Tricks to Save Money on Health Care Costs

Posted by Don on October 18, 2016

I’ve dealt with a decent amount of medical bills so far this year, and it should come as no surprise that medical treatment is expensive! (And don’t get me started on the confusing statements I get that talk about the cost, covered amounts, co-insurance, and everything in between.) Tricks to Save Money on Health Care […]

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5 Ways to Save Money On Groceries

Posted by Don on July 21, 2016

If you shop for groceries you know that prices never seem to stop going up. I feel like every few months I need to re-evaluate our grocery budget as the monthly total continues to climb. I’ve been doing some research on how to save more money on groceries and have come up with 5 solutions […]

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4 Things to Consider Before Downsizing

Posted by Don on June 9, 2016

Once the kids are grown up and move out, many parents look to downsize their homes. This makes sense of course on the surface. With fewer people in the house, there is less of a need for all of the extra space. Plus, a smaller house could mean a smaller mortgage or even no mortgage […]

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6 Surprising Benefits of the One Car Household

Posted by Amanda on June 7, 2016

A few summers ago, an unexpected shift to a one car household brought not only monetary savings, but other surprising benefits as well. Here’s how it happened. In June our truck broke down. Something happened in the engine (I am by no means a mechanic), and we were quoted $3500 to fix it. We purchased […]

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3 Quick Tips to Save Money on Groceries

Posted by Don on May 26, 2016

Is it me or is the cost of groceries only going up? It seems every time I visit the store, the things I buy are more and more expensive. I know the stores know it too because they highlight various products that have had their price frozen. This lets you know you are still paying […]

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4 Ways to Save Money on Your Cell Phone Bill

Posted by Don on September 10, 2015

Your cell phone seems to be a larger and larger monthly expense as time goes on. Luckily, there are many options out there to help you pay the least amount of money for a cell phone plan. You just have to make sure you are researching and taking advantages of all of the possible money […]

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4 Tips to Kick a Bad Spending Habit

Posted by Don on September 2, 2015

Do you spend too much money? I know for a time I did and it got me into a decent chunk of credit card debt. While we are ultimately to blame for our overspending ways, we can’t overlook the fact that companies spend millions of dollars each year to figure out how to advertise to […]

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12 Inexpensive Ideas for a Fun Night Out with Friends

Posted by Kristen on August 19, 2015

When you’re on a budget, generally your priority is thinking how you’re going to save on groceries, pay your bills down, and even save for that family vacation down the road. Spending time with our friends often gets pushed aside. Going out to expensive dinners, dropping a ton of cash at a bar, or other […]

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13 Cheap Ways to Entertain Kids This Summer

Posted by Kristen on August 5, 2015

It’s no wonder summer is a favorite season to so many of us. There are sunny days, warmer temperatures, a chance to hang outside, and tons of stuff going on in our communities. However, with kids out of school, having to entertain them every second of every day can seem daunting, and even worse, super […]

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10 Frugal Tips from the Tightwad Gazette

Posted by Amanda on July 27, 2015

Amy Dacyczyn began a newsletter called the Tightwad Gazette back in 1990 with just 1,700 readers. Six years and seven months later, she had well over 200,000 subscribers and a book deal. Her newsletters were filled with wonderful, frugal (and sometimes…eccentric) tips and ideas from her own experience, as well as from her frugal readers. […]

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