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5 Ways You Are Overpaying For Groceries

Even if you work hard to save money on groceries, you may be spending too much without realizing it. Recently, I’ve come across some sneaky pricing …

How to Live on One Low Income - Caroline Vencil

How to Live on One Low Income – Have you ever wondered what it takes to live on just one very low income? I’ll share my secrets to what it took so …

Why I’m Saving More and Paying Off Less Debt This Year

Prioritize paying off debt, or save more? This age old question affects a lot of us who are in debt. It’s a constant struggle once you become …

Does Shopping at Aldi Save Money?

There are usually many places you can compare prices in your area. Whether it be the local grocery store vs. Walmart or fresh produce from the …

Personal Finance

The 4 Best Personal Finance Apps for Banking, Budgeting and $aving Big Bucks

Budgeting can be a tricky business, especially when so many young people must balance between bills and the expenses that come with actually having a …

Personal Finance

7 Household Expenses You Need to Stop Paying for

It's time to break up with your landline.<p>Unfortunately, some things — like your mortgage, car payments, and cell phone bills — are unavoidable. But there are some other sneaky little line items you can cut entirely from your monthly budget.

Personal Finance

This Guy Just Made $5,000 Selling Something That’s Probably in Your Backyard

Remember the guy who turned last year’s Boston blizzards into a chilly side-hustle, ShipSnowYo? He’s back, this time offering autumnal cheer with way …

If You Have Savings In Your 20s, You're Doing Something Right

A few days ago, I read an article containing the absolute worst financial “advice” I’ve ever read. I don’t want to reward it with a link, but if you …

13 simple ways to improve your finances in an hour or less

Managing your money successfully to start accumulating wealth doesn't require a financial planner or MBA.<p>In fact, there are several actions you can take today to set yourself up for future financial success — and many of them aren't even time intensive.<p>We rounded up 13 simple strategies that won't …

Buy the least expensive house in the most expensive neighbourhood

BE PICKY WHEN HOUSE SHOPPING Typically we like to buy quality when we shop which included shopping for our home. This is why we scoured every …

4 Clever Ways to Stick to Your Budget

You sat down and crunched numbers for hours on end coming up with your budget for the next month. Good job—you’re one step closer to becoming …

5 Habits That Cost You $500 a Year -- or More!

Cutting back, even just a little, can get your budget back on track.<p>When looking for room in your budget, it’s sometimes easier to focus on the big …

Personal Finance

Why Saving Money In Your 20s Is A Good Idea

Recently, I read Elite Daily’s article If You Have Savings In Your 20s, You’re Doing Something Wrong.There are so many things wrong with this …

Eight Quick and Easy Tips for Saving Money Around the House

Everybody, regardless of demographics or income level, wants to lower their cost of living. Where many people get tripped up, though, is in focusing …

A Surefire Way to Get Your Will Written | Feeding Our Flamingos

What is it about a will that makes so many people procrastinate writing one? Is it too complicated or do they think they need a lawyer? Or is it that …

How to Combat Lifestyle Inflation

Want to live well <i>and</i> put more savings away each year?<p>It’s completely possible… <i>if</i> you can keep your <b>lifestyle inflation</b> in check.<p>This task will take …

Budgeting Basics: How to Build a Family Budget

One of the single most important skills a family can have in this day and age is a basic knowledge of budgeting. <i>Why?</i><p><b>Budgeting removes doubt.</b><p>Back in …

Personal Finance

Is it wrong to make $1,000 by credit-card hopping?

<b>Dear Moneyologist,</b><p>I’m a big fan of credit card deals. I have made approximately $1,000 from credit card deals (and making the required number of …

Personal Finance

Frugal Living Tips – Declutter Your Life and Save Money

Do you have to park your car in the driveway because you don’t dare open the garage door during daylight hours? Have you lost a TV remote control in …

30 Ways to Increase Your Take-Home Income

<i>By Caroline Banton, Contributor</i><p>A sudden promotion or raise might seem unlikely, but there are many ways to boost your paycheck that you might not have considered. Read on to discover 30 ways to increase your take-home income -- some of these might even improve your quality of life at the same …

Don't waste your savings on a boring retirement

<i>I'm in my mid-60s, retired and financially secure --</i> <i>but bored. What can I do to have a more enjoyable retirement? -- J.P., California</i><p>Sometimes we put so much time and effort into the financial aspects of retirement planning -- saving the right amount, creating a viable investing strategy, assuring …

Retirement

A self-made millionaire says a single choice could be part of the reason you aren't getting rich

T. Harv Eker — who not only studied incredibly wealthy people, but worked his way up from nothing to millionaire status — noticed a crippling choice that the average person makes over and over again: "<b>Most people choose to play small</b>," Eker writes in his book "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind."<p>He …

I've been writing about money for 15 years, and here are the 9 best pieces of financial advice I can give you

When my father encouraged me to study finance in college (because it seemingly offered the best return on investment), I had no idea how far that path would take me.<p>While I didn't end up working behind a trading desk or managing portfolios, my career as a financial journalist and now speaker, …

A financial planner says there's something everyone should do before trying to get rich

That's why we like insight into how rich people get to where they are, from the actions they take to the habits they foster to the strategies regular people use to become millionaires.<p>However, says certified financial planner Jeff Rose, founder of Alliance Wealth Management, there's something …

Here's How Much to Spend on Life's 3 Biggest Milestones

Do you feel like spending two months' salary on an engagement ring? How about buying a house that requires a mortgage payment equal to 28% of your …

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread

Shares 285<p>Ah, I love Taste of Home! Have you read this magazine? There are so many delicious recipes – with gorgeous pictures that inspire you to …

How To Stop The Guilty Spending and Start Saving

One of the biggest concerns I have in my budget each month is guilty spending. While I do a pretty good job tracking my expenses, there's always a …

How To Schedule Pinterest Pins For Free

Earlier this year, I wrote a post about how to <b>schedule Pinterest pins for free</b> without the use of a paid pin scheduler. I thought it would be …

16 Quick Ways to Lower Your Grocery Budget | Feeding Our Flamingos

*This is the 5th day of the One Month Spending Freeze Challenge. Please click here to see all of the posts in this series.*<p>Before we started our …