Saving Savvy: Smart and Easy Ways to Cut Your Spending in Half and Raise Your Standard of Living...and Giving
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Saving Savvy: Smart and Easy Ways to Cut Your Spending in Half and Raise Your Standard of Living...and Giving

3.33 of 5 stars 3.33  ·  rating details  ·  63 ratings  ·  18 reviews
You can cut your spending in half-before you clip the first coupon-and raise your standard of living! Then you can become a better steward of all God has blessed you with. Free with purchase: a free issue of ALL YOU magazine that includes up to $100 of coupons.
ebook, 240 pages
Published September 1st 2011 by Worthy Publishing
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Lenore Webb
Saving Savvy! Kelly Hancock, founder of the wildly popular blog, started employing easy money-saving strategies of her own. After slashing her families grocery and eat-out budget by 80%, she started blogging her secrets. Soon, legions were following her simple steps and daily deals, and her wisdom is now collected in Saving Savvy: Smart and Easy Ways to Cut Your Spending In Half and Raise Your Standard of Living...and Giving! I love the ideas and planning tools in here. A...more
Sandra "Jeanz"
Who doesn't want to save money in this economic climate, but sometimes it’s just too difficult and overwhelming. Kelly Hancock is a popular blogger and media personality.Kelly has done the hard work for those who want to save big! Kelly's saving secrets will help readers cut their
spending in half — even before they clip the first coupon.
Kelly was a successful business professional who abruptly changed her mind to stay home after the birth of her first child. But it didn’t make financial sense...more
Far too often grocery shopping ends up with full bags and an empty wallet. But fear not, Kelly Hancock gives the weary shopper lots of practical advice on how to save some serious money in her book Saving Savvy.
Mainly focusing on the monetary miracles you can achieve through using coupons, you will be guided through the importance of organizing and planning not only your shopping trip, but even more so your storage space and freezer, and even your meals. No matter whether you just want to waste...more
Jacque Stengel
Title: Saving Savvy

SubTitle: Smart and easy ways to CUT YOUR SPENDING IN HALF and raise your standard of living... and giving!

Publisher: Worthy Publishing

Pub Date: 09/06/2011

ISBN: 9781936034536

Source: NetGalley

Author: Kelly Hancock

Are you looking to get those savings like we see on "Extreme Couponing". This book is a step by step way of getting the best bang for your bucks! Kelly Hancock talks about it all from planning meals, stocking your freezer and cabinets and coupons! She has a website th...more
Jan 24, 2012 Iola rated it 2 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: US residents only
Saving Savvy aims to help households reduce their spending on groceries and dining out by giving readers information on budgeting, food purchasing and coupon shopping. The book is written from a Christian perspective, so it also emphasises seeking God’s assistance in being a good steward of what you have been given, and giving to others out of your excess. Saving Savvy is interspersed with relevant bible quotes, real life stories from savvy savers, and lots of useful tips to help homemakers gain...more
My husband has been asking me to use coupons to save money for years. Every time I try it just seems like so much work and not a lot of savings. After reading Kelly Hancock's book I am trying to use coupons again and am finding it much easier with her excellent advice!

Kelly started off by showing me how to organize my kitchen so I know exactly what I already have and what I need. She then talked about how to stock up on sale items to save money and then on to how to use coupons to maximize savi...more
Who can deny with today's economy, the importance of finding ways to save costs in grocery, meal planning, daily way of life and work with a budget that fits with whatever size family you may have?

With, "Saving Savvy", readers will learn not be encouraged how using the slow cooker in a way that saves both time and feed the family, but learn vital tips, be encouraged through Scripture and just learn basic common sense tips that one will learn from God and Grandma's way of handling money.

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I really enjoyed Kelly's book. It is a look at God's plan for us in regards to shopping/providing for our family financially in our role as the main shopper. She outlines how we can learn to save more in the grocery stores in order to have more to give to others who need it. She does not advocate for people to become extreme couponers and hoarders of goods, but instead to learn what your family actually needs and learn where to cut costs. She does advocate to have a well stocked pantry but encou...more
Dec 03, 2011 Jodi rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: coupon beginners
A quick, easy, practical read - I read it in less than 24 hours and found the couponing advice very good. I am going to be giving a small talk about couponing to my MOPS group in January and this book will be a great resource to help me prepare. Unlike "extreme couponers," this author has practical advice for couponers of all levels and amounts of time! She walks the reader through how to begin, gives definitions, and helps them learn to add a little more as they get better and better. I also li...more
Katie Hopkins
This book is about so much more than saving money. It's about how to stockpile and use your freezer smartly, stay organized so you don't waste food, and use your budget in a way that still allows you to donate your time and skill in a way you feel is charitable. It's really quite philosophical in it's own little way.

The author drew a lot of her inspiration from Biblical scripture and her personal beliefs. For that reason, it's shelved in the Spirituality section of the library. I felt sometimes...more
Great book to listen to while doing tedious tasks at work! I am not sure I learned anything new but this book would be a great introduction to someone just getting started couponing, building a reserve stock or just looking for some easy starting places to reduce spending.
Well much of this was skimmed but

Lots of gr8 info but my thing is that nutritional value is v. important and I'm not going to buy something made with crap ingredients because it's on sale and I have a coupon, you feel?
Judy Clemens
This is an easy-to-follow instruction guide on how to save money on your food budget. It is connected to, which is a web site that is also very helpful as far as organization and budgeting.
This would have been useful if I lived in the US and was a stay at home mom,but not so much for me. It refered to the bibble quite a bit, which got a bit annoying at times.
Jonathan Pettitt
The large portion of the book given to 'couponing' doesn't really apply in Australia. some useful ideas, but ones that can also be found in a number of other book.
Mrs. Lopez
This book was a quick read and had lots of information but I felt like I was reading a religious sermon.
Kelly Pellum
It's a good quick read for anyone who wants to save more and live simple.
This book has some good tips in it.
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