Moving to college means all kinds of new expenses. But, saving money at college doesn’t have to be difficult. You just have to know where to look.
With so much information online, finding beautiful travel destinations that fit your budget has become easier than ever. The places you can go without breaking the bank may surprise you. But where do you start? Sometimes the sheer number of cheap vacations available can be overwhelming. Instead of hitting the beach and letting go of […]
Over the last few years, we have worked hard and saved. We have counted pennies, used coupons, and made most of our meals at home. One by one, we have payed off almost all of our debts. We have nearly paid off some legitimate expenses, such as our car and home improvement loans. We have also had to pay […]
With our ten-year wedding anniversary coming up later this year, my husband has been feeling generous. For our anniversary gift, he said I could pick between a few amazing things – either a new, upgraded wedding ring or a trip anywhere in the world. I think you know how that conversation went. I actually like […]
The costs of living on your own can be a shock to your system, especially if you’re becoming a homeowner for the first time. Although you have an idea of what items and services you need, the initial setup fees for utilities, cable, and other “necessities” can be an unexpected drain on your pocketbook if […]
It’s been a while since I worked in a job that would be considered “low-wage,” but that doesn’t mean I don’t remember what the low-wage lifestyle was like. Quite the contrary, really. I actually remember exactly what it felt like to be broke until payday, struggling to come up with money for anything extra – […]
Last week, Greg was forced to take a cold shower. But before you start feeling sorry for him, you should know that it isn’t what you think. Here’s what happened: Basically, our water heater died sometime during the night without our knowledge. My lucky husband just happened to be the person who learned this knowledge […]