Posts tagged with: 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...
  • Freezer Tips | Use these simple freezer tips and you'll not only waste less food, you'll use your freezer more efficiently and, save time and money.

Freezer Tips that Save You Time and Money

For many of us, the freezer is just a detour for food destined for the bin. I know I’ve been guilty of hoarding a freezer full of random bags and containers, labels lost a millennia ago, filled with what can...
  • 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...
  • 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.

How to Give Awesome Gifts on a Tight Christmas Budget

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...

Top 5 Money Stresses and How to Manage Them

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...
  • 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...

11 Excuses to Stop Making So You Can Start Saving

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...
  • 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...

How to Build the Best Mindset to Pay Off Your Debts

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

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...