I absolutely love the Big Apple, but let’s face it: New York doesn’t exactly have a reputation for being a frugal city. Is it possible to take a budget-friendly New York City vacation? Are the words “NYC” and “cheap” even compatible? I’m going out on a limb to say — yes, you can. Here are . . . → Read More: How to Take a Budget-Friendly (Cheap!) Vacation to New York
Kennedi writes for Face & Fitness about frugal fashion, budget beauty and other women’s personal finance topics.
Do you own a home with a yard? I just bought my first home a couple of years ago, and I was shocked – SHOCKED – when I discovered how much time and money I sunk into caring for . . . → Read More: 6 Ways to Care for your Lawn on a Budget
One of the biggest scams today is college education. Basically every high school student is coerced into thinking that they need to go to college in order to be somebody in life. Since they have basically no savings, they have to finance their entire four or five year college education, which typically averages out to . . . → Read More: Why a College Degree Doesn’t Matter
I just got back from our local tire and service center. They do a nice job on the few things I have needed done on my car to date. They changed the oil, replaced the oil filter, checked the fluids, rotated and balanced the wheels, checked the tire pressure and investigated a warning light for . . . → Read More: Would You Buy a Lifetime Service for Your Car?
What financial goals are you currently pursuing? We’ve had quite a few big goals over the past 2 years and thanks to a wealth of wisdom from Dave Ramsey and financial blogs like Derek’s, we’ve been able to reach them with gusto! Here’s what we’ve accomplished so far in the order they were checked off . . . → Read More: Multiple Savings Accounts to Track Goals
This article is written by Kennedi. You can find more of her work at Face & Fitness about beauty, fashion and home décor on a budget.
I tend to be a packrat. It’s a habit that’s fed by my frugal streak: I figure that if I spent my hard-earned money on an item, I should keep . . . → Read More: How Being Disorganized Costs You More
It’s spring! Start the warm season off by putting a little more dough in your pocket. Here are 8 ways.
Do your own yard cleanup.
Hiring a lawn care provider to clean up your yard for spring could cost a couple of hundred dollars or more. More if you didn’t cleaned up last fall according to the Lawn . . . → Read More: 8 Ways to Save Money this Spring
Having a child is one of life’s great adventures. Each one brings love and adoration into your household, but they can also take a big chunk out of your pocketbook. Many parents plan for the big purchases, such as college or a car, but don’t realize how much the little things can add up.
Here are . . . → Read More: How to Save Money on Baby and Toddler Expenses
Chances are most of you own or have at least seen a United States savings bond. Perhaps your Grandma gave you one for college graduation. Maybe your parents used them to help finance your schooling. Maybe you got one from a great aunt or uncle as a Christmas gift. Possibly you have even purchased them . . . → Read More: Savings Bonds – What are They and Why Own Them?
So believe it or not, but the DIY house renovation is complete! I’m actually not sure I believe it yet! The renovation started in August 2011, and now it is finally complete almost a year and a half later. After all of these renovations though, I absolutely love the house. With each nook and . . . → Read More: The DIY House Renovation is Complete! Check Out the Photos!