10 Ways To Save Money When Eating Out

10 Ways To Save Money When Eating Out

We can all use a night off from cooking and doing dishes every now and then, but it can be expensive! Don’t let an expensive check at the end of your favorite meals ruin your night off. We’ve paid almost half of our grocery costs for the week on a meal out...
Trim Your Cell Phone Bill

Trim Your Cell Phone Bill

Remember when cell phones used to be simple flip phones that you could fit in your pocket? Now, it is rare to see someone who is not carrying a smartphone in their pocket, if it will even fit in their pocket. Cell phone bills have gone through the roof over the past...
No Spend Activities For Girl’s Weekend

No Spend Activities For Girl’s Weekend

Whether you see each other every day or haven’t seen each other for months, having a weekend with your girlfriends is a must no matter how busy you are. Just think about the idea of having your husband watch the kids for a weekend, no grocery shopping to do, and all...
How Simplifying Your Month Can Save You Money

How Simplifying Your Month Can Save You Money

Less than half of all households don’t have at least three month’s worth of savings. Out of all the homes that don’t, 89% are employed, and 25% make incomes between $56,000 to $91,000 each year! Is it time for living simply? I can tell you there is never a bad time to...
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...
How No Spending Month Challenges Can Reduce Stress

How No Spending Month Challenges Can Reduce Stress

A no spending month might sound like more hassle than it’s worth. If you have a difficult time controlling your spending, a no spend month challenge might sound like setting yourself up to fail. One of the biggest reasons most people won’t do it is because they’re too...
College Savings And Discounts For Being A College Student

College Savings And Discounts For Being A College Student

When you’re in college, every little bit of money that you can save counts. Luckily, a lot of companies understand that college kids are looking for ways to save their hard-earned cash, and they have provided you with many options for saving that are only available to...
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...
How To Pay For College When You Have No Money

How To Pay For College When You Have No Money

If you have a desire to allow your kids to go to college and an empty bank account, don’t worry. You are actually among the majority of college applicants out there today! In fact, more than 60% of all incoming freshmen failed to plan for college. A mere 11% of...
A College Girl’s Guide To Couponing

A College Girl’s Guide To Couponing

College can be a rough time in many young adult lives. Trying to manage to live on your own, keeping up with your studies and finding ways to make money to survive can be a huge task. Instead of reaching for another box of ramen noodles you can take some time to do...
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...
How To Save BIG At Busch Gardens

How To Save BIG At Busch Gardens

Theme parks can get expensive quickly. Once you’ve scanned your tickets, the expenses just keep coming! While we are usually Disney fans, we decided to have a day of fun at Busch Gardens Tampa. The day was fantastic, without the expensive guilt trip. From your...
How To Save Money On Gas

How To Save Money On Gas

Whether you’re looking to save money on your next road trip, or just want to reduce your expenses, don’t overlook your fuel costs. If you own a car, especially one that doesn’t get very good gas mileage, then you know how much a full tank of gas can...
How to Treat Yourself Without Spending a Dime

How to Treat Yourself Without Spending a Dime

Between keeping up with the kids school and sporting functions, keeping our homes semi-neat, running errands, and cooking meals, and in my particular case, running a home business, it’s hard to take time to treat or spoil yourself. Take it from me, in order to...
How To Reduce Your Car Insurance Rates

How To Reduce Your Car Insurance Rates

So, you’ve bought a car, and everything seems great. It gets you from A to B, has excellent gas mileage, and is the perfect color for your personality! And then suddenly you get hit with crazy high car insurance rates. All the sudden you find yourself wondering how on...
Online Shopping Hacks To Rescue Your Everyday Spending

Online Shopping Hacks To Rescue Your Everyday Spending

Saving money might not be nearly as difficult as you think. With a few key insider tips from someone who shops online all the time, you could save thousands of dollars each year, and make your hard earned cash work much harder. Here are my best online shopping hacks...
SEVEN (7!) Items I ALWAYS Buy at the Dollar Store

SEVEN (7!) Items I ALWAYS Buy at the Dollar Store

I always joke with my husband that when we walk into the dollar store, armed with a couple one dollar bills, we feel RICH 🙂 But there are definitely items at Dollar Stores that, while only $1, are too expensive and can be purchased cheaper elsewhere. Consumer Reports...
Everything You Need To Know Before You Rent A Car

Everything You Need To Know Before You Rent A Car

When you’re on a vacation or business trip, the last thing you want to worry about is how you are going to get from the airport to your hotel. Many hotels have their shuttles to and from the airport, and with rideshare services such as Uber and Lyft available in...
How To Make What You Have Last Longer

How To Make What You Have Last Longer

Saving money isn’t always about how to find deals on clothing or how to save on your energy bills, although those are all good things. Many times, it’s about making the things you have last longer and therefore stretching your dollar. The longer your things last, the...
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...
How To Save On Hotels

How To Save On Hotels

If you were tempted to splurge while at home, just wait till you’re on vacation! While you’re on break, the last thing on your mind is how much money is left in your wallet until there is none. Vacations are not that far out of reach, even if you are working on a...