Posts filed under: Spending

  • 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...
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...
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...
  • 5 ways to spend less money
Looking for ways to spend less money? Me, too! Sometimes, even your best researched plans can go awry, meaning more dollars in the expenses column and less in the revenue column. You could look at finding new ways of generating extra income...
  • october is buy nothing new month
Did you know that Buy Nothing New Month is October? Will you join the challenge? According to the Buy Nothing New Month website, “Buy Nothing New Month is the global movement for collective, conscientious consumption. It’s a little idea, that...
  • five tips for a successful no spend month
A spending freeze is an excellent way to check for leaks in your budget. No matter how vigilant you are, spending leaks happen. The coffee on the way to work that was an occasional treat (or first aid) and is...
  • stop impulse spending with this neat trick
Impulse spending is the biggest threat to maintaining a successful budget. In today’s world we’re surrounded by constant temptation. Everywhere you look there’s a bright shiny advertisement either playing on your fears or tapping into your deepest desires. Buy this...