful, just beautiful…

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17 C. Geiger October 17, 2012 at 7:57 am

We’d save 83% if we switched! Cool tool!

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18 Jacqueline S October 17, 2012 at 8:00 am

The last financial switch I made was asking for an adjustment in my work hours, so that my husband and I could commute to work together. We save gas money ($50 to $100 a week) and wear and tear on one vehicle. We also get to have a few minutes to chat before we start our day.

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19 Jacqueline S October 17, 2012 at 8:03 am

The Savings Analyzer has found that I can save on average 73%. Not bad.

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20 Renee S October 17, 2012 at 8:07 am

It says I can save an average of 31%!

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21 Renee S October 17, 2012 at 8:08 am

The most recent financial switch I made was getting rid of cable and opting for the roku player with my netflix instant stream. It’s awesome!

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22 Renee S October 17, 2012 at 8:09 am

I facebooked about the analyzer tool!

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23 Katie lake October 17, 2012 at 8:18 am

Oh gosh. What haven’t I done to save money lately?! I would say our biggest and most recent savings is switching all the insurance (auto and home) over to USAA after we got married (I already had my car with USAA) for a savings of around $200/month.

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24 Jennifer October 17, 2012 at 8:21 am

Two big things we did to save money recently were switching to cash envelope budgeting and cutting cable!

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25 Ted G. October 17, 2012 at 8:26 am

I switched my magazine subscriptions this autumn. Trimmed a few and added cheaper alternatives.

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26 Matthew October 17, 2012 at 8:28 am

I’m about to close on a refinance that reduces the terms of my mortgage from 4.25% to 2.75%. By switching loan providers/terms, I will save a significant amount of money.

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27 Justin October 17, 2012 at 8:35 am

The last switch I did was switching from a Cable TV+Internet package to Cable internet+ netflix. I watch the new shows on the stations websites and the old ones on Netflix. I went from $140 a month to $70 a month for essentially the same service, which is now 100% on demand as opposed to prescribed times. Love it!

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28 Mina October 17, 2012 at 8:37 am

Our most recent money saver was looking at our cable and internet package. We not only are saving $30/month but also got a $500 gift card from the provider

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29 HighOrderGuiltComplex October 17, 2012 at 8:38 am

I am about to switch to a pre-paid phone to get out of my current $56/month plan with T-Mobile. Wish me luck! The last thing I did to save some dough was to persistantly (but politely) call a doctor’s office to get them to lower the bill. They had charged me for all kind of “legit” expenses and fees

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30 jay October 17, 2012 at 8:47 am

I switched off the cable tv about a year ago to save money!!

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31 Sarah October 17, 2012 at 8:49 am

I switched to Geico and saved something like $500/yr on car insurance! Also planning on switching to a pre-paid phone once my 2-year contract is up.

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32 Crystal H October 17, 2012 at 8:50 am

I would save 31%. And I saved money by calling FIOS to ask for the lates specials and packages or else I would switch and they offered me the current promotion they were running.

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33 Jessi October 17, 2012 at 8:59 am

It says I can save on average 73% by managing my documents in-house!

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34 Jessi October 17, 2012 at 8:59 am

We switched our cell phone plans recently and saved about $60 a month!

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35 James October 17, 2012 at 9:04 am

Switched to a prepaid cell plan and saved a bunch.

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36 karmellas October 17, 2012 at 9:04 am

Wow, 88%. <— that's too short a comment for wordpress!

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37 karmellas October 17, 2012 at 9:06 am
38 karmellas October 17, 2012 at 9:11 am

I got really into “artisan” beef jerky (random, I know) which is damn expensive. I am in the process of switching to borrowing a dehydrator and using Alton Brown’s recipe to make my own.

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39 Michelle October 17, 2012 at 9:16 am

It says 99% for me!

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40 Michelle October 17, 2012 at 9:17 am

I switched my cable bill and save around $20 per month :)

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41 Michelle October 17, 2012 at 9:17 am
42 Matt Madison October 17, 2012 at 9:19 am

The last switch that we made was from Farmer’s Insurance to Country Financial (all of our policies).

Amazingly, we saved nearly $2,000 a year on our rental property, about $500 each on both autos, and on our primary homeowners policy, we saved about $300, netting out to a cool $3300. On TOP of that, we received all of the extra money we had paid in to our policies in the form of 4 separate checks! Once we paid the new premiums, we still had over $2000 left!

The one thing I will say is to CHECK YOUR INSURANCE POLICIES! Our policies were great and very budget-friendly when we bought them 6 years ago, but over time, they started to nickel and dime the increases (I presume so consumers don’t notice — just like we didn’t notice).

Regardless – best financial move I’ve made in a LONG time.

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43 nGneer October 17, 2012 at 9:25 am

The last switch I made was vanpooling instead of driving to work. My commuting costs went down from around $325 to about $140, a $185/month savings. Woohoo! I now also get to nap for an extra 2 hours a day :). Can’t put a price on that.

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44 rubyruns24 October 17, 2012 at 9:26 am
45 rubyruns24 October 17, 2012 at 9:27 am

I switched grocery stores. No more fancy store with all of the temptations.

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46 nGneer October 17, 2012 at 9:29 am

According to Savings Analyzer I would save 99% on document storage.

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47 Jon B October 17, 2012 at 9:35 am

My last switch to save money was riding the bus instead of driving to work! Save $$ on gas and parking to the tune of $308/month!!!

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48 Jaclyn October 17, 2012 at 9:36 am

I saved money by switching my cell phone from unlimited data to 4 gb. I’m hoping to save more by putting my cable and cell bill on one bill.

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49 Aaron October 17, 2012 at 9:43 am

The most recent switch I made to save money was on my car insurance. The old company wanted to increase my monthly payment by $28 a month from one 6 month period to the next. Excuse me, but hasn’t the value gone DOWN as I’ve driven the car, and thus insuring it should be cheaper?? So I got 3 or 4 quotes that were all way cheaper for the same coverage and went with the cheapest!

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50 Jen R October 17, 2012 at 9:43 am

Fellowes said I’d save 100%. Doesn’t that mean it would be free?

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51 Brian G October 17, 2012 at 9:44 am

I would save 31% on document shredding.

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52 Jen R October 17, 2012 at 9:45 am

I switched from riding public transportation to work to riding a bicycle to work; saves $4 a day!

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53 Brian G October 17, 2012 at 9:46 am

Last switch I made was to carpooling to work. I’m saving about $200/month in gas now!

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54 Jen R October 17, 2012 at 9:49 am
55 Colleen October 17, 2012 at 9:53 am

I decided not to get cable or internet when I moved.

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56 Craig October 17, 2012 at 9:55 am

Switched cable bills.

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57 Sue October 17, 2012 at 10:01 am

We recently dropped our landline and have changed internet providers to bundle with our cable and cell phones and this is saving us about $50/month!

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58 George Sobota October 17, 2012 at 10:02 am

The last switch I made was to remove insurance from my cell phone. This is saving me $7/month.

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59 Jan October 17, 2012 at 10:08 am

We switched cell phone providers and we are saving $52 every month!

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60 Sara October 17, 2012 at 10:09 am

I could save 73% on laminating!

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61 Sara October 17, 2012 at 10:09 am

We dropped cable and just use Netflix and Hulu Plus – saves us $78 a month!

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62 Kristi October 17, 2012 at 10:12 am

We switched to running and workout videos to drop our gym membership bill!

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63 Jessi October 17, 2012 at 10:18 am

The last switch we made was dropping our landline, which has saved about $40/month!

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64 Adam Hagerman October 17, 2012 at 10:20 am

My wife and I switched from Comcast Business to Comcast Residential. It saved us about $50 per month. We had to get a new phone number but it was well worth the savings!

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65 Steph M October 17, 2012 at 10:23 am

I switched cable companies to save $10 a month since Time Warner refused to lower the bill. $500 would be a great birthday present!!!

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66 Budget & the Beach October 17, 2012 at 10:31 am

My last major switch was the gym. I traded that for free workouts on apps, and running.

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67 Laura Brown October 17, 2012 at 10:37 am

We recently switched from one company with a bundle for TV, phone and internet to just phone and internet with them, and TV through another company. We’re saving $100 a month!

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68 Zac October 17, 2012 at 10:45 am

We changed car insurance companies and saved about $300 a year.

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69 Doreena October 17, 2012 at 10:47 am

Ive started saving money by bringing my lunch to work everyday this month. Not only do I save money buy not buying lunch or gas to get me there but im saving calories too!

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70 Adrienne October 17, 2012 at 10:48 am

31% savings with the savings analyzer

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71 RT October 17, 2012 at 10:51 am

I dropped cable to save money

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72 Adrienne October 17, 2012 at 10:53 am

When our bill went up with Time Warner I called and told them we wanted to cancel and go with their competitor. They dropped our bill by $20.00 and added some useful features.

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73 Alexa October 17, 2012 at 11:02 am

we cut the cable

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74 Beckey & Jeff October 17, 2012 at 11:14 am

We’d save 98%! We dropped digital cable and the DVR, saved us like $60/month.

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75 Stan @DebtsnTaxes October 17, 2012 at 11:17 am

The last switch we did to save money was when we refinanced our home in June. We ended up saving $336/month!

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76 Debtzilla October 17, 2012 at 11:17 am

I switched off my internet and saved $24 a month. Just use my phone for everything.

I tweeted your link @debtzilla

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77 Jen October 17, 2012 at 11:18 am

Our last big switch was to drop DirecTV..saving us $60/mo. Now we get old-skool antenna TV! Total throwback to my childhood….. :) Worth every penny.

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78 Jenn October 17, 2012 at 11:19 am

Dropped the land line and internet – $70/mo, then added a wi-fi hot spot onto the cell bill, +20/mo, so i’ve got an extra $50/mo to put towards something else.

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79 Kris October 17, 2012 at 11:19 am

It said I would save 100%.

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80 Stephanie Phelps October 17, 2012 at 11:19 am

Mine said 99% we dropped to the lower package with our cable and save about 40 a month it was hard to give up my internet speed lol

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81 Alice @ EarningMyTwoCents October 17, 2012 at 11:20 am

My last switch to save money has been taking the bus to work rather than the metro. Muuuuuch cheaper.

