Posts filed under: Smart Money

  • Free budget printables to help you take control of your money
Don’t wait for the New Year, or adverse circumstances to motivate you to get your finances in order. Choose from the free budget printables listed below and get started today. There are many different types and styles of budget printables available so...
  • Awesome ways to live better on less money
I admit it. Sometimes I can be a real cheapskate. Spending less money than I make is important to me. Frugal sounds better but the truth is sometimes cheapskate is closer to reality. I try to stick to being frugal, which...
  • Get DEBT FREE Strategies | Getting out of debt is a goal worth striving for. Less stress. More control over your life. Try this one trick first...
Get debt free strategies that really work! All debt sucks but probably the worst kind of debt is credit card debt. It is possibly the worst, most insidious debt trap that works hard to keep its victims ensnared. Not only...
  • A well stocked pantry provides choices beyond just-in-time logistics. It also saves you money, time and headaches in an emergency.
A well stocked pantry is valuable for many reasons, right? Trouble is, lots of people don’t know where to start when they decide to build their own pantry stockpile. It can be expensive and confusing. But, it doesn’t have to...
  • Money saving life hacks help you spend less on stuff that doesn't matter so you can spend more on the stuff that does. Life is too short to sacrifice the fun stuff.
These money saving life hacks will help you spend less on stuff that doesn’t really matter so you can save or spend more on the stuff that does matter. When money is tight you have two choices spend less or...
  • Financial resolutions worth keeping! Stick to these seven personal finance basics and you're well on your way to an awesome new year.
Stick to these financial resolutions and the new year is guaranteed to be awesome! *** This post contains affiliate links. *** Generally, I do my best to avoid making new year’s resolutions. It’s too easy to turn the prospect of...
Running out of gift ideas for that minimalist loved one who is, therefore, impossible to buy for? Let’s face it, we all have at least one of those people in our social sphere. Sometimes, they’re naturally frugal so their standard response to...
How to Save a Little and Live a Lot It can be tough to save money when you’re already on a tight budget. The more you squeeze your budget, the more squeezed you feel. The truth is, everyone needs to...
  • When it comes to clothes shopping, not wasting money is just as important as finding that special bargain. Follow these tips and save...
When it comes to clothes shopping, not wasting money is just as important as finding that special bargain. Too often we make purchases of things we don’t need, never wear or are expensive to maintain. Smart clothes shopping starts with a...
  • On a tight Christmas budget this year? You need to check out this list of low-cost (or free) gifts that are awesome and guaranteed to impress.
When your Christmas budget is tight, it can be a challenge to find the joy in the season. But it doesn’t have to! Christmas can still be a time of giving and sharing even if you don’t have a lot of...