Category archives: Save Money

How to Live Frugally as an Expatriate

How to Live Frugally as an Expatriate

Living as an expatriate does not have to be expensive. In fact, many expatriates relocate abroad in order to save money for their retirement or in their early adulthood. The key is to learn how to still enjoy your locale while living on your budget or pension. If you do...

Excellent Ways To Save Money On Groceries Without Using Coupons

Excellent Ways To Save Money On Groceries Without Using Coupons

Not everyone likes taking the time to go through coupons. Shewt, let’s be honest, in between work and running the house, who has the time nowadays. It’s no secret I love couponing but I will be the first to admit that part of the process is a tedious and often...

5 Items to Buy, Consider and Avoid at the Dollar Store

5 Items to Buy, Consider and Avoid at the Dollar Store

Dollar stores have become increasing popular since the Great Recession, and it seems like there is one on almost every corner. Initially I wasn't much of a fan, but over time I became a convert. They can really help a frugal gal maximize her budget, but there are also a...

5 Tips to Lower Your Grocery Costs

5 Tips to Lower Your Grocery Costs

Food is something everyone needs to survive and thus, we often feel less guilty when we exceed our grocery budget. This has long been a trouble spot for me, and I suspect for many others. My excuses ranged from it's expensive to eat healthy to it was on sale so...

Dining Out on a Tight Budget: Five Tips to Save Money

Dining Out on a Tight Budget: Five Tips to Save Money

Are you on a tight budget but love dining out with your friends and family? Instead of dining out on a regular basis, especially on the spur of the moment, view dining out as something that you only do once in a while; perhaps for a special occasion. Plan out...

Victoria Day BBQ on a Budget

Victoria Day BBQ on a Budget

It’s just about time to dig out that Union Jack, brush up on the lyrics to God Save the Queen and celebrate the birthday of Queen Victoria. Canadians will be gathering together this weekend to enjoy the unofficial start of summer. And whether it’s at the cottage, in a campground...

Great Ways Parents Can Save Money This Year #Infographic

Great Ways Parents Can Save Money This Year #Infographic

As a single person you only have yourself to answer to when it comes to money and personal finances. But once you have a family things quickly become a lot more complicated. The money you earn may not be enough to cover all of your expenses which leaves you feeling...