Ten Ways to Frugally Keep the Kids Busy Over Summer Vacation

Summer vacation is in full swing, which may mean you already have kids bouncing off the walls. It doesn’t take long for kids to go from celebration mode to boredom mode, which is probably a cause for stress. If you’re on a tight budget, keeping the kids occupied can be even more troublesome, especially if you feel like you’ve already exhausted all of the ideas […] » Continue Reading

Ramadan Tips That Avoid Draining Your Savings

Although Ramadan is already in full swing, you have plenty of time to get in some savings during this sacred month. Many find Ramadan to be hard to budget because of the large meals and celebrations that occur. There’s actually a few ways to keep your budget happy during this time of celebration though. From food costs to gifts, you can find simple ways to […] » Continue Reading

Cool Down Your Summer with These Fun-Filled Water Ideas

Summer time is the perfect season to enjoy water in many forms. It’s cooling, keeps you feeling fresh and hydrated and makes for some pretty awesome games. The only problem is, when it comes to this year, many places are facing a drought that has made the price of water skyrocket. Of course, buying a large swimming pool may not be the answer for most […] » Continue Reading

Firework Worthy Fourth of July Tips For a Frugal Holiday

The Fourth of July is a great time gather family and friends for a celebration that goes above and beyond. However, planning a celebration for this patriotic holiday can mean a lot of spending on your end. From meats for the grill to firework prices, it may be hard to get anything done during the holiday if you’re on a tight budget. Luckily, there’s a […] » Continue Reading

Cash In On the Savings This June Has To Offer

Pre-summer heat already got you down? Between entertaining the kids this season and keeping up with daily routines, you may find that the month of June brings many hardships to the family budget. However, there are a few ways you can cool down the cost thanks to the amazing deals June has to offer. This June is proving to be a great time buy some […] » Continue Reading

Frugal Father’s Day Gift Ideas That Will Make Dad Smile

It’s that time of year again. That is, it’s time to let your dad know just how you feel about him. Although Father’s Day only comes once a year, it tends to show up when we’re busy entertaining the kids during summer break or trying to make the final preparations for a vacation. So, if your budget is looking pretty tight right now, you may […] » Continue Reading

Inspiring Budget Tips for Your Upcoming Trip Abroad

Planning a trip abroad can leave you stunned at how much money it may take just to enjoy your trip. Whether you’re planning to backpack through Europe before heading to college, celebrating your honeymoon in the Caribbean or you simply want to explore your roots, there’s a few great tips that will help you get more out of your vacation for less money. Although looking […] » Continue Reading

Moving Tips That Will Help Save You Money On Your Next Chapter

Summer brings a lot of changes to everyday life. From job transitions to leaving for the dorm rooms, you may find yourself looking to change locations during the hot months. Moving can not only be a stressful time for everyone involved, but it can also cost you a whole lot of money if you’re not careful. For starters, the movie truck alone can send your […] » Continue Reading

Blockbuster Sized Saving Tips For Your Summer at the Theater

There’s nothing quite like walking into a freezing movie theater while the summer heat stays outdoors. Summer time is definitely a time to catch all the best blockbusters, but going to the movie theater can be a huge drain on your budget. With prices climbing little by little each year, taking your family to the theater may end up costing you too much. Of course, […] » Continue Reading

Frugal Getaways That Will Help You Vacation Without the Budget

Can you believe it’s already time for the kids to be finishing up school? Of course, if you haven’t made vacation plans yet then a bit of a panic may be setting in some time soon. Don’t worry! There’s lots of ways to have fun with very little planning involved. If you’re a little shy on the vacation budget this year then you can still […] » Continue Reading

Ten Budget-Friendly Tips for This Summer’s Road Trip Fanatics

The smell of summer is in the air, which means it may be time to hit the wide open road again. However, if you’re dealing with a slight budget crisis this year, or you simply don’t want to spend an arm and a leg, then you may want to consider a few ways to cut the price of your road trip before you take off. […] » Continue Reading

Hats off For Frugal Memorial Day Savings

The long Memorial Day weekend is almost here, but have no fear, there’s still time to save a bundle on all of the exciting events and sales that will be happening. For many, Memorial Day kicks off summer and is celebrated with tasty barbeques and a weekend of shopping. Of course, if your budget isn’t exactly ready to tackle another holiday, there’s still a few […] » Continue Reading

Honeymoon Tips That Will Make Your Bank Account Fall In Love

Planning your honeymoon can be incredibly overwhelming, especially while you’re trying to get everything for your wedding put together too! There’s no doubt that watching all of the money for your wedding leave your pockets might make you feel uneasy about spending anything at all on your honeymoon. There are a few ways you can cut out the anxiety of honeymoon planning though. This is […] » Continue Reading

