Josh Elledge, Chief Executive Angel, SavingsAngel

Josh Elledge, Chief Executive Angel, SavingsAngel

Josh Elledge is the Chief Executive Angel of SavingsAngel, Inc. launched from his Holland, Michigan home in January 2007. A husband and father of three, he now appears each week on television, many radio stations and newspapers, teaching families how to cut their grocery bill in half using the Internet. Elledge created the technology found on through the need to save his own family's money. Successfully able to cut his own grocery bill from $600 a month to less than $300 a month, his message has reached hundreds of thousands of families. is now growing rapidly throughout the country. You can watch a short video at that will explain more information about how to cut your own grocery bill in half with the help of
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  • Coupon Essentials: What You Need to Start Saving This Week
    There is no time like the present to start couponing and you may be surprised at how little you need to get started. Here are the essential tools every couponer needs to be successful.
  • 3 Easy Ways to Save Money on Your Easter Meals
    While Easter dinner may not be in the same league as Thanksgiving dinner, it is still a time when we typically splurge on a big meal to share with family & friends. However, there is no reason you have to empty your wallet to have a great meal on Easter.
  • The Art and Science of Freezing Food
    When it comes to cutting your grocery bill in half, your freezer is your very best friend.
  • Get Your Freezer Ready: Frozen Food Month is Here!
    If you’ve been waiting to jump on the coupon train, now is the time! March is Frozen Food Month which means you can be guaranteed of finding bargain basement prices on everything from frozen peas to frozen pizza.
  • Should You Use a Rewards Credit Card to Save More?
    For super savers, a rewards credit card can lead to extra savings at the grocery store – if you can avoid the pitfalls associated with plastic.
  • Baby on Board? How to Save on the Essentials
    Babies are sweet and adorable and if you are not careful, they can cost you a whole lot of money.
  • Five Ways to Never Waste Food Again
    Guess how much all that food you threw in the garbage last year cost you.
  • How to Get the Best Roses for Valentine's Day
    Valentine’s Day is around the corner. If you are looking to buy a bouquet for the one you love, it could end up costing you a pretty penny. So, where can you go to buy a dozen of the best flowers that isn’t going to empty your wallet?
  • 10 Tips for a Big Game Party on a Budget
    Chances are good you’ll be watching the Super Bowl this Sunday. If you want to throw a fun, stress-free Super Bowl party with great food and great fun, I’ve gathered my top ten tips to make the experience memorable while staying within your budget.
  • What to Buy in Winter (and Spring)
    If you’ll plan your ‘stock-up’ shopping according to this list, you can put yourself ahead financially during the rest of the year.
  • What Do You Think a "couponer" Looks Like?
    For most people, this usually conjures up images of the sage coupon queen who spends all Sunday meticulously clipping every coupon and strategically placing each coupon into some sort of binder or index card box.
  • The Couponing Diet Plan
    Losing weight and saving money are the #1 and #2 New Years’ resolutions respectively. Allow me to create the latest diet craze by showing you how to do both at the same time.
  • Tips for Staying Within Your Christmas Budget
    Many families work so hard throughout the year to stay on track financially. Christmas season starts and all their work to stay out of debt and stay ahead of their bills becomes unraveled. What to do?
  • Top Ten Tips for Online Shopping Safety
    With all the cyber commerce, there is, unfortunately, the chance to fall victim to a scam, over-exposure of your privacy, or make a purchase that turns out to be a bad deal.
  • A Great Deal on This Season’s Hottest Gift
    To gift card or not to gift card? While masters of etiquette may disagree with the notion, gift cards can be incredibly convenient and increasingly appreciated.
  • How to Find All the Best Internet Holiday Deals
    We’ve been seeing many online deals that are every bit as good as Black Friday – and in many cases, better.
  • Making Plans for ‘Black Friday?’ Read This First
    Some of my favorite tips and online tools for finding gifts this holiday season.
  • Have a Half-priced Thanksgiving
    The cost of turkey has gone up compared to last year and so has the cost of the entire thanksgiving dinner. Here are my favorite tips for planning the big meal.
  • Your Newspaper Can Give You a Huge ROI
    While some people try to avoid ads because they don’t want to spend money, I actively browse ads because I want to save money.
  • About that $51,500 Debt You Owe
    As Americans, we work very hard to earn an income, save or invest when we can, and pay our debts. As citizens, do we demand as much from our elected representatives?
  • Where Does the Money Go?
    While the average income has gone up for this family by an average of $57, expenses have skyrocketed by $2,329! Families are feeling the pinch! Where is that money going? What can you do to offset those increases?
