4 Creative Ways to Be Frugal

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I’m not really into frugal living. However, there are times when I want to save a little money – or at least get the best value for my dollar. While I don’t really consider myself overly frugal, I am careful not to spend money on things that aren’t important to me. If I think it’s […]

15 Inexpensive Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day is right around the corner, and if you haven’t thought of a gift to give your mother, mother-in-law, or mother of your children, now is a great time to start thinking about what you will give that special lady in your life! These gift ideas are creative and inexpensive ways young children can […]

How to Save Money for a Car You’ll Love

New Car

For many Americans, it may seem as though living with a car payment is the only way to ensure that you have safe, reliable transportation. But you can save money and pay cash for a car you’ll love — and continue to remain debt-free. Here are some strategies for both finding an inexpensive, reliable car […]

How to Save for a Wedding in a Year (or Less)

Wedding

Just how much does the average wedding cost today? $10,000? $20,000? $50,000? In point of fact, a wedding can cost whatever you want it to cost. But if you’re interested in statistics as a means of comparison, the average wedding in America today costs about $27,800 (according to The Knot). That’s a lot of money to […]

15 Cheap Ways to Treat Yourself

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One thing people often get wrong about frugality is thinking that it will be a long slog of painful denial. Since you’re attempting to spend less money, that means all luxuries are off the table. There are two problems with this way of thinking: First, if you believe that frugality is a painful struggle, then […]