20 secrets to save money and shop smarter

20 secrets to shop smarter and save money

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 learned the secrets to save… continue reading »


5 tips to save money this Christmas

5 tips to start your Christmas savings plan

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 spending money. Celebrating the winter… continue reading »


can't save avoid these 7 purchases

Can’t save money? 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 more often than not, certain… continue reading »


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 for minimalist reasons or simply… continue reading »


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 like it or not, the… continue reading »


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 paycheck. Setting funds aside each… continue reading »