4 Classic Money Rules You Might Want to Ignore

Posted by Don on October 11, 2017

If you read any personal finance magazines or books, many of them tend to throw out the same information over and over again. Much of this information has been adopted as standard money rules that you should follow. But I am here to tell you that there are many money rules to ignore. (Photo Credit: […]

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10 Frugal Tips from the Tightwad Gazette

Posted by Amanda on July 18, 2017

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 Tightwad Gazette newsletters were filled with wonderful, frugal (and sometimes…eccentric) tips and tightwad ideas from her own experience, as well as from […]

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4 Low Cost Ways to Improve Your Home

Posted by Don on June 14, 2017

Our houses are our largest expense. While you might not be able to make you home your smallest expense, you can do some little things to improve your home. You will save money and ideally, increase your selling price should you decide to sell one day. I will walk you through 4 low-cost ways you […]

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10 Fun and Frugal Gifts Ideas for Father’s Day

Posted by Madison on June 12, 2017

Are you looking for the perfect gift for Father’s Day? A frugal gift for dad will be much more appreciated if you can match the gift to his favorite hobby! While I was browsing for the perfect gift for my kids to give their dad, I found lots of great ideas. Some of them are […]

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15 Inexpensive Wedding Ideas

Posted by Kristen on June 7, 2017

Weddings are supposed to be about celebrating the love we have with the person we want to spend the rest of our life with. It’s about vowing to be together and celebrating that vow with our family and friends. Unfortunately, many times getting married becomes all about money. People become so caught up with weddings […]

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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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