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82 Kris October 17, 2012 at 11:20 am

The last switch I made was to change insurance on two homes. It will save about $1000 a year.

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83 Jennifer October 17, 2012 at 11:21 am

I could save -39%…. I guess I am already saving enough!

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84 Stephanie Phelps October 17, 2012 at 11:21 am

we dropped to the lower package with our cable and save about 40 a month it was hard to give up my internet speed lol

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85 Stephanie Phelps October 17, 2012 at 11:21 am
86 Jennifer October 17, 2012 at 11:21 am

The last switch I did to save money was my car insurance! I now save $40 a month!

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87 Ann October 17, 2012 at 11:22 am

I could save 99%!

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88 Dan October 17, 2012 at 11:22 am

Hi J. Site says I could save 99% by storing in-house. WOW!

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89 Jessie C. October 17, 2012 at 11:22 am

I can save on average 31% by managing your documents in-house.

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90 Jessie C. October 17, 2012 at 11:22 am
91 Sheri October 17, 2012 at 11:22 am

We switched car insurance companies.

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92 Jessie C. October 17, 2012 at 11:23 am

We cut the cable and switch cell phone plans.

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93 Dan October 17, 2012 at 11:24 am

The last switch I made to save money (always a priority) was to lower my car insurance deductible from $100 – $500. I saved about $25 / month with USAA (I’ll NEVER leave ‘em!)

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94 Ann October 17, 2012 at 11:24 am

The last “switch” I made was automating my savings. I upped my 401K contributions and set up auto-transfers so I didn’t have to think about it anymore! It’s amazing to watch the savings grow. And I feel more in control of my finances, oddly enough!

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95 Alyssa N. October 17, 2012 at 11:26 am

My last switch was to give up cable (and a tv) altogether. I thought it would painful, but I’m actually not missing it very much! I have so much time to do all those things I was planning to get to someday…

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96 Dan October 17, 2012 at 11:27 am

Posted your direct quote to FB.

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97 Lindsee October 17, 2012 at 11:28 am

The last switch i made was changing our cable plan. We saved about $40 a month and were given enough freebies that our channels haven’t changed at all!

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98 Mark October 17, 2012 at 11:29 am

The last switch I made to save money was moving my cell phone plan from Verizon to T-Mobile.

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99 Samantha October 17, 2012 at 11:31 am

At first I thought, woohoo 44%! But then scrolling thru the comments I guess that isn’t as impressive at 100%. lol!

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100 Dan October 17, 2012 at 11:32 am

The last switch I made to save money was getting rid of our landline phone and using MagicJack – instead of spending $360/year on a seldom used home phone, were’ now spending $30/year!

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101 Samantha October 17, 2012 at 11:32 am

This week, my husband dropped Verizon and switched to Page Plus. Should save us about $18/month… plus he’ll have (very limited) data now, too. I didn’t switch because I use too many minutes. :)

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102 Samantha October 17, 2012 at 11:36 am

I put it on Facebook!

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103 Kelsey October 17, 2012 at 11:37 am

Mine says I’d save on average 31%. That’s pretty significant. A few months ago the hubs and I switched from DirecTV to a local cable company. It’s not as fancy or easy to use, but we are saving over 33% so we are going to keep it for at least a year.

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104 Salvatore October 17, 2012 at 11:39 am

I would save 73%!

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105 beskeie October 17, 2012 at 11:40 am

so ill be saving 94%. wowsers. bring it on.

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106 Salvatore October 17, 2012 at 11:40 am

I just switched my cellphone from a Verizon Talk and Text contract to a Virgin Mobile Data plan. I’m saving $25 per month with no contract and more features!

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107 Stacey October 17, 2012 at 11:41 am

I switched to the envelope system to save $$…. and it works!

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108 Fern October 17, 2012 at 11:42 am

I got a 91% savings. But I suppose that’s skewed since not all our storage is ‘documents’ – we store hardware, too. So it’s not clear how that applies.

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109 beskeie October 17, 2012 at 11:42 am

my last switch was on insurance providers. saved over $500 by shopping around.

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110 Fern October 17, 2012 at 11:44 am

Due to serious financial crap, our latest switch was switching my husband from real orange juice (from concentrate, we’d switched from the premium earlier) to Tang. Saves us 75% of the cost per week, and he doesn’t have to change his habit.

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111 Julian October 17, 2012 at 11:46 am

I switched from unlimited texts with Verizon to 1000 a month. Saving $10 every single month now!

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112 Fern October 17, 2012 at 11:46 am

And I tweeted it, as @FernWise

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113 wayne October 17, 2012 at 11:47 am

Most recent switch was getting rid of directv and bundling tv with internet and phone with comcast. saving quite a bit each month.

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114 Janara October 17, 2012 at 11:48 am

I was going to cancel my cable has the price increased but they lowered the package for me instead.

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115 Janara October 17, 2012 at 11:49 am

I would save 108% Woot

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116 Yana October 17, 2012 at 11:50 am

Our Savings Analyzer has found that you can save on average 100% by managing your documents in-house.

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117 Yana October 17, 2012 at 11:51 am

We moved closer to my husband’s job, and it’s a good time to save a bit on gas.

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118 Shannon Walsh October 17, 2012 at 11:53 am

99% – crazy! What a great tool for planning.

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119 jefferson @SeeDebtRun October 17, 2012 at 11:54 am

i ran through the sample and would save 99%, using the tool.. very rad :)

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120 Shannon W October 17, 2012 at 11:54 am

Switched cable providers and stopped my DVR/Tivo – significant savings per month. One of the best things I’ve done for my budget this year.

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121 jefferson @SeeDebtRun October 17, 2012 at 11:55 am

the last switch that I did to make money was changing up my cable bill and getting rid of all of our premium channels to save a bundle..

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122 Erin October 17, 2012 at 12:01 pm

I’d save 31% on document shredding.

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123 Janara October 17, 2012 at 12:01 pm

Posted on Facebook

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124 Veronica October 17, 2012 at 12:02 pm

We dropped cable and added hulu. Best. Idea. Ever. Now we watch TV/movies via Netflix, Hulu Plus and a digital antenna for a total of <$30/month. We were paying $100/month for cable on top of Netflix.

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125 Erin October 17, 2012 at 12:02 pm

My most recent save was finding unsecured wi-fi in my apartment building. I’m saving $40 a month on internet! Judge me if you will :).

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126 Christopher October 17, 2012 at 12:07 pm

My wife and I bid adieu to cable television.

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127 Christopher October 17, 2012 at 12:08 pm

I got 88% on storage of documents.

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128 garryo October 17, 2012 at 12:12 pm

we dropped cable and dont miss it for a minute.

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129 Megan October 17, 2012 at 12:13 pm

The last switch I made was to get a deal on internet for only 19.99 a month for 6 months. I’m saving about $20/month.

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130 Jan October 17, 2012 at 12:23 pm

It says I could save 93% on document shredding!

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131 Jan October 17, 2012 at 12:23 pm

The last switch I did was changing my cellphone plan to one with less minutes since I don’t spend that much time talking on the phone anymore.

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132 KimD October 17, 2012 at 12:26 pm

Quote has been tweeted

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133 KimD October 17, 2012 at 12:27 pm

I switched to a different phone/internet provider – save about $20/month

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134 Melanie October 17, 2012 at 12:33 pm

My savings analyzer results were 44% (I used old numbers from my previous position… I don’t yet have the power to shred in my current role…).

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135 Melanie October 17, 2012 at 12:38 pm

The last SWITCH we did to save money will out my family geekdom – we went from a monthly subscription of World of Warcraft @ $16 a month, to a bi-annual subscription @ $76, saving us about $3 a month… yes, that’s only about forty bucks a year, but for a family of 4 on a single income, this is one of two perks we budget for and every little bit counts!

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136 Angella October 17, 2012 at 12:49 pm

I would save up to 99% on binding and laminating!

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137 Angella October 17, 2012 at 12:50 pm

The last switch I did to save money was our TV bill. Said goodbye to Uverse, hello to Direct TV and saved $80/mo. Hopefully next year I can say bye to Direct TV and hello to just Hulu and save another $80!

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138 Angella October 17, 2012 at 12:52 pm
139 Corie October 17, 2012 at 12:56 pm

The last switch we made was car insurance companies and we saved quite a bit of money. I can’t remember the exact amount but somewhere around $500 per year!

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140 Kelli October 17, 2012 at 12:58 pm

I would save 0% simply because I don’t currently have to pay for document storage or shredding.

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141 Kelli October 17, 2012 at 12:59 pm

The last money-saving switch I did was finally biting the bullet and cancelling cable TV. It’s saving me around $60/month!

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142 Kelli October 17, 2012 at 1:03 pm

Posted about the savings analyzer on FB (as Kelli Rolvaag).

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143 Michelle B October 17, 2012 at 1:09 pm

We would save 88% on storage.

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144 Georgie October 17, 2012 at 1:09 pm

I switched my life insurance and saved $50/month!

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145 Kevin Vesga October 17, 2012 at 1:10 pm

My dad recently downgraded our internet plan to save some money. Needless to say, I do miss the previous speed.

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146 Michelle B October 17, 2012 at 1:10 pm

I switched cable companies and save $100 a month.

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147 Michelle B October 17, 2012 at 1:10 pm
148 Kevin Vesga October 17, 2012 at 1:12 pm
149 Julia October 17, 2012 at 1:20 pm

I’m in the process of a switch right now! Moving from AT&T to Airvoice on my cell phone. (Should save me about $60 a month)

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150 Holly B October 17, 2012 at 1:23 pm

We got rid of cable and now just watch on Hulu and Netflix. Not exactly a switch, but saves a lot of money and we barely miss cable.

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151 Holly B October 17, 2012 at 1:25 pm

The analyzer says I would save 0%, as my business isn’t large enough yet to require document storage or shredding

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152 E October 17, 2012 at 1:27 pm

I’d save 31% at least…very helpful

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153 Holly B October 17, 2012 at 1:27 pm
154 Caitlin October 17, 2012 at 1:34 pm

We switched our individual cell phones to a family plan – so much cheaper!

