We are on a tight budget this summer, but that doesn’t mean we can’t have fun! You can spend tons of money on entertainment if you want, but there are so many free things to do if you keep your eyes open for them. I think it’s really good to keep a big list (like […]
You know, we all go through phases of life where we decide we need to cut back. Things like wanting to save extra money for a trip or to pay off debt. Life changes coming up like a new baby or trying to buy a house. Or tough times like a lost job or huge […]
It’s heating up out there folks! There’s a month or two in between the winter freeze and summer heat where we hardly run the furnace or the air conditioning. Well, that time is over and we are running the A/C at our house. There are some easy ways to save money on your utility bills […]
Question: What should I buy at Aldi? Answer: Everything. Seriously. Some people have a view of Aldi that their food is sketchy or scarier than the food at any other grocery store and it’s just not true. You won’t recognize any brands or packaging at Aldi because they have their own brands that are “private […]
There is one piece of advice that I think every financial expert would agree on. The #1 rule to financial success…
We’ve had to come up with some creative ways to save on prescriptions because we haven’t had insurance or we’ve had a really high deductible.
Food is a huge chunk of everyone’s budget. It’s also a variable expense (you have some control over it) unlike a mortgage or car payment which are the same amount every month. So, of course, if you’re looking to save some money, food expenses are the first place to start!
Isn’t it so interesting to see what people spend their money on? One of my favorite places to shop is Sam’s Club. First, they have the little restaurant area where you can get a giant piece of pizza and a drink for, like, $2. You really can’t beat that kind of a deal. Plus, you […]
This is our basic “bare bones” budget showing how we live on less than $1500 a month. Like I said earlier, we usually make extra money each month. If we do, we decide how we want to spend or save it. I hope our budget might give you a little hope or inspiration if you’re trying to live on less.
It takes hard work and planning to make your dreams a reality. I don’t want to be sitting around wishing something good would happen to me when I could be out making sure it does! I want to live on purpose!