Frugal Living

Black Friday vs. Cyber Monday: Which is Best For You?

October 10, 2017

The shopping frenzy behind Black Friday started back in the 1950s when Philadelphia police officers used the term to describe the chaos at malls and ships the day after Thanksgiving, according to History.com. The day proved to be a big headache for city officers who couldn’t take the day off. Instead, they were tasked with […]

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Celebrate The Holiday Without Breaking The Bank

December 13, 2016
Celebrate The Holiday Without Breaking The Bank

The holiday season is also one of the most expensive times of year. Decadent foods, gifts, travel expenses and more can put you in a financial bind. However, the best part of the holidays doesn’t necessarily depend on how much you spend. Make this holiday season special while on a budget with these simple tips: […]

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Making Sure That You Get The Biggest Bang For Your Buck Online!

November 18, 2016
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Being smart with your money consists of several factors. However, many seem to forget the online part of things. As more and more people shop, invest, and even bank online, the fine art of getting the most bang for your buck in the online space is evolving quickly. Here are a few tips to help […]

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When Being Cheap Will Cost You

October 14, 2016
When Being Cheap Will Cost You

Everyone loves a good deal, but at a certain point you need to differentiate between being cheap and being frugal. There are certain items that you should simply not buy the lowest cost version of — it is worth investing in certain higher-priced goods if they will be of higher quality. And cheap goods can […]

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How to Afford the City Lifestyle as a Millennial

June 22, 2016
How to Afford the City Lifestyle as a Millennial

Many young, working professionals are choosing to work and live downtown in cities, rather than the suburbs. But living in a city is expensive, and as rent prices and job competition continue to rise, sticking to a budget and frugal living are the key to thriving in this preferred lifestyle. Create a Budget Creating a […]

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Social Butterfly on a Budget: Having Fun Without Going Broke

March 22, 2016
Social Butterfly on a Budget: Having Fun Without Going Broke

The weekend is finally here and it’s time to make plans to unwind, hook up with friends, and celebrate the fact that Monday, for the moment, is far away. There’s just one problem. You may be up for a night frivolous fun but your bank account balance is down. Way down. Quite the conundrum. Being […]

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5 Cool Products That Can Save You Money Over Time

March 15, 2016
5 Cool Products That Can Save You Money Over Time

Over the years, you have become really adept at saving money. You make your grocery and menu lists based on what’s on sale at the supermarket. You try to run your washer and dryer when the rates are lowest. And you keep your car well-maintained to get the best possible mileage. Another great way to […]

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