A Quick Guide On What To Buy This May

The beautiful month of May is here and although some may associate it with May Gloom, you’ll be pleasantly surprised to know this is a month worth celebrating thanks to its savings alone. With several holidays feature major sales, namely Memorial Day and Star Wars Day, there’s a pretty good chance you’re already enjoying some of the savings this month has to offer. However, there’s […] » Continue Reading

Skip the Air Conditioning This Summer With These Frugal Cooling Tips

There’s no doubt about it, temperatures are rising and the temptation to turn on the air conditioning grows a little more each day. Staying cool in the heat can be pricey though, especially if you’re relying on air conditioning to do most of the work. There are a few ways you can get rid of the huge electric bills though without forcing yourself to be […] » Continue Reading

Last Minute Mother’s Day Gifts For Your Tight Budget

Life gets busy, so if you’ve just realized that Mother’s Day is only a few days away then have no fear! This time of year can be hard on a budget, but there’s a lot of amazing things you can do for mom that doesn’t mean dipping into your savings account! It’s hard to avoid the temptation of splurging on mom’s big day because, after […] » Continue Reading

Kid Friendly Outdoor Musts That Won’t Touch Your Home-Improvement Budget

Nice weather is upon us which means it’s the best time to make your yard more appealing to the kids. Although it may be harder to get today’s kids outside for some play time, with a fabulous yard to get them interested in good old fashioned play, there won’t be any bribing necessary! This doesn’t mean you’re looking at spending a lot of money on […] » Continue Reading

Frugal Must Have Graduation Gifts For First Semester College Students

It’s hard to believe that the time has come for an all new group of students to walk across the stage and collect their diplomas on Graduation Day. Although it may be a great time to celebrate their achievements, it can also be a time of hardship if you’re struggling with your budget. Although many believe that money and pricey gifts are the key to […] » Continue Reading

Frugal Cinco de Mayo Tips to Make Your Fiesta Unforgettable

May will be here rather quickly, so it might be time to plan out your Cinco de Mayo party! Cinco de Mayo is such a great time to spread the love amongst your friends and family. Between the Mexican Independence Day and the gorgeous weather, it’ll be hard not to get out for a little fun! If you haven’t hosted or celebrated this holiday before […] » Continue Reading

Frugal Ways to Celebrate May’s Geeky Holidays Without Cashing In Your Savings Account

Geek culture is becoming increasingly popular as the years pass. With the extra popularity comes new merchandise that every fan feels they have to have. This wouldn’t be so bad if the items didn’t sometimes come with a hefty price tag. Nonetheless, May sports a few geeky holidays worth celebrating, especially if you’re looking to get your hands on some of these collectibles. This doesn’t […] » Continue Reading

Save Big on Prom Expenditures When You Have A Frugal Pre-Party With Friends

Believe it or not, but prom season is just around the corner. Whether you’re a parent shopping for your child or a student looking for great ways to save money, there’s one thing you should keep in mind. That is, your pre-party. Although prom day is usually all about the dance and the after party, hosting a pre-party with your girlfriends can actually be one […] » Continue Reading

Celebrate Earth Day With Frugal and Green Living Tips

Earth Day is a great time to add a little green into your pocket and back into the Earth. However, a lot of people never really know what to do to make their Earth Day celebration count. For many, new ideas may seem expensive or too complicated to try which causes them to push aside the holiday and move on to the next. Earth Day […] » Continue Reading

Keep a Frugal Household When You Try Out These DIY Refurbishing Tips

Chances are, you probably have quite a bit of stuff laying around that doesn’t exactly serve a purpose. May it be the item was broken quite some time ago or you just don’t like the way it looks anymore; these items tend to pile up in our storage areas. Often, we even replace them when we find something new and shinier even if we don’t […] » Continue Reading

Ten Tricks Anyone Can Do To Keep Their Car In Shape For Less

You don’t have to be a mechanic to ensure your car is running smoothly! In fact, a lot of people skip out on some of the basic things you can do for your car because they believe they’re too hard to accomplish! There’s actually a lot you can do with your car to make sure it stays on track though, which helps you rake in […] » Continue Reading

Celebrate International Guitar Month with These Money Saving Tips

If you’ve ever wanted to pick up the guitar and roll out your favorite song, or can’t go a day without feeling the strings on your fingers, then April is the month for you. International Guitar Month is an exciting time for guitarist often opens up a world of savings to those looking for their first guitar or a special upgrade. There’s lot of ways […] » Continue Reading

