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21 Fun, Inexpensive, Family Summer Activities

21 Fun, Inexpensive, Family Summer Activities

We are at that time of the year when kids are fantasizing about school being out for summer vacation and their minds are focused on all the fun things they hope to do this summer. Some may be heading to a family cabin by the lake for the summer. Others...

10 Ways to Be a Frugal Shopper #FrugalFriday

10 Ways to Be a Frugal Shopper #FrugalFriday

Do you spend a lot of time wondering where your money went? Does it feel like the moment you receive your pay, all the money just trickles right out of your hands? If that scenario is a good way of describing your relationship with money, then it's time to rethink...

Saving Money on Gift Giving #FrugalFriday

Saving Money on Gift Giving #FrugalFriday

Do you find yourself constantly going to one wedding shower after another? Then there’s baby showers, then kids birthday parties, and oh no, here comes Christmas again. And at the end of the year you look at your budget and see that you spent thousands of dollars on gifts, again....

Summertime Money Saving Ideas for Everyone #FrugalFriday

Summertime Money Saving Ideas for Everyone #FrugalFriday

Its funny how we look forward to summer for so many months and then shortly after it begins we find ourselves struggling to find ways to enjoy the nice weather, especially if we are living on a tight budget. And those with children may find it even more difficult to...

An Unusual Way To Save Money For A Make-Over

An Unusual Way To Save Money For A Make-Over

Being on a budget means I have to carefully plan out our meals and only make purchases for things that the family needs. When it comes to tending to household repairs or maintenance updates it’s only for those things that are a must.

10 Smart Ways to Live a Frugal Lifestyle

10 Smart Ways to Live a Frugal Lifestyle

The economy is still in poor shape, despite efforts to stabilize and strengthen it. As of April 2013, as many as 21.5 million Americans are still unemployed or underemployed. The number of citizens relying on food stamps has increased by 46%. Worse: 50 million Americans now live below the poverty...

Living Frugal: 10 Ways to Save Money

Living Frugal: 10 Ways to Save Money

In these changing and difficult times many of us have no choice but to try to live as frugally as we can. Living frugally helps us spend less and save money that can go into our savings or into paying off debt. Here are 10 ways to live frugally and...