Summer is a time when the kids are home and life slows down somewhat. When people used to go on vacation, many are opting for the less stressful, less expensive staycation instead.
I don't own a house or condo, and no, I'm not the proud owner of a yacht. To me, that's quite alright. As far as I'm concerned I've got all I need and I don't miss anything.
You would think taking advantage of free stuff would be a great way to save money. After all, you can't get any cheaper than free, right? But there are surprising costs to "free" stuff...
Refrigerators are the biggest energy suckers outside of air-conditioning units. So if you want to go off the grid the biggest challenge will be to get rid of the fridge!
If you find it hard to make ends meet, there are a number of ways to have additional money in your hands. These methods won't make you a millionaire but will give you a little wiggle room and peace of mind.
The no spend year challenge is gaining momentum, but is it possible? How can you do it?
With a few simple habits and techniques, I've saved myself a lott of money. Money that can be be reallocated instead of wasted.
There is advice on how to prepare for a no-spend-month everywhere. Yet, emotionally, starting a new month knowing a percentage of your budget is off-limits can trigger a desire to spend.
Many of us battle to make ends meet in these uncertain times. Many families have had to live through war and instability. How did they manage and what could they teach us?
In Part 1, we explore ways to pay for utilities and food. How to save on food. How to save on groceries. How to get free groceries.