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 »


What to Do With An Extra $1,000

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

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 tax refund check, or some other type of windfall that makes you $1,000 richer. But what’s the best way to use that money? We all know that going to the mall… continue reading »


Can you distinguish frugal cheap

Can you distinguish frugal from 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 finances and being downright stingy…. continue reading »


3 remarkable financial benefits home cooking

3 remarkable financial benefits of home cooking

Did you know cooking at home has a ton of money benefits? 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 home cooked meals can help bring… continue reading »


9 useful household supplies you can buy for 1 dollar

9 useful household supplies you can buy for 1$

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, downsizing to spend less on… continue reading »