Frugal Living

5 Tips to Save Money on High End Electronics Purchases

March 17, 2014
Save Money Home Entertainment

If you’re someone who really likes to buy your electronics at the top end of the technology scale, you’re probably used to paying high-end prices too. The one thing does tend to follow the other. However, if like most people, you would like to save a little while still getting state-of-the-art electronic equipment, nobody could […]

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Actual Costs of Eating Healthy vs. Eating Junk

February 19, 2014
Costs of Eating Healthy

We all know that we SHOULD eat healthy.  But the most common argument is that it is just too expensive.  Instead, many people head to McDonald’s or some other fast food place, and they eat some of the worst “foods” on the planet (nutritionally speaking, I’m not saying that fries are not one of the […]

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How Money Brings Happiness

January 14, 2014
Money Brings Happiness

I was recently reading a poll by Gallup that talked about how many people were worried about their jobs.  It made me realize that I have never actually been worried that I would be laid off.  I understand that it could happen, and I understand what the effects would be if it did happen.  However, […]

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Comparison: Used Car vs. New Car

January 7, 2014
New Car Vs Used Car

“Should I buy used or new?” That’s one of the most common and most important questions car buyers often ask themselves as they look for their next vehicle. But while it’s hard to pass up that wonderful feeling of owning a brand-new car (along with that new-car smell), you can get a bigger bang for […]

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Party in Style – New Year’s Eve Decorations, Food and Games

December 30, 2013
New Years Party Hats

Ever since I was a kid I have always loved New Year’s Eve. Maybe it’s because it gives me the opportunity to spend time with friends and family while I eat appetizers, drink champaign and celebrate what the new year has in store for all of us. For some, the thought of hosting a New […]

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Picking Up Christmas Clearance Deals on Décor

December 24, 2013
Christmas Clearance

Just before Christmas, most stores start their sales on all of their holiday décor.  Then, immediately following the big day, they cut those prices even further.  Most of the time it will cost more to ship the items back to their supplier than it would be just to sell it at a fraction of the […]

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Christmas Gifts for Mom – Homemade vs. Store Bought

December 18, 2013
Christmas Gifts for mom

The question looms every Christmas.  You debate whether or not you should buy gifts for your loved ones, or use one of your many talents to create something that they will enjoy.  If you are reading this article, you obviously come from a frugal mindset.  It is tempting to handcraft a gift for someone in […]

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