For twenty-five plus years, Black Friday has always been a tradition in our house. To give you an idea of how long we have shopped on Black Friday back in the day… We could walk up to Best Buy at 8 am (on Friday) when they opened at 8 am (again on Friday) and get all the Doorbusters we were after. Then, we could hit another store's opening at 9 am for their giveaway. And still get to the mall … [Read more...] about Five Expert Ways to Save Money on Black Friday
Amazon Prime is awesome! But, an extra yearly expense for the memberships. Does it make sense to spend the money? There are times I wonder how Amazon can even make the Amazon Prime membership profitable, but that isn't for me to worry about. There are a ton of reasons I love Amazon Prime! Even with the $119 per year fee, it will save you money over the course of the year. If and only if, you … [Read more...] about The Reality of Amazon Prime – Saves You Money
When I first decided to start a business (my company - no one else to tell me what to do), I was super excited and couldn't wait to dive right in!! Getting a name for the new company was up first, which I knew would be the hardest choice I would have to make. Oh….how I was wrong!! Deciding on providers to use overwhelmed my brain fast! To start a business became overwhelming - and fast! So … [Read more...] about Want to Start a Business? Overwhelmed?
On a daily basis, I find myself cooking. Before kids, I LOVED to cook! Now, it is more of a necessity. I still love to cook, but the deadline of hungry mouths and activities has taken some of the fun out. Many of these kitchen tools and gadgets make cooking faster and easier for me. Plus I save money by not wasting food. At the beginning of 2016, we started to incorporate bits and pieces of the … [Read more...] about Kitchen Tools and Gadgets That Save Time & Money
We have to eat daily. It is part of life. And if you have kids, they want to eat ALL THE TIME! Nod, if you understand. Smile, be thankful for all those hungry mouths to feed. Tackling the grocery budget can seem to be an overwhelming prospect. Is it possible to lower the grocery budget? Yes! The grocery budget can be simple to manage with these simple and easy … [Read more...] about Strategies to Lower Grocery Budget. Easy. Quick. Simple.
Debt. It is a four letter word. But, the impact is heavy. Pay off debt today, so you can live your life. These words get thrown around - Debt Snowball vs. Debt Avalanche. Snowball vs. avalanche. Does that mean anything to you? Don't worry; there are examples below. The average HOUSEHOLD has over $90,000 of debt (as of March 2016). That is credit card, auto loan, and student loan debt. … [Read more...] about Debt Snowball vs. Debt Avalanche – Which Method is Best?