Posts filed under: Smart Money

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...
  • Money Stresses: We've all had them at some point in our lives. Here are the top 5 money stresses and how to manage them. Start with...
Money stresses, we all have them at some point in our lives. They might be long term money stresses like overwhelming debt, or short term ones like a sudden, unexpected bill. I think it’s safe to say we’ve all been...
The holiday season is almost upon us. Only 10 weeks to go! Have you got a plan for surviving the holidays yet? Every year, around this time, I start planning in earnest so the whole holiday season is as organised...
  • Start Saving: Take control, stop making excuses and start saving money, today. Your future depends on it! The top 11 financial excuses we love to make...
Start saving more money today by dealing with the financial excuses you tell yourself. Saving money for retirement or anything else can seem like hard work and it’s true, you need discipline and motivation to make it happen. But, the...
  • Minimize the risk of your financial information falling into the wrong hands. Here are seven clever ways to keep your information and your money safe...
Safeguarding your personal financial information is more important than ever. Every day we hear about new risks and new ways our personal financial information can be compromised. So, more than ever we all need to know the basic ways to...
  • Your long term success depends on changing your mindset from the one that got you into debt, to the best mindset to keep you out of it once and for all...
Finding the best mindset to challenge your spending and your debt can take a bit of effort but it’s definitely worth it. Living in a society where credit is easy to get and we’re encouraged to buy more to be more…...
  • three 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,...
Welcome to the latest blog traffic and income report for Smart Money, Simple Life; where you’ll learn about my efforts to create a semi-passive income via a self-hosted blog. Whether you’re old or young, blogging is a great way to build a side...