Money Saving Articles

Why Do Pets Cost So Much?

  I can’t lie, pets are expensive. I took a minute to add up the basic costs for my two cats, and without factoring in vet costs I spend upwards of $50 each per month. When I had dogs, they were even more expensive to care for. So how can you rein in some of the costs? I pulled together some tips you might not

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Living Within Your Means

It seems to me living within your means should be a simple thing to do. However, I struggle with it, as do many people. How can you live a frugal life without feeling deprived? I have done some research and compiled some useful tips.   Start with Some Truth Before you can figure out what within your means is for you, you need to know

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Escaping Boredom While Being Frugal

Do your eyes glaze over when you hear the word budget or frugal? Many people think that things related to saving money are boring. I’ve said before that I’m a bit of a nerd about budgets and money saving, so I’m going to share my excitement.   Frugal Isn’t a Four-Letter Word Duh, it’s six. But the point I’m trying to make is that it

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Super Bowl of Savings

Over the past ten years, we have published 500+ blog entries, been on national news several times, featured in segments on several talk shows, and have been honored to be mentioned by many other bloggers and influencers. Our staff of writers over the years have put their own twist on topics, but our focus has always been on ways to make your life better. Here,

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13 Awesome Uses for Baking Soda

I have at least three boxes of baking soda here because it is so useful. Like every home, one of them is in my fridge, so that tip doesn’t count for this list. In fact, using it to deodorize small areas is probably the biggest use (after cooking), so none of those will appear here. I figured I could take the time to find some

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Frugal Moms are Smart

I think we can all agree that being frugal in general is smart, but I think it’s especially smart for moms. I grew up with a mom who was frugal by necessity; the phrase “wait till payday” came up more times than I can count. As a tail-end baby boomer, I grew up in an era with very few credit cards, so cash was king

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How to Support Your Family on One Income

It’s hard enough to support a growing family, in general, these days with skyrocketing rent, childcare, healthcare, and rising utility costs. But if your family is like 54% of other US families, you’re surviving on one income, and chances are you could stand some savings in addition to your spending. Here are the best ways to stretch your paycheck and keep more green in the

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Eating Healthy Can Be Affordable

We all have to eat, so food must stay in the budget, and eating cheap would be nice. But cheap isn’t possible to be healthy, is it? Well, of course you can have both! It just takes a bit of effort.   If You Fail to Plan Just like everything else in life, you need to start with a plan, in this case, a meal

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Thrifty Gardening Tips

The early start to spring all over the country has a lot of us thinking about gardening. I want to fill in some gaps in my flowerbeds, and I need to weed, mulch, and replace a walkway. All of this can be expensive, so I have been looking for thrifty gardening tips to get the most for my money.   Weeds are Taking Over! Sure,

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Can You Live Without Cable TV?

  Cable prices keep rising, but your income probably isn’t keeping pace. So what can you do about it? There are many ways to save money on TV, ranging from dropping cable programming altogether to dropping to a basic level of service. Here are some tips to maximize your viewing for the minimum amount of money. Now let’s figure out if you can live without

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