Cheap Winter Vacation Ideas

Are you longing for a winter vacation getaway but not sure if it will fit into your budget? If so, here are some great budget friendly options you may want to consider. Outside Activity Destinations within Driving Distance If you live in cold weather, more than likely you have a winter weather vacation destination somewhere […]

5 Cheap Dates to Help You Save Money

Couples who make budgets together tend to stay together. When you’re both committed to the same goal, getting out of debt, you become an effective team and you can motivate and inspire one another to stick to your goals and make a difference in your finances. As all couples know, however, spending each night looking […]

6 Ways to Save Money on Halloween

It’s a fact that kids love Halloween. For one night, they can become animals, celebrities, professionals or ghosts, and they can finally accept candy from strangers without being scolded. The young-at-heart can also celebrate by decorating their homes with ghoulish finesse and rewarding obedient children with treats. All of this fun doesn’t come without a […]

Should You Pay Down Your Debt or Save Your Money?

You’ve put together your budget, determining how much you owe each month, how much you owe overall, how much you earn each month and how much you have in savings. If you’re lucky, you’ve found a small pocket of money. Perhaps you’ve discovered a small amount of money each month that you could apply to […]

Being Debt Free Just Isn’t Good Enough

This is a guest post by Kevin from DebtEye.  Kevin is the Co-Founder of DebtEye and is a certified credit counselor.  DebtEye provides customers an alternative to expensive third party debt relief companies.  If you’ve completely paid off your credit cards, don’t think you’re in the green.  If you have yet to pay them off, […]

5 Quick Clothing Thrift Store Shopping Tips

When you were flush with cash, you may have walked right past the thrift shops in your area. In fact, you might have turned your nose up at those thrift store shoppers, digging through mountains of clothing in the hopes of finding a gem. If this describes you, it’s time to give thrift stores a […]

Pet Vaccines: Can Skipping the Shots Really Save You Money?

Most pet owners dread looking into their mailboxes. They know they’ll see a reminder card from the veterinarian, reminding them to bring in Fido or Fluffy for annual vaccines. If you have more than one pet, you may be drowning in these reminder cards. Run a quick search online, and you’ll see many articles suggesting […]

5 Ways to Keep Your Thanksgiving on Budget

A big holiday feast is a great way to draw the entire family together. You’ll have a chance to catch up, and you’ll make memories that can last a lifetime. If you’re not careful, however, that holiday feast could put a big dent in your budget. A typical Thanksgiving celebration could cost hundreds of dollars, […]

Are Vegetarians Spending Less at the Grocery Store?

Let’s face it: Chicken, pork and beef are tasty. Whether they’re roasted, fried or baked, meats can add a certain juicy flavor to almost any meal. In fact, some people don’t consider a meal to be complete unless meat shows up on the plate somewhere. As you put your grocery list together, meats might top […]

Should You Use Your Fireplace to Heat Your Home?

As the weather cools down, your expenses go up. Heating your home can be incredibly costly, especially if you have an inefficient system or a drafty home. As you look over last year’s bills, you might be tempted to change tactics this year and use your fireplace instead of your furnace. Older homes often have […]