Being Too Frugal Is Bad For Your Wallet – How And Why?

The following is a guest blog post: Too much is not too good. Likewise, too much of cutting costs is not good for your financial health. The ‘less is more’ principle can backfire anytime. You may end up incurring more expenses and tear your wallet in the long run. Here are a few instances when … Read more

Budgeting for Furniture

Frugal Furniture Guide Shopping for furniture can be an intimidating task, especially when you’re on a budget. With many factors to consider and an overwhelming amount of options, it’s easy to feel a little lost. To get the best deal for your money on pieces you’ll love for years to come, consider a few budgeting … Read more

Spring Break On A Budget

Spring Break can be difficult when your family is living on a tight budget. At least you aren’t alone. A recent survey conducted by the MagnifyMoney, an organization that evaluates financial products and lenders across the US, has revealed 56% of the country has less than $1,000 in both their checking and savings accounts. Meanwhile, … Read more

Frugal Spending Tips for Midwife Students

The following is a guest blog post: Frugal living, or in other words economic living. As a student, it is essential that you budget. You don’t want to get halfway through the year, realize you have no money left, and now have to go and beg at the bank of mom and dad. Frugal spending … Read more

Shaving Off Dollars From My Shaving Routine

While the majority of posts on my blog are centered around all aspects of dividend investing every once in a while I like to highlight some of my real world money saving techniques that I employ. A while back I wrote about how I saved hundreds of dollars switching my mobile service to Ting and … Read more

32 Legitimate Ways to Make Money at Home

Below is a guest post by Carolyn Billington at The Penny Hoarder   Listen – we all know the internet is full of “make money at home” scams, so we’ve scoured through thousands of different ideas to find you 32 legitimate ones. These are all ideas that we’ve done before, so we know that they’re … Read more

I Saved $354 A Year With Ting

Not long ago I wrote a post about how “I Saved $372 On My Home Phone” using Ooma, a VOIP device that enables unlimited long distance calling for just local phone taxes (about $4 a month). It seems that Ooma has flown under the radar for many of you who still use a land line … Read more

Frugal Living Using Free Software

We all know the saying, “You get what you pay for,” when it comes to making any purchase large or small. The idea behind the saying dictates that the more we spend the better the quality, service or experience we’ll have. But this isn’t always the case and certainly not a rule. For I have … Read more