Post-Prom Party Ideas That Won’t Leave You Settling for Next to Best

If you’re in high school or your child is, then you’ve probably been surrounded by a lot of talk about prom and all of the expenses that come with it. Although, the dance is generally the highlight of the evening, a lot of students love to extend the party a little longer by hosting their own post-prom party or attending someone else’s. This can be […] » Continue Reading

Celebrate Kitten Season with Frugal Tips to Keep Your Cat Happy

Spring is here, which means that itching feeling to adopt a baby animal is probably stronger than ever. Luckily, kitten season is upon us, which means you’ll have a pretty good choice of a new pet. Of course, this may mean spending quite a bit of money if you’re not careful with your choice. There are a few ways to cut the prices of bringing […] » Continue Reading

Mother’s Day Trips That Will a Smile to Mom and Your Budget

Mother’s Day is right around the corner, so if you’re still shopping around then you may want to skip the gift and take mom on a special trip instead. Spending time with your mom will mean a lot more to her than actually buying her something, so you might want to start thinking about places you can take mom. Thankfully, there’s quite a few budget […] » Continue Reading

Crafty Pottery Savings That Won’t Break the Bank

Pottery can be a great way to reduce stress while channeling your creative juices. However, this hobby can often lead to some major expenses if you plan on taking it on for the long haul. Although pottery has such a rich history in many different cultures around the world, fewer and fewer people are taking up the hobby as time passes. This has led to […] » Continue Reading

Landscaping Ideas That Will Save Your Budget and Your Curb Appeal

If you’re a member of a home owner’s association, garden club, or you simply love keeping your lawn looking great, then you probably understand how hard it is to get your lawn in order after the winter months. In most cases, throwing money at the problem seems like the best solution available. However, there are a few ways to create amazing landscaping without forcing yourself […] » Continue Reading

Frugal House Hunting Tips for Your New Home Sweet Home

House hunting can be a nightmare if you don’t know where to begin. Luckily, the spring months are one of the best times to buy a new home, so you should be able to save a pretty penny if you’re shopping right now. However, there are a few more ways for you to enjoy the house hunting process without stressing over how much money you’re […] » Continue Reading

Bring Awareness for Autism Awareness Month With These Frugal Activities

April is Autism Awareness Month, which makes it an important time to get the message across about Autism. 1 in 68 children are born with autism presently, which is an alarmingly high number. So, it’s very important to help raise awareness and tolerance, while promoting research to benefit those who are diagnosed with autism. Although autism ranges in the way it affects people, it’s important […] » Continue Reading

Frugal Home Bar Tips That Will Help You Serve the Best Summer Parties

Warmer weather is rapidly approaching, so it may be time to start planning out your upcoming summer parties. One of the priciest aspects of a party is the alcohol served though. However, with a home bar you should be able to not only make your parties more fun, but also save a bit on the alcohol you serve at each party. A home bar can […] » Continue Reading

10 Ways To Save on Big Purchases in April of 2016

April has finally sprung and with it comes warmer weather, blossoming flowers and lots and lots of rain. Of course, April is one of the prime months to shop. With the weather a bit gloomier on rainy days, many people take to online shopping to keep them busy. Of course, days where the weather seems perfect often brings days of shopping at outlet malls and […] » Continue Reading

Spring Cleaning Tips That Will Have Your Garage in Tip-Top Shape

Spring is finally here, which means your cleaning bug may have already gotten the best of you. Making sure the inside of your home is spic and span can be a challenge in itself, but often cleaning out the garage transforms into a royal nightmare. Between getting into all of the boxes that could house spiders, among other critters, and trying to clean up pesky […] » Continue Reading

Get Rid of Your Student Loans Faster With These Frugal Tips

Whether you’re about to graduate from college or high school, student loans may be weighting heaving on your mind. These pesky little pieces of paper that help you make your way through college can seem to start off as only a minor threat, but by the time you’re ready to start paying on them, you may feel like they are causing your world to quickly […] » Continue Reading

10 Tips to Boost Your Jewelry Making Supplies For Less

The seasons of spring and summer are big months for jewelry, which is why it might be a great time to pick up a new hobby to keep up with the demand. Whether you’re planning on hitting the spring festivals to sell your jewelry or if you want something chic to wear for your fashionable summer look, making your own jewelry can be a great […] » Continue Reading

