Category Archives: how to save money

How to Save Money on Your Next Move

How to Save Money on Your Next Move

Moving to a new house can be an expensive and stressful process; especially after you have already gone through the process of purchasing a new property, or choosing a new home to rent. The good news is that there are ways to reduce the amount of money you spend on a move, which can also help to alleviate some of the stress.Continue Reading

Make Money By Banking On Yourself

Make Money By Banking On Yourself

You read stories all of the time about how to make more money. We are all searching for ways to make money and surprisingly for most of us, the answer is staring us back in the mirror. That’s right, you make money by banking on yourself.Continue Reading

What To Do With $1,000

What To Do With $1,000

You’ve been steadily saving your money and now you have a nice sum of $1,000. What should you do with your $1,000? There are all kinds of answers to this question and before you decide what you are going to do with it, you need to first ask yourself a few questions. Once you do this, you can better understand the right thing to do with your $1,000.Continue Reading

A Simple Trick To Motivate You To Save More

A Simple Trick To Motivate You To Save More

Are you having a tough time saving money? You might have good intentions when it comes to saving but you get easily distracted and buy things you really don’t need? We’ve talked in the past about various ways to save money. Today, I am going to offer another strategy for those still having a hard time with saving.Continue Reading

Options For Making Extra Money

Options For Making Extra Money

Do you ever find yourself daydreaming about what you would do if you won the lottery? Who hasn’t? While the odds of you striking it rich by winning the lottery are slim, there are many ways you can earn some extra money each month.Continue Reading

3 Simple Ways To Cut Expenses

3 Simple Ways To Cut Expenses

I’ve taken some time recently to look over my budget. I found a few simple things I could do that would have a large positive impact on my finances. The great part about this is that they are simple things that won’t take much effort on my part. I think that many of you could benefit from these as well.Continue Reading

Why We Play The Lottery

Why We Play The Lottery

Everyone was caught up in the Powerball frenzy of the last few weeks. As of this writing, it appears that 3 people will split the grand prize and many others will get a smaller piece of the prize. While it is fun to play and imagine life after winning that much money, the question is, why do we do it?Continue Reading

How to Cut Down on Unnecessary Spending

How to Cut Down on Unnecessary Spending

There are many ways to budget, but also many ways to blow through our budgets in record time. Living expenses add up quickly, and it can be hard to narrow in on how exactly we’re spending more money than we can actually afford to part with.Continue Reading

How Much Stuff Do You Have?

How Much Stuff Do You Have?

My wife and I are in the process of selling our house and buying a new one. As such, we have to get our current house in order to go on the market, which means one thing: cleaning and organizing. I am sure that most people experience the same feelings as we are now when moving, namely, where did we get all of this stuff? But it has greater meaning now because our families were asking us about our Christmas lists not too long ago and what we wanted.Continue Reading

How to Save Money: Even Your Milk Money Counts

How to Save Money: Even Your Milk Money Counts

Do you find yourself saying that you don’t have enough money? Is it hard to find the pennies necessary to pay the bills? Saving money can be difficult at times for a lot of reasons. Whether it is because you are stuck in contract to lease a car or can’t stop yourself from buying the latest, greatest item, it can be hard to save money. The simple fact is that it is hard to postpone gratification when you get a “high” right now. The important principle in understanding how to save money is that every little bit helps… even your milk money.Continue Reading