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155 Tina October 17, 2012 at 1:39 pm

I live by myself and was shelling out $150 a month for internet and cable, absurd! It wasn’t worth it to me so I cut out the cable and now pay just $50 for internet (which is still kind of a lot in my opinion) and $14 for hulu and netflix. AND about a month ago, I tried plugging my cable into the TV just to see. All of a sudden, I’m getting 100+ channels FO FREE! And the local stations are HD, score!

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156 Cordelia October 17, 2012 at 1:58 pm

My last money-saving switch was technically my husband’s – down to borrowing one Gamefly game at a time on his subscription instead of two. But since I’m the budget master who pays all the bills, I will claim that as my own! :P

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157 Rai October 17, 2012 at 1:59 pm

Last thing I did to save mega amounts of $$$$ was to have a friend watch my dog at my place, rather than taking her to a kennel. I’m in the process of relocating, and had to go out of town for the month of October. Savings of over $600, even with me paying her a few hundred to say THANKS !!!!

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158 Richard Hicks October 17, 2012 at 2:00 pm

says that I will save 87%

brich22 at earthlink dot net

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159 Richard Hicks October 17, 2012 at 2:01 pm

Last switch for me was dropping at&t landline and going to OOMA which is web based and saved a ton of money

brich22 at earthlink dot net

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160 Richard Hicks October 17, 2012 at 2:02 pm
161 PJ October 17, 2012 at 2:08 pm

Switched from uVerse TV to DirecTV…..saved about $60/mth for the next 2 years….plus Sunday Ticket for free

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162 PJ October 17, 2012 at 2:10 pm

And I would save about 23%

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163 PJ October 17, 2012 at 2:12 pm
164 LB @ Finanical Black Sheep October 17, 2012 at 2:23 pm

I would save 88%!

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165 LB @ Finanical Black Sheep October 17, 2012 at 2:31 pm

Just switched my cell phone to a better carrier and saved a 3@#!-load I went from $195.24 for unlimited everything, to $12.50 per month with FREE texting, data, etc. That’s for 2 Droids on Verizon’s network BABY!

I just posted about this today on my website!!!! I win. lol

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166 LB @ Finanical Black Sheep October 17, 2012 at 2:37 pm
167 Treasure October 17, 2012 at 2:53 pm

Last thing I did to save money was switch my insurance to Geico! They really do offer best prices for your car. I saved $200 on a 6 month policy. As a struggling college student, any amount helps!

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168 Thomas S. Moore October 17, 2012 at 2:54 pm

The last switch I made was going from driving to work to actually riding the train. Instead of paying $200 month in gas I now pay $75(company discount) and don’t have to worry about traffic.

@ LB – I’m with VZ and have two phone what the heck am I doing wrong I need to find out so I can lower my bill as well.

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169 Jewel October 17, 2012 at 2:55 pm

To save money, I got a second job during the evenings. When I had free time, I would go out with my friends and spend money. Now, my evenings and weekends are booked. It sucks that I can’t go out, but I have seen about a $1000 increase in income a month.

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170 crystal October 17, 2012 at 3:08 pm

it looks like i could save 31%

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171 Dave October 17, 2012 at 3:10 pm

Did the tweeting from ChivalryPro – and our money saver was a refi on our mortgage. Saved some big bucks that is helping us now!

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172 crystal October 17, 2012 at 3:10 pm

we saved money by switching from cable tv to netflix streaming and it’s been great!

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173 Laura October 17, 2012 at 3:19 pm

I would save 48%!

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174 Laura October 17, 2012 at 3:20 pm

And I’m just not looking into refinancing my mortgage. It’s not bad, but I think we can do better…

p.s. I totally spelled email address incorrectly in my last post…. it’s right here.

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175 One Frugal Girl October 17, 2012 at 3:29 pm

The analyzer says I’d save 99%.

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176 Courtney October 17, 2012 at 3:29 pm

The analyzer says I’d save 31%.

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177 Courtney October 17, 2012 at 3:30 pm

I dropped cable a few months ago and haven’t regretted it a bit! Adding Hulu Plus cut down on my savings, but I love not feeling like a slave to the DVR and having a few extra $$ in my budget.

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178 One Frugal Girl October 17, 2012 at 3:30 pm

We recently gave cable and Sirius satellite the boot. We also called our internet company and received a better rate!

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179 Andrew Elizondo October 17, 2012 at 3:30 pm

Posted a tweet: https://twitter.com/rocketengr/status/258650881682202624

I recently switched my internet/phone company and saved $40 a month!

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180 sue brandes October 17, 2012 at 3:33 pm

Our Savings Analyzer has found that you can save on average 31% by managing your documents in-house.

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181 Harry October 17, 2012 at 3:34 pm

It says I’ll save 99%.

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182 sue brandes October 17, 2012 at 3:34 pm

I switched to a newer cable modem and it sound be more energy effienant.

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183 Harry October 17, 2012 at 3:35 pm

The last switch I made was going from Vonage to Ooma.

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184 C Holla October 17, 2012 at 3:42 pm

It says I would save 99%. To save money, I recently switched my cable bill to a lower plan, resulting in about $20 less a month plus I got a few discounts/freebies such as free DVR for 6 months and half off of HBO.

I tweeted the message: http://www.twitter.com/hot97cutie

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185 sue brandes October 17, 2012 at 3:43 pm

Shared on Facebook(Sue Brandes)
https://www.facebook.com/sbrandes

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186 Stefanie Gladden October 17, 2012 at 3:56 pm

I would save 65%

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187 Stefanie Gladden October 17, 2012 at 3:57 pm

we recently switched internet providers, it saves us a lot!

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188 Stefanie Gladden October 17, 2012 at 3:59 pm
189 Aaron October 17, 2012 at 4:18 pm

Tweeted – thanks for having this! ;)

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190 LB @ Finanical Black Sheep October 17, 2012 at 4:24 pm

Hi Thomas,

It’s not about what you are doing wrong, it is what you want from your cell phone. I use prepay minutes, free apps, and wifi. This can be done with almost any newer phone or used phone in my case, which is a whole other savings story too. :) This saves me so much money, that most of the time I randomly call people just so I can use my minutes lol.

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191 Ash (in US) October 17, 2012 at 4:26 pm

I switched from a monthly cell phone plan to a pay-as-you go plan. Easily saved $200 or so a year.

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192 doris October 17, 2012 at 4:26 pm

I’d save 73% if I did my laminating in house…. good deal!!!!!!!!!

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193 doris October 17, 2012 at 4:27 pm

My last switched was my cable bill a few months ago, woohoo!

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194 Kari October 17, 2012 at 4:27 pm

we downgraded our cable to basic for a while, not too horrible and we save a bunch each month.

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195 DB October 17, 2012 at 4:30 pm

“Our Savings Analyzer has found that you can save on average by managing your documents in-house.”
I think I broke it because I dont use services for any of the options! So I cant save any money as far as I can tell.

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196 Lori October 17, 2012 at 4:32 pm

we just switched cell phone provides and it cut my bill by a third.

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197 DB October 17, 2012 at 4:39 pm

Our Cell phones were switched to PagePlusCellular, keeping our paid for android phones, and moving to a provider on the verizon network that does prepay and doesnt require a data plan.

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198 DB October 17, 2012 at 4:43 pm

tweeted, but name is personally identifiable, so will provide proof if this is the winning entry/.

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199 TeacHer October 17, 2012 at 4:54 pm

I switched from shopping at Whole Foods to going to the “regular” grocery store for more of my day-to-day items. I LOVE Whole Foods, but it’s just too expensive :-/

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200 JB October 17, 2012 at 5:12 pm

Nice, I can save 31%!

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201 JB October 17, 2012 at 5:13 pm

I switched to cooking in more and saved $200+ depending on the month

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202 Lynn October 17, 2012 at 5:45 pm

The last switch I did to save money was I refinanced my mortgage and kept the same payment but switched to a 20 yr loan. Will save interest in the long run

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203 Wright1 October 17, 2012 at 6:17 pm

My wife and I switched car insurance companies and we are saving right aroung $200.00 a year.

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204 Sue D October 17, 2012 at 6:19 pm

I would save 31%! We don’t shred too much, I work for the county government.

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205 Sue D October 17, 2012 at 6:20 pm

I am planning on getting rid of cable as soon as we switch to Netflix.

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206 kfloveinme October 17, 2012 at 7:13 pm

Last switch was calling the cable company and telling them that I’m switching to another service. Saved myself $30 a month. Also, I stopped buying lunch everyday and started to bring in my own. Major was stopped shopping! Now that was a big accomplishment! :)

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207 kfloveinme October 17, 2012 at 7:14 pm
208 kfloveinme October 17, 2012 at 7:16 pm

100% saving for me!

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209 Joyatee October 17, 2012 at 7:32 pm

The last big change I made to save $$ was to move!! I cut my rent cost to about 2/3 of what it was, and it’s definitely helping. The extra $500 would be a great addition.

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210 Joyatee October 17, 2012 at 7:33 pm

Tweeted about it! (@joyatee)

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211 Deanna G. October 17, 2012 at 7:52 pm

The last switch I did to save money was ordering more of my groceries online. I’ve been saving a ton!

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212 Deanna G. October 17, 2012 at 7:53 pm

Tweeted about the Savings Analyzer tool:

https://twitter.com/calidreamin87/status/258717288755253248

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213 Teddi P October 17, 2012 at 7:55 pm

My Savings Analyzer has found that I can save on average 93% by managing your documents in-house.

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214 Kim October 17, 2012 at 7:55 pm

We got rid of cable and are saving $80/mth.

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215 Teddi P October 17, 2012 at 7:57 pm

The last big switch my household made was to get rid of cable completely. We have the $8 a month Netflix instant, but that is it and to be honest, it’s not that bad! There is plenty to watch and we have really cut back on the amount we watch anyway and figured out some other things to do instead of wasting time (and money) on cable!

