Why I’m Buying Life Insurance At Age 25

Why I’m Buying Life Insurance At Age 25

When you’re 25, dying doesn’t really cross your mind. Like everyone else, I’ve pondered my mortality on occasion. But the idea of dropping dead any time soon? Far from my consciousness. So why am I going to take out a life insurance policy? After all, in addition to being young I have No spouse No […]

Warning: Work-From-Home Bloggers Can Face Big Financial Challenges

Warning: Work-From-Home Bloggers Can Face Big Financial Challenges

Working from home provides a level of freedom that many office workers can’t even imagine. It’s one reason that so many work-at-home bloggers vow to never work in an office setting again. Those who work from home don’t have to commute, and therefore save time and money. It’s a huge perk, for sure. But while […]

Creative Ways to Save Money this Summer

Creative Ways to Save Money this Summer

I live in Houston. Yes… Houston, Texas, where all good things go to melt. This is especially true during the summer months, which started a few months ago for us. Summer, no matter where you live, brings new things to spend money on. The kids are home from school (24/7), there are vacations to plan, […]

Minor Changes that Help Save Money

Minor Changes that Help Save Money

We’re all looking for ways to save money. Luckily, you’ve come to the right place. Saving money can be a daunting task, but there are ways to save just by taking a look at your regular expenses. Sometimes it can be as simple as a lifestyle change (easy, right?) or packaging your services together with […]

Save Money by Making More Money with Side Gigs

Save Money by Making More Money with Side Gigs

I’m the Queen of the side hustle. In college, I worked as a waitress to pay rent. But I also tutored at the school, did a few freelance gigs, babysat, and even taught for a semester. Even now, as a mother, MBA student, and consultant, I still find the time to make a little extra […]

4 Ways To Start Preparing for 2014 Tax Season Now

4 Ways To Start Preparing for 2014 Tax Season Now

By this point many people have already submitted their taxes. Many more will wait until the April 15th deadline, which can mean long lines at the post office. Both groups share one thing in common: they can both start preparing for next year’s taxes right now. Taking easy, simple steps in the short term can […]

5 Ways To Start Extreme Couponing

5 Ways To Start Extreme Couponing

Extreme couponing might seem intimidating to the normal shopper, but if you are determined to save money it can be a rewarding hobby. Before I started couponing, I would see couponers on television and wonder how they could be so zealous about cutting coupons. “How can they leave the grocery store with money in their […]

Awesome Couponing Tips for NON Extreme Couponers

Awesome Couponing Tips for NON Extreme Couponers

If you’ve ever wondered why extreme couponing is so darn hot, consider that it’s possible to buy groceries and only actually pay every other time, which works out to the equivalent of paying for every other grocery shopping excursion! So while most of us overlook the coupons in our newspapers, stop and think about what […]

4 Reasons to Buy Groceries in Bulk

4 Reasons to Buy Groceries in Bulk

Did you know that food packaging makes up about 8-percent of the cost of food? That is why buying in bulk is positive for the environment and beneficial for your pocket book at the same time. Here are four very convincing reasons, both environmentally and economically, why you should buy your groceries in bulk… 1. […]

7 Free Date Ideas for Valentine’s Day

7 Free Date Ideas for Valentine’s Day

If you’re strapped for mullah, Valentine’s Day might be a little tight. However, that doesn’t mean it can’t still be memorable and romantic. There are plenty of exciting and meaningful ways to express your love—as opposed to putting yourself in the poor house. After all, Valentine’s Day is about celebrating your affection for one another, […]