12 Ways to Save on Vacation

Vacations are a wonderful opportunity to reconnect as a family, relax, and reenergize. And if you can save on vacation? So much the better! Vacation season is upon us! I know this because we went to the beach last week for date night. The place was packed, even after 6 pm. Summer and vacation season are […]

12 Ways to Save on Household Expenses

Household expenses like cleaners, soaps, furniture, maintenance, and energy costs are all things that you can adjust with a little creative thinking. Five years ago, our lives were turned upside down. We finally faced the music of the consumer debt we had piled up. It amounted to over $16,000. We decided to get serious about […]

12 Ways to Save on School Stuff

As we gear up for back to school, check out these new and classic ways to save on school stuff. It’s here! You knew it was coming. As soon as the last fire work fades on the 4th of July, the megamarts start stocking the shelves with school supplies. Yes, the school sales have already […]

12 Ways to Save Money on Christmas (& a FREE download)

Christmas can be a great time with friends and family. Let’s plan ahead to stay under budget, too. Be sure to download the free Christmas coupons to get you started. Earlier this week I posted a boatload of Christmas ideas and giveaways in honor of “Christmas in July“. I’m a Christmas Geek and love to […]

12 Ways to Save on Home Improvements

Home improvements can run you into debt in no time flat. Before you tear out that sheet rock, consider these 12 ways to save on home improvements. We’ve purchased three houses in our time. And we’ve remodeled three houses in our time. And we’ve lived to tell the tale. Home improvements can run you into […]

12 Ways to Save on Clothing

Everyone needs clothing. Yet, there’s a range of money that one could spend just on new threads. Check out some ways to save. It seems recently I’ve needed to retire more and more of my eight year old’s clothing. As the fourth boy, he’s been the recipient of quite a few hand-me-downs that have now […]

12 Ways to Save on Cars and Gas (Frugal Friday)

Most of us find ourselves needing transportation from time to time. Here are 12 ways to save on cars and gas. I had such fun Thursday afternoon waiting for the the digits to line up perfectly on my odometer. I get excited that my car is really old and sports a lot of miles on […]

12 Ways to Save on Baby Stuff

Having a baby is a joyous time — and it doesn’t have to break the bank. Here are 12 ways to save money on baby stuff. My baby days are over. The Girl turns four next month. Last spring I gave all my gear to a friend having a baby. The maternity clothes went the […]