Beach Wedding Tips That Will Start Your Marriage Off Blissfully

With summer coming up, you may be thinking of planning a beach wedding to celebrate your romance. Even if summer isn’t your prime planning time, you may find great joy in a beautiful beach wedding that will make all of you dreams come true. Of course, the price tag on this dream wedding might frighten you if you don’t know what to expect. There are […] » Continue Reading

Ten Strike Out Ways To Save Money On Bowling

It’s hard to get in some exercise when it’s too hot or rainy outside. Family fun often gets harder to schedule during the trying spring and summer months too. Of course, if you’re a fan of bowling then you know, there’s always a place to go to keep the whole family happy. However, spending hours at the bowling alley each week can really add up, […] » Continue Reading

Frugal Easter Dinner Tips That Will Have You Savoring Your Holiday Feast

Easter is a great time to get together with loved ones, while celebrating the beautiful weather and the warmth of the holiday. However, there’s a lot of expenditures when it comes to this holiday. You’ll probably end up spending a small fortune on Easter baskets for the kids as well as prepping for the Easter egg hunt. The Easter dinner is also one of the […] » Continue Reading

March Savings That Will Bring Joy to Your 2016

Things are beginning to look a lot less like winter and a lot more like Spring thanks to the arrival of March. This month is rather busy this year though, with a few holidays that may force you to go beyond your budget to have a bit of fun. This month is also filled with lots of great savings though, which may make the month […] » Continue Reading

Office Friendly St. Patrick’s Day Fun That Won’t Cost a Pot of Gold

St. Patrick’s Day is a fun holiday that allows everyone around the world to celebrate the Irish, Saint Patrick and good ole fashioned shenanigans. Of course, since St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Thursday, you may end up spending most of the holiday trapped indoors. This can be a bit tough, especially if you work in an office with strict polices that won’t allow you […] » Continue Reading

DIY Kitchen Crafts That Will Add Style Without The Price Tag

Kitchens are a great place to spend time in the home, so it’s no wonder why people are so willing to pour money into them in order to make them suit their needs as well as their personalities. Of course, overtime, kitchens can grow bland and the renovation bug begins to kick in. If you don’t have a budget to support these urges, then you […] » Continue Reading

Does Amazon Really Save You Money?

These days, Amazon is a huge player in the online market and they’re even starting to open up brick and mortar stores in the United States. With services like free shipping, scheduled orders and a wide selection, a lot of customers have turned to the website as their go to choice when it comes to shopping for just about anything and everything. Of course, the […] » Continue Reading

Ten Simple Dinner Party Tricks That You Can Pull Off Under Budget

Dinner parties are a great way to keep your friends and family close, butter up your boss for a promotion, or simply show off your amazing hosting skills. The art of the dinner party goes way back and has helped people socialize and have fun for generations. The only problem is; dinner parties can really be a bit of a drain on the budget. Between […] » Continue Reading

Spring Time Hobbies That Will Keep You Entertained for Next to Nothing

The groundhog has spoken, which means spring should be bounding around the corner any day now. Some regions may be a bit skeptical of the change thanks to some recent cold fronts, but these snowy days may give you some time to plan out a few hobbies you might want to pick up when the weather is a whole lot nicer. Sometimes, activities can run […] » Continue Reading

Take On Your Stress Without Spending a Pretty Penny

Stress can be one of the worst things in your life. It can cause weight gain, other mental and physical health problems and often stands in the way of you meeting your goals. For many, stress takes a lot out of their life, which is why so many turn to expensive methods to help reduce the stress they feel. For those on a tight budget, […] » Continue Reading

Marathon Tips That Won’t Leave Your Money Running Through the Finish Line

Spring is on its way, which means marathons should be following shortly after. If this is your first year of marathon running, then you may be a little stressed out about affording your current hobby. There’s no reason to fret your choice in activity though as there are many ways to work around the expensive price of your first marathon. Of course, if you’re a […] » Continue Reading

Cheap College Friendly Tips for a Low-Cost Spring Break

Winter in about to begin winding down, which means it’s time to start thinking about what you want to do for Spring Break. College students often struggle with this vacation period because there’s so many fabulous options, but so little cash to follow them through with. If you’re on a tight budget during this season, you may want to rethink your options. There’s actually a […] » Continue Reading

February Buys That Won’t Burden Your Budget

The month of love is finally here, but with all of the expenses you could end up hating your budget. Luckily, February doesn’t have to be all about spending money on your loved ones. There’s actually some great purchases you can make during this short, yet sweet, month that can set your household budget up for success in the later months. With plenty of delayed […] » Continue Reading

