Browsed by
Tag: frugal living

5 Simple Ways To Save Money Daily

5 Simple Ways To Save Money Daily

With inflation creeping up daily over the last year, saving money has been the name of the game. Most people are starting to see the rising prices in almost every area of spending. Grocery prices are rising, gas prices are higher, and daily expenses are impacted. What can you do to stem the flow of spending so your finances stay intact? You can focus on your daily spending. Most of us probably think our spending game is on point, but…

Read More Read More

Why and How You Should Use Back-to-School Sales To Get Prepared and Stockpiled

Why and How You Should Use Back-to-School Sales To Get Prepared and Stockpiled

Back-to-school sales in August are some of the best sales all year to get prepared. The variety of things for sale and the low prices can be a budget-friendly way to get your home prepared for whatever could come in the next year. You don’t usually see sales like this any other time of the year. This next school year, we could see more lockdowns, schooling at home, inflation, supply disruptions, and more. Any one of those things means you…

Read More Read More

12 Steps To Take To Deal With (or Prepared For) Any Financial Emergency

12 Steps To Take To Deal With (or Prepared For) Any Financial Emergency

Okay, you have a financial emergency happening. You may have lost your job or half your income. You may be working fewer hours at home. You may have overspent on the holidays. You may not be able to pay your bills. You may be facing a repossession or a foreclosure. You may be facing a divorce or other significant life change.  I have been faced with many of these scenarios. Life is not always easy even if you are prepared….

Read More Read More

16 Ways To Not Waste Food (and Use Up The Leftovers)

16 Ways To Not Waste Food (and Use Up The Leftovers)

One of the biggest problems facing the world today is food. Particularly how much food is wasted when there are so many people who would be happy to eat it. Grocery stores throw out perfectly good food every day and lock it into dumpsters. Restaurants scape tons of food into the trash every day because people do not finish their meals and don’t wish to take them home.In other words, food waste is a real problem! The problem isn’t limited…

Read More Read More

My 10 Favorite Frugal Living/Financial Books To Read and To Give

My 10 Favorite Frugal Living/Financial Books To Read and To Give

Finances are a hot topic any day. We are all looking for ways to save money and ways to better spend our money. With daily and monthly expenses threatening to overwhelm us, who wouldn’t be interested in how to make our dollars go further? Financial preparedness is just as important as emergency preparedness. We need to be ready for anything. Making a dollar go further, saving money, and getting out of debt should be at the top of our prepping…

Read More Read More

Shop Small Businesses This Holidays!

Shop Small Businesses This Holidays!

The day after Black Friday is Small Business Saturday. Why do corporate businesses come before small businesses? Because they have the money for advertising and mind control. They have bigger budgets, more staff, and more time to infiltrate your consciousness and convince you to spend your hard-earned money on them. However, small businesses should be taking precedence this holiday season and all year round. Why? Because small businesses are the backbone of this country. We couldn’t live without them. All…

Read More Read More