April Savings that Won’t Eat Up Your Rainy Day Fund

April is a month that sees a lot more spending than most. Between entertaining the family during spring break and Easter holidays to spring cleaning and stocking up on the last of winter’s produce. It’s no doubt that saving in April does take a bit more work than the other spring months. However, there are some items you may want to spend some money on […] » Continue Reading

Easy Laundry Tricks That Will Keep Your Clothes Fresh and Wallet Full

Laundry seems to be a never ending cycle that keeps you on your feet each and every day. Although it’s pretty easy to come to terms that you’re always going to have laundry to do, it might not be as easy to deal with the constant money it forces you to spend. However, if you’re looking to cut down on house expenses, this is one […] » Continue Reading

Bring Some Pep to The Easter Bunny’s Hop With These Frugal Basket Ideas

In just a few short weeks the Easter Bunny will be hopping down that bunny trail with treats for all the good boys and girls. This doesn’t mean it’s time to go into panic mode though! There’s still time to get your baskets together and looking great for the big day. Although Easter baskets can be a fun way to celebrate the holiday, they can […] » Continue Reading

Kosher and Frugal Passover Tips for a Holiday Filled with Savings

Passover is only a couple of weeks away, which means you may already be behind on shopping for the 8 day celebration. Don’t start stressing out though as there’s still plenty of time to get the savings you deserve for your holiday! Although many holiday items tend to skyrocket in price around this time of the year, there’s still a few ways you can ensure […] » Continue Reading

Allergy Relief that Comes at A Frugal Price

It’s official, Spring is here! With all the flowers bursting to life, amazing smells on the cool breeze and rainy mornings you’re probably walking on cloud nine, right? Well, okay, I guess I did leave out the part about the sneezing, itchy eyes and other misfortunes that the season brings along with it. If you spend your mornings waiting for the news to announce pollen […] » Continue Reading

Bring Your Garden to Life While Keeping A Frugal Lifestyle

Spring has finally arrived and even if it may not seem like it, it’s time to start thinking about your garden. It doesn’t matter if the birds are already chirping away or if there’s still a foot of snow in your yard, there’s something you can do to get your garden ready for the blossoming season. Prepping for a garden could mean throwing a lot […] » Continue Reading

Jump Into Spring With These Frugal and Fun Activities

Spring is filled with beauty and fun, but a lot of people may feel like they need to throw money into the season to make it exciting. There’s a lot of great ways to transform this season into savings though, and no, that doesn’t mean you have to stay inside until summer! With a few simple tips and a little looking around you should be […] » Continue Reading

Ten Ways to Transform the Every Day Into Frugal Savings

Life costs money but it doesn’t have to cost as much money as you think it does. In fact, a lot of your everyday expenditures can be significantly reduced to help make your day to day living more lucrative. For many, it may seem difficult to cut corners in many areas of life, but when it comes to these 10 things, you may not even […] » Continue Reading

Spring Cleaning Tips That Will Make Your Budget Sparkle

Spring is in the air, which means it’s time to get to work on some Spring Cleaning. Although cleaning might not be on everyone’s to do list it’s a great way to start the season out fresh while also helping your household save a bit of money. For many though, spring cleaning means spending money on cleaning supplies, filters and maybe even tools to get […] » Continue Reading

Kid Friendly St. Patrick’s Day Fun that Won’t Empty Your Pot of Gold

Can you believe St. Patrick’s Day is only a couple of weeks away? With the holiday rapidly approaching it may be time to start planning what you’re going to do to celebrate the Irish holiday. If you have kids then this may be a bit more problematic than other holidays. Most St. Patrick’s Day celebrations are based around adults and alcohol which makes finding a […] » Continue Reading

Keep Puppy Season Frugal with these Pet Friendly Tips

As we began to ease into March you may want to consider if you’re going to celebration National Puppy Day by getting your own fur baby to love. Although the holiday isn’t until March 23, planning for a puppy and picking one out can take some time and shouldn’t be taken lightly. If you’re on a budget, but plan to add a new member to […] » Continue Reading

Spring Break Tips That Will Refresh You and Your Budget

Although much of the world is still getting bombarded by snow storms, Spring Break is right around the corner. With March only a couple of weeks away you may want to start thinking about how you’re going to escape from your winter wonderland and enjoy the beautiful fresh air and warm sun. However, if you’re stressing over your budget the idea of a Spring Break […] » Continue Reading