Frugal Care for Your Feet That Will Leave You Confident this Spring

Spring Break and summer bathing suit season is rapidly approaching, which can cause a bit of a concern when it comes to your feet. The dry winter weather often leaves feet looking less than presentable, which may make you want to hide away during the season of sandals and flip flops. Others prefer to turn to costly treatments that may leave your wallet in a […] » Continue Reading

Valentine’s Day School Party Tips For a Frugal Holiday Celebration

If you have kids then it’s probably hit the panic period, when it comes to the annual Valentine’s Day party your children’s school puts on. Depending on the class and the school, you’re probably required to bring in Valentine’s for the entire class. You may even be asked to participate in the party or bring something special for the class to enjoy. If you’re on […] » Continue Reading

Ten Frugal Ways to Keep Cozy When Your Power Goes Out

With winter here and spring on its way, you may be faced with some major problems caused by the poor weather conditions. May it be a blizzard or a tornado, it’s always best to have a game plan so you and your family can get through the tough time with as little stress as possible. One of the major hazards of this time of the […] » Continue Reading

Student Friendly Eating Tips to Keep You Healthy on a Tight Budget

When it comes to being in college, the quality of food isn’t exactly on the top of the priority list. In fact, anything that tastes good or can be eaten on the go usually trumps the nutrition value. So, there’s no wonder why so many college students end up feeling sick or malnourished after only a few weeks of being at college. Since money is […] » Continue Reading

Birdwatching Tips That Will Keep Your Hobby Frugal and Fun

The winter months are some of the best times to get in a little birdwatching. In fact, January 5 was actually National Bird Day, so you may want to get in a little birdwatching to give the special day a late celebration. Birdwatching can be an expensive hobby, if you let be. However, there are many ways you can save money on this relaxing hobby. […] » Continue Reading

Ten Important Winter Tricks to Keep the Snow Under Control For Cheap

Now that the weather actually does look a bit like winter, you may be wondering how you can keep your home, property and family safe from all the hazards that winter brings. For some, this means spending a small fortune for inspections, tools and other precautionary methods that aren’t always necessary. There are a few winter tricks you can perform on your property to help […] » Continue Reading

Stop Smoking For the New Year Without Spending a Fortune

If you’re keeping up with your New Year’s resolution, then you might be looking at a very rough few weeks. Quitting a smoking habit can be one of the toughest things to do, especially if you’re not mentally prepared. Many people try to throw money at the problem thinking that it will help ease the pain and frustration of quitting, but often this doesn’t help […] » Continue Reading

Ten Must Buys For the Month of January

Although the shopping season is technically over, there’s still a few things you may want to check out in the month of January. Since the holidays are finally out of the way, you should be able to concentrate more on things you need and want for your family and the home. Luckily, January is the month to splurge a little in these areas, so you […] » Continue Reading

No-Brainer Savings Ideas To Help You Save in the New Year

For many, the concept of saving money is the New Year’s resolution they’d love to excel at. With our economy just making a comeback from one of the worst recessions in U.S. history, it may seem like saving is not only an option but a necessity. This may scare many, but there’s many solutions you can try to ensure your savings will grow substantially over […] » Continue Reading

Keep 2016 Healthy Without Tightening Your Budget

If the New Year is beckoning you to become a health fanatic, then you might be a little nervous about how you’re going to afford your new resolution. Health food can cost an arm and a leg, especially if you plan on buying food that actually taste good. Not to mention, the cost of workout equipment, gym memberships and everything else that goes along with […] » Continue Reading

Celebrate a New Year with Frugal Green Tips to Make the World Cleaner

There’s no doubt about it, with record heat waves over the Christmas holidays and other extreme weather and natural disasters occurring, it’s time for us to pay a little more attention to what’s going on with the planet. Although many want to do their best to make a change, it’s often hard to figure out what you can do on a tight budget. Thankfully, there’s […] » Continue Reading

Ten Travel and Entertainment Tips for Out-of-Towners This New Year’s Eve

New Year’s is one of the most common times for people to travel. Apart from all of the holiday festivities earlier in the week, this period is when people want to break free and start their new year off with a bang. Of course, traveling and finding entertainment during this time can be a huge hassle. Not to mention, it may cost you an arm […] » Continue Reading

Holiday Security Techniques That Will Keep Your Home and Budget Secure

Although the holiday season may make us all feel warm and fuzzy inside, it’s still important to remember that this time of the year is always when crime surges. Between packages left by the door and pricey presents sitting pretty under a tree, it’s no wonder that criminals choose the holiday months to cash in on their bad deeds. It doesn’t matter if you’re staying […] » Continue Reading

