20 secrets to shop smarter and save money

20 secrets to save money and shop smarter

Did you know shopping leads to spending money? Certain shopping sprees can set you back hundreds or even more. Whether you live paycheck to paycheck or not, spending more than you actually need is never OK for your budget. Just think how much money you could save if only you […]

5 tips to start your Christmas savings plan

5 tips to save money this Christmas

10.. 9.. 8.. Yes, there are only 10 weeks left ’till Christmas! Are you financially prepared for the Holidays yet? Do you have a Christmas savings plan in place? Christmas is about family and spending quality time with your loved ones. More often than not though, Christmas is also about […]

Can’t save money? Avoid these 7 purchases!

can't save avoid these 7 purchases

Can’t save money? It’s not uncommon to have trouble saving money for a rainy day. Often times, not being able to save is closely related to earning a small income. Other times, becoming parents or having a numerous family can put a serious strain on an already tight budget. But […]

How to live well on a low income

how to live well on a low income

Lately, most topics revolving around money seem to concentrate on how to save money, how to invest, ways to build your retirement nest egg and so on. Many people though, even with the economy levels rising, still need to figure out how to live on a low income. Whether it’s […]

How to start an emergency fund from scratch

How to start an emergency fund from scratch

Everyone is (or should be) aware of the importance of saving money for unexpected, yet needed, expenses. But how do you start an emergency fund from scratch? Without doubt, it’s always better to be safe than sorry, in any given situation. Unexpected events can happen at any time. Whether we […]

15 monthly expenses to cut and save money

15 monthly expenses to cut and save money

Saving money is a priority in many households (as it should be). Fortunately, there are countless ways to cut monthly expenses and help you top off that savings account! Anyone looking to build a nest egg or simply save for specific purchases understands the importance of saving part of each […]

What I Would Do With An Extra $1,000 Right Now

What to Do With An Extra $1,000

This contribution is courtesy of MyWealthManifesto.com, a personal finance blog dedicated to breaking down every aspect of money management into practical and useful tips. __________ When you get an extra $1,000, what’s the best thing to do with it? There’s nothing better than getting a small bonus at work, a […]

Can you distinguish frugal from cheap?

Can you distinguish frugal cheap

How do you distinguish frugal from cheap? Saving money has always been a major concern among people trying to be financially responsible. Adopting a minimalist and frugal lifestyle can only be beneficial if you’re looking to spend less and save more. However, there’s a fine line between being meticulous with […]

3 remarkable financial benefits of home cooking

3 remarkable financial benefits home cooking

Did you know cooking at home has more money benefits than usually ‘advertised’? Aside from obviously saving money on your restaurant bill, there are other remarkable financial benefits of cooking at home we often fail to consider. Many praise the countless health benefits of cooking at home. Others emphasize how eating […]

9 useful household supplies you can buy for 1$

9 useful household supplies you can buy for 1 dollar

When saving money becomes a burden, the next best thing is trying to cut costs wherever possible. If you could find useful things to buy for $1 or less, wouldn’t you take advantage to save even more? Couponing to save money on food, turning off the lights to save on electricity, […]