Posts Tagged “Saving”
Fall just may be the best season of the year. Sure, people love Summer, It is easy to love. Who doesn’t like cookouts and swimming? It’s kind of hard to beat those long lazy days of Summer. But I think that Fall puts up a good fight. Sure, the days are shorter, but the world [...]
Knowing your way around the house, around the drill, around wastefulness can add up to some pretty hefty savings. Here are a few of those tips and tricks that you might have missed out on if you too were absent from Home Ec.
As the old saying goes: Familiarity breeds contempt (of people). There is, however, a lesser known variation of this famous phrase (lesser known because I just made it up, feel free to spread it around): Familiarity breeds boredom (of stuff).
Boredom can have many negative side effects: dizziness, weight gain, whining, grumpiness, and, perhaps most disturbingly, unnecessary spending!
Looking at your credit card statement 1 dollar here, 5 dollars there probably won’t jump out and grab your attention (unless it is at a questionable establishment; although, I don’t think you can use a credit card at those types of places). Some of these little expenses you won’t even see on your bill because you’re simply paying extra. Most financial blogs/gurus/experts/etc. agree that the little expenses are where budgets frequently get off track.
The GREAT Coupon Experiment aims to solve a mystery as old as the Sunday insert itself: Is coupon cutting really a feasible way for people with lives and dogs and families to save money? My mother would say, “yes”; I would say, “I don’t know, that’s why I’m doing this experiment.”