Merry Christmas on a Budget

Merry Christmas on a Budget

Merry Christmas on a budget to you and yours, and all the best as you plan for the New Year! As we celebrate this joyous day that commemorates the birth of Jesus Christ, I’d like to take a few steps back and look at this day from a different angle. The Christmas season is a money making event[…]

Top 13 Guides to Coupon and Discount Sites

Top 13 Guides to Coupon and Discount Sites

I love coupon and discount sites and I use them whenever I’m shopping online. It’s a habit I developed a few years ago when I bought my first domain. I was able to get domains for $0.99, because I was able to find active coupons that worked. Now, I try to find coupons for anything and everything, be[…]

better shopping guide

Better Shopping Guide: How to Save Money When Shopping

The Better Shopping Guide is designed to help you to cut back on your spending. Learn how to save on your grocery bill, travel expenses and other consumer expenses whilst maintaining a satisfactory quality of life. There are lots of ways to save money when shopping. It’s more about developing a smart strategy and ignoring impulse buying. Being a savvy[…]

buying a condo as an investment

Buying a Condo as an Investment

Buying a condo as an investment property is a route that many people take to make money. Depending on where you live it can be a worthwhile investment that can pay off or it can be a big mistake with dire financial consequences. Your challenge is to essentially crunch the numbers to get an idea of what you[…]

paying for tuition out of pocket

Paying For Tuition Out of Pocket

I was once faced with the decision of paying for tuition out of pocket or applying for a loan from a financial institution. The university that I wanted to attend gave me the option to pay my tuition per course (payment plan) or pay the full tuition fee. To pay the full tuition fee, I would have had to[…]

the worst places to hide money in your home

The Worst Places to Hide Money in Your Home

When I was younger, I had a neighbor who refused to use financial institutions to save and keep her money safe. Instead, she kept her money outside in her yard in a metal canister hidden in a hole she had dug next to the dog house. Since then, I’ve heard countless stories of people using alternative places to[…]