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Five ways to save money in Macon

Everyone loves to save money when they can. Every penny counts. But it may seem difficult when you don’t where to start. Check out these five ways to spend smarter and save more.

1. Big Lots Rewards

Anyone with an email address, zip code and phone number can sign up for the Big Lots Rewards Program. Plus, it’s free! After three purchases, you earn a $5 reward redeemable towards your next purchase. 

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2. Kroger Plus Card

Similar to Big Lots Rewards, the Kroger Plus Card is free. With this card, you receive everyday discounts in store and online. You can even use your Kroger Plus Card to receive discounted gas. The more you use your card, the more fuel points you receive. 

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3. 21st Century Adulting

The Shurling branch library in east Macon is hosting a series of adulting class throughout the year. These classes are totally free and will cover topics like personal budgeting and checkbook balancing. Reserve your seat by calling 478-744-0875.

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4. Clover

The Clover app allows users to earn rewards at their favorite local businesses. A few businesses that use Clover are Ice Queen, Cherry Street Scoops, Ladda Bistro and Southern Grace Creations. The app is free and available for iOS and Android devices.

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5. Plato’s Closet

Plato’s Closet is a two in one deal. You can sell gently worn clothes for cash. You can also buy gently used clothes, shoes and accessories for extremely low prices. Plato’s Closet accepts items that are in style. The turnaround for reselling items that people bring in is quick. Follow them on Instagram for 10 percent off your purchase.

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Now that you know some ways to save money, I challenge you to do so. These aren’t the only ways to develop better spending habits. But they are a good step in the right direction. Once you put your mind to it, it will become second nature.

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