Budget Tips


Most Popular Money Articles, Financial Tips and Goals

Here’s a quick list of my most popular money articles, financial tips and goals. Money is fascinating – especially if you know how to control it and not let it control you. One of my best money tips is to read, read, READ financial books until you’re ready to write your own. The Millionaire Next Door: The Surprising Secrets of America’s […]

Most Popular Money Articles Financial Tips

How to Enjoy Your Money – Tips for Penny Pinchers

I’m not just a penny pincher – I hate spending money! I’m tired of being frugal, so I collected tips for enjoying money for savers and penny pinchers — people like me. Are you too cheap to enjoy your money? Instead of treating yourself, do you hold on to every penny with both fists? “The truth is, I need a budget […]


SmartPhone Options for New Phone Owners

My husband asked, “Which SmartPhone should I buy?” so I researched the options of the top Smart Phones on the market: Apple iPhone 4, BlackBerry, Google’s Android smartphone, Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7, Nokia’s smartphones, and Samsung’s Android Phone. There is a dizzying array of special features and options that each smart phone offers, which can be overwhelming! And, knowing which smart phone to […]


How to Use Coupons to Save Money – The Beginner’s Guide

Knowing how to use coupons to save money isn’t my cup ‘o tea, but this writer knows what she’s talking about! This beginner’s guide to clipping coupons is a guest post by SEO consultant Ann Smarty. “A lot of people don’t bother collecting coupons because they just don’t understand how much money they could actually be saving,” says Smarty. “They […]


10 Ways to Save Money on Groceries – Eat Cheap and Healthy

I’m excited to share these ten ways to save money on groceries because they helped us pay our mortgage within six years! These tips for eating cheap and healthy are from us — a frugal married couple who is now happily ensconced in a new home. We plan to pay off our new mortgage in six years….and believe me, setting and achieving financial goals requires paying attention to […]


Best Fast Money Saving Tips

Best Ways to Save Money Fast – 8 Quick Tips for Saving Cash

If you need quick tips for saving cash, you can’t afford to miss these “best ways to save money fast.” Even if you only try fourof these money saving tips, you’ll get your personal finances on track! “If you only implemented the three R’s – reduce, recycle, reuse – in your kitchen, you would save money.” ~ Catherine Pulsifer. Some of the […]


Best Ways to Save Money on Summer Holidays – 7 Travel Tips

Your goal of paying off your debt doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a vacation! These travel tips include the best ways to save money on summer holidays, whether you’re going to Disneyland, Europe, or the closest lake.   Before the tips, a quip: “When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people […]


6 Ways to Make Money Saving Tips Stick

There’s a big difference between knowing about money saving tips, and actually turning them into good financial habits! These six ways to make money saving tips stick can help you achieve your financial goals … Before the tips, a quip: “Habit is habit, and not to be flung out of the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs a step at a […]