Why Cheap Items Are Killing Your Budget

When is the last time that you stood in the store (or sat on a website) looking for a deal and were comparing a “deal” priced item versus one with a higher price? If you’re like most deal seekers, probably pretty often. More often than not, you probably go with the cheaper deal in an… Read More »

Thrifty Thursday | Do Secret Santa

Thrifty Thursday | Do Secret Santa Have a big family? It can cost a small fortune to buy presants for everyone! Start a Secret Santa and that way everyone gets a gift and everyone only has to buy 1 gift, don’t forget to put a price limit on the amount spent! Each Thursday I’ll post… Read More »

Money Saving Books Everyone Should Read

I didn’t alway live a frugal lifestyle and stay out of debt. I have admitted this to ya’ll before. Heck at one point i had 4 max out credit cards. It took time to pay them off and even after that I had a few medical bills I was paying on and we put our… Read More »

Frugal Lessons Learned From the Great Depression

There was a time about 100 years ago when money was very tight. Not just ‘Oh I can’t afford those shoes this month’ kind of tight but ‘I don’t have the money to buy food this week’ kind of tight. This time was called the Great Depression. Even times after the depression ended were tough.… Read More »

14 Things You Don’t Think of When Wedding Planning

Wedding planning is a busy time and not everyone hires a wedding planner. If you are planning yourself (and even if you do have a planner) here are a few things you need to think about. These items and to do’s generally get overlooked in the rush of planning and can make your day stressful.… Read More »

Triple Your Cash Back this Holiday Season

Most of us have some sort of cash back rewards on our credit or debit cards. Every time we use them, we get a percentage back in the form of cash or redeemable points that we can save in our rainy day fund, or use to splurge guilt-free, depending on your personality. But you may… Read More »

Thrifty Thursday | Increase Insurance Deductibles

Thrifty Thursday | Increase Insurance Deductibles  The thought of going from a $100 deductible to a $500 deductible might scare you but if you have $500 in savings why not up the deductible and save money each month! This can save you about $300 a year or more! Each Thursday I’ll post some great Thrifty… Read More »

Save Money on Your Student Loans and Pay Them Off Faster

Students loans seem to be a necessary evil. Many need them to go to school to get a better job, then spend year working that job just to pay them off. It’s fun or ideal but many wouldn’t be able to go to school with out them. They never go away though, they can never… Read More »

Thrifty Thursday | Sign Up for Redbox Texts

Thrifty Thursday | Sign Up for Redbox Texts  Sign up for Redbox texts if you haven’t already! I get free movie rental codes and $1 off codes all the time. Cheap or free entertainment is perfect for in home date night and more! Each Thursday I’ll post some great Thrifty Ideas to help you save… Read More »

Thrifty Thursday | Buy Refurbished

Thrifty Thursday | Buy Refurbished  Buy refurbished items. Why? These items are just as good as new, they come with a warranty and you can save $150 or more per item! Each Thursday I’ll post some great Thrifty Ideas to help you save money! Go and visit previous Thrifty Thursday Tips! Have a Thrifty Tip you… Read More »

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