Save Money

How to save your money. My tips & tricks on how to best spend the money you’re willing to spend. I’m no expert, but I’ve navigated myself out of enough financial crises. I think I’ve learned a thing or two along the way!

Why We Have So Many Savings Accounts (& why you should too!)

For my husband and I, saving is a huge priority.  We’re in our early 20’s, own a home, and have a family already. There’s a lot that we need to be saving for. We have a strong budget set, and plenty of savings goals that we’re working toward. Oh, and…

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How to Start a Zero Based Budget

What is a zero based budget? A zero-based budget is a budget that runs on the principle of every dollar you earn having a purpose. Your income minus your expenses equals zero. It’s that easy. You bring in $3,000 a month? Every dollar of that $3,000 has a predetermined place to go. For…

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Top 8 Ways You’re Wasting Money

Some links provided may be affiliate links. That means at no cost to you, I may earn a small commission from qualifying purchases. But as always, I only recommend/link products I genuinely like and truly recommend. For more information, see my disclosure policy here. #1 Convenience meals & snacks It…

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Casual Couponing – how to start using coupons!

Have you ever watched Extreme Couponing on TLC? The mother of my ex in high school was like that. She had a full basement stockpile & everything! It was insanely interesting to watch her method. She’d walk out of stores with carts full of stuff for $3.00, just by clipping…

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Monthly Meal Planning

Today we’re going to talk about how I save hundreds of dollars a month on feeding my family! Without crazy couponing. Although we do some minor coupon shopping, which I’ll delve into in the future. