If you love shopping, you can love it even more by saving money in the process. Learning how to live within a budget is one of the best skills you can develop. There are a number of ways you can save money when you shop.

The tips in this section can help you stretch your dollar further. You'll find tips that can help you save money when clothes shopping, how to use coupons, and how to shop with a limited budget. There is also some great information about buying vs. leasing cars and the benefits of renting or buying a house.

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   Do I Lease or Do I Buy?
Leasing an automobile or purchasing one is a decision that needs to be based on lifestyle choices. If you like to drive a new car every 2-3 years, drive an average number of miles, properly maintain your car and are willing to pay a little extra over the long term for these benefits, leasing might be the right choice.

   Do I Rent or Do I Buy?
To rent versus buy always seemed like a straightforward decision. Common knowledge was that renting was throwing money away and with purchasing you were building equity. There is more to consider, however, including the amount of time it requires to maintain a home. Understanding these additional considerations can help you make the best choice for your circumstances.

   Save Money while Clothes Shopping
For many people, clothes represent a sizeable investment. Here's some ideas on how you can shave some money off that investment.

   Saving Money on Appliances
Appliances are very interesting things that manage to cost you money both when you get them, and afterwards. There are a few strategies that you can use for saving money on appliances, all of which will work. The trick is trying to figure out which ones you will want to use.

   Shop Smart!
It doesn't matter whether you are shopping for curtains or a home loan—keeping a few simple ideas in mind can make you a smart shopper. It will also help you save money and time.

   Shopping on a Limited Budget
With the rising cost of gas affecting just about every aspect of our lives today, people are looking everywhere for ways to save money. Here are some great ways that you can save some much needed cash the next time that you go to the store.

   Using Coupons when Shopping
Coupons can save you a bundle off your shopping bill. Here's how to make the most of these money-saving devices.