If you’re like me, your week is packed full of various activities and sometimes you don’t always have time to make lunch and dinner. Here are some meals that you can prepare on Sunday and have ready to go during your busy week.
The beginning of a new year is always a great time to assess the effectiveness of your current budget, return to the basics of good budgeting, and recommit yourself to a new plan for the coming year. You can do it on your own, or use personal finance software. Here are 7 budget planning steps to jump start your New Year’s Budget.
Growing up in Michigan, I remember snow as early as Thanksgiving. By this time of year I would have been pulling out my long underwear and pleading with my dad to turn up the heat. Now living in my own apartment in south Texas, I am not so apt on cold days to crank up the heat. This winter I found some new ways to…
As a graduate student, I know the frustration of wanting to go all out for friends and family during the holidays but not having the budget for it. I can imagine how my fellow classmates who are starting their own families feel during the holiday season. Here are six tips for giving frugal gifts this holiday season.
Now that it’s mid-November, the weather is cooling off and depending where you are, it might be extra cold. Here are some money saving tips to keep you warm throughout winter.
It’s that time of year again! The time to find the best bargain and get the television you always dreamed of. Year after year prices continue to drop and the right price is closer than ever. Now the decision gets tough. You need to choose the size, brand, and class of television you need. Where do you begin?
When it comes to the holidays it’s all about the food for me. Even though it has been a tough year economically, I intend to have all my holiday favorites this year by playing my cards right. Here are five ways to save on your Thanksgiving Dinner this year without cutting out your holiday favorites.
Looking your best doesn’t have to be expensive. Care for your skin, hair, and body, with salon quality products, without the salon price tag. Here are 10 frugal beauty secrets to make self care more affordable.
While babysitting my friend’s cat, I got to thinking about how much work pets are and how much money their maintenance costs. Here are 6 ways your family can save money on pet care.
Budgeting and saving is not always easy and for most people, it can be discouraging and frustrating. Sometimes we forget the beautiful free gifts we have available to us every day. When it comes to personal finance and frugal living, often times it comes down to perspective. I find that when I focus on what I do have, I am a lot more optimistic about…
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