Tag Archives: save money

10 Tips to Save Money on a Super Bowl Party

It’s that time of year when millions of people start to talk about the Super Bowl. Aside from the game itself, Super Bowl parties are pretty big events. If you’re trying to keep to a budget this year and not … Continue reading

Posted in Budgeting, Entertainment, Food / Groceries, Personal Finance, Saving Money, Shopping | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

The 52 Week Bill Challenge

For those who like the appeal of the 52 week money challenge, but who would also like to expand it, you can adopt versions like the double challenge or mega challenge. These are both fine if you know you’re going … Continue reading

Posted in Personal Finance, Saving Money | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

52 Week Save Money Challenge: Week Two

Although I wasn’t disappointed with my $5 savings for week one of this 52 week save money challenge, I was hoping to come in with a better number for week two. While I wasn’t able to cross off the highest … Continue reading

Posted in Personal Finance, Saving Money | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Build Your Own 52 Week Money Challenge Chart

It seems that the more 52 week money challenge charts that I create, the more requests that I get for variations that meet the specific needs of the person who requests it. This makes perfect sense. If you decide to … Continue reading

Posted in Budgeting, Personal Finance, Saving Money | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The 52 Week Mega Money Challenge

For those of you who want to really want to tackle a challenge this year, forget the 52 week money challenge and opt for the 52 week mega money challenge. The mega challenge is based on the standard challenge, but … Continue reading

Posted in Personal Finance, Saving Money | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Week 1 Results for the 52 Week Save Money Challenge

The first week of my attempt for the 2014 52 week save money challenge this year had a slow start, but the good news is that it did begin. I decided to do this challenge from scratch, so I won’t … Continue reading

Posted in Cars, Personal Finance, Saving Money | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Twice a Month Chart for the 52 Week Money Challenge

It appears that there are a lot of people who get paid twice a month rather than every two weeks. That means that the 26 bi-weekly challenge chart is close, but not quite right for them since what they actually … Continue reading

Posted in Personal Finance, Saving Money | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

A Monthly Chart for the 52 Week Money Challenge

I’ve had a few people request a monthly chart that uses the 52 week money challenge numbers. I’ve been hesitant to make this one because my initial thought was that it was so far removed from the 52 week money … Continue reading

Posted in Personal Finance, Saving Money | Tagged , , , , , , | 6 Comments

The 26 Bi-Weekly Money Challenge

I received several requests from readers asking if there was a better way to do the 52 week money challenge when they are paid on a bi-weekly basis. They mentioned that it tends to be easier to save the money … Continue reading

Posted in Personal Finance, Saving Money | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

31 Tips to Help with the First Month of the 365 Day Money Challenge

If you’ve decided to participate in the 365 Day Money Challenge, as part of the challenge you need to make a payment to yourself each morning. In order to do that, you’ll need to begin thinking about simple changes that … Continue reading

Posted in Frugal, Making Money, Personal Finance, Saving Money | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Preparing for the 52 Week Save Money Challenge

Most people who decide to take on the 52 Week Money Challenge see that they only need to save $1 the first week, $2 the second week, $3 the third week and $4 the fourth week for a total of … Continue reading

Posted in Food / Groceries, Personal Finance, Saving Money, Shopping, Utilities | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Join the 52 Week Money Challenge to Save $1400 in 2014

Click image to enlarge or print here (pdf)It’s that time again to begin thinking about ways to save money for the coming year. For those of you who don’t have an emergency fund, this is especially important. A popular challenge … Continue reading

Posted in Personal Finance, Saving Money | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

The Myth That Quitting Smoking Will Save Money

I know that what I’m about to write will go against everything that conventional wisdom and financial experts preach, but the truth is that quitting smoking does not save money — at least not in the short-term. Let’s start by … Continue reading

Posted in Health, Saving Money | Tagged , , , , | 12 Comments

How a Terrible Haircut Earned Me Money and Made Me the Nicest Uncle Ever

Earlier this year I wrote about how I ended up getting paid $250 for an obscure video I had placed on YouTube. I’m more convinced than ever that it can be worthwhile doing this after another one of my obscure … Continue reading

Posted in Entertainment, Making Money, Saving Money | Tagged , , , , , | 6 Comments

12 Ways to Save Money at Jamba Juice

Have you ever felt guilty for spending money at Jamba Juice? Maybe you feel a wave of guilt each time you hand over cash or a card to pay for one of your favorite treats. While overindulgence is rarely a … Continue reading

Posted in Food / Groceries, Frugal, Personal Finance, Saving Money | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Alternative Ways to Get Your Kicks: Fun Money Friday

We all have things that we enjoy doing. Maybe you love to read, buy shoes or handbags, visit amusement parks, ski, travel, scuba dive, or any of a thousand other things. Chances are that most of your fun activities cost … Continue reading

Posted in Frugal, Personal Finance, Saving Money | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

52 Week Money Challenge for Kids

At the beginning of the year, the 52 Week Dollar a Week Challenge was making the rounds with a lot of people deciding to give it a try. We took that and adapted it into a 52 week savings challenge … Continue reading

Posted in Personal Finance, Relationships, Saving Money | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments