Category Archives: Saving Money

10 Ways to Save Money In a Pinch

We all have those times when life puts the big squeeze on us and we end up needing some extra cash to see us through.

Unexpected expenses have a way of rearing their ugly heads at the worst times. Even if you’re a master saver and feel there’s no more penny pinching your budget can take, sometimes a pair of fresh eyes can spot just one more way to save.

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Saving Is The New Spending: A Generation of Savers

Just like orange is the new black, millennials are proving that saving is the new spending.

Our generation has some unique challenges on our financial plate: we are shackled with more student loan debt than any generation before us, we graduated (in large part) into the worst job market in recent decades, and what jobs we could find paid lower or were fewer hours than before the recession.

Finding the money to pay off loans and afford rent can be a big enough challenge, let alone trying to find the money to save. Yet, we’re doing it!

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5 Unique Money Saving Tips

God, I love saving money. I really do. It’s one of the best feelings in the world. Knowing that I got a good deal, or that I simply skipped over something that I didn’t need, brings joy to my heart.

We’ve all heard the commonly touted ideas that eating in or skipping those happy hour cocktails will save you big bucks, and they will – but if you want to come play in the big leagues, read on for some tips that are totally insane and will totally save you cash.

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That One Time I Went to a Beauty School for a Haircut

Every frugal maven has their own ways to cut costs while trying to live a fabulous, frugal life. If you’re a frequent reader of frugality blogs, you can probably think of a few crazy things you’ve done (or read about) to save money, too (although I sincerely hope it doesn’t involve reusing your toilet paper).

Personally, I’ve completely stopped wearing makeup, most of my clothes are hand-me-downs, I’ve nixed going shopping and eating out for entertainment, and I’ve absolutely stopped trying to keep up with the Joneses. I’ve made some great strides, but at one point in time, I was paying $120 every time I went to visit my hair stylist for a cut and highlights — definitely not frugal!

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10 Fun and Frugal Ways to Enjoy Spring

After what seems like endless amounts of snow storms, Spring is finally here! That means getting outside, enjoying the warmer weather, and experiencing longer days.

However, since you’re a savvy shopper and know the importance of saving, you probably want to enjoy Spring by spending as little as possible.

Don’t you worry – we have 10 fun and frugal ways to enjoy Spring right here!

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