Saving

How Google Saved My Family at Least $150

December 26, 2013

My mother’s flatscreen television is her pride and joy. I know she loves and cares for me, but her flatscreen has less mouth than I do and about the same amount of curb appeal. After owning it for fewer than two years, it stopped working. The screen wouldn’t light up. It made a clicking noise […]

Read the full article →

10 Things College Students Don’t Need

October 22, 2013

Hey Frugs! College is so much fun, but you shoudn’t overload yourself with things you don’t need. Too much stuff can weigh you down. Buying unnecessary items just makes you a hoarder-in-training. Please check out this blog post that I wrote, 10 Things College Students Don’t Need xo!

Read the full article →

The Fuel Rewards Network Program Can Help You Save!

May 6, 2013

Summer time is just around the corner and you may be doing some road tripping and other travel. I know that paying for gas is one of the necessary evils of being a car owner. It’s not fun. My Honda regularly costs me more than $40 to fill up – and Hondas are some of […]

Read the full article →

Disputing Errors on Your Credit Report

March 5, 2013

Hey Frugs! So, errors on your credit report are not hot! Bad information on your report may lower your score, causing you to pay higher interest rates when you need a loan. Boo and hiss! So, if you check your report at annualcreditreport.com and discover some mishaps on there, the National Foundation for Credit Counseling […]

Read the full article →

Five Things You Must Do – Right Now – To Save Money

January 3, 2013

Happy New Year, Frugs! I hope you are having a good one. I recently was a guest on WGN in Chicago, and gave some saving tips on what you can do right now to save money! Hurrah! Here are the tips below if you missed them! I really do adore the team at WGN! Five […]

Read the full article →

12 Ways to Save Money on 12-12-12

December 12, 2012

Happy 12-12-12! This is the last time we’ll have a repeating date like this so I figured that we’d do it big. Here are twelve ways to save money, in honor of this special day! 12 Ways to Save Money 1)Supercook.com If you’re strapped about what to cook for dinner, type in the ingredients that […]

Read the full article →

Guest Post: How to Save Money on Meat

August 21, 2012

Not only has this summer heat wave messed up our dreams of looking fashionably cool, it’s done a number on our corn crops. So, when the corn crops are suffering, it impacts the price of everything, including our meat! About 40 percent of America’s corn is used as animal feed, our meat supply may see […]

Read the full article →

Affordable Back-To-School Shopping!

August 10, 2012

Hey Frugs! So I know that back-to-school-shopping is in full swing. I wanted so share some tips below to help you manage your money! •Bargain Books: If you are buying for a college student, consider renting textbooks from sites like chegg.com or bookrenter.com instead of buying from pricey campus bookstores. Consider buying used textbooks from […]

Read the full article →

Check Your 401 (k) for Fees and Save Money

July 6, 2012

Rejoice! A new rule requires that your 401(k) provider tell you when it’s charging your certain fees. Yay! How can you save for retirement and you have no idea just what is eating away at your savings? You will learn about theses fee disclosures by Aug. 30.The Labor Department is instituting these new requirements in […]

Read the full article →

Affordable Ways to Prepare for the Zombie Apocalypse

June 6, 2012

With the gory news of a Miami face-eating attack on a homeless man, a cannibal porn star, a man eating off his wife’s lips, and a Maryland college student chewing another man’s heart and brain, I can understand the current zombie hysteria. I’m not one to believe in the folkore of zombies in real life, […]

Read the full article →