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20 Books That Will Change Your Life and How You Think About Retirement

20 Books That Will Change Your Life and How You Think About Retirement

Tweet If you are a part of what is considered Generation X, you know that you probably have anywhere from 25-35 years until retirement — or at least that’s what the government and most pension plans suggest as a retirement age. Since we’re currently focused on other aspects of our lives such as building careers, […]

How to Take an Inexpensive Road Trip

How to Take an Inexpensive Road Trip

Tweet I just picked up a copy of Road Trip USA: Cross-Country Adventures on America’s Two-Lane Highways by Jamie Jensen from my local library because I wanted to plan an inexpensive road trip this year. The book’s itineraries, albeit too rich for my budget-loving blood, got me to thinking about ways you can cut costs […]

Is It Really Possible to Live Without Money?

Is It Really Possible to Live Without Money?

Tweet There’s such a thing as being really frugal but can you truly survive without money? How would you acquire the things that you need? Could you feed, clothe, and provide shelter for yourself without going to extreme measures? Would you find it freeing to be rid of all the material things weighing you down […]

The Encyclopedia of Cheap Travel Book

The Encyclopedia of Cheap Travel Book

Tweet I dream of being the female Anthony Bourdain. I picture myself jetsetting across the world in search of culinary delights and colorful people. My skills as a travel writer need polishing but I am in a place in my life where I can be mobile. My soul yearns for adventure. My budget, however, makes […]

Kindle Owners with Amazon Prime Shipping Can Borrow Books for Free

Kindle Owners with Amazon Prime Shipping Can Borrow Books for Free

Tweet Kindle owners listen up. Amazon’s got a sweet deal. In addition to all the books they offer for free through their website, they also have a Lending Library that is free for Prime members. This lets you get your hands on some of the hottest titles without having to wait for them to go […]

Book Review of Leah Ingram’s Suddenly Frugal

Book Review of Leah Ingram’s Suddenly Frugal

Tweet I consider myself a lifetime learner.  Maybe that is one of the reasons why I feel compelled to read anything I can get my hands on.  My past experience as a book reviewer for an arts and entertainment magazine put me into contact with nearly every publishing house in the United States.  I will […]

Fun Gift Ideas for the Book Lover in Your Life

Fun Gift Ideas for the Book Lover in Your Life

Tweet Books are a great way to escape from the doldrums of everyday living.  Contained within the pages of the latest bestseller or literary classic is a world completely unlike your own.  Each turn of the page offers insight into another person’s life, interests, successes, disappointments, and routine.  No matter what your circumstance may be, books can provide you with […]