Save More 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) as well as long-term debt.

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

21 Moms Disclose their Biggest Money Mistake

Do you feel like your kid is costing an arm and a leg? According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, every child costs mom and dad $233,610. And that's only up until 17 and doesn't include college expenses! As a pick-up-a-penny-on-the-street kind of person, that...

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What I quit buying to save money

It's the new year! With the holiday bills coming in, now's as good a time as any to quit buying things to save money! This is the easiest way to quickly improve your finances!   What things should you stop buying to save money? There are MANY things you could...

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Easy New Year’s Resolutions to make more Money in 2019

While financial goals can be set all year round, there's something about creating money resolutions for the new year that feels right! You want to kick off the year with a good financial mindset. Build the momentum of fiscal progress to set the tone for the rest of...

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11 Frugal Gifts (under $50) for Frugal Women

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 person is often somewhat of a minimalist. How do...

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11 easy ways to chop your food expenses by 50%!

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 cut my food expenses in half!...

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How to be Rich: The Rich Mindset vs. Poor Mindset

Have you ever wondered why some people are rich? It's all in the mindset. How you think and use money. Look at Robert Kiyosaki who Celebrity Net Worth estimates as having $80 million. He's the author of Rich Dad Poor Dad, one of the best-selling personal finance books...

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60+ easy ways to reduce your home utilities

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 decrease utilities costs, all you need are energy star qualified appliances...

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0-6 Month Baby Essentials for Frugal Parents

Baby stuff is expensive. With so much selection, deciding what to buy can be overwhelming. What do babies actually use? When I was pregnant, I looked through many baby must haves/essentials lists and spoke to a lot of parents. There seemed to be two opposite schools...

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