Budgeting

Get Fit on a Shoestring Budget

February 12th, 2013 posted by Greg Landry, M.S.

by Greg Landry, M.S. Aside from all the health benefits of exercise, a good exercise program can also help you save money and possibly even make more money… and you […]

Odyssey Into Frugality

February 12th, 2013 posted by Nancy Twigg

Parenthood brings about many changes — but frugality was not one that I expected. My husband and I had a pleasant lifestyle. Adding a child made it even more pleasant. […]

Baby Makes Three

February 12th, 2013 posted by Gary Foreman

Your friends are planning a baby shower. Mom’s tummy is growing and she looks more radiant every day. The happy parents are making plans for the baby’s room. All this […]

Cut Your Future Holiday Bills in Half

February 12th, 2013 posted by SavingSecrets.com

Most of us have a certain number of holidays that we celebrate each and every year. That means quite a number of extra “gifts” will need to be purchased for […]

Developing a Price Book

February 12th, 2013 posted by Faye Prosser

A price book is simply a list of the items you use regularly and the best prices they sell for in the stores where you are willing to shop. It […]

Dream Wedding on a Budget

February 12th, 2013 posted by Nily Glaser

Many couples are shocked to learn that today, the average wedding costs over $20,000. But, it does not need to cost quite that much. You can have your dream wedding […]

Five Ways to Beat Penny-Pinching Fatigue

February 12th, 2013 posted by Mia Cronan

Well, you’ve had enough. You’re tired of just scraping by month after month, or of carrying a balance on one or more credit cards. It’s frustrating to never see the […]

Bartering For Bargains

February 12th, 2013 posted by Gary Foreman

“I just read an article on joining a bartering club in order to barter for bargains. The fee to join the club is $350. Is it worth it and are […]

How Did Our Parents Manage It All?

February 12th, 2013 posted by Mia Cronan

175 Easy-To-Do Thanksgiving Crafts Every so often, I ask my mother how they did it all back in the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s when we were small. My parents raised […]

Bye, Bye Bills!

February 12th, 2013 posted by Nancy Twigg

by Nancy Twigg Does your family have credit card bills or other debt that won’t seem to go away no matter how much extra you pay each month? If so, […]

Make the Most of After-Christmas Sales

February 12th, 2013 posted by Frugal Family Network

Wouldn’t it be great if the good things of Christmas could last all year long? Well, we may not be able to enjoy a cheery fire and eggnog in July, […]

Cutting Back to Save Money

February 12th, 2013 posted by Carrie Mcpherson

Ok you just realized it was payday, Happy Pay Day! OH NO, you have bills that need to be paid, groceries to buy, new dance slippers for your daughter, and […]

Grocery Budgets

February 12th, 2013 posted by Gary Foreman

Q: I am looking for someone to tell me how to go about making a budget for our family’s groceries. I have no idea as to how to even start. […]

I’m Out of Money

February 12th, 2013 posted by Gary Foreman

I already buy items on sale. I don’t make extra trips in the car. I do 2 or more errands during the same trip. I don’t eat out, go to […]

Living On What’s Left

February 12th, 2013 posted by Terry Rigg

Are you one of those people that pay your bills no matter what? That is an admirable trait to have when managing your money. You made the bill and you […]

The Money Jar Trap

February 12th, 2013 posted by Jeffrey Strain

Hundreds of thousands of people place their extra change into a jar or bank every night when they return home thinking that they are saving money. In reality, the dynamics […]

Why Budgets Fail

February 12th, 2013 posted by Gary Foreman

Failure. Don’t you just hate to fail? Especially when you’ve invested time and effort into a project. But it happens all the time. Especially for people who are starting to […]

Pets on a Budget

February 12th, 2013 posted by Jonni McCoy

Getting a family pet can be one of the most rewarding things for a child. The pet provides companionship, entertainment and exercise. But sometimes the wrong pet for the family […]

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Parents are always looking for ways to sneak some vegetables into their child’s diet. Well, unless your kids are avid carrot lovers, just call these orange ice pops — they’ll […]