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How to Save Money on a Cell Phone Plan

January 3rd, 2013

If you're not pleased with the amount you're paying each month for cell phone service, it may be time to see if you can cut down costs on your next contract. It can be easy to overestimate how much you use your phone, and you may even find features that you don't need that can be weeded out. However, if you still aren't sure where you can cut back, take a few of these tips...

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How to Save Money When Purchasing Electronics

January 3rd, 2013

If you consider yourself tech-savvy, you may be aware of the fact that new electronics cost quite a pretty penny. Who knew living on the cutting edge could be so expensive? Unfortunately, as desirable as the newest and flashiest devices may be, the price tags are frequently enough to keep people away until they go on sale. However, Consumer Reports has provided a few...

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How to Cut Back on Weekend Expenditures

January 3rd, 2013

Saving money and maintaining an active social life can feel like polar opposites when Friday night rolls around. It can be difficult to say no when your friends are begging you to come out to the movies or have dinner with them. However, just because you're saving money doesn't mean you have to sacrifice time with your friends - it just takes a little bit of creative thinking...

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Tips for Lending and Borrowing Money

January 4th, 2013

In tough economic times, you may find yourself in a situation where you need to give money to or receive money from a family member or friend. Despite your personal feelings toward each other, lending and borrowing funds is a serious transaction that shouldn't be handled lightly. To avoid ruining any relationships, here are some important tips to use next time you're thinking...

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How to Get the Biggest Bang for Your Buck at a Yard Sale

January 3rd, 2013

Yard sales can be a great way to find unique items for dirt-cheap prices. When the warm weather rolls around, expect an influx of announcements in the local paper, online and posted around your neighborhood. If you'd like to join the ranks of yard sale hunters, it's a good idea to employ a few techniques to help ensure you're getting the best value. Here are some tips for...

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Using Customer Reward Programs to Save Money

January 18th, 2012

Though you may think of customer rewards programs as a waste of time, you might be surprised at the great deals you're able to find for just a minute or two of your time. If you shop online somewhat frequently, the savings can quickly add up. Generally, if you think there's a chance you'll return to a store, it may not hurt to sign up for a customer rewards program. Here's how...

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Money-Saving Ways to Spruce Up Your Bathroom's Decor

January 3rd, 2013

Are you looking to revamp your bathroom's aesthetic? Although you may feel that you simply don't have the budget to redecorate an entire room, there are plenty of simple projects that can have the space looking its best without costing you an arm and a leg. It just takes a little bit of creativity! Here are a few ideas from the DIY Network that can help get you in the proper...

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Budget-Friendly Video Games for Your Kids

January 3rd, 2013

Kids may have short attention spans, but that doesn't mean you have to break the bank finding exciting new ways to keep them engaged. It might take a bit of clever parenting, but if your children love video games, buying the right titles will keep them busy for months at a time. You just have to steer clear of those games that can be completed quickly, because you can bet the...

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How to Make the Most Out of a Supermarket Flyer

January 3rd, 2013

The weekly visit to the grocery store can prove to be one of your biggest unplanned expenditures - sometimes it might seem that no matter how much you try, your final bill ends up being a bit higher than you planned. While prices can unexpectedly rise, you can lower your costs by taking advantage of the weekly or monthly flyer that your market provides. But what can you do to...

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A Few Tips for Lowering Your Cable Bill

January 3rd, 2013

Are your monthly costs getting you down? If you're looking for a way to reduce your expenses, take a look at your cable bill. You may be paying more than you think, and there are a few ways that you might be able to bring down the cost of service. You have a couple of ways to go about doing this. One method is simply examining what services you actually use. It's nice to have...

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