Blog Roundup and Link Love

This past week was another productive one. I don’t have much planned, but I am just happy that it is fall and I’m very much enjoying our weather. Halloween is already next week so I will have to make some plans for that. Anyway, now onto my weekly blog roundup! Here are some of my […]

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Grocery Store Savings Tips

Grocery Store Savings Tips

Groceries are one of the largest categories in a person’s budget each month. Some people have their grocery budgets under control, but it seems like many people and families do not. I have heard of families of four spending thousands of dollars each month on food, which just seems like a crazy amount of money […]

How To Motivate Yourself To Save Money

How To Motivate Yourself To Save Money

Saving money isn’t fun for everyone. For me, I love saving money, but it can still be hard at times to stay motivated. Most people can get off the savings wagon, and while sometimes it may just last a few days, other times you may go for so long that you completely forget about your […]

Planning for Retirement

There comes a point when everyone realizes they cannot work their entire lives and must plan for their retirement years.  Supporting yourself during these years can cause a great deal of anxiety if you are not prepared.  Your retirement years should not be stressful; after a lifetime of hard work, you should be able to […]

Tips To Improve Your Investment Style

Whether you are brand new to investing or you are hoping to retire 10 years from today, there are probably always tips you can learn about investing. Not many people can call themselves “experts” when it comes to investing, but there are ways to improve your knowledge and hopefully improve your financial situation for your […]

5 Tips To Manage Your Credit Cards

5 Tips To Manage Your Credit Cards

If you do not correctly manage your credit cards, then it may lead to credit card debt. Correctly manage your credit cards does not have to be hard. Below are five tips to correctly manage your credit cards. 1. Set up payment reminder. The first tip to correctly manage your credit card is to set up […]

Different Types of Funding for Bad Credit

There are a number of reasons people fall behind with their bills and accrue bad credit. Whether you are filing bankruptcy, dealing with unexpected medical expenses, recently lost your job, or never built up credit, there is help out there. Under these circumstances, it can be difficult to obtain a loan, but there are various […]

Increasing Your Curb Appeal

Increasing Your Curb Appeal

If you are looking to sell your home for a higher price, have it sell more quickly, or to have more potential buyers stop by your open house, then your curb appeal is very important. Here are my tips to increase your curb appeal. Clean up your yard. When it comes to curb appeal, your […]

7 Money Saving Tips

7 Money Saving Tips

If you are like me, then you are probably always looking for different ways to save money. I would never call myself cheap, I just do not like having to spend extra money that I do not have to. I would rather be a little bit more smart so that I can keep more money […]