  • 7 Tips for Stress-Free Money Saving at the Checkout
    Most seasoned couponers have seen about everything and have learned by experience some of the helpful tips I’m going to share with you to make your checkout process as smooth as possible.
  • Chances Are... You're Paying Much More at the Grocery Store This Year
    If the House doesn’t pass a new farm bill, we could see the price of milk hit $6 a gallon. So, what’s a family to do?
  • Have a Half-priced Halloween
    According to a survey done by the National Retail Federation, shoppers will shell out an average of $79.82 on costumes, candy and decorations last year up from $72.31 in 2011. It’s so easy to save yourself $20-$30 and get the same (or better) results.
  • Drug Store Savings
    I love the feeling of a basket loaded with amazingly discounted health and beauty items, paper products, cleaning supplies, food, and a ‘grab bag’ assortment of freebies.
  • How Much is that Soda Costing You?
    Americans drink an average of 11.2 cans of soda pop each week or 582 cans a year. How much do you think your Diet Coke habit costs you and is there a less expensive alternative?
  • Save Money with Social Media
    Social media sites are more than great places to post pictures of your dinner and hear about your friends’ kids’ soccer scores. You can save big money on the things you already buy.
  • Ten Tips for Saving Money on Produce
    These ten tips will help you with that one stubborn area in your grocery budget that is hard to remove from your regular needs list:
  • Grocery Store Myths Investigated
    Myth: Paper bags are better for the environment than plastic. True or false?
  • Store Brand Vs. Name Brand Products
    You might think that the savviest grocery shoppers buy a lot of store brand / generic products in order to save money. If you ask the most savvy of grocery shoppers, however, they will tell you that the greatest savings are rarely found among store brands
  • How to Get Huge Back to School Savings (Part Deux!)
    Four more tips that will stretch your back to school budget.
  • How to Get Huge Back to School Savings!
    Here are four of my favorite tips for getting more ‘back to school’ for the money!
  • Higher Food Costs on the Rise
    Think feeding your family is expensive? It’s about to get even more expensive.
  • Back to School = Back to Savings!
    Sales offered from competing retailers are opening up some great savings for school and office supplies
  • How to Avoid Coupon Fraud
    Make no mistake about it. It can be very easy to be offered a counterfeit coupon. Counterfeits can be very difficult to tell from the real thing.
  • How to Feel Instantly Better!
    Psychologists tell us that one of the easiest ways to combat personal battles and feel better is to focus on someone else’s problems.
  • Ten Tips to Reduce Your Electricity Bill and Stay Cool This Summer
    In the summer, cooling your home can account for half of your summer power use. Central Air Conditioning seems like something we could never live without – but that comfort comes with a hefty price.
  • Being Prepared Can Make the Difference for Your Family
    Are you prepared for a natural disaster that would disrupt utilities, communication, and safety? Sadly, nearly every survey on the subject reveals that a majority of Americans are not prepared for a disaster.
  • Summer Savings Start Now
    Shopping by the calendar is an important principle to cutting your grocery bill in half and getting some great ‘Extreme Couponing’ savings.
  • Six Money-Saving Myths Busted
    You might think you are a savvy saver but not if you believe these popular myths!
  • Cleaning Up at 60 to 100 Percent Off
    If you're watching your calendar for what items to purchase during certain times of the year, late-March and throughout April is the time of year to stock up on cleaning supplies.
  • The Secret to Getting Groceries for 60%-90% Off
    Savings ‘magic’ truly comes from applying your very high value coupons on top of your great local sales.
  • Save Up to $100 a Day on Your Spring Break Vacation
    Spring break is around the corner for many of us and summer vacations are not too far away. It’s great to get away, but if you’ve got kids in tow, it’s easy to ‘eat up’ your vacation budget when you’ve got mouths to feed.
  • Ten Tips for Turning Your Freezer into a Cash Machine
    Last week, I explained why a freezer is an excellent investment. This week, in continued celebration of National Frozen Food Month, I’d like to present my top ten tips for getting the most value out of your freezer.
  • Should You Buy a Freezer to Save Money?
    March is National Frozen Food Month. Manufacturers will be distributing coupons and stores should be keeping up with the action by offering special promotions. You should be able to load up your freezer this month with products for 70% off or better.
  • I’d like to Offer You a High-Paying Job
    I’m sure nearly everybody reading this will agree, $30 to $50 an hour is darn good money! Show me any other job that with just a couple hours training, you can consistently and legally earn this kind of money. It doesn’t exist.
  • How to Get a Great Deal on Valentine Roses
    Valentine’s Day is around the corner. If you are looking to buy a bouquet for the one you love, it could end up costing you a pretty penny. So, where can you go to buy a dozen of the best flowers that isn’t going to empty your wallet?
