Celebrating the 4th on a Budget

The 4th of July is a great holiday to spend with your friends and family while staying home, going camping or boating on the lake. If you are looking to be frugal this year with the celebration of our independence, check out these money saving tips so your wallet doesn’t fizzle out like a sparkler! 1. Host a potluck. If … Continue reading Celebrating the 4th on a Budget

10 Easy Ways to Reduce your Impact & Save Money

Today is Earth Day. I’m fired up, and you’re welcome to join me. Let’s make it more than just a token day that we forget about tomorrow. Let’s make it Earth Week, Earth Year, and even Earth Lifetime. And…save some money in the process. If you fall into the bucket of those who have a conscience … Continue reading 10 Easy Ways to Reduce your Impact & Save Money

Winterizing Your Vehicle

Fall is officially here, and the cooler weather is slowly making it's appearance here in Iowa. Even though it's tough to think about, now is the perfect time to start prepping your vehicle for those harsh winter months. Cold temperatures, dirt, and road-salt residue can all cause problems. However, there are some simple checks and … Continue reading Winterizing Your Vehicle