Top Spots For A Frugal Honeymoon

Top Spots For A Frugal Honeymoon

Congratulations on your wedding! This must be such an exciting time for you! And while I’m sure you’re ready to pack your bags and head away on a romantic adventure, I want to make sure you’re prepared for the costs involved. I know, it’s a bit of a bummer, but when...
Over 60 Non-Candy Easter Basket Stuffer Ideas

Over 60 Non-Candy Easter Basket Stuffer Ideas

If you are looking to avoid the sugar overload of Easter this year, you will find plenty of non-candy treats here! Regardless of your child’s age, these ideas range from toddlers to teens! It is possible to create a candy free Easter basket with these great non-candy...
Spring Cleaning Tips That Will Save You Time And Money

Spring Cleaning Tips That Will Save You Time And Money

Spring is approaching which means house cleaning is entering everyone's mind. We are providing some helpful house cleaning tips and tricks to save time and money during this new season. So, let's get going and dive right in. It's time to get excited about cleaning...
8 Frugal Hobbies That Won’t Break The Bank

8 Frugal Hobbies That Won’t Break The Bank

Living on a tight budget doesn't mean you can't have some hobbies. While some hobbies can be expensive, check out this list of hobbies and you'll see that you don't have to go broke in order to enjoy one.   It really is as simple as swapping expensive hobbies for...
How To Raise Your Credit Score

How To Raise Your Credit Score

Raising your credit score rating is a lot like losing weight. It’s not something that can happen overnight, and there is no such thing as a quick fix. Your credit score is determined by your past behavior and not just what you are doing presently to address it. So it...
How To Use Your Tax Refund To Win For You This Year

How To Use Your Tax Refund To Win For You This Year

It's not everyday that you go to the mail box and find a check for a couple thousand dollars. That's what it feels like when you get a tax refund. Winning Publisher's Clearing house. Remember the days of seeing the host of Publisher's Clearing House? A guy would show...
Avoid These 5 Mistakes To Maximize Your IRS Tax Refund

Avoid These 5 Mistakes To Maximize Your IRS Tax Refund

Did you know that every year roughly $1 Billion dollars (yes, that's a B) in IRS tax refunds go unclaimed due to people not filing their taxes because they don't owe money? Every year, just like clockwork, April 15 rolls around and with that spot on the calendar comes...
How To Save Money On Football Party Food

How To Save Money On Football Party Food

This post was sponsored by RITZ as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. I've got a house full of boys, who love watching football on TV, so we always have a few friends over for game day to share a...
How To Pay Your Bills When You Have No Income

How To Pay Your Bills When You Have No Income

{This post is sponsored by Diamond Bloggers, the story and opinion is 100% my own.} Have you experienced a time when you had no income coming in, and no savings to fall back on, yet you still have bills to pay? The problem is that when you have no income, you can't...
Are Debt Reduction Services A Good Solution To Pay Off Debt?

Are Debt Reduction Services A Good Solution To Pay Off Debt?

{This post is sponsored by Diamond Bloggers, the story and opinion is 100% my own.} When James and I first got married in 1998, he was working as a manager at McDonald's and I had just graduated from college with my accounting degree and I was looking for an...
How To Pay Off Your Debt Faster

How To Pay Off Your Debt Faster

Do you feel like you’re drowning in debt? Do you dread going to the mail or picking up the phone because you know it’s a bill that needs to be paid? Would you like to learn how to pay off debts fast? You are not alone! The average household debt is around $15,000....
Surprising Facts You Need to Know About Your Credit Report

Surprising Facts You Need to Know About Your Credit Report

The credit report. Just hearing those two little words is enough send some consumers into a state of elevated anxiety. What's worse – it's an involuntary reaction, it just happens! Even the best consumer out there with a perfect credit score will...
The True Cost Of Owning A Pet

The True Cost Of Owning A Pet

How do you feel about pet ownership? A few years ago a Mommy friend of mine posted this Facebook Status Update on December 26: “Survived another Christmas without giving in to getting a Wii or another animal. Whew! How long can we make it?” And she is...
How To Save Money On Your Next Trip With Airbnb

How To Save Money On Your Next Trip With Airbnb

If you aren’t already familiar with Airbnb, it is a website that allows you to rent rooms, entire apartments, villas, and even houses all around the world instead of staying in a hotel. The average price of a hotel is around $137 a night. Whenever I've had to reserve...
Simple Ways To Save On Your Next Family Vacation

Simple Ways To Save On Your Next Family Vacation

When you’re on a tight budget, it can be challenging to think about vacations, especially affordable summer vacations. Setting a travel budget for your family might be the easiest part of the entire trip, but saving up for it can be a challenge. Going into debt just...
How To Have a Fun Spring Break With Little or No Money

How To Have a Fun Spring Break With Little or No Money

Spring break is right around the corner. That means it's time to break out the bathing suits and sunscreen! Here are some spring break ideas for families. Spring break is a peak season for hotels, airlines, and beaches. It can cost upwards of $200 more on just a...