10 Things That Aren’t Worth Buying
July 31, 2015

10 Things That Aren’t Worth Buying

Being careful about how you spend your money isn’t about being frugal; it’s just common sense! But the marketplace is loaded with products that take advantage of people’s immediate urges. By being more conscious of these money-wasters, you’ll set yourself on the right path to saving your money for things you truly need. This list […]

Fresh Foods for Fido
July 21, 2015

Fresh Foods for Fido

Did you know National Dog Day is August 26? Treat your furry friend to some fresh foods! In many families, dogs are treated like honorary family members. They cuddle with us, we take them out for exercise everyday, and we even clean up their messes. Often, we also sneak some “people” food for them under […]

Frugal Summer Fun
July 13, 2015

10 Summer Activities Under $10

The summer is the ideal time to be outdoors, hang out with family or friends, and eat some delicious food! However, it’s important to maintain your budget while participating in all of the summer fun. We have selected our ten favorite summer activities under $10 — check them out! 1. Potluck BBQ  Kick-start your summer […]

Hacks For Your Car
July 8, 2015

10 Car Hacks

Drivers log an average of 13,476 miles every year. That’s 37 miles a day!1 Somewhere between all of that asphalt, harsh weather, bugs on your windshield and wrappers on your floorboards — your trusty car starts to look and feel the journeys on its exterior and interior. To make your driving experience more enjoyable (and […]

4th of July BBQ on a Budget
June 29, 2015

Fourth of July BBQ On a Budget

The Fourth of July is one of the best days of the entire summer. There’s food, games, family and a whole lot of fireworks. This year, you’ve decided you want your home to be BBQ central. However, you’re on a bit of budget. Check out how to make your grilling event the best of the […]

Greening Your Lifestyle
June 24, 2015

Going Green: Easy Daily Practices

Greening your lifestyle is as simple as becoming more environmentally aware and making small adjustments every day. The choice to go green is an ongoing process for everyone and one that will likely take extra time and patience. However, by deciding to take action, you reduce the amount of pollution and waste you generate! To […]

Financial Search Trends in 2015
June 16, 2015

Financial Trends in 2015

Can you believe we’re already more than halfway through the year? Every month, when it comes to our finances, there is a search trend. For example, every January, we search for ways to get our funds back on track after our holiday spending and every April we spend time searching for resources to handle our […]

5 Ways To Be Charitable Without Spending Money
June 10, 2015

5 Ways To Be Charitable Without Spending Money

There are many people who would like to donate money to charity, but just aren’t in the position to do so. That is more than understandable — and the emphasis on financial responsibility is commendable. But you don’t have to feel like a miserly curmudgeon (or just plain down about your finances) when you ignore […]

5 DIY Projects You Can Do In A Day
May 25, 2015

5 DIY Projects You Can Do In A Day

Do-it-yourself projects are a great way to improve the quality of your home without breaking the bank. But getting started on these projects can be a challenge, as we may fear they will never end! In order to get you primed to do a project, you should establish a reasonable timeline for projection completion. Or […]

Weekend Gardening 101
May 17, 2015

Building Your First Food Garden

Did you know that in the United States there are more than 43 million households with food gardens?1 Don’t let that number intimidate you, because 21 percent of those households are new to food gardening!1 Have you recently been struck with a green thumb? We’ll show you how to create your first food garden — […]