Tag: Frugality

  • Would You Rather Pay Now or Later?

    A few weeks ago, a friend asked about my decision to buy my son’s jeans from Old Navy, despite the fact that he’s outgrowing his clothes at an alarming rate. “Wouldn’t you rather buy cheaper jeans?” she asked. “That way it won’t hurt as much when you have to buy new ones in a month […]

  • Three Practical Strategies that Save Our Family Money

    There’s no way to even begin to estimate the number of changes that can be made that would save money. Just check out the advice of an untold number of ‘experts’ – online and off – who have compiled long, detailed lists of money saving tips to see what I mean. But no matter whose […]

  • Don’t Be Too Frugal. You Only Live Once.

    Sometimes we get so wrapped up in frugality or saving money (or even earning more money) that we forget to live. I was reminded of this recently.

  • Cut Down On Your Food Expenses By Gardening

    I’ve grown rather fond of gardening over the past year. I love spending time outside with the fresh air, the dirt, the bugs and the plants. I love to watch a seed (or a tiny plant) turn into a large fruit-bearing plant. I also love the fact that I can actually reduce my food expenses […]

  • 355 Money Saving Tips

    Like so many of my personal finance blogging peers, I believe that anyone can excel at managing their personal finances; I believe that anyone can become financially independent. Most people just need a little bit of advice and an occasional hand to hold. While I can’t necessarily hold your hand (hard to do over the […]

  • 10 Personal Finance Blogs That Can Save You Money

    I’ve mentioned before that I love to read financial news and financial articles. I’m borderline obsessed with personal finance and I’ve spent the past couple of years searching out the best of the best. Today I’d like to share with you some of the best Personal Finance Blogs that can save you money with their […]

  • Have You Had To Adjust To A Reduction In Salary?

    The United States economy shed about 2 million jobs in 2008. Some people have been fortunate enough to keep their jobs but have had to accept salary cuts. The point is that millions of people have had serious reductions in salary. Are you one of these people? [poll id=”4″] While browsing through financial reporting sites […]