Ten Ways to Be a Pro At Holiday Gift Wrap without Spending a Fortune

With only a few days left until the big day, you’re probably trying to get all of your holiday items wrapped up and ready to go. With such a tight budget during this time of the year, you may wonder how you can cut down on the price of wrapping your gifts. Wrapping supplies can add up in price, which will certainly leave you regretting […] » Continue Reading

Secret Santa Ideas that Won’t Leave Your Budget on the Naughty List

It’s probably happened to you at some point or another. That is, you drew the name of a colleague or family member that you didn’t know much about. The dreaded Secret Santa conundrum happens every year and it can be a nightmare, particularly if you’re on a tight budget. There’s a few things you can always get to give the Secret Santa recipient a smile […] » Continue Reading

Ten Ways to Spread Cheer That Won’t Ruin Your Shopping Budget

The holidays are a great time to spend time with family and friends while spreading the warmth of the season. The only problem is, with gifts and feasts being planned, the budget often tends to be too strapped to pay for entertainment. Luckily, there’s lots of great ways to celebrate the season when you don’t want to stretch your budget even further. In fact, you […] » Continue Reading

Decorate in Style with These Frugal Wreath Tips

Decorating for the holiday season can be a world of fun. However, sometimes the decor can really add up when it comes to your budget. Wreaths are one decor item that can really leave a tight budget hurting. They can range from an okay price to costing an arm and a leg, which is why so many people tend to stick with the same wreath […] » Continue Reading

Ten Techie Gifts That Will Save You and the Recipient Money

With the hustle and bustle of the holiday season starting up, you may want to start considering which techie gifts you’ll be after this year. Technology is one of the most purchased gifts of the season, which can be a bit of a burden on your holiday budget. However, there are some gifts that will actually save you quite a bit of money when it […] » Continue Reading

How To Decorate Your Christmas Tree with Frugality This Holiday Season

Once the Thanksgiving leftovers make it to the fridge and you manage to somehow hide all of your Black Friday shopping from the kids, it may be time to consider this season’s holiday tree. Although every family has their own special tradition for the tree, just about everyone loves to save money on the tree itself as well as decorations. Luckily, there’s many ways you […] » Continue Reading

Frugal Ideas for Your Children’s Hanukkah Surprises

As November slowly transforms into December, you may be trying to figure how you can give your children a great Hanukkah without spending a bundle on gifts. With the true meaning of the holiday the concentration of the celebration, it’s often hard to find gifts that will last the full length of the holiday. Frugality is a big need during the cold season, so splurging […] » Continue Reading

Winter Outings That Will Warm You Up While Creating Lasting Memories

Before you know it, winter is going to be barreling at full force with all of its fun weather. It may be wise to start thinking of a game plan for little activities you can do with the family or on your own, in order to keep everyone entertained when outside play isn’t exactly an option. Fortunately, when it comes to winter fun, lots of […] » Continue Reading

Ten Ways to Leave Your Carpet Looking New For Holiday Guests

With the holidays coming up, there’s a good chance you’re probably in a panic trying to get your home to look nice for all of your guests. Of course, you could simply want to treat yourself to fresh carpets. No matter what the reason, you’ve probably discovered that having nice carpets could cost you a whole lot of money if you don’t look in the […] » Continue Reading

Dazzling Ways to Save on Jewelry During the Holiday Season

The holiday season is one of the most popular times to buy jewelry, which could lead you to spend a lot more money than you expected. Whether you’re shopping for engagement rings or weddings bands for the upcoming season, or you simply want to get someone special one of the trendy items marketed during this period, there are a few ways for you to cut […] » Continue Reading

Ten Ways to Save Money During the Black Friday and Cyber Monday Rush

Thanksgiving is upon us, which means you probably have a whole lot of shopping on your mind. This time of the year can be pretty rough on the budget, especially if you plan on enjoying all of the sales that hit on the day after Thanksgiving and the following Monday. Of course, there are a few ways you can avoid over spending or falling for […] » Continue Reading

Ten Ways to Feel the Heat Without Turning on the Heater

With the blustering winds of November here, you know that winter is just around the corner. Of course, with the change in the weather forecast higher heating prices are sure to follow, which isn’t exactly great for your budget in the already financially tight holiday season. Of course, there are ways to bring some heat to your home without ever turning the thermostat on. These […] » Continue Reading