How-to-Tuesday: Landscaping on a Budget

You don't have to break the bank to redo your landscape with style. With a little more sweat and strategizing, you can pull off a landscaping project easily on a lean budget. Here are six budget friendly tips to help revamp your yard from beginning to finish. Plan Ahead Before you plant a single seed … Continue reading How-to-Tuesday: Landscaping on a Budget

Memorial Day Weekend on a Budget

Memorial Day weekend is about honoring the men and women who have served our country, but it is also the unofficial kick-off to summer! No matter what your plans are, check out some helpful money-saving tips this Memorial Day Weekend! If you’re traveling, here are some ways to save a little extra cash:   Tune up your … Continue reading Memorial Day Weekend on a Budget

10 Life Hacks to Help You Free Up Money

Are you looking for ways you can cut down on expenses and put a little extra money aside? Maybe you’re looking to budget more efficiently, fund that big vacation or save for retirement. This post is dedicated to little tricks to keep more of your money in your pocket. You can have a little fun … Continue reading 10 Life Hacks to Help You Free Up Money

Spring Clean Your Finances

As the weather starts to get a bit warmer, you might be thinking about spring cleaning in your home. It’s time to chase away those dust bunnies and take your unwanted items to Goodwill. While you’re at it, you might want to take time to spring clean your finances with these simple steps I found from Fiscal Fizzle: Start with … Continue reading Spring Clean Your Finances

Inexpensive Valentine’s Day Gifts

Want to celebrate Valentine's Day without going into debt? Keep reading! Some of the best gifts involve sharing time, along with a little thoughtfulness. And the memories last far longer than a dozen roses or a box of chocolates. Here are a few ways to express your love on Valentine's Day. For a spouse or significant other:  … Continue reading Inexpensive Valentine’s Day Gifts

7 Ways to Reduce Fuel Costs this Summer

Summer weather calls for a lot of outdoor activities, vacations and road trips with your friends. However, constantly filling up your tank can be quite the pain. Not only is it time consuming but it can put a dent in your wallet. Even though gas prices may be down from last year, there’s still room to cut back this summer … Continue reading 7 Ways to Reduce Fuel Costs this Summer

Last Minute Father’s Day Gift Ideas on a Budget

Are you prepared to celebrate Father's Day with your dad this weekend? Some dads are super easy to shop for: new tie, baseball tickets, fishing equipment…done. And then there are those dads who require many days devoted to thinking of some clever Father’s Day gift idea. Either way, Father’s Day is just a few days away! Check … Continue reading Last Minute Father’s Day Gift Ideas on a Budget

How-to-Tuesday: Expecting the Unexpected

Unexpected medical bills, unemployment, home repairs or even car repairs - it can all happen at a blink of an eye. The question is - Are you prepared to handle these unexpected expenses if they happen to you? If not, then it's time for you to start an emergency fund. An emergency fund is designed to cover a … Continue reading How-to-Tuesday: Expecting the Unexpected

Question of the Day: What Crazy Things Have You Done to Save a Few Bucks?

It really doesn't matter how well off you are, it's pretty safe to say that all of us could probably be a little better about saving some of our hard-earned cash instead of spending it every chance we get. Now don't get me wrong,  having nice things, taking vacations, and dining out a few times a week … Continue reading Question of the Day: What Crazy Things Have You Done to Save a Few Bucks?