Browsing Category

Frugal Living

Back to School, Frugal Living

Should You Pack Your Child’s Lunch Or Let Them Buy at School?

As our kids head back to school, a lot of us will face the question as to whether we should have them pack their lunch or if we should just let them buy. Believe it or not, from a financial standpoint, you may find yourself in a situation where it’s better to actually let them buy. In most cases though, letting them pack is best. Let’s take a look at which works best for different types of budgets. First and…

Read More

Earning Money at Home, Frugal Living

8 Places to Find Extra Money for Bills

Do you have unexpected bills and need to find some extra money for bills? Check out these places to find extra cash fast.

Unexpected bills happen to everyone, and when they do you might find yourself strapped for cash. Coming up with extra funds when you come across unexpected bills might be tricky, but the good news is it isn’t impossible. With a little hard work and creativity, you can quickly come up with the funds you need. Look below at 8 places to find extra money for bills so you can handle them as they arise! 8 Places to Find Extra Money…

Read More

Frugal Living

How to Lower Your Credit Card Interest Rate

When you first get a credit card, you may have landed yourself with a very high-interest rate. A high-interest rate is a great way to find yourself carrying a balance that just keeps growing. Lowering your interest rate can help you break the cycle, but getting a lower credit card interest rate from the credit card issuer can be a challenger. Now that you know better you want to find a way to lower that interest rate and save money…

Read More

Frugal Living

7 Ways to Save Money at the Grocery Store Without Using Coupons

If you’re wanting to save some extra money and/or add some wiggle room in your budget, saving money at the grocery store is one easy way to add that wiggle room to your budget. Using coupons is one of the most common ways to save money at the grocery store, but not everyone has time to look for the sales, match-up coupons, and then clip the coupons. Check out these ideas to save money at the grocery store without using…

Read More

Frugal Living, Summertime Activities

7 Places to Find Free Summer Activities for Kids

Are you looking to entertain kids on a tight budget this summer? If you are pressed for cash and summer vacation is looming closer, look at these 7 places to find free summer activities for kids. With a little legwork, you can find fun and free activities for kids to enjoy, making those dog days of summer stress free, fun, and even more affordable. Check out these 7 places to find free summer activities below. 7 Places to Find Free…

Read More

Frugal Living, Krispy Kreme

11 Ways to Save Money at Krispy Kreme

My kids love it when I bring home doughnuts! The problem is, doughnuts aren’t always the most inexpensive breakfast item, nor the healthiest. Since my kids love Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, so I’ve learned how to save money at Krispy Kreme. 11 Ways to Save Money at Krispy Kreme:  1. Ask for a free doughnut hole.  Did you know you can get a FREE doughnut hole at Krispy Kreme? You can! Krispy Kreme gives them out as a free sample. My kids…

Read More

Frugal Living, Summertime Activities

6 Ways to Save Money on Theme Park Tickets

Summer is here and that means it is time to head to your favorite theme park and enjoy a day of family fun! With so many theme parks out there, you certainly get the chance to find the perfect one that fits your family and your budget. Should money be a little tight this summer, there are ways to save even more cash on your theme park ticket purchases. Look below at 6 ways to save money on theme park…

Read More

Frugal Living

8 Ways to Boost Your Vacation Fund

Summertime brings the urge to take a family vacation, but it’s not always in the budget and you may be tempted to have a staycation instead. A vacation to Disney World can cost thousands of dollars, whereas a beach vacation may only cost a couple hundred dollars. Regardless of where you’re going, extra money in a vacation fund is always a plus. Here are some ways to boost your vacation fund. 8 Ways to Boost Your Vacation Fund: 1. Skip…

Read More

Frugal Living

6 Apps for the Budget Savvy Traveler

Apps make life so much easier these days, don’t they? The good news is, they can also save you some serious cash. If you are preparing to travel, there are certain apps that can help make your trip a smoother and even less expensive one. Want to know more? Look at these 6 apps for budget savvy travelers so you can make the most of your money when you set out for your traveling adventures. 6 Apps for the Budget…

Read More

Frugal Living

7 Ways to Save Money on Your Next Hotel Stay

Just a single night in a safe and clean hotel can run you an easy $150 or more per night, so you can imagine what a weekend or even a week away could cost you. Budget savvy travelers however know the ins and outs of getting those hotel rooms for less, and luckily the tricks they implement can be used by anyone. Look at 7 ways to save money on your next hotel stay, and see how simple it can…

Read More