Frugal Living 101

Family expenses can run high, and it may seem challenging at times to stay on budget. After all, there are often home repairs, car repairs, medical bills and more that seem to develop out of the blue. To better plan and budget for unexpected expenses and to continue to live successfully on a tight budget, you need to strategically keep your regular expenses as low as possible. These tips can help you to more successfully accomplish your financial goals.

Homemade, Natural, Affordable Cleaning Solutions

Are you looking for effective cleaners for your kitchen that don’t cost an arm and a leg? Making your own from a few common household ingredients is the answer you might be looking for. Add the power of a good scent and your cleaners will be better than any commercial product you can find. Here are a few recipes to get you started on saving.

Cut Your Food Budget and Save Big

?Feeding a family is a big expense. Typically an American family spends 14% of their budget on food. If you want to eat a nutritious diet or if you have food allergies or medical conditions, groceries will cost much more. Keeping these tips in mind can help you to save big money on your family’s food budget.

How the Nautica Beach Chair Saved Me Hundreds of Dollars

This being prime vacation season I thought I’d tell you a bit about my vacation. On Monday I set out from Virginia on my way to a week on the coast of South Carolina. Fortunately for us the sharks are hanging out a few hundred miles North of here. The weather is beautiful and the water is warm and inviting.

But like most tourist areas it seems that everything is designed to separate the hapless traveler from his hard earned money. But being a die-hard “frugalista” I’ve worked out a system to keep my money where it belongs i.e. in MY pocket.

Frugal Tips for Large Families

It is not easy to save money, especially when providing for a large family. Lots of kids means lots of driving, activities, and doctors’ visits. Fortunately, there are ways that big families can reduce their spending. Below is a list of tips that will help as you get started on a budget.

5 Helpful Frugal Living Tips for Moms

Is your bank balance gradually sinking like a leaky old boat?  Want to save more money without compromising on your lifestyle? If so you need to wake up and start plugging some money leaks.  You don’t have to be mega-organized and make big changes to be more frugal. The Japanese have a term called “kai·zen” which just means […]

Frugal living with Ease

If you’ve just moved in to a new home or had to pay out more than you expected this month and now need to cut down the bills as much as possible…  Here are some easy and creative ways to economize. You may have to juggle your budgets for a while, but once you start to save […]

7 Easy Ways to Eliminate Wasteful Spending

By Kim Moore Tips to Help you keep more of your Money Many of us feel powerless when it comes to our finances. Luckily, we can reclaim our power and take charge of our financial lives. As parents, we have a responsibility to our families to make the most of every dollar. If things feel […]