Save Money

Here are ideas for how to save money fast without making a large, negative impact on your lifestyle.

There are tips for how to reduce everyday expenses (e.g. groceries, utilities) and long-term debt as well as large one-time expenses (e.g. weddings).

There are strategies on how to find free things and use cashback apps.

There are also ideas for people exploring minimalism and frugal living.

How to Save Money on Everyday Expenses

At Home Date Night Ideas that are Fun, Romantic, Easy and Cheap

At Home Date Night Ideas that are Fun, Romantic, Easy and Cheap

Date Night At Home Ideas While we all know about the importance of date nights to maintain a relationship, it's often easier said than done. Your work schedule might conflict with your partner's. Perhaps you're on a tight budget. Or maybe you just have children... My...

How to Shop for Fashionable Clothes on a Tight Budget (2020)

How to Shop for Fashionable Clothes on a Tight Budget (2020)

How to Shop for Clothes on a Budget Clothing is one of the things I no longer spend money on. The reasons: I used to buy clothes all the time. I've been the same size for a while. I have all the clothes I need, but... My husband and my daughter? They're an entirely...

Budgeting Tips for Beginners: How to Easily Start a Budget in 2020

Budgeting Tips for Beginners: How to Easily Start a Budget in 2020

How to budget for beginners "You need a budget." It's what you hear over and over again whether it's the little voice in your head or your mom nagging you to get your finances in order. But the idea of entering in every small detail EVERY MONTH... It seems boring,...

18 Money Challenges for Every Budget that are Easy (2020)

18 Money Challenges for Every Budget that are Easy (2020)

Money Challenges We often hear about monthly money challenges at the beginning of the year when friends are creating New Year's resolutions, but you can do a financial challenge at ANY TIME of the year. It's always worthwhile to build the habit and discipline to save...

Swap Party Rules, Tips and Other Ideas You Need to Know (2020)

Swap Party Rules, Tips and Other Ideas You Need to Know (2020)

How do you host a successful swap party? I first heard about swap parties when a friend invited me to one. It was such a fun way to shop for FREE that I now recommend it frequently, especially if your'e on a tight budget or doing a no spend challenge! Swap parties are...

Best Money Saving Tips: 12 moves that will save $30,000 in 2020

Best Money Saving Tips: 12 moves that will save $30,000 in 2020

What are the best money saving tips? While you can focus on saving a coffee or takeout meal here and there, it might take you a long time to reach that end savings goal. Especially if it's a big financial goal like going on a vacation, buying a home, or getting out of...

Things to Stop Buying to Save Money in 2020: Frugal Hacks

Things to Stop Buying to Save Money in 2020: Frugal Hacks

What things should you stop buying to save money? There are MANY things to stop buying. This list has the everyday to occasional needs that we stopped buying completely or as much of to manage our finances over the years. These savings have come in handy particularly...

8 Personal Finance Goals You Can Achieve in 2020

8 Personal Finance Goals You Can Achieve in 2020

Personal Financial Goals Do you often set personal finance goals as New Years resolutions? When life inevitably gets in the way, you completely, unintentionally abandon them by March? This was me for several years until I set SMART, short-term financial goals with a...

11 Ridiculously Easy Ways to Save Money on Groceries

11 Ridiculously Easy Ways to Save Money on Groceries

How to Save Money on Groceries It's embarrassing to admit, but I only started cooking in my mid-20’s. I used to eat out a lot. I knew the key to saving money on food is cooking at home. Through a lot of research and trial and error, these are the tips I’ve used to...

How to Lower your Electric Bill: 60+ easy tips for 2020

How to Lower your Electric Bill: 60+ easy tips for 2020

How to Reduce your Electric Bill According to the U.S. Department of Energy, the average U.S. family spends $2060 per year for home utilities - almost 50% is on heating and cooling.   It's often thought that in order to reduce your electric bill, all you need are...

Frugal Living and Minimalism

No Poo Method (2020): The Complete Guide to Start No Poo

No Poo Method (2020): The Complete Guide to Start No Poo

No Poo Method Like everyone, I was intrigued when I heard the term "no poo". No poo? What's that? No shampoo. While you might immediately think that not using shampoo is too crazy of an idea, you should know... Shampoo was only invented in 1927 so generations of...

Capsule Wardrobe Planner: How to Build a Minimalist Wardrobe in 2020

Capsule Wardrobe Planner: How to Build a Minimalist Wardrobe in 2020

Capsule Wardrobe Plan I have not bought clothes in years among other things I stopped buying to save money every day. How? I have a capsule wardrobe. This capsule wardrobe has not only saved me money on clothes. It's helped me declutter and organize my messy closet! I...

11 Gifts for a Frugal Woman that Save Time or Money

11 Gifts for a Frugal Woman that Save Time or Money

Gifts for a frugal woman that save money or time It can be difficult to find a gift for the women in your life who are frugal. You want to give them something that shows that you know and respect their frugal lifestyle. What makes it more challenging is that a frugal...

9 Gifts for A Frugal Man that Save Time or Money

9 Gifts for A Frugal Man that Save Time or Money

Gifts for a frugal man that save time or money Every year, I struggle to come up with gifts for my husband. It's particularly difficult because my husband is a frugal person. Frugal people tend to value practical things and experiences.   I look through gift...

Free Things

Birthday Freebies: 49 Best Free Birthday Stuff in 2020

Birthday Freebies: 49 Best Free Birthday Stuff in 2020

Best Birthday Freebies Your birthday is a special day, but what makes it even better are all of the birthday freebies! Depending on what free birthday stuff is in your area, it might even be worthwhile to take the whole day off to get as much free stuff on your...

9 Easy, Genius Hacks to get a Free Starbucks Gift Card

9 Easy, Genius Hacks to get a Free Starbucks Gift Card

Free Starbucks! If you love sitting at Starbucks with a tall, delicious drink in hand, but sometimes feel the guilt from the $5+ purchase... You're not alone. Green tea Frappucinos at Starbucks are my guilty pleasure. Initially I tried to tell myself that $5 a day is...

Cashback Apps

Honey App Review: My Honest Experience with this Coupon Extension

Honey App Review: My Honest Experience with this Coupon Extension

Review of the Honey App and Extension So you're purchasing something online, you're about to check out when you see the field for "coupon"... Naturally, you google the "store name" and "coupon". You land on sites like Retailmenot.com. You see various coupons and try...

How to Save Money on a Wedding

How to Save Money on Diamond Engagement Rings

How to Save Money on Diamond Engagement Rings

How to save money on a diamond engagement ring According to the Knot, the average price of an engagement ring is $5900. But you don't need to spend all that money on a ring. There are plenty of things you could be putting that money towards like the cost of your...

How to Plan a Wedding on a Small Budget in 2020

How to Plan a Wedding on a Small Budget in 2020

Wedding on a Small Budget Ideas According to The Knot, the average wedding cost is $33,931 and that doesn't include the honeymoon. What if you only have a budget of $1000, $5000 or $10,000? At the end of the day, the budget doesn't dictate how wonderful the wedding...