  • Enjoy a Bigger Super Bowl Party for Your Budget
    Super Bowl parties can be great fun, but can also cost a bit of money. A RAMA survey finds that the average game-watcher will spend $63.87 on related merchandise, apparel and snacks. (71% of that is food and snacks).
  • How to Succeed with Your Money-Related New Year’s Resolutions
    It’s one thing to have good intentions on getting out of debt and save more money. It’s another thing entirely to have a road map to commit to and accomplish great things over the next twelve months.
  • Get Started for Savings in 2012
    Getting out of debt and moving ahead financially are always one of the top New Year's resolutions made by hard-working families. An extra $200 to $400 a month can make a big difference to many families looking to get ahead.
  • How to Get Discount Gift Cards
    According to the National Retail Federation, a full eighty percent of holiday shoppers plan to buy gift cards this year, an increase from 77.3 percent in 2010. Here are a few tips you should know before buying.
  • Road Trip Savings
    If you still have a bit of ‘over the river and through the woods’ this holiday season, you’ll appreciate some last minute tips that you can use to hold on to an extra $100 or more during your trip.
  • Top Ten Tips for Online Shopping Safety
    With all the cyber commerce, there is, unfortunately, the chance to fall victim to a scam, over-exposure of your privacy, or make a purchase that turns out to be a bad deal. Follow these ten tips to stay safe this holiday shopping season.
  • How to Find All the Best Internet Holiday Deals
    Shopping on the Internet this holiday season? You're not alone! We’ve been seeing many online deals that are every bit as good as Black Friday - and in many cases, better.
  • Have a Half-priced Thanksgiving!
    The American Farm Bureau Federation just released a report that says Americans will spend 13% more on Thanksgiving groceries than they did in 2010 ... unless you employ some money-savings strategies.
  • Making Plans for 'Black Friday?' Read This First
    Holiday shopping is a huge event and it’s already begun. The most exciting news for you and I is that the number of deals we've already been seeing marks a significant acceleration of pre-Thanksgiving activity.
  • Is it Time for a Spice Rack Makeover?
    If you would like to supplement your own spice rack, there are a couple strategies for getting the best value for your spices. My costs usually end up being about 50% off or better of the retail price.
  • Keeping Your Pantry Profitable
    A stocked pantry can pay your family many hundreds of dollars a month in food savings. Managing the pantry really doesn’t take much effort with these tips.
  • You’re Playing the Market, Each Time You Shop
    Buying groceries is a commodity market that nearly everyone has to play each week at the grocery store. If you play this market wisely, you can come out further ahead than the average shopper.
  • The Perfect Time of Year for a Staycation
    As a professed workaholic, I’ve come to learn that I simply have to schedule vacations or they won’t happen. I always feel better after enjoying some dedicated family time. From a budget standpoint, you can save big money this time of year.
  • Shopping for a Daily Deal? Follow These Tips
    Whether you’re a daily deal buying pro, or have never purchased a deal for yourself, I’d like to offer six tips that can help you avoid some costly mistakes.
  • Couponing for Good
    In my years of helping families save money on their groceries, nearly every couponer I’ve met shares with me the good they’ve been able to create by donating from their good fortune.
  • In Celebration of National Couponing Month, Stop Clipping Coupons!
    With technology, you can use the thousands of coupons that arrive in your Sunday newspaper or print from the Internet and let someone else do most of the work for you.
  • What is in Your Milk?
    You have seen the notices on milk regarding hormones - particularly from producers who pledge not to use hormones in the production of their milk. As both a consumer and a dad, I find this an important subject to become clear on.
  • Save $1260 This School Year by Packing a Lunch
    Planning your shopping around the calendar is one of the most enlightened strategies a shopper can employ for their family. Packing a school lunch can be wildly affordable, if you are stacking your manufacturer coupons on top of great local sale.
  • The Most (and Least) Important Organic Products You Can Buy
    While it may be exciting to get organic foods at discount prices, is it absolutely necessary to buy organic varieties when the health benefit may be minimal at best? Also, what does 'œorganic' mean anyway?
  • Three Reasons to Cut Your Home Phone Service and Four Reasons to Keep It
    With a review of your family's phone usage, you may be able to eliminate many of the unnecessary home phone service add-ons you are currently paying for - or you might be able to join the trend and cut your home phone service altogether.
  • Back to School Savings Have Already Started
    Tips on how to save even more money on back to school supplies
  • Ten Tips to Reduce Your Electricity Bill This Summer
    Over the course of a month, summer can cost your family $300 or more in extra electricity costs. Consider these tips to cut those costs.
  • For Food Costs, It's Great to Be an American
    While increases in the costs of food throughout the world have been an ongoing story, I'm very grateful to live in America.

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