save money by cutting household expenses
Living more frugally doesn't mean you have to make major changes. It's all the little things. You know the saying "it's the little things that count" Well this is absolutely true. If you can take an idea here and there from the list below and start to incorporate it into your life you'll be able to make...
Ahhh frugalism.  Have you ever taken a moment to stop and think about the things you can make yourself instead of buying? If not you should. There are so many things you can make or substitute for something that you want or need for a fraction of the cost.  Believe me, I know....
vacation savings plan
Ahhhh vacation… If you’re anything like me you live your life around your vacations. When planning for a vacation it’s really important that you take the steps necessary to create a vacation savings plan. Having a plan in place to save money for vacations is your no-fail way to guarantee you have the money you need when...
extreme frugal living
Extreme frugal living. Sound scary? It doesn’t have to! People often think of "extreme" as being over the top or excessive but as you’ll see below the ideas I’m about to share aren’t as bad as they sound. And NO it’s not about having to take cold showers for the whole month or...
For years, money nerds like us have argued about whether it is more important to pay off debt or invest. With the rise of popular personal finance personalities and gurus, it seems like the debate has heated up even further. So, what’s the real deal – should you focus on repaying debt or start...
cheap and frugal foods to buy when you're broke
Have you been stretching your budget as far as you can but feel like its just not going as far as you’d like? Living on a tight budget while trying to feed your family or even just yourself can be really tough. In addition to money being tight you’re probably trying to figure out...
best frugal living tips
I’m sure you’ve heard it’s the little things in life that count. You know what? It's true. Knowing what it takes to live frugally or “thrifty’ as some say is something that can significantly impact your life in a positive way. Being aware of some of the best frugal living tips is one...
what is debt consolidation
Do you feel like you're struggling to keep up because you're drowning in bills each month? Have you ever wondered what is debt consolidation, and is it right for me? Paying the minimum balance on multiple credit cards and not being able to get ahead is absolutely no fun! It's stressful and unnerving but...
Do you have debt that’s hanging over your head stressing you out? Between credit card debt, student loan debt, car loans, and mortgages there’s a whole lot of debt a person can rack up! The good news is there are easy things you can do to get yourself out...
hobbies that make money
Have you ever taken a moment and asked yourself "How can I make money from my talents?" Are you aware that you can make good money doing something you truly and deeply love? Don't wait to turn your hobbies into a successful business-(start today). If you're good at a hobby and enjoy the...
Have you found yourself asking what is compound interest and how does it work? If so, I’m happy you’re here because you are in the right place! I can’t wait to give you all the info you need to know about the importance of compound interest and how it can benefit you. When it comes...
Have you been wondering what is an index fund and how do I invest in one? If so, I'm glad because index fund investing is one of the simplest paths to create wealth. When I began my quest to learn the basics of investing and saving money for retirement I spent countless hours...
Do you love the freedom of travel but sometimes being low on funds gets in your way? Have you been wondering what does it take to save money for travel? If so, I can’t wait to share with you my favorite money-saving travel hacks to help you afford your next vacation.
save money on electricity
Raise your hand if you're up for saving money! You're in? Good, let's take a look at the 12 best ways you can save on electricity. When it comes to budgeting and saving money you need to factor in all of your monthly costs. The good news about todays mission of saving money on...
things to stop buying to save money
Looking For Ways To Stop Spending Money And Begin Saving? Have you ever thought to yourself this is the month I am going to figure out what things I should stop buying to save money?   You have all the best intentions and the right goals to make this happen. You...