Tag: saving money

The Best Way I’ve Found to Get Cheap Flights

I’m not much of a plane person. In fact, if given a choice to travel via car or plane, I’m going to choose the car any day of the week. Plus, you get to see more of the country! That, and I’m not one for flying in a tight cylinder 30,000 feet above the earth. …

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Top 10 Sub-Reddits for the Frugal-Minded

This post is inspired by The Art of Manliness post on “How to Use Reddit to Become a Better Man”. As an avid redditor and long time frugal person – I thought it would be a good idea to write a post on the various subreddits that help me save even more, learn new ways …

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How to Teach Kids About Saving Money

For parents, the greatest responsibility (besides leading them to Christ) we have is showing our kids how to manage their money. With how much our world is centered around money, and the trials and tribulations that are associated with money, we owe it to our kids to teach them for 18 years of their life …

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How to Make Swiffer Wet Jet Refill

About six years ago I was sick of paying $4.99 for the Swiffer Wet Jet Refills and wanted a cheaper solution. I could have gone with the classical mop and bucket route, but I liked the design and functionality of the Swiffer Wet Jets. So I started playing around with refill bottles and started looking …

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Should You Bike to Work to Save Money…and Lose Weight?

If you are at all familiar with the personal finance blog space, then you might have heard of Mr. Money Mustache. He is really big into creating a culture of bucking the norms of culture and retired at the age of 30 years old. His retirement story has been predicated on an extremely high savings rate …

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When There’s Nothing Left to Cut

The following guest post is from one of my good friends and fellow debt freedom fanatic, Mrs. Picky Pincher. In this post she describes what her and her husband do when they think they can’t trim their budget anymore. I can definitely relate to their story in how I scour over my budget looking for …

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$32 Off Amazon Prime (One Day Only)

We’ve talked before about Amazon’s Prime Service, which allows customers to get free two-day shipping on eligible items, access to their video library and many other privileges by paying $99 per year. I reviewed our first year with Prime to see if we were actually saving money over that time. And it turned out that it was a …

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6 Ways to Save Money When Filing Your Taxes

Americans spend $140 billion per year to comply with the tax code – that’s a lot of money. And, although that figure may be enough to tempt you to look for ways to cut back on tax prep services, H&R Block reports that consumers who prepare their returns themselves leave $1 billion dollars in unrealized tax savings on the …

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How the Little Things Really Do Add Up

Stefanie over at The Broke and Beautiful Life was fortunate enough to be featured in this WSJ article, where the author talked about the dangers of wasting your money away on little things.   Some of the commenters ridiculed Stefanie for insisting that grabbing a taco a few times a week could damage her budget, but …

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