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216 Tina L October 17, 2012 at 8:00 pm

I got rid of cable and bought my own modem for the Internet and saved $65/month.

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217 Candy October 17, 2012 at 8:03 pm

Switched to a cable bundle that includes a phone line I’ll never use …I didn’t even buy a phone for it!

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218 Nina October 17, 2012 at 8:10 pm

I cancelled my land-line phone!

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219 kim October 17, 2012 at 8:21 pm

We could save 93%?! That’s pretty good, I will have to look into it some more. It would be great to cut down that expense.

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220 kim October 17, 2012 at 8:23 pm

My switch has been more mindful spending, and more from Marshalls (got the Le Creuset I’ve been coveting for half off! which led to me cooking in more, and I’ve about paid for it in savings from that).

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221 Pam October 17, 2012 at 8:33 pm

I would save 70%

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222 Pam October 17, 2012 at 8:34 pm

the last switch to save money was my cell phone company.

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223 Shilpa October 17, 2012 at 8:36 pm

We got rid of cable.

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224 Judy B. October 17, 2012 at 8:56 pm

I just switched electric supplier for our home. Also about to close a bank account – tired of all their %$#@! fees!

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225 Kristin B. October 17, 2012 at 8:59 pm

Well, apparently I would save 31%. I don’t utilize many of these products on a daily/monthly basis tho.

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226 Kristin B. October 17, 2012 at 9:00 pm

The biggest savings I got from a recent switch was probably my new credit card. Of course, I opened another credit card, which may/may not be considered ‘good’, but due to my awesome credit, I got 12 months 0% AND they gave me 300$ cash back after 3 transactions! Yes, please!

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227 Crystal C October 17, 2012 at 9:22 pm

The last thing that I saved money on was my cable bill. I just called and asked for them to lower my bundle. And they did!

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228 Allison October 17, 2012 at 9:55 pm

I cut cable and use my Roku!

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229 CATHY TRUMAN October 17, 2012 at 10:36 pm

We switched cell phones and we have saved money.

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230 chung October 17, 2012 at 10:49 pm

I shop around for my auto and home insurance and get a better deal.

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231 D October 17, 2012 at 11:02 pm

I always call the cable company every 6-12 months to adjust the bill…it can add up.

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232 Kellie Rose Wilson October 17, 2012 at 11:42 pm

wow!! 99 percent for me!

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233 Kellie Rose Wilson October 17, 2012 at 11:43 pm

I switched phone companies–so glad I did!

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234 Stephanie V October 17, 2012 at 11:44 pm

$172.12 – woohoo

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235 Stephanie V October 17, 2012 at 11:45 pm

recent switch was auto insurance – saved money and with great company

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236 monica October 18, 2012 at 12:05 am

Unplugging everything before bed, and carpooling into town everyday. AND cashing in my gas points from Kroger.

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237 S. Whittle October 18, 2012 at 12:36 am

I switched from cable to Direct TV.

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238 Lynda October 18, 2012 at 12:48 am

it says i would save 100%!!

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239 Lynda October 18, 2012 at 12:50 am

we switched from cable tv to regular tv 2 months ago.

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240 Lynda October 18, 2012 at 12:51 am
241 Meei October 18, 2012 at 12:52 am

it says i can save 100%

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242 Meei October 18, 2012 at 12:53 am

we just canceled gym and are switching to working out with a bike (which we’ve had for a year now)

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243 Soo October 18, 2012 at 1:00 am

I would save 98%…

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244 Soo October 18, 2012 at 1:02 am

Last switch to save money was getting rid of cable and just watching stuff on Netflix and internet.

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245 Chris October 18, 2012 at 2:12 am

I asked for last year’s rate on my (increased) annual termite coverage bill and they gave it to me! Also, recently opened an online checking account with a good interest rate.

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246 Jenny C. October 18, 2012 at 4:53 am

We just switched our car insurance from State Farm to Allstate. We’ll probably switch again if we can find a better deal.

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247 Adrienne gordon October 18, 2012 at 6:53 am

I’d save 72%, pretty decent

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248 Margaret Smith October 18, 2012 at 7:19 am

I can save 31% on my shredding costs.

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249 Margaret Smith October 18, 2012 at 7:20 am

The last switch I made to save money was cell phone carriers.

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250 Margaret Smith October 18, 2012 at 7:21 am

I tweeted: https://twitter.com/peg42/status/258890436247162880
Thanks so much for this giveaway :)

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251 Scott October 18, 2012 at 8:46 am

My last savings switch was to move a fee-managed mutual fund into a non-managed portfolio. Stupid $12/quarter fees…

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252 Kalli October 18, 2012 at 9:02 am

Our Savings Analyzer has found that you can save on average 93% by managing your documents in-house.

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253 Kalli October 18, 2012 at 9:03 am

Last savings switch was moving, a savings of $300 a month.

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254 nickie October 18, 2012 at 9:07 am

My last switch was my cable bill, got rid of the tv portion and switched to netflix.

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255 nickie October 18, 2012 at 9:09 am
256 TF October 18, 2012 at 9:14 am

My switch was cutting the cord… saving big bucks.

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257 Elizabeth October 18, 2012 at 9:16 am

I switched from dry cleaning some of my delicate clothing items to washing them by hand, and using a steamer at home. The cost of the handheld steamer would only have gotten me a month or two of dry cleaning, and I’ve saved at least triple that since making the switch. I wear a suit every day (and can’t wear the same thing more than once a week, even though I wish I could), so these savings have stacked up fast!

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258 Jill October 18, 2012 at 9:17 am

I review our cell services once a year to make sure we are on the best plan. We saved $25 a month last year from the switch.

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259 Elizabeth October 18, 2012 at 9:17 am

The savings analyzer found that I could save 95% on storage by managing documents in-house. I have about 50 boxes, so that’s significant!

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260 rlk October 18, 2012 at 9:22 am

My latest switch to save money was cell phone providers. I went from a large, contract-based company to a pay-per-month company, and I’m saving ~$20 per month.

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261 gina October 18, 2012 at 9:45 am

The last switch we made was little, we went from monthly paying car/motorcycle insurance to every 6 months.

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262 gina October 18, 2012 at 9:45 am

shared on facebook

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263 gina October 18, 2012 at 9:48 am

i would save 31%, only for document shredding, nothing else needed!

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264 Mark October 18, 2012 at 9:50 am

I can save 31% on my shredding costs.

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265 Mark October 18, 2012 at 9:52 am

Recently we downgraded our cable package saving us about $40 a month.

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266 MB @ 12 Year Career October 18, 2012 at 10:07 am

Our most recent switch was rental modem -> personal modem. Our most significant switch was making do with one car vs. two.

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267 Sarah R October 18, 2012 at 10:25 am

I would save a whopping 31%… lol.

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268 Sarah R October 18, 2012 at 10:28 am

I increased my car insurance deductible and reduced the coverage (was overcovering my used car).

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269 Erica October 18, 2012 at 11:01 am

I’m in the process of switching cell phone plans right now to save on monthly bills.

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270 Call Me What You Want Even Cheap October 18, 2012 at 11:13 am

My most recent switch was my car insurance.

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271 Call Me What You Want Even Cheap October 18, 2012 at 11:21 am
272 sarah hirsch October 18, 2012 at 11:24 am

the savings analyzer has me at 73%

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273 sarah hirsch October 18, 2012 at 11:25 am

the last thing i did to save money was start buying store brand groceries instead of name brand

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274 sarah hirsch October 18, 2012 at 11:27 am
275 Cynthia C October 18, 2012 at 11:35 am

My savings was 31%.

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276 Cynthia C October 18, 2012 at 11:36 am

I cancelled all the premium channels on my cable.

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277 Cynthia C October 18, 2012 at 11:37 am
278 liz alcantara October 18, 2012 at 12:10 pm

I would save 31%.

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279 liz alcantara October 18, 2012 at 12:11 pm

I made the switch from cable to hulu plus so that I would still be able to watch my shows on my own time without the high cable expense bill.

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280 liz alcantara October 18, 2012 at 12:13 pm

I tweeted the phrase for saving money through savings analyzer.

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281 Ashley Leary October 18, 2012 at 1:01 pm

I switched my phone bill to unlimited everything since before it was basically the same price when I only had unlimited texting what a relief :)

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282 Ashley Leary October 18, 2012 at 1:02 pm

Oh yea, and I tweeted it for you :)

https://mobile.twitter.com/#!/ASH_LEARY/

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283 Christine October 18, 2012 at 1:07 pm

I switched online bank accounts! Which well…doesn’t save money but helps me make a tiny bit more on interest. If this on doesn’t count then, I switched the way I shop…from personal shopping to grocery shopping. Trying to only buy things on sale, buying quality items over items that will fail in a few months, and switching to store brand.

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284 Amanda Sakovitz October 18, 2012 at 1:09 pm

I would save 31% on document shredding!

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285 Ashley Leary October 18, 2012 at 1:10 pm

It says I would save 31% from shredding :)

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286 Amanda Sakovitz October 18, 2012 at 1:10 pm

I started making my own coffee for work instead of buying it twice a day

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287 Amanda Sakovitz October 18, 2012 at 1:11 pm
288 Katherine October 18, 2012 at 1:17 pm

I could save 31%

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289 Katherine October 18, 2012 at 1:18 pm

I went from driving alone to carpooling~

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290 Katherine October 18, 2012 at 1:22 pm
291 Matt October 18, 2012 at 1:25 pm

I called to cancel our cable and they ended up giving it to us for free for a whole year.

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292 Elena October 18, 2012 at 1:28 pm

I would save 31%

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293 Elena October 18, 2012 at 1:30 pm

I started to use coupons when shopping

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294 Elena October 18, 2012 at 1:31 pm
295 Heather S October 18, 2012 at 1:46 pm

We would save 83%

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296 Kelly R. October 18, 2012 at 1:47 pm

It says I could save 39%.

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297 Heather S October 18, 2012 at 1:47 pm

I started printing coupons to use shopping

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298 Kelly R. October 18, 2012 at 1:48 pm

I switched to a cell phone and cut off the home phone to save money.

