Money Saving Tips for Labor Day Weekend

The following suggestions were contributed by the Plainfield Police as a public service. ~ Tim McMahon, editor Don’t Overspend This Labor Day Weekend After months of heat, during which Illinois and Missouri were some of the hottest states on record, we’re finally coming down on the last big weekend of the season. Labor Day weekend is traditionally […]

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 […]

4 Tips On Saving Money On Food

Saving Money On Food If your family is anything like mine, then you spend way too much money on food. You try to budget things, but somehow you end up at the store several times a week, needing to pick up just one last thing. These trips add up and eventually you get to the […]

5 Tips: Save Money on Simple Home Improvement Projects

Simple Home Improvement Projects As summer approaches, and the sun starts to show its face a little more often, we’re all thinking of ways to get our homes in tip-top condition. We want to make the most of our homes during the summer months and that normally means we need to carry out some home […]

20 Shopping Tips to Help You Save Money

If you’re on a tight budget, you are already looking for ways to save each time you go shopping. Whether it’s buying food or other essentials, the more you save, the better off your bank account will be.  Here are 20 shopping tips to help you save money.

Don’t Give Up On Those New Year’s Resolutions Yet

After a week or two of the New Year, many of us are starting to wonder why we ever vowed to those resolutions in the first place. Sure we want to get our spending under control or shed a few extra pounds, but these goals require lifestyle changes that aren’t always the easiest to make. […]

Tips to Keep Your Electric Bill Within Budget

Are your electricity bills killing your monthly budget? After your mortgage or rent, electricity and car expenses are the next major expenses. Don’t let your electricity bills shoot through the roof, take immediate action before it is too late. So the question arises what can you do to put a leash on your utility bill? Here are a few […]