7 Frugal + Easy Non-Food Party Favor Ideas

Outdoor play favor

Birthday party favors seem silly. You’re hosting a party, providing entertainment, food, drinks, and cake, AND you have to give the little guests something to take home? I have no idea where the tradition started for parents to give out birthday party favors, but it’s one of my least favorite things as a parent. As […]

Popmoney Twitter Chat

Popmoney Chat

Today I’ll be hosting a twitter chat with our awesome sponsor, Popmoney. I’ve written before their easy to use online payment service. (Organize Your Finances To Meet Financial Goals + Popmoney For Gifting) Today we’re taking it to twitter to chat for an hour about what Popmoney is, how you can use it, and why it’s a must-have […]

How To Find The Best Prices For Financial Products {sponsored}


Would you be interested in saving money on some of your biggest bills? Who wouldn’t! If you’re reading my site it’s likely you like to shop around to get the best prices. You probably spent way too much time sourcing the best rates or lowest costs for services you need. You also may find sites that […]

3 Tips To Manage Marriage & Money {guest post}

3 Tips to Manage Marriage & Money

This is a guest post from Gretchen at Retiredby40Blog.com. They say opposites attract. Now, I’m no relationship expert, but in my marriage this seems to be true, as well as for many of my friends and family. And do you know what happens when opposites attract? Conflict. It’s basically a guaranteed thing in any relationship. […]

Southwest Vacations: Dive into Summer Savings

summer savings southwest

Are you ready for a vacation?! Me, too. As the end of the school year approaches it’s a time many families are thinking about their summer plans and when they’ll be able to head off for a cool and fun summer vacation. We already have a fun trip planned for early September, but I’m looking […]

Stop Food Waste, Save Money

Stop food waste, save money ways to stop food waste

Do you know how much food you waste each week? Each month? Every year? Estimates vary, but the facts remain the same. We’re wasting anywhere from 30-50% of the food we buy, approximately 25% of that is right at home. That’s worth $1,650,000,000 every year. Yes, that’s billions with a ‘b’. This short video explains it […]

5 Ways To Earn More Cashback {sponsored}

5 Ways To Earn More Cashback

Do you love extra cash? Bonus money? An unexpected windfall? Who doesn’t, right? You may be missing out on extra cash in your pocket if you aren’t taking full advantage of Cashback Rewards. When you use your credit card’s Cashback Bonus program it’s an easy way to earn money on purchases you already plan to […]

How To Build Credit Without Credit Cards: New FICO Scores

how to build credit without credit cards

A good credit score is an important part of your financial arsenal. A good score will allow you to borrow funds for major purchases like student loans, a car loan, or a home loan.  It can impact your interest rates meaning you’ll spend less over time and in turn that can have a huge impact on your […]