Investing on a Budget

There is a common misconception that investing is only for people who have plenty of extra money lying around.  But unlike many large purchases, investing requires no hefty down payment and it will have huge benefits for you in the future. Pay yourself first.  We have all heard it but how often do you actually live by this rule?  It doesn’t have to be painful … Continue reading Investing on a Budget

Gear Up for National Picnic Day: Save Big While Still Being the Hostess with the Mostess

Picnics are a classic summertime source of entertainment and June 18th is all about celebrating them.  While you might have plenty of food at your picnic, you could be left feeling empty handed if you break the bank to prepare for the meal.  Here are a few tips that will keep both your guests and your wallet happy at your next picnic. Use your everyday … Continue reading Gear Up for National Picnic Day: Save Big While Still Being the Hostess with the Mostess

How are You Saving for National Pet Preparedness Month?

June is National Pet Preparedness month and as we all know the expenses of owning a pet add up quickly.  Keep your pet budget on the right path with these money saving tips. Look for pet food and treats online.  All online pet stores and even many online grocery stores sell pet food.  They offer tons of brands for all types of diets and many … Continue reading How are You Saving for National Pet Preparedness Month?

How to Save on Dining This Summer

Summertime means sunshine, laughter and good times with good people.  Often these good times include going out to eat with friends and family.  No one wants to miss out on a good meal, but dining out can get pricey if you’re not taking the right steps to stay on budget when you’re out with the gang.  Below is some money saving advice that will help … Continue reading How to Save on Dining This Summer

Five Ways to Save on Vacation

We all know that feeling of being totally broke after spending big on a summer vacation.  Most people splurge while on summer vacations but you don’t have to spend big to enjoy the fun of an all-out summer escape.  Here are five money-saving tips for your big trip that will leave you feeling financially happy when you return home. Be flexible with transportation options.  Flight … Continue reading Five Ways to Save on Vacation