Budget Living

Chocolate Box of Money to Give

Chocolate Box of Money to Give

A Chocolate Box of Money! Follow this easy tutorial for giving a money gift creatively. Folks may criticize the giving of money as a gift, but sometimes, that truly is what folks need most.  Money to pay a bill. To unload even a little more debt. To have a little wiggle room between almost making it…

5 Ways to Save on Christmas Expenses

5 Ways to Save on Christmas Expenses

Looking to save on Christmas expenses this year? You can totally cut back, save money, and still enjoy a great holiday. Here are some easy ways to save. This year has been incredibly wacky, with finances feeling very uncertain for many. All the more reason to be on the ball when it comes to holiday…

5 Ways to Simplify Your Life that Could Save You Money

5 Ways to Simplify Your Life that Could Save You Money

Life can feel so complicated at times. Full, busy, expensive, too. However, taking a few steps to simplify your life could save you money. And give you a little space to breathe more easily. Do you ever find yourself with too many ideas? Do you find that there are just so many good options out…

3 Easy Ways to Save Money This Year

3 Easy Ways to Save Money This Year

As tax time approaches, do you feel newly motivated to find more ways to save money? I always do. It’s not that there are always huge tax bills, but the act of examining the past year in dollars and cents produces fresh motivation in me to watch our spending. Here are three strategies I’m using…

Do you have a plan for the holidays?

Do you have a plan for the holidays?

How does one celebrate the winter holidays without getting a migraine, busting the budget, or alienating the entire extended family? With great care, of course! And a savvy plan for the holidays. We interrupt your Pumpkin Spice Latte to bring you a special message from Holiday Headquarters…. You matter. Your dollar matters. How you spend…