How to Live Without Credit Cards

Wondering how to live without credit cards? It’s totally possible. And you’ll feel so much better knowing things are paid for. Once upon a time I thought it was impossible to live without credit cards. Even if I had the funds “to pay it off every month,” it was the convenience I couldn’t live without. […]

How to Save Time While Shopping

If you don’t have the time or you feel rushed while shopping, it isn’t much fun and it can cost you, both in time and money. Consider these tips for saving time while shopping.

How to Prepare for Tough Economic Times

There’s no better time than the present to get prepared to face a tough economy or other financial struggle.

Clean Up Your Financial House {Day 9 to a Renewed You}

Set yourself up for success financially this year. Get your stuff in order.

Can Money Buy Happiness?

Can money buy happiness? You’ll be pleasantly surprised to find out what research has to say about that.

How a Security Camera Saved Me 25 Bucks

photo source: Jeepers Media So a couple weeks ago I was in Walmart, purchasing a gift card for our neighbor who kept an eye on our house while we were away. I had kids with me; we bought various items; confusion reigned. The next day no one could tell me where the gift card was. […]

How Having Less Can Save You More

 It’s okay not to have all that you think you want. When we have less, we save more. And we treat what we have with more thankfulness. We tend to think that if we don’t have an excess of something, i.e. money, that we are lacking. Having “just enough” money to pay the bills can […]

5 Frugal Food Tips for Family Travel

We’re a foodie family, so we love to eat on vacation. We have a few traditions that we keep to. Over the years, we’ve developed a few things that we like to do on vacation that make the trip easier and more fun. They are random and fun, and things that we rely on make […]