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299 Kelly R. October 18, 2012 at 1:50 pm
300 CHRISTINA October 18, 2012 at 2:35 pm

I saved $15/month on my cell phone bill by dropping the data plan down a bit.

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301 CHRISTINA October 18, 2012 at 2:37 pm

I just shared “Wanna help your company save money on document storage or shredding? Check out this Savings Analyzer! http://savingsanalyzer.fellowes.com” in my Facebook newsfeed.

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302 CHRISTINA October 18, 2012 at 2:39 pm

We would save 31%!

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303 Chrystal D October 18, 2012 at 2:50 pm

I switched from extended cable to basic cable, which saved me a lot each month!

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304 alyce poalillo October 18, 2012 at 2:58 pm

Mine showed 31% savings

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305 Anne @ Unique Gifter October 18, 2012 at 3:08 pm

Save 100%… perhaps this is because the entire scenario was fictitious, ha!

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306 Anne @ Unique Gifter October 18, 2012 at 3:09 pm

I switched banking packages and credit cards as a result. I now have a US visa, which will save me a decent amount on the exchange rate.

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307 Little Miss Moneybags October 18, 2012 at 3:23 pm

I’d save 100%, given that I don’t currently deal with this type of thing.

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308 Brandy October 18, 2012 at 3:27 pm

99% :) Probably could make it to 100 :)

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309 Brandy October 18, 2012 at 3:28 pm

We switched to a different insurance company, saved us hundreds on homeowners with double the coverage.

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310 Brandy October 18, 2012 at 3:29 pm

I just tweeted – Wanna help your company save money on document storage or shredding? Check out this Savings Analyzer! http://savingsanalyzer.fellowes.com”

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311 John October 18, 2012 at 3:29 pm

I would save 100%

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312 John October 18, 2012 at 3:30 pm

I saved by switching to Dish!

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313 Little Miss Moneybags October 18, 2012 at 3:35 pm

I switched car insurance companies last year and saved about 25%. I did a lot of research and met with several companies, and I wound up going with a Dave Ramsey-recommended guy who lives in my neighborhood. I’ve been very pleased, and not just with the amount of money we saved!

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314 Little Miss Moneybags October 18, 2012 at 3:37 pm
315 Janice Whitaker October 18, 2012 at 4:06 pm

I switched my land line phone to a verizon land line. Saved 30.00 a month and free long distance too.
jan8whit@hotmail.com

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316 Christine Kaiser October 18, 2012 at 4:15 pm

The Fellowes tool says we’d save 100% of off-site storage costs.

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317 Christine Kaiser October 18, 2012 at 4:17 pm

The last switch we did to save money was switching from shopping at the local grocery stores to a bulk warehouse style store once a month.

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318 Christine Kaiser October 18, 2012 at 4:21 pm

I tweeted “Wanna help your company save money on document storage or shredding? Check out this Savings Analyzer! http://savingsanalyzer.fellowes.com

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319 Linda Lansford October 18, 2012 at 5:30 pm

I switched to a cheaper phone carrier

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320 Amber October 18, 2012 at 6:38 pm

My last switch to save money was to go from cable tv to a neflix account – $80 a month saved makes me a happy camper.

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321 mickeyfan October 18, 2012 at 6:52 pm

Switched phone companies.

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322 renee walters October 18, 2012 at 7:09 pm
323 renee walters October 18, 2012 at 7:10 pm

I switched from cable to direct tv and it saved me a ton of money.

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324 Kiara October 18, 2012 at 7:42 pm

98% Savings.
austma7@aol.com

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325 Edward Antrobus October 18, 2012 at 7:56 pm

Last month, I switched from AT&T to Virgin Mobile for my cell phone. I increased my minutes from 300 to 450 (to offset the lack of free nights & weekends), got data, and still saved $15/month off my bill.

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326 Christine October 18, 2012 at 8:22 pm

we could save 83%

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327 colleen boudreau October 18, 2012 at 8:27 pm

I canceled my Netflix account recently to save a little money.
holliister at gmail dot com

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328 colleen boudreau October 18, 2012 at 8:29 pm
329 Bryce October 18, 2012 at 8:41 pm

I got rid of the movie channels (that I never watched) on my direcTV! I would get rid of it completely if it wasn’t for my roommate watching it (and my slight addiction to Bravo)! :)

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330 Renski October 18, 2012 at 9:16 pm

We’d save 83% – thanks

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331 mary October 18, 2012 at 9:17 pm

I switched from an iphone to android with another carrier and cut my bill by 3/4.

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332 Renski October 18, 2012 at 9:18 pm

I switched banks and saved on account fees our credit cards as a result.

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333 Renski October 18, 2012 at 9:20 pm
334 Ellie W October 18, 2012 at 9:29 pm

It says I would save 31%
Thanks for the giveaway!
eswright18 at gmail dot com

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335 Ellie W October 18, 2012 at 9:30 pm

The last switch was cable providers. At first I was saving but now it seems my bill has been climbing.

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336 Ellie W October 18, 2012 at 9:31 pm
337 Thomas Murphy October 18, 2012 at 9:31 pm

It says I would save 98%

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338 Thomas Murphy October 18, 2012 at 9:32 pm

I switched my cell phone

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339 Thomas Murphy October 18, 2012 at 9:34 pm
340 Erica Barnes October 18, 2012 at 9:50 pm

I’d save 80% if I switched.

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341 Daniel M October 18, 2012 at 9:50 pm

says i’d save 83%

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342 Erica Barnes October 18, 2012 at 9:50 pm

I got rid of my landline, don’t miss it at all.

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343 Jamie October 18, 2012 at 10:01 pm

31%! Thanks for hosting!

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344 Kathleen B October 18, 2012 at 10:02 pm

We dropped our cable and now use an antenna and Amazon prime. Save $60/month.

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345 Kathleen B October 18, 2012 at 10:06 pm

I would save 31% on average.

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346 Jamie October 18, 2012 at 10:08 pm

We had the energy company out to do an audit to help with our bill.

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347 Brenda Gaines October 18, 2012 at 10:09 pm

i would save 88%

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348 Brenda Gaines October 18, 2012 at 10:11 pm

we switched to grocery shopping at walmart to save money

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349 Cujo October 18, 2012 at 10:11 pm

We’d save 78% in laminating costs

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350 Cujo October 18, 2012 at 10:13 pm
351 tracy davis October 18, 2012 at 10:13 pm

I would save 33%

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352 Cujo October 18, 2012 at 10:14 pm

We switched cable providers to save money and headaches

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353 Brenda Gaines October 18, 2012 at 10:14 pm
354 Tammy S October 18, 2012 at 10:36 pm

The last switch we made was converting our car into a plug-in hybrid. It still uses gas but our gas bill has already been cut in half.

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355 Tammy S October 18, 2012 at 10:38 pm
356 Virginia Masek October 18, 2012 at 10:45 pm

We recently refinanced our 30 year mortgage to a 15 year and cut the rate by 2%, saving us over $90,000 over the lifetime of the loan.

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357 Virginia Masek October 18, 2012 at 10:48 pm

Analyzer says I’d save 100%. Nice!

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358 scott October 18, 2012 at 10:50 pm

I used an insurance broker to save on my comprehensive auto insurance and it saved me a bundle!

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359 Kyl Neusch October 18, 2012 at 11:38 pm

I’d save 93% from it

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360 Molly October 18, 2012 at 11:57 pm

I’d save 74%! Pretty impressive. Now if only Walmart would switch. :)

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361 Molly October 18, 2012 at 11:58 pm

We switched from satellite to an HD antennae. We made an initial “investment” of $35 and are receiving an ROI of $77 a month. No more TV bills! :)

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362 Gaye M October 19, 2012 at 12:11 am

Last month I decided to switch off our landline phones and go strictly with the mobiles for a saving of $30/month.

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363 Lynda Del October 19, 2012 at 12:25 am

It says that I could save on average 31% by managing my documents in-house.

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364 Lynda Del October 19, 2012 at 12:28 am

My last switch to save was switching from satellite to cable and bundling my cable, internet and cell phone expenses.

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365 Lynda Del October 19, 2012 at 12:35 am
366 Deanna October 19, 2012 at 1:50 am

We switched from a well known electric company (Reliant Energy) to a lesser known electric company (Stream Energy) several years ago to save money.

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367 Deanna October 19, 2012 at 1:55 am

I tweeted about the Savings Analyzer tool – https://twitter.com/giveaway_mommy/status/259169714658500608

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368 Darryl T October 19, 2012 at 2:15 am

changed by cell phone plan

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369 Kristi B October 19, 2012 at 2:33 am

It said I would save 100%!

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370 Kristi B October 19, 2012 at 2:37 am

I cancelled the cable.

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371 Eric October 19, 2012 at 3:04 am

I’d save 100%. That’s nice!

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372 Eric October 19, 2012 at 3:05 am

Last switch I did was internet. Saved quite a bit by going to a slightly lower speed and getting a new customer discount!

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373 ferriz October 19, 2012 at 3:21 am

i bought a new car with better gas mileage.

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374 ferriz October 19, 2012 at 3:23 am

it says i could save 71%!!!

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375 ferriz October 19, 2012 at 3:24 am
376 Susan King October 19, 2012 at 3:58 am
377 Susan King October 19, 2012 at 4:00 am

My results were: Our Savings Analyzer has found that you can save on average 95% by managing your documents in-house.

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378 Susan King October 19, 2012 at 4:01 am

The last SWITCH I did to save money was stop eating out and bring my lunch.

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379 Marcia Goss October 19, 2012 at 8:44 am

I can save 99%.

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380 Marcia Goss October 19, 2012 at 8:47 am

We got rid of our home phone. We found that we didn’t really use it enough anymore because we all have cell phones.

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381 Marcia Goss October 19, 2012 at 8:48 am
382 s riches October 19, 2012 at 9:03 am

I switched my internet provider.

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383 Karen Gonyea October 19, 2012 at 9:48 am

I recently switched cell phone carriers :)

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384 Marion October 19, 2012 at 10:08 am

I switched from an individual cell phone plan to a family plan. I’m only saving $5/month, but I now have data instead of just talk and text.