Fresh Makeup Tips That Will Make You and Your Budget Look Incredible

Looking good costs money, but sometimes our makeup budget doesn’t always coincide with our love for shopping for new supplies. From the wide variety of colors to the must have cover up options, there’s a lot of ways your budget can be destroyed by your cosmetic choices. You don’t have to go overboard with makeup shopping anymore though. With these ten simple tricks you can […] » Continue Reading

Wedding Planning That Won’t Take Away Your Honeymoon

Nothing is quite as stressful as sitting down and planning out your wedding. There’s a lot of options to choose from which could leave you tossing and turning over each tiny detail. Of course, when you start to consider your actual budget for the event you may just want to crawl into the fetal position until you’re pronounced husband or wife. There’s way to avoid […] » Continue Reading

10 Reasons That February Is The Month To Save

If you’re looking for a great time to get your budget up to speed then there’s no time to save quite like the month of February. Sure, this month is the shortest of the year, which usually means less days of work and due dates creep back up even faster. However, there are some amazing things in the month of February that may actually get […] » Continue Reading

Start the Chinese New Year Right With These Money Saving Tips

The Chinese New Year is right around the corner which means it’s time to start planning for Spring as well as a 2 week celebration for the New Year! You don’t have to let the long celebration scare you away though. There’s a lot of ways to ring in the Chinese New Year or Lunar New Year, without going overboard on your spending. This holiday […] » Continue Reading

Dating Tricks That Won’t Let Your Budget Stand In the Way

With Valentine’s Day on its way, you may be thinking of ideas to help you treat someone special to an amazing date without spending a small fortune. Dating, as you know, can be pretty pricey. It doesn’t matter if you’re just playing the field or if you’ve been with someone for decades, planning a date can be stressful due to the money that has to […] » Continue Reading

Ten Frugal Spring Tasks You Should Complete While Waiting On the Groundhog’s Verdict

With Groundhog Day just a few days away you may want to do a little thinking about how you’re going to prepare for the upcoming Spring months. Whether the little guy sees his shadow and goes back to bed or decides it’s time to come out and play, a little preparation can take you a long way when it comes to saving money throughout the […] » Continue Reading

Give Your Heart This Valentine’s Day Without Breaking Your Budget

Valentine’s Day is a great holiday to let your special someone know how much you care. Whether you’re going out on your first date or you’ve already passed your golden anniversary, there’s a lot of amazing gifts to choose from that will make your date feel spoiled. However, if you’re on a pretty tight budget you may find that this holiday can leave you stressed […] » Continue Reading

Transform Your Kids’ Playroom Without Busting Out the Checkbook

Kids need room to play and enjoy their childhood and parents need a place to make sure those pesky LEGOs aren’t going to be stepped on first thing in the morning. So, of course, a playroom is the solution to all of these issues. However, thinking about converting a room into a play room can be a lot of stress when you think about how […] » Continue Reading

Super Bowl Savings That Will Make Your Party A Touchdown

There’s only one more big game before the Super Bowl, so it may be time to get out your game plan and put it into action. Planning a Super Bowl Party can be harder than you’d expect, especially if you’re battling a budget to make it happen. There’s actually a lot of different ways you can work around finances to transform your annual party into […] » Continue Reading

Cheap Ways to Save on Your Wedding Shower

Wedding season is right around the corner and if you’ve been picked as the maid of honor there’s a good chance you have a bridal shower to plan. Of course, the bridal shower isn’t always assigned to the maid of honor, but can also be hosted by other friends, family members or even another bridesmaid . No matter who you are, there’s a good chance […] » Continue Reading

Ten Ways to Have a Blast for Mardi Gras Without Going for Broke

If you’re a big fan of the Mardi Gras celebration then it may be time to start planning out your trip. For many, Mardi Gras is a great time to blow off some steam and have a little fun before Easter arrives. With celebrations all over the world, many choose to visit New Orleans to show some love for the day of feasting. Of course, […] » Continue Reading

Skip A Few Grocery Shopping Trips With These Food Preservation Tips

Let’s face it, no one really likes spending hours upon hours grocery shopping each year. Between working out your food budget, cooking meals and shopping, it may seem as if food is the only thing on your mind! There’s a few ways you can avoid spending as much time and money at the grocery store though, which will help you enjoy the whole food process […] » Continue Reading

Seek Out The Stars Without Emptying Your Bank Account

Looking into the New Year it is clear that 2015 is going to be filled with an abundance of beautiful astronomical scenes. So, why wait to get into astronomy? Many people don’t consider taking to astronomy as a hobby because there’s often a large price tag attached to it. However, if you’re really interested in getting a start on this fascinating science there’s a few […] » Continue Reading