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

Get Started On Your Non-Smoking Resolution Without Spending a Fortune

With a New Year to look forward to you may be thinking of how you’re going to accomplish your New Year’s Resolution without spending a fortune. If you’ve decided to cut down or stop smoking this year then you’re in luck as there’s many great ways to cheaply quit the habit. Although many people may advise a lot of expensive remedies, medications, patches and counseling, […] » Continue Reading

Keep You and Your Budget in Shape with Gym Membership Tips

If you plan on shedding some pounds or bulking up for your New Year’s resolution then a gym membership might be the key to your success. The only problem is, gym memberships can cost you a pretty penny if you’re not quite certain what you’re looking for. There are a lot of ways to avoid the high costs of working out at a gym though, […] » Continue Reading

Kick Off New Years With Money Saving Celebration Tips

New Years is a time to start fresh and make positive changes in your life, so why would you begin 2015 with even more debt caused by celebrating it? Sure, it’s great to have a good time and send off the old year in style, but you don’t have to go on a spending spree to do so. With a few money saving techniques you […] » Continue Reading

Transform Your Kwanzaa Meals Into Frugal Masterpieces

Whether you’re celebrating Kwanzaa for the first time or your family has enjoyed the occasion for decades, it’s always nice to save a little money on the holiday. With Christmas just wrapping up and New Year’s rapidly on its way, you may find that your budget is so strapped you’ll need a miracle to pull off another holiday. This doesn’t have to be a concern […] » Continue Reading

Frugal Ways to Keep Your Kids Busy During Winter Break

In just a few short days the kids will be home for school for a few weeks. Although the holidays may take up some of this time, there’s a good chance your children may be climbing the walls before they’re sent back to school. This time of year is especially hard to plan activities due to the money that’s already been spent on the holidays, […] » Continue Reading

Light Up Your Christmas Tree With Splendor Without Over-Spending

Picking out and decorating a Christmas tree can be one of the best aspects of the holiday season. Kids and adults alike love partaking in this crafty holiday tradition each and every year. The only problem is a lot of the time coming up with money for a holiday tree can be too far out of reach. From picking out the perfect tree to adding […] » Continue Reading

Deck the Halls With These Frugal Holiday Decor Tips

Decorating for the holidays can be a whole lot of fun for the entire family. Whether you’re working on the interior, exterior or both, holiday decorating is a tradition for most homes that like to celebrate the holidays. However, decorating doesn’t always come with a cheap price tag. Some decorations can cost a small fortune which definitely takes away from the holiday budget. You don’t […] » Continue Reading

Have Eight Days of Frugal Fun with These Hanukkah Tips

Hanukkah is a great time to get together with friends and family and celebrate a defining moment in Jewish history. However, with eight days of celebrating it may seem like a huge stressor for those that are on a budget. With eight days of feasting, games and gifts, the sheer thought of paying for it all may give you the blues. You don’t have to […] » Continue Reading

Fun Ways to Gift Wrap While Staying Frugal

Although the majority of your holiday budget may go on gifts and holiday food, there’s still a large portion that is blown on items to wrap your gifts. Even though you may not think you’re spending a whole lot of money on gift wrap, after you tally up the purchases you could be shocked at how much of the budget was spend on these items. […] » Continue Reading

Holiday Toy Shopping Tips That Will Save Your Budget

The holidays are a time when it’s hard not to buy your children all the gifts you believe they deserve. Of course, thinking like this can get you into a lot of trouble with your bank account. There are ways to make your child’s dreams come true without spending a small fortune though. With a few simple techniques your kids can enjoy their special visit […] » Continue Reading

How to Save More While Holiday Shopping

Tis the season for stretching the budget and finding the perfect gift for those dear to you. Holiday shopping can be a time of joy, but for most of us it means long lines, balancing the check book carefully and trying to maintain some peace while you search for this year’s it gift at a price that won’t leave your bank account depleted. There’s a […] » Continue Reading