There are a million reasons and excuses people make up in their heads to avoid saving money. Whether it be that they think saving money is too hard or that they think they must spend their money as soon as they get it. 95% of the time, our money motives … Read more
You know all the hype that came out of nowhere about subscription boxes? And then all of a sudden there was a subscription box for absolutely everything under the sun from hot sauce to fitness accessories. There are even subscription boxes for free samples and other free stuff.
Yep, you … Read more
I have come across several people throughout my life that use the excuse of money as not being able to take care of their pets. Money doesn’t have to be an issue when it comes to pet care. You don’t have to spend a ton of money to take care … Read more
Who doesn’t love delicious crock pot meals that bring friends and family together? What I love more about crock pot meals are how long they can last you through the week and how much money they save! It might surprise you to know that a single person spends an average … Read more
This is a guest post by Michelle Schroeder-Gardner and the founder of Making Sense of Cents, a personal finance website. She helps readers learn how to earn more, save more, and live more. She sold her house in 2015 and has been traveling full-time with her husband and two dogs … Read more
Are you a life hacker? If so, you probably know how useful it is to get crafty and find new and easier ways of doing things. If you innovate small everyday things, you can transform your life. Life hacks don’t just save time, they save money too.
It might blow … Read more
The beginning of the new year is the perfect time to get your finances in order. There is no more important time than the present to make a positive change in your life. A sore financial situation with debt piling up is nothing but a dark cloud that hangs over … Read more
As many of you may know, I don’t have any kids but admire those who do. I think life is hard enough just keeping track of myself and couldn’t imagine keeping track of another one of me. I don’t know how single parents do it and honestly when Daniel asked … Read more
If you were anything like me a couple years ago, the sound of the words ‘Finances’, ‘Budgets’, and ‘Taxes’ scare the heck out of you. Your finances don’t have to be scary if you learn how to budget. You can make your finances your new best friend if you take … Read more
With a new year, comes plans for a new you. Everyone is panicking after the holidays, trying to lose weight. They will sign up for all the ‘hot’ weight loss programs to find out that they paid way too much for the same results they could achieve on their own. … Read more
My wife and I were dying to get out of St. Louis for a bit and then it happened. I realized that we could plan a week in New Orleans on Halloween for a STEAL. So we took an unrealistic road trip on a realistic budget. Take notes because you … Read more
When the holidays come around, you know you need to be weary about how much money you are spending during the splurge-worthy shopping season. Not everyone can afford to blow money on things to do for the holidays in addition to the things they are already buying for relatives. That … Read more
I feel like we just made it out of that time of year again when we constantly had to tend to our lawns so they didn’t grow out of control. Summer can be brutal on your lawn if you don’t take care of it often, no matter where you live. … Read more
When the bills seem like they come at an overwhelming rate, it may be hard to realize how much you can cut monthly from those bills. Being able to lower your monthly bills depends on how much you are willing to cut from your daily routine. Cutting the cost of … Read more