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How NOT to Get a Raise at Work
Money makes the world go round. At least that’s what we seem to think. So when you go to work, the big reason is most likely to earn money. And you want to get as much money for your work as you can. Therefore it seems logical that you want to learn how to get a raise at work. But what if you are trying your best, and you just aren’t getting anywhere?
How You Can Live Comfortably on $45/Day
Whether you are 18 or 80, money is a huge factor in our thoughts, dreams, and lives. But the real question to me is “how much do you really need?” Can lots of money really guarantee your happiness? Maybe you’ll be very happy and then again…maybe not.
11 Ways to Save on Summer Barbecues
Here are my 11 tips to save on summer barbecues so your parties will be great without breaking the bank!
How Much Does 1% Cost You?
If you don’t pay careful attention, 1% can cost you very dearly on your retirement savings count. Let me show you…
How to Save Money Hosting a Fantastic Holiday Party!
It’s getting close to the end of the year, and that usually means it’s party time again! Whether it’s a Christmas, Chanukah, Yule, or Kwanzaa celebration, or the big New Year’s bash, we’ll all probably be attending or planning some kind of special activity at work or at home with family, friends, and colleagues during the next few weeks. If hosting a party is in your plans, you may be concerned about your budget. Here are some really great ideas to use that will make your party a hit, without breaking the bank!
Thanksgiving Roundup: Being Financially Thankful
Every year, Thanksgiving gives us a wonderful opportunity to sit around the table and celebrate with our family and friends by sharing the many things we have to be thankful about. It may be the fact that we can simply gather together and share the love or that we have our health or a roof over our heads and food on the table. There is always something to be thankful for! I hope for all of us it’s not just a day off from work or another day to watch football or shop for a bargain, even though for many people that may be how they spend part of the holiday. I hope it’s much more than that for you.
Our Do’s and Don’ts of Personal Finance
Throughout the personal finance community, there are countless sources of information that can confuse even the most savvy among us. When in doubt, it can be helpful to turn to some universal do’s and don’ts when it comes to finances.
Rent or Buy? Enough Already!
Tell me if you’ve heard this gem of financial advice: If you’re renting, you’re throwing money away each month. Well. it's not that simple.
8 Bold Ways to Save Big Money
Writing about saving money is a feel-good way for me to share my knowledge with all of you. Since I’ve started, I’ve covered a number of ways that you can cut your grocery bill,home energy costs, shopping expenses and many more areas where we regularly spend our money. But I wanted to share some other ideas with you. Each of them is different and if you make them into regular habits, you can save a substantial amount.
Black Friday Shopping Tips to Save You Time & Money
One thing that has changed over the years is that Black Friday has grown into almost a whole week of ads and savings when you include the day before sales and the day of sales, which have grown over the past few years. And then there’s the growing Small Business Saturday and blockbuster Cyber Monday with another opportunity to shop for great deals, this time from the comfort of home. So check out my tips to help you be the best bargain hunter around this holiday season!
Don’t Buy Things. Buy Time
The saddest truth in our lives is that we can never buy more time on Earth. What if by taking actions such as building a healthy emergency fund, creating an effective budget, and investing, you could give yourself the means to essentially buy more time...
Mobile Health Apps: Good for You & Your Wallet
Gary from SuperSavingTips provides a review of Mobile Health Apps that will help you stay well and save money at the same time.
Crushing Your Pricey Phone Plan
In the pursuit towards financial mastery, it’s helpful to take a closer look at those monthly expenses that can be easily overlooked over time. Most notably, we’ll happily drop thousands of dollars per year on expensive phone plans with fairly restrictive features.
40 Easy Ways to Save Money Right Now!
Gary from Super Saving Tips has listed some simple changes to your everyday expenses that can add up and make a real difference. Here are 40 easy ways to save money right now.
How Turmoil in the US Stock Market Affects Everyday Life
Our market had been gaining now for years since 2008 and had reached all-time highs just very recently. But the beginning of “bear market conditions” can be a longer term activity than a correction indicates and if that’s what is happening, it can affect you whether or not you are an investor.
Common Retail Myths Exposed
We’d all like to think we know about most of the rules regarding our rights as consumers. But there are still myths out there that make us wary and distrustful. In a few cases, they may be justified. But you should know the myths from the reality. Here are some common retail myths that you should know about when you go shopping.
Storage Units: Do’s and Don’ts to Save Money
It’s a fact of life today that you may find yourself in a situation where you’ll have to rent a storage unit. Whatever the reason you need to rent a unit, there are some rules you should know and follow to help minimize your costs and save yourself real money.
How 10 Productive Minutes Can Change Your World
Ten minutes isn’t really a very long time. But oh how great it is to have such an opportunity to increase your productivity, save money, build relationships, and move forward in that brief time period.
Divorce: Minimizing the Financial Impact
We all have the right to be happy, especially when it comes to marriage and family. Unfortunately, it just doesn’t always work out quite that way. Still, there are some ways to minimize the financial impact of a divorce, while helping both side get to the quick and successful recovery that each person truly seeks.