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385 Mary Beth October 19, 2012 at 10:21 am

Says I’d save 88%

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386 Mary Beth October 19, 2012 at 10:21 am

I recently let cable go! It was a big step.. but is is going to save me tons!

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387 Nikki October 19, 2012 at 10:35 am

My last switch was refinancing my auto loan. I went from 15.5% with Citi to 4.74% with my credit union saving $94 a month.

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388 patricia skinner October 19, 2012 at 10:37 am

I could save about 73% on laminating if I do it in house.

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389 patricia skinner October 19, 2012 at 10:40 am

The last switch we did was changing where we get our car fixed. We used to take it to the dealership and we caught them lying to us about what was wrong.We saved over a thousand by taking it somewhere else.

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390 sarah October 19, 2012 at 10:55 am

the last switch we made was dropping some of the options on our cable bill.

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391 Sarah October 19, 2012 at 10:57 am

Recently our washer busted, but instead of the default call to a service guy, we made the switch to diy and my husband checked out a few youtube videos and figured out the issue- it was a quick $40 part instead of ~$210 for a service call. :)

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392 Sarah October 19, 2012 at 10:58 am

says i’d save on average 31%!

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393 Desiree Dunbar October 19, 2012 at 10:59 am

We switch from Dish Network to Comcast cable.

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394 Sarah October 19, 2012 at 10:59 am

i could save 83%!

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395 Cate October 19, 2012 at 11:19 am
396 elven johnson October 19, 2012 at 11:19 am

I could save 82%

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397 Cate October 19, 2012 at 11:20 am

The last switch I made was to drop cable and get dish and dsl

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398 elven johnson October 19, 2012 at 11:20 am

I switched from cable to netflix

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399 Deborah Stinson October 19, 2012 at 11:47 am

I would save 31%.

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400 Deborah Stinson October 19, 2012 at 11:50 am

Last switch we did to save money was to get rid of our home phone and just use our cell phones.

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401 Deborah Stinson October 19, 2012 at 11:54 am
402 Valerie Taylor Mabrey October 19, 2012 at 12:05 pm

we canceled cable
vmkids3 at msn dot com

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403 LOIS PAYTON October 19, 2012 at 12:19 pm

I went for at&t to all suddenlink and saved, GOD BLESS

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404 Mary Calabrese October 19, 2012 at 12:20 pm

We switched cell phone companies to save money.

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405 Tim Hendrix October 19, 2012 at 12:55 pm

I could save 31%. That’s more then I expected.

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406 Carson October 19, 2012 at 1:10 pm

I’d save 86%, not too bad!

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407 Carson October 19, 2012 at 1:13 pm

Recently switched out cable to save $60/month!

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408 Sarah October 19, 2012 at 1:23 pm

I would save -455% on shredding. Sorry fellowes, I’m already doing well!

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409 Sarah October 19, 2012 at 1:25 pm

The most recent “Switch” I did–We went from haphazard menu planning to reviewing the local supermarket ads and planning weekly menus based on what was on sale and fit in our diets. We are saving $200/month.

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410 Valeen N October 19, 2012 at 1:31 pm

We switched from regular light bulbs to LEDs.

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411 Erica C. October 19, 2012 at 2:06 pm

I’ll save 31%.

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412 Tiffany Hearn October 19, 2012 at 2:11 pm

I would save 31%. Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

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413 Tiffany Hearn October 19, 2012 at 2:11 pm

We changed our cell phone provider.

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414 Tiffany Hearn October 19, 2012 at 2:12 pm
415 Giant Sis October 19, 2012 at 2:48 pm

I’d save 55%! Not bad at all!

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416 Giant Sis October 19, 2012 at 2:49 pm

We ditched our cable – in favor of Netflix and Hulu Plus. Saved us about $50 a month!

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417 Giant Sis October 19, 2012 at 2:50 pm
418 Nicole D. October 19, 2012 at 3:03 pm

I can save 73%.

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419 Nicole D. October 19, 2012 at 3:04 pm

We switched from Time Warner to Verizon for cable, internet and phone, and save $100 a month!

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420 Steve Stone October 19, 2012 at 4:34 pm

our last switch was our internet to get a better deal with another carrier.

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421 Aubrey October 19, 2012 at 4:37 pm

i got rid of cable for netflix

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422 Terry C October 19, 2012 at 5:25 pm

I can save 100%

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423 Terry C October 19, 2012 at 5:28 pm

We switched phone providers

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424 Terry C October 19, 2012 at 5:29 pm
425 Nancy M October 19, 2012 at 6:08 pm

apparently i could save 45%

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426 Helen Stockwell October 19, 2012 at 7:53 pm

I switched car insurance to get a better rate.

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427 Helen Stockwell October 19, 2012 at 7:54 pm
428 Jubilance October 19, 2012 at 7:56 pm

The last switch I made to save money was my cable bill – I ditched some of my package to bring the cost down.

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429 Jubilance October 19, 2012 at 7:57 pm

The Savings Analyzer said I could save 31%

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430 Jubilance October 19, 2012 at 7:58 pm
431 Jimmy October 19, 2012 at 8:03 pm

I would save 39%.

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432 Jimmy October 19, 2012 at 8:04 pm

We switched cable companies. The price was lower and we got more channels

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433 Nadine L October 19, 2012 at 8:07 pm

It says 92%, WOW!

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434 gina October 19, 2012 at 8:09 pm

Our Savings Analyzer has found that you can save on average 31% by managing your documents in-house.

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435 gina October 19, 2012 at 8:10 pm

We got rid of cable tv & watch movies through our blu ray to save money.

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436 Nadine L October 19, 2012 at 8:11 pm

Our last switch to save money was buying a wood stove for the Winter. Heating Oil cost us over $3000 last year, we bought a used wood stove, 6 cords of wood and it cost us about $1500. We are also buying 6 cords of green wood to season for next year for half the price of seasoned wood, so we will save even more on heat for next Winter.

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437 gina October 19, 2012 at 8:12 pm
438 Maggie C October 19, 2012 at 8:13 pm

We switched our cell phone service about a year and a half ago to a pre-paid carrier.

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439 Nadine L October 19, 2012 at 8:13 pm
440 Kimberly October 19, 2012 at 8:22 pm

I downgraded my gym membership – I quit a luxury gym and will be joining a $10 per month place. It will save us over $100 a month!

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441 Emily N. October 19, 2012 at 8:23 pm
442 JoAnn F. October 19, 2012 at 8:24 pm

I will save 89%!!!!
jofo120 at yahoo dot com

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443 JoAnn F. October 19, 2012 at 8:26 pm

We changed cable companies last year to save money!
jofo120 at yahoo dot com

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444 Emily N. October 19, 2012 at 8:28 pm

I switched to a car that gets better gas mileage.

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445 JoAnn F. October 19, 2012 at 8:29 pm
446 Kenny F October 19, 2012 at 9:45 pm

I’d save 99% :D

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447 Kenny F October 19, 2012 at 9:45 pm

Internet. now it’s faster and cheaper :D

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448 Kenny F October 19, 2012 at 9:48 pm
449 Kayte CookWatts October 19, 2012 at 9:49 pm

I would save 31%

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450 Kayte CookWatts October 19, 2012 at 9:50 pm

We got rid of our gas guzzling car & started taking public transit!

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451 Kayte CookWatts October 19, 2012 at 9:53 pm
452 Tara Stratton October 19, 2012 at 10:19 pm

I switched from AT&T to cricket, saved $30 a month on my phone bill!

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453 Tara Stratton October 19, 2012 at 10:20 pm

The Savings Analyzer said I’d save 84%!

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454 Geoff K October 19, 2012 at 10:29 pm

I can save 45% by managing documents in-house — awesome!

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455 Geoff K October 19, 2012 at 10:29 pm

My last switch was to change cell phone services to a much more affordable provider.

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456 Geoff K October 19, 2012 at 10:31 pm
457 Jacob October 19, 2012 at 10:32 pm

It said I can save 73%

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458 Jacob October 19, 2012 at 10:33 pm

I started changing the oil on our cars myself and it has really saved a lot!

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459 Jacob October 19, 2012 at 10:35 pm
460 Jammie October 19, 2012 at 11:52 pm

Last thing I did to save money was drop the cell phone. We not use google voice, and netflix. sweepmorey at gmail dot com

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461 Jammie October 19, 2012 at 11:53 pm

I would save 31% !!!

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462 Jammie October 19, 2012 at 11:54 pm
463 LAMusing October 20, 2012 at 12:02 am

I switched the markets I use and have been saving about $50-$75 a month! Next up – I want to do some auto insurance comparisons.

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464 LAMusing October 20, 2012 at 12:04 am
465 Norma October 20, 2012 at 12:08 am

Our last switch was to a “bundle” of internet, land line and cell. We saved a little, but not as much as I’d like! Now considering dropping the cell phone for a pre-paid phone just for emergencies on the road,

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466 Wendy McBride October 20, 2012 at 12:36 am

The last switch I made was to bundle my cable package and take out the landline through the phone company. Cable/Internet/phone all for $75.

wendym at cableone dot net

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467 Wendy McBride October 20, 2012 at 12:39 am
468 Tara October 20, 2012 at 1:10 am

We recently switched our credit cards (which we pay off each month) to only cards with big frequent-flier signup bonuses. Have gotten lots of free travel out of the deal — big savings!

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469 Judy October 20, 2012 at 1:34 am

percent saved- 0

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470 Denise Donaldson October 20, 2012 at 1:54 am

I would save 73%

itsjustme62613 at gmail.com

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471 Denise Donaldson October 20, 2012 at 1:56 am

I switched to prepaid cell phones. So much cheaper

itsjustme62613 at gmail.com

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472 Denise Donaldson October 20, 2012 at 1:59 am
473 Marco October 20, 2012 at 2:06 am

The last switch was on the cable bill: from extras like movie channels and other extras to just “basic cable” without any extras.

