Posts filed under: Budget

  • A well stocked pantry provides choices beyond just-in-time logistics. It also saves you money, time and headaches in an emergency.

How to Build a Well Stocked Pantry

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...
  • Financial resolutions worth keeping! Stick to these seven personal finance basics and you're well on your way to an awesome new year.

7 Financial Resolutions Worth Making for the 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...

How to Save a Little and Still Live a Lot

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...
  • three simple ways to stay positive on a tight budget

3 Simple Ways to Stay Positive on a Tight Budget

A tight budget and single parenting go pretty much hand in hand. At least in my experience they do. But, that’s probably true of any household that lives on a single wage. It’s easy to start feeling down about yourself,...
  • shopping around for savings on regular payments

Shopping Around For Savings on Regular Payments

All of us spend money every day. This doesn’t mean that you actually pull cash out of your wallet or swipe a card. We’re talking about purchases that ooze out of your bank account all the time. These are the...
  • Save money on food by making the most of your grocery dollar

How to Make the Most of Your Grocery Dollar

Making the most of your grocery dollar is not just about buying as much as you can, but buying the most nutritious food that you can. Depending on your location that can be a tough ask. Too often the foods...
  • Smart money secrets from the great depression. Skills and knowledge that will help you save money and be more self-reliant today.

Smart Money Secrets from the Great Depression

Smart Money Secrets from the Great Depression It’s easy to be lulled into believing we live in a time of great (and increasing) prosperity. And, on the surface we do appear to be living easier, more comfortable lives than our...
  • 5 quick tips to eat healthy, plus save time and money

5 Quick Tips to Eat Healthy plus Save Time and Money

Eating healthy on a budget doesn’t have to be complicated. There are five basic steps that will ensure you avoid the drive through and keep more dollars in your pocket. Each and every week. And the best bit is, they...
  • single parents smart money habits

Single Parents: Smart Money Habits for a Simple, Happy Life

Living on one income can be a challenge. Living on one income and being a single parent can turn that challenge into an ever present source of stress and anxiety. Sure, the basics are the same: Track your spending Create...
  • tips for living on next to nothing when money is tight

When Money Is Tight – Tips for Living on Next to Nothing

When money is tight, you need to be honest with yourself and then you need to get really creative. Obviously, finding ways to increase your income are important, too but sometimes it’s just not possible to commit any extra time...