It’s all part of the greater American Dream: the kids in swimsuits running around the driveway, the green garden hose, the car soap, lots of splashing and general merriness happening. Never mind this romantic notion and the fact that it was replaced with motorized car washes in our busy lifestyles. Is washing my own car [...]
If there’s anything positive to say about the recent recession, it’s that many of us have learned how to live on a limited budget in some way. I regularly write about ways to save money or this thing or that, but what are some of the things that I actually practice? Here are some of [...]
When it comes to listing personal vices that cost me money, there are only a few, but eating lunch out on weekdays is probably first on that list. The financial analysis of comparing the cost of lunch out versus lunch brought from home is a staple on many personal finance blogs, with a nearly unanimous [...]
Happy Thursday! This is a guest post from Andrea Woroch. Andrea is a nationally-recognized consumer and money-saving expert who guides consumers on ways to live on less without radically changing their lifestyles. She has been featured on Good Morning America, NBC’s Today, MSNBC, the New York Times and Kiplinger Personal Finance. For more daily tips, [...]
One of the biggest obstacles to success with money is waste—of any kind. One of the largest problem areas in many people’s budgets is buying food. Do the two intersect in your life like they do in ours?