24 Ways to Save on Your Tax Preparation Fees

Tweet In today’s economy, everyone is looking to save money on their groceries, car insurance, monthly rent expenses, and more. Luckily, this can work for tax time too. Below, we’ve outlined some of the top ways you can save money as April 15 nears, including: 9 ways to get prepared for your tax appointment 10 […]

Five Places to Find Discount Prescription Eyeglasses

Tweet Do you gasp in shock every time your optometrist offers you a pair of $300-$400 eyeglasses? Do you have more than one family member needing corrective lenses? If you don’t want to go into debt after every eye exam, you’ll want to pay careful attention to what I’m going to say next. It pays […]

How to Have a Memorable Valentine’s Day Without Spending Any Money


Tweet With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, it’s all too easy to fall into the trap of spending money you don’t have on things that you don’t need. If you’re looking for ways to make your loved ones feel special this February 14th but don’t want to go broke doing so, you’ve come to the right […]

Five Money Saving Habits You'll Want to Learn This Year

Tweet When it comes to saving money, there’s no better time to get back on track than the New Year. For some miraculous reason, January gives people hope and inspires them to change their ways. That’s why New Year’s resolutions are so comical. In retrospect, everyone wishes that they had done something different the previous […]

Make Your Own Cheap Shampoo, Conditioner, and Toothpaste

Tweet In an attempt to reduce costs in 2012, I am adopting a Do-It-Yourself mentality.  One of the areas of my spending that can be virtually eliminated is in the Personal Hygiene category.  Using recipes found in the book, Making It: Radical Home EC for a Post-Consumer World by Kelly Coyne and Erik Knutzen, I […]

Different Ways to Save Money – From Savings Accounts to Savings Bonds

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Tweet When people talk about having money for a rainy day they are usually referring to putting their money into a savings account. A rainy day or emergency fund is used to set aside money from every paycheck so that in the event of an emergency or unexpected expense there’s money readily available. Using a […]

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 […]

The Best Black Friday Deals for 2011

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Tweet Have you had a chance to look at the Black Friday sales ads from your favorite retailers this year?  Well, if you haven’t had the opportunity, we’ve done it for you.  If you’re one of those shoppers that get up at the crack of dawn to get your hands on the season’s most sought-after […]

Say Sayonara to These 8 Bad Shopping Habits

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Tweet Whether you love to shop or find the whole thing a drag, you’ve likely developed some bad habits that are costing you money and time. Sometimes shopping itself can be a bad habit, especially during the holidays when events like Black Friday and Cyber Monday encourage impulse buying. While changing your buying behavior takes […]

Go Cheap This Thanksgiving and Save Money

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Tweet My favorite day of the year is coming up: THANKSGIVING!  A day full of football, family, amazing food, and great memories. A day of thankfulness for what we have.  The all-American holiday. With such a big holiday comes big expenses.  Travel costs are the big expense for some families, but for others it’s the […]