July 11, 2016
Downsizing to tiny houses is all the rage now, but is it really as cost-effective and beneficial as some TV shows would have you believe? We look closely at what it takes to simplify your life to fit comfortably in a tiny house and find big challenges may stand in your way.
May 18, 2016
Everyone wants to save money, but not everyone wants to go crazy with extreme couponing practices where you go the extra mile – or five – just to save a few bucks. We get the word from money-saving experts on how you can coupon without going to extremes so you can save money even with your busy lifestyle.
May 13, 2014
Guest Post By M. Butler. Home Depot is a popular place for people who enjoy DIY projects, or are in the middle of renovating or building a house. It’s easy to get lost in their stores, wandering up and down the aisles, and filling your cart with a bunch of different items. Sometimes this means […]
May 12, 2014
By Jennifer Derrick A long time ago I had high artistic ideals. I wanted my work to change the world, to bring awareness to important issues, and to be “great.” That lasted until I was out of college. That’s when I realized that I had to eat, pay rent, and fill up my gas tank. […]
May 8, 2014
By Jessica Williams Mother’s Day is a day set aside to honor all of the mothers of the world. This year, give the mother in your life a day off and cook her a full meal that includes drinks, appetizers, and a dessert. Here are some recipes that won’t cost you much money or time, […]
May 5, 2014
By Melody Warnick The advent of electronic-toll highways was designed to make traveling down toll roads easier for harried drivers. Goodbye brake lights, lines of cars and fumbling for coins, hello electronic transponders and license plate-readers. But if you’re in a rental car in an unfamiliar city, driving on an e-toll road with no cash […]
May 2, 2014
By Tony Mecia Some people collect baseball cards. Others favor classic cars or coins. But one item you should not hoard, experts say, is credit-card reward points. It can be tempting to stockpile reward points and envision a far-flung, luxurious vacation someday, paid for with the trove of airline frequent-flier miles and hotel points you’ve […]
April 14, 2014
By Jeffrey Strain Would you be willing to put money where your mouth is and bet that you could lose a certain amount of weight over a certain amount of time? If money is a motivating factor to help you accomplish goals you want to achieve, then the social dieting website DietBet may be exactly […]
March 3, 2014
Being a single parent is tough, particularly when it comes to your budget and ability to maintain stability. Still, while it can be tough to make ends meet, these money-saving strategies can help you get ahead of your bills and avoid problems with debt to stabilize your household finances.
February 27, 2014
By Jessica Williams DIY projects all have the hidden agenda of saving you money. When you begin to take a look at your finances, chances are that you will begin to see exactly how much you are overpaying for everyday conveniences. From ordering take out a few time a week to paying for a cleaning […]
January 24, 2014
Guest Post by Niccole Schreck. More than two-thirds of Americans with a gym membership (67 percent) never use them, according to Club Industry, a fitness industry source. With the average cost of a gym membership at a whopping $55 per month, that’s a lot of money going down the drain. Exercising at home is much […]
January 20, 2014
By Jessica Williams A lot of people have made bad financial decisions, but teenagers are definitely guilty of making mistakes with money as they have no real understanding of the value of money or money management. As parents, it is up to us to teach them the proper responsibilities that come with both spending and […]
December 19, 2013
By Jessica Williams With less than a week left until Christmas, your holiday budget is probably starting to run out. But before you let the panic set in, let us help you to get organized while saving some money. First make sure you have a list of all those who you still need to purchase […]
December 5, 2013
Making the holidays merry and bright around your home doesn’t have to break the bank. We walk you step by step through making DIY snow globes so you can have a stylish holiday season without worrying about the holiday debt hangover that can follow after.
November 26, 2013
By April Lewis-Parks This is the time of year where you belly is full of food, your soul is full of joy, and your wallet is full of the trace of money that once resided there. With so many back to back commercials, catalogs, radio advertisements, and other printed advertisements, this time of year can […]