Posts Tagged: "budget"

Personal Finance

Teaching Teens About Money

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Although even very young children are capable of learning simple concepts about money, it’s the middle to high school crowd that it benefits the most. Because this age group is...

Living

Free Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day

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Moms are special, and they deserve a special day. Unfortunately, your wallet is empty and the special Mom in your life needs a special gift. You need to come up...

Personal Finance

Budgeting Tips for Recent College Grads

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Graduating from college is truly one of life’s milestones. It is just unfortunate that so many young adults take this big step into adulthood without a financial plan. All too...

Personal Finance

Ways to Force Yourself to Save Money

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Saving money doesn’t come easily to a lot of people. It’s one thing to open a savings account, but it’s another thing entirely to have the discipline to contribute to...

Entertainment

Low Cost Entertaining Ideas

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Looking for a way to entertain friends or family that won’t break the bank? Here are some simple solutions to throwing a great bash without spending too much cash! 1....

Shopping

Couponing for Beginners

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The coupon craze has swept across the country, with classes, clubs and organizations offering “how-to” lessons for those who want to save big bucks on their grocery bills. But if...

Personal Finance

Smart Ways to Drop that C-Note

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In days gone by, having a $100 bill in your pocket meant something. The prospects for how to indulge just one piece of folding money with Mr. Franklin’s picture on...

Personal Finance

Low Cost Ways to Exercise

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If you’re trying to make good on your New Year’s resolution to exercise, but can’t justify those high-priced gym memberships, you should check out these bank account-friendly workouts: 1. Run...

Personal Finance

Changing the Way You Shop

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It is possible to save money on items that are essential and on those that are not. What gets many people into trouble is impulse buying, even with necessary things...

Household Savings

Healthy Cooking on a Budget?

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On this topic I seem to have more questions than answers. I want to feed my family food that is as healthy as possible. I try to make healthy choices...

Entertainment

Penny Pinching Party Planning

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Huge thanks to Marnie Pacino, author of  “Cool Party, Mom!” and low cost party planner extraordinaire, for this great guest post and the awesome kids’ party ideas. I for one am taking...

Personal Finance

3 Strategies For Avoiding Impulse Buys

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Impulse buys…those dreaded few extra items that make their way into your shopping cart. Even the best list makers and most disciplined spenders out there will cave to an impulse...