How to Calculate Annual Income

Posted by Don on July 21, 2015

Getting paid is great. Checking your bank account and seeing a higher balance after your pay has been deposited is an awesome feeling and for some people, even a relief. Trying to figure out your annual income, especially when trying to set up a budget, can be tricky if you are paid bi-weekly. How do […]

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10 Ways to Eat Out for Less

Posted by Madison on July 20, 2015

Years ago I mentioned that restaurants were a budget buster for us. We ate out a lot for the convenience, great food, and because we really weren’t very good cooks. Fast forward seven years and while my cooking skills have really improved, we still like to eat out. However, instead of it being for convenience, […]

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We found some great finance tips this week on grocery purchases, arbitrage, investing and more! Featured Finance Tip 7 grocery staples more expensive this summer – I was wondering why eggs have almost doubled in price at Costco this summer! – Get Rich Slowly Finance Tips 9 Simple Tips to Eating Organic Food When On […]

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Amazon $10 Off Gift Cards for Prime Day

Posted by Madison on July 15, 2015

It’s Prime Day! Amazon is featuring Prime Day today to celebrate their 20th anniversary. They are advertising “more deals than Black Friday”. We just got home from vacation so I’m not planning to spend the day shopping; however, there’s one deal that caught my eye that I know readers love! You can buy an Amazon […]

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10 Things to Consider Before You Buy Something

Posted by Adrienne on July 13, 2015

Before I make any purchase I go through a series of questions. Here are 6 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Make a Purchase. These questions and some additional considerations help me to decide if I need to make the purchase and how to do it most cost effectively. This process works for things both […]

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Visa Signature Fandango 2-for-1 Movie Tickets

Posted by Madison on July 10, 2015

It’s back! Our favorite movie deal every summer returns. If you have a Visa Signature card and are looking for a cheap date night or a way to get the kids out of the house without breaking the bank this summer, the Fandango movie offer is a great deal. The 2-for-1 movie ticket offer is […]

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11 Cheap Ways to Enjoy a Rainy Summer Day

Posted by Kristen on July 8, 2015

Everyone loves summer. The sun is shining, days are long, and temperatures are warm. Plenty of free outdoor activities, festivals, and more keep our budgets in check. It’s especially great for kids to take a trip to the park or simply ride their bike around town. But regardless of how beautiful a summer is going, […]

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How to Make Money as a Freelancer

Posted by Kristen on July 7, 2015

Whenever I tell someone I’m a freelance writer, they are always curious about it. The main thing that people are not always bold enough to ask is but they are thinking, “do you actually make money as a freelancer?” And the answer is yes, you definitely can if you’re willing to put in the time […]

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9 Tips to Stretch the Life of Common Household Items

Posted by Amanda on July 6, 2015

Look around the house and you’ll find many items that are wearing out faster than you want. Ever wish you could make them last longer? With a little bit of care, you can stretch out the life of many household items. How to Make Household Items Last Longer Printer Ink Cartridges: Start by using an […]

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How to Get a Natural High for $5 or Less

Posted by Amanda on July 2, 2015

Everyone likes to feel a thrill from time to time. That sudden, sharp feeling of excitement or exhilaration leaves us with a natural high. And feeling a natural high is so much better than a synthetic one as it is legal, inexpensive, and will not leave you dependent upon anything or anyone else. Chances are […]

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