Tag Archives: Saving Money

10 Ways to Avoid Lifestyle Inflation

What is the first thing you do when you find out you’re going to get a raise at work? If your answer is to spend it on things that you have had your eye on, you probably someone who participates … Continue reading

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10 Celebrity Money Mistakes to Avoid

Most celebrities have more money in their bank accounts than many of us will ever see in one lifetime. The thing to remember is that having a lot of money doesn’t mean that you are necessarily financially savvy. In fact, … Continue reading

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52 Week Savings Challenge

Click image to enlarge or print here (pdf) If you’re looking for a great way to start saving money right now that will net you over $1300 in 1 year, we’ve put together an easy system which offers a good … Continue reading

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Things Worth Paying Someone Else To Do

I’m a cheapskate at heart. I do my own mechanic work, maintain my own computer, do my own home repairs and will do just about anything I can manage on my own, to save money. So, it might seem strange … Continue reading

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10 Ways To Save Money On Back To School Supplies

Getting kids ready for a return to school can be an expensive endeavor, especially if you have a back to school supply budget. This is especially true if you don’t take the time to figure out exactly what you need … Continue reading

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Woolzies: Laundry Gadgets That Save Money

There are many ways to save money when using both your washing machine and dryer which everybody should be attempting to do when possible. One of my favorite simple tricks to save money that doesn’t cost a cent and takes … Continue reading

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Saving Money With Safe Sex

There are many compelling reasons to practice safe sex which are often discussed in sex education classes such as the potential of sexually transmitted diseases and getting pregnant. When discussing safe sex a couple of reasons which are often not … Continue reading

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Planning for Old Age: You Need to Do More Than Save Money

You’d think that all anyone has to do these days to secure an enjoyable and comfortable retirement is save money. The media, financial gurus, and your employer harp on money as the end-all, be-all of retirement. Just get there with … Continue reading

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Saving Money: Why I Cleaned Out My Inbox

I used to subscribe to emails from tons of companies. On any given day I’d get probably fifty emails from restaurants, retailers, and travel providers. That doesn’t count the texts I’d get on my cell phone from retailers, or the … Continue reading

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10 Ways To Save Money When Borrowing Money

It’s never a fun situation to be in. You need money to make ends meet and as a result, you’re going to have to borrow some. When a situation like this arises, people usually focus on how to get the … Continue reading

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10 Calls to Make to Save Money

Many people often pay their bills while grumbling about how much they have to pay. It’s true that many services are very overpriced, but what most people don’t realize is that some of these services can easily be lowered. Sometimes … Continue reading

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The Easiest Way To Save On Healthcare

Most financial writers, including me, counsel people to be their own advocate for less-expensive healthcare. We teach that you should question everything on your bill, know the limits and allowances of your health insurance policy, and negotiate prices where possible … Continue reading

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10 Money Lessons From Benjamin Franklin

Long before the financial gurus with their TV shows and persona finance books to sell were around, Benjamin Franklin was giving down-to-earth, sound money advice to anyone who would listen. The advice was so sound that it’s still relevant and … Continue reading

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10 Car Gadgets That Can Save Money

When it comes to saving money on your car, there are things that you can do besides trying to find the lowest gas prices in town to reduce the amount that you spend. Many people don’t realize that there are … Continue reading

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Saving Money On Children’s Birthday Parties

Nothing is quite as exciting to a child as a birthday party. We may lose the desire to celebrate as we get older, but to a child, a birthday is a magical thing. As parents, we want to make those … Continue reading

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You Only Live Once, So Don’t Blow It

A woman that I know casually from church recently lost her husband. He died after a long illness at the young age of forty-two. Any way you look at it, it’s a tragedy. However, there is one bright spot. The … Continue reading

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Be Young, Be Frugal

I was pretty young when I got serious about saving money and being more frugal. I didn’t do it with some grand notion of preparing for my old age or anything, I just wanted more money for emergencies and to … Continue reading

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Stupid Survey Questions

I got a survey the other day about my attitudes on the economy. I had to laugh when I got to the question that read, “Do you find yourself striving to save more money on your everyday purchases or foregoing … Continue reading

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Use Less and Save Money! 25 Things You Can Cut Your Use in Half

You are using far too much of far too many things and you probably don’t even realize it. Most of it is simply out of habit although a good portion of it has it’s roots in commercials. No matter what … Continue reading

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