How to Save Money on Car Rentals Every Time
How to save money on car rentals every time? Here are some important points for any frugal traveler to consider when renting a car.
A Dozen Cheap Date Ideas
If you’re on a tight budget, or you’re trying to pay down debt or take care of some other financial goals, it can be a challenge to enjoy an active social life, particularly if you are single and looking to find a romantic partner. So how can you show a potential new love interest a good time without spending a fortune? Here are a dozen cheap date ideas that are still enjoyable, fun or romantic.
The Cheapest Prepaid Cell Phones by Provider
Our team has reviewed a sample of the cheapest prepaid cell phones by provider. Don’t expect any super innovative features, but a good quality for a low price.
Are You Wasting Your Money?
In this day and age, perhaps more than ever, spending your money wisely is essential to keeping you and your family financially healthy. Are you wasting money? Take a look at this list to figure out what ways your money may be disappearing right out of your pocket.
The Best Family Cell Phone plans with Shared Data
Promotions and hot deals seem to come out every other day on the telecommunications market. And as a consumer, it’s become really hard to figure out what cell phone plan is best for your own consumption. Most people actually pay more than what they should, not only because they don’t have the right provider but also sometimes because they don’t have the right plan for them. Our team has reviewed the main options offered by a sample of providers.
OMG, I Can’t Pay My Bills!
Maybe you’re in your twenties and you’ve been out and about enjoying life. You socialize with your friends most nights and you finally got that apartment you always wanted even though it cost just a little more than you wanted to pay. You have a job, but it’s not the one you really wanted. It’s a paycheck and some experience, but you really want something better. And now this…you realize that you just can’t pay all your expenses each month and you’re in big trouble! So you can’t pay your bills…what can you do?
Save on Energy Costs and Save Our Planet Too
Now that summer is upon us, and the days are getting warmer and warmer, the air conditioning is already starting to crank up. That’s why it’s that time again to look at ways to save money off your monthly utility bills.
How to Save on a Gym Membership
Working out…some of us love it, some of us hate it, but almost all of us need to do it in order to stay fit despite our increasingly sedentary lives. But no one should spend a fortune on gym membership, so here is how to avoid some costly mistakes.
Should You Really Bundle Your Services?
You often read about how much savings you can get by bundling your services. Yet when taking a closer look at it, bundling may not always be the most cost-effective option, and if it does, it surely comes with some “cons”.
Being Smart About Smartphone Plans
It’s not really much of a choice whether or not to have a phone, but mostly a necessity these days. That’s why you have to do your due diligence to find the best affordable deal for you and your family. Here's my simple list of how to...
How your cell phone bill could decrease by 50 percent
With the proliferation of smartphones, the largest nationwide service providers like Verizon and AT&T have made millions in profits over the past couple of years. But the cell phone market has now reached a turning point, where the increasingly intense competition could lead to a price war from which customers would highly benefit...
How to Save on Car Insurance
Unless you live in an urban area with ample public transportation, having a car or truck is practically a necessity. And if you own a car or truck, having some car insurance is a necessity by law here in the United States. While you can’t avoid paying for it, there are ways to save on car insurance premiums and shrink your bill.
Supermarket savings: Tips for Healthy Choices on a Budget
Shopping for healthy choices can be a real challenge. The supermarket’s goal is to get you to spend more and the selections of glamour packaging and promotion often makes finding healthy choices difficult on a budget. However, in the long run, it costs more money if your health is impacted and your spending on medical care increases...
A Spoonful of Savings Helps the Medicine Go Down
When you don’t feel well, whether it’s a random headache, a temporary infection or a chronic illness getting you down, the last thing you want is to spend more money to feel better. The good news is that there are many ways to help save money on medications...
How To Save Money On Your Monthly Bills
Most Americans have the same bills every month. And all of these bills have significantly increased over the past years. But what can you really do about it?
Supermarket Savings: 10 Do’s and Don’ts to Save Money on Groceries
While good planning, and following that plan, is the key to saving money on groceries, there are still things you can do to limit your spending while you’re shopping at the store. Whether it’s avoiding the influence of the supermarket as they try to coax you into spending more, or simply asking for what you want, here are 10 do’s and don’ts to save while grocery shopping
Restaurant Savings: 11 Ways to Dine Out and Save
While shopping at the supermarket and cooking at home is the best way to keep your food costs low, we all know there are times when we just want (or need) to dine out, whether it’s at a fast food joint or a nice restaurant. Saving money while dining out can be a real challenge, but it is possible. Here are some easy ways...
8 Simple Ways to Save Money
All of us think from time to time that we’ll just never get out from under our money issues. We look at our 30 year mortgages and see that we still owe thousands and thousands, our car payments never seem to end, and every month we may struggle to stay “in the black” because of habits we developed years ago of buying with credit or impulse buying. But there are a huge number of simple ways to save money...
Make a Savings Plan During Financial Literacy Month
April marks Financial Literacy Month, a time when everyone can learn more about their personal finances and take steps to improve their financial picture. If you’re looking for a place to start, America Saves provides...