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474 Deborah Hogue October 20, 2012 at 2:07 am

The savings analyzer said I could save 92%

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475 Deborah Hogue October 20, 2012 at 2:09 am

We switched our internet and phone company from priority one to charter and saved almost $40 a month

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476 Deborah Hogue October 20, 2012 at 2:11 am
477 Shannon October 20, 2012 at 2:34 am

we got rid of an extra phone to save

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478 Shannon October 20, 2012 at 2:34 am

we got rid of an extra phone to save

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479 Shannon October 20, 2012 at 2:37 am
480 Sonya October 20, 2012 at 3:13 am

We switched a lot of our lights out to LEDs.

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481 blessedta October 20, 2012 at 3:25 am

We switched cellphone plans which saves us about $400.00 per year.

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482 Robert Cronkwright October 20, 2012 at 4:21 am

I switch my ISP saved $10 a month and got better service

Tweeted https://twitter.com/Technobob420/status/259569869425618944

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483 logie October 20, 2012 at 4:33 am

I painted my own home, instead of hiring someone. Switched full cable to minimized package.

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484 joseph gersch jr October 20, 2012 at 4:37 am

i would save 73$%

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485 joseph gersch jr October 20, 2012 at 4:38 am

What was the last SWITCH you did to save money I use an electric blanket instead of heating the whole house when it is coool

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486 joseph gersch jr October 20, 2012 at 4:39 am
487 Sarah October 20, 2012 at 5:33 am

Last swtich we did was to go to cable phone instead of using a phone company – big savings.

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488 Sarah October 20, 2012 at 5:34 am
489 Tiffany Kinney October 20, 2012 at 7:20 am

It said i could save 73%.

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490 Tiffany Kinney October 20, 2012 at 7:23 am

We switched cable options to save money each month.

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491 Jennifer Reed October 20, 2012 at 7:24 am

It said I could save 73% if I switched in in house laminating.

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492 Jennifer Reed October 20, 2012 at 7:25 am

The last SWITCH I did to save money was to cut out convenience delivery items from our grocery budget.

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493 tracey byram October 20, 2012 at 8:03 am

I switched credit cards for a lower interest rate.

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494 tracey byram October 20, 2012 at 8:04 am

I could save 46%.

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495 Sherry Conrad October 20, 2012 at 8:57 am

31% was the estimate

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496 Sherry Conrad October 20, 2012 at 8:58 am

We got rid of DirecTV when they wanted to charge over $100 a month

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497 Sherry Conrad October 20, 2012 at 8:59 am
498 Mike W October 20, 2012 at 9:07 am

I would save 59%.

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499 Mike W October 20, 2012 at 9:09 am

I switched auto mechanics. I travel a bit further, but my repair bill has been significantly lower on each repair which I’ve unfortunately had too many of in the last three months.

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500 Mike W October 20, 2012 at 9:11 am
501 Lisa October 20, 2012 at 9:56 am

I cut out cable and phone.

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502 Karen Sperry October 20, 2012 at 10:11 am

I switched my Southwest miles for Airtran points so that my flight from Denver to Orlando was only $5.

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503 clynsg October 20, 2012 at 10:50 am

According to them, I would save 31%.

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504 clynsg October 20, 2012 at 10:52 am

The last switch I made was to switch to a cheaper package for satellite TV.

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505 Robert Pyszk October 20, 2012 at 11:49 am

We were forced to cut down on groceries.

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506 anna pry October 20, 2012 at 11:51 am

i would save 73%
thismomwins@gmail.com

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507 anna pry October 20, 2012 at 11:53 am

I switched from eating out all the time to cooking at home more often to save money
thismomwins@gmail.com

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508 anna pry October 20, 2012 at 11:54 am
509 Nancy M October 20, 2012 at 12:02 pm

switched from comcast to dish satellite tv

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510 Addrienne Mertens October 20, 2012 at 12:06 pm

It said I’d save 31% I’ ll take any amount of savings

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511 Addrienne Mertens October 20, 2012 at 12:08 pm

I switched car insurance.. Also I opted out of stacking coverage..saved me 30$/ month.

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512 Addrienne Mertens October 20, 2012 at 12:13 pm
513 Sarah S October 20, 2012 at 12:16 pm

I could save 73%

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514 Sarah S October 20, 2012 at 12:16 pm

I switched cell phone plans.

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515 Kimberly Hilbert October 20, 2012 at 12:19 pm

It says it can save me 98%.

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516 Kimberly Hilbert October 20, 2012 at 12:20 pm

Yes, the last switch from comcast to vonage was to save money.

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517 Kimberly Hilbert October 20, 2012 at 12:21 pm
518 Ericka October 20, 2012 at 12:53 pm

My saving is 73%
ericka082 at gmail dot com

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519 Ericka October 20, 2012 at 12:55 pm

My cable bill, I lowered my package because we don’t watch much TV. Saves like $30 a month which isn’t bad.
ericka082 at gmail dot com

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520 Karen October 20, 2012 at 1:16 pm

My savings would be 99%

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521 Karen October 20, 2012 at 1:17 pm

Last switch was dropping Directv and using Netflix instead

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522 Lori C. October 20, 2012 at 1:48 pm

I’d save 73%! That’s a lot!

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523 Nycole K October 20, 2012 at 1:49 pm

What was the last SWITCH you did to save money?
I switched from name brands to generic in a lot of catagories. OTC meds, tissues (but not toilet paper-tried, no dice), mustard (but not ketsup), jam & peanut butter, shredded cheese, salami (my store brand really is better.)

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524 Lori C. October 20, 2012 at 1:50 pm

We cut our cable bill down & signed up for Netflix.

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525 Lori C. October 20, 2012 at 1:51 pm
526 Ronnie October 20, 2012 at 1:54 pm

88%.. I switched Cable and saved $50 a month.. Shared to facebook!

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527 Melanie Montgomery October 20, 2012 at 2:08 pm

I could save 73% a month

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528 Melanie Montgomery October 20, 2012 at 2:08 pm

I could save 73% a month

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529 Susan Smith October 20, 2012 at 2:14 pm

It could save me 31%

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530 Susan Smith October 20, 2012 at 2:16 pm

The last switch I made was combining our cable and internet togather at the same company which saved us $60 a month

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531 Susan Smith October 20, 2012 at 2:17 pm
532 kathy pease October 20, 2012 at 2:17 pm

Our Savings Analyzer has found that you can save on average 73% by managing your documents in-house

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533 kathy pease October 20, 2012 at 2:21 pm

our last switch was from direct tv to cable which bundled our internet,phone and tv for a big savings

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534 kathy pease October 20, 2012 at 2:22 pm
535 Jonathan October 20, 2012 at 3:34 pm

Wouldn’t save me anything! Last switch, stopped eating out at lunch

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536 Jennifer C October 20, 2012 at 3:55 pm

39% savings for me

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537 Kim Henrichs October 20, 2012 at 3:58 pm

It says I would save 31% on shredding!

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538 Kim Henrichs October 20, 2012 at 3:59 pm

We recently switched phone providers to get a cheaper service. And the one we had been with, we had been with for MANY years. It was definitely worth doing some research.

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539 Kim Henrichs October 20, 2012 at 4:00 pm
540 Amy DeLong October 20, 2012 at 4:20 pm

said i could save 31%
ardelong2(at)gmail(dot)com

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541 Amy DeLong October 20, 2012 at 4:21 pm

got rid of direct tv!
ardelong2(at)gmail(dot)com

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542 Marlene V. October 20, 2012 at 4:21 pm

I would save 39%

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543 Marlene V. October 20, 2012 at 4:23 pm

We switched services on our cable bill to save some money

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544 Lynde F. October 20, 2012 at 4:39 pm

My co. could save 31%!

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545 Lynde F. October 20, 2012 at 4:40 pm

We turned off our house phone & just use cell phones now-we are saving $44/mo. & $528/yr.!!!

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546 Lynde F. October 20, 2012 at 4:43 pm
547 Charity S October 20, 2012 at 5:56 pm

I would save 63% on document shredding.

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548 Charity S October 20, 2012 at 5:57 pm

I switched cable providers to save money.

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549 Charity S October 20, 2012 at 5:59 pm
550 John October 20, 2012 at 6:01 pm

Just bought a new, more energy efficient, furnace and A/C unit – pay now, save later

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551 Lisa Garner October 20, 2012 at 6:02 pm

The Savings Analyzer says I can save up to 99% on managing my documents in-house.
lisalmg25 at gmail dot com

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552 Lisa Garner October 20, 2012 at 6:04 pm

The most recent switch I made to save money was change my internet provider which will save me $240 per year.
lisalmg25 at gmail dot com

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553 Lisa Garner October 20, 2012 at 6:05 pm

I shared the Savings Analyzer on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lisa.garner.73/posts/184665405003438
lisalmg25 at gmail dot com

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554 louisa October 20, 2012 at 6:14 pm

31% savings on document shredding!

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555 louisa October 20, 2012 at 6:17 pm

bundled a few services and got rid of a phone line

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556 julieh October 20, 2012 at 7:02 pm

I would save 32%, wow!

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557 julieh October 20, 2012 at 7:04 pm

The last switch I made to save money is to bring my lunch to work instead of eating out.

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558 julieh October 20, 2012 at 7:05 pm
559 Lyndsey R. October 20, 2012 at 7:20 pm

Wow!! 73%

Lyndsey.rullman at hotmail dot com

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560 Lyndsey R. October 20, 2012 at 7:22 pm

The last switch I made was car insurance companies.

Lyndsey.rullman at hotmail dot com

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561 Sonya October 20, 2012 at 7:23 pm

98% is what it says it can save me!

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562 ginette4 October 20, 2012 at 7:30 pm

Wow I would save 79% that’s amazing

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563 Lyndsey R. October 20, 2012 at 7:30 pm

I tweeted here:

https://mobile.twitter.com/lyndsey1stunna/status/259798263618732034

Lyndsey.rullman at hotmail dot com

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564 ginette4 October 20, 2012 at 7:31 pm

I switch internet server, huge saving by paying the year in advance went from $50 monthly to $35 monthly

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565 ginette4 October 20, 2012 at 7:35 pm
566 Angela W October 20, 2012 at 7:47 pm

We switched auto insurance providers

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567 Angela W October 20, 2012 at 7:48 pm

I would save 32%

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568 Angela W October 20, 2012 at 7:48 pm
569 Huguette E. October 20, 2012 at 8:18 pm

It says 99% … wow!

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570 Huguette E. October 20, 2012 at 8:21 pm

Our last switch was our cell phones.

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571 Huguette E. October 20, 2012 at 8:22 pm
572 spirit_kim October 20, 2012 at 8:24 pm

The last switch i made to save money was to a bag-less vaccum.

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573 Michelle S October 20, 2012 at 8:26 pm

Mandatory: it says I could save 73%.

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574 Michelle S October 20, 2012 at 8:28 pm
575 Michelle S October 20, 2012 at 8:30 pm

Instead of buying commercial cleaners (expensive, don’t last too long) we switched to making our own (think: laundry soap, dish soap) that will last longer.

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576 susan smoaks October 20, 2012 at 8:42 pm

55% i could save

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577 Marie Oetzel October 20, 2012 at 8:50 pm

Says I could save 73% WHOOT.

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578 Scott Rattigan October 20, 2012 at 9:17 pm

I switched from cable to satellite TV service to save more money.

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579 Lance @ Money Life and More October 20, 2012 at 9:25 pm

I was an idiot and put it all in one… here is my tweet entry I tweeted your tweet here – https://twitter.com/MoneyLifeMore/status/258526553732943873

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580 Lance @ Money Life and More October 20, 2012 at 9:26 pm

And my third entry… I switched out my rental cable modem with one I bought and saved $5 a month. It’ll pay itself off in a bit over a year.

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581 jeannine s October 20, 2012 at 9:32 pm

I would save 87%

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582 jeannine s October 20, 2012 at 9:33 pm

we cut out the cable bill and just use inteernet. We stream movies on roku boxes from netflix and hulu plus

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583 jeannine s October 20, 2012 at 9:34 pm
584 Delores Leary October 20, 2012 at 9:35 pm

Comparing product costs versus off-site services, our Savings Analyzer found that you can save on average 31% ($441) by managing your documents in-house!

So I would save 31%

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585 Delores Leary October 20, 2012 at 9:37 pm

Comparing product costs versus off-site services, our Savings Analyzer found that you can save on average 31% ($441) by managing your documents in-house!

So I would save 31%

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586 Delores Leary October 20, 2012 at 9:39 pm

I switched to lowering my consumption of my air conditioning :)

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587 PATRICK F October 20, 2012 at 9:43 pm

I would save 87%.

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588 PATRICK F October 20, 2012 at 9:45 pm

I cancelled my cable—since I seldom watch TV—to save money.

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589 PATRICK F October 20, 2012 at 9:47 pm

I left a tweet about the Savings Analyzer here – https://twitter.com/TheGardenofTime/status/259832961183121408

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590 melina r October 20, 2012 at 9:49 pm

last switch was taking off my internet on my cell phone saving me about $50 a month

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591 chachahustle October 20, 2012 at 9:58 pm

oooh! i saved 35 percent! i also saved more than a hundred dollars by switching car insurance companies.

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592 Carolyn Daley October 20, 2012 at 10:00 pm

We switched our cell phone provider and save an extra $30 per month.

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593 Tanya White October 20, 2012 at 10:09 pm

I would save 31%!

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594 Tanya White October 20, 2012 at 10:11 pm

We had cell phones and a house phone so I got rid of the house phone and saved me money monthly.

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595 Mary J October 20, 2012 at 10:11 pm

I would save 97 %

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596 Tanya White October 20, 2012 at 10:12 pm
597 Adrienne October 20, 2012 at 10:14 pm

I changed my cable bill and saved about 43%

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598 richard@moneygraffiti.com October 20, 2012 at 10:17 pm

I combined phone, internet and cable TV into a “Triple Play” package and saved $48. a month.

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599 Mary J October 20, 2012 at 10:24 pm

My husband and I are now are saving $600 a year with the same car insurance coverages with same insurance company.

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600 Tim Moss October 20, 2012 at 10:28 pm

We refinanced our home with our local bank to get out from under the corporate giant we were bound to & got rid of some debts in the process.

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601 shirley zolenski October 20, 2012 at 10:31 pm

It says I’d save 100%

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602 shirley zolenski October 20, 2012 at 10:31 pm

I switched my cell phone and saved 15 a month

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603 Tim Moss October 20, 2012 at 10:32 pm

I shared this page on Facebook with the ‘shootout’.

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604 shirley zolenski October 20, 2012 at 10:32 pm
605 Amy Lee October 20, 2012 at 10:47 pm

I would save 32 percent

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606 Amy Lee October 20, 2012 at 10:47 pm

We got rid of cable and watch tv on hulu occasionally. Saves us a LOT of money!

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607 Amber Y October 20, 2012 at 10:49 pm

The last switch we made was switching our cell phones over to a new company and cutting out any of the extras in our plan that we didn’t “have to have”. It saves us about $20 a month each (for me and the boyfriend) which really does add up!

ayoung3360 (at) hotmail (dot) com

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608 Amber Y October 20, 2012 at 10:51 pm

Tweeted

https://twitter.com/aly3360/status/259849289730248706

ayoung3360 (at) hotmail (dot) com

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609 Sand October 20, 2012 at 10:52 pm

Our Savings Analyzer has found that you can save on average 31% by managing your documents in-house.

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610 Sand October 20, 2012 at 10:53 pm

The last switch was moving to a smaller phone package.

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611 Amber Y October 20, 2012 at 10:54 pm

My savings results says i’d save 92%

ayoung3360 (at) hotmail (dot) com

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612 Brian E. October 20, 2012 at 10:56 pm

Thanks for the giveaway…we recently switched credit card companies: no longer pay a yearly fee of $35 !

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613 Brian E. October 20, 2012 at 10:58 pm

We can save 73% by laminating our documents in-house according to the Savings Analyzer.

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614 Beth Palacios October 20, 2012 at 11:06 pm

My results….. 100% savings! Can’t argue with that! :-)

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615 Beth Palacios October 20, 2012 at 11:08 pm

We recently switched cable companies for an $80 a month savings.

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616 Buddy Garrett October 20, 2012 at 11:14 pm

I would save 31%.

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617 Buddy Garrett October 20, 2012 at 11:15 pm

I switched auto insurance.

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618 Lori L. October 20, 2012 at 11:15 pm

It says I’d save 32%.

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619 Lori L. October 20, 2012 at 11:16 pm

We switched our cable company because we got a better deal.

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620 Amber October 20, 2012 at 11:17 pm

Whoa! A 89% savings on document storage! That is so fantastic.

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621 Amber October 20, 2012 at 11:18 pm

We recently switched cable companies to save $40!

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622 Amber October 20, 2012 at 11:19 pm
623 Donna Freedman October 20, 2012 at 11:21 pm

I tweeted the suggested comment.

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624 Jaclyn Reynolds October 20, 2012 at 11:31 pm

The last switch I made was to cut out netflix and less eating out. I do need to do more cutbacks.

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625 Melinda October 20, 2012 at 11:32 pm

I’ll save 31%!

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626 Melinda October 20, 2012 at 11:33 pm

The last switch I did to save money is my cell bill. I switched to tracfone.

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627 Barbara Long October 20, 2012 at 11:35 pm

The last switch we did to save money was switch from AT&T phone service to Comcast as we already had them for cable and internet so we got the triple play package.

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628 Melinda October 20, 2012 at 11:35 pm
629 retha October 20, 2012 at 11:36 pm

We’ve saved about $100 a month by switching electric companies! We also switched from satellite to Hulu and Netflix…another $75 per mo :)

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630 Jessica October 20, 2012 at 11:46 pm

I got rid of cable and the land-line, as I found it redundant having a cell phone as well.

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631 Breanne October 20, 2012 at 11:52 pm

We combined insurance

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632 DanV October 20, 2012 at 11:55 pm

I could save 54%

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633 Denise M October 20, 2012 at 11:55 pm

the last switch was from Netflix to free Hulu

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634 Denise M October 20, 2012 at 11:56 pm

my results was $168.75

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635 Sarah L October 20, 2012 at 11:59 pm

Says I could save -174%
Thanks for the contest.

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636 Sarah L October 21, 2012 at 12:00 am

got rid of cable

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637 Sarah L October 21, 2012 at 12:00 am
638 Gianna October 21, 2012 at 12:12 am

I could save 73%

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639 Gianna October 21, 2012 at 12:13 am

Got rid of cable.

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640 Celina October 21, 2012 at 12:26 am

I recently ‘switched’ my cable service by calling and telling them I wanted a cheaper bill. They did it without removing any of my services. Win!

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641 Celina October 21, 2012 at 12:29 am
642 Celina October 21, 2012 at 12:32 am

The savings analyzer tool says I’d save 73%!

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643 Celina October 21, 2012 at 12:34 am
644 Jessica October 21, 2012 at 1:53 am

the last thing i did to save money was move my auto insurance.

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645 Jessica October 21, 2012 at 1:54 am

The savings analyzer said i would save 73%

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646 Joan October 21, 2012 at 10:30 am

Last thing we did to MAJORLY save money was consolidate homeowner’s and auto insurance!

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647 Joan October 21, 2012 at 10:32 am

77% savings – hmm! (I ran it for the office in which I work part-time, thankfully our main document storage is virtual, except for what fits in one folder in my filing bin!)

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648 J. Money October 21, 2012 at 11:46 pm

***GIVEAWAY NOW OVER***

Congrats to Aaron (commenter #49) for being this week’s winner! Enjoy the $500 my man. And thanks to everyone who participated! :) We’ll be doing another great giveaway here soon, so def. be sure to keep your eyes open. Hope you all had a great weekend.

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649 brandi October 23, 2012 at 3:22 am

I wasn’t sure about my costs…but came up with 8%

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650 Charles E Kelsey October 31, 2014 at 8:19 pm

What an amazing way to store and so easy to put together. The Banker box storage boxes saved me so much space . Now the others in the home have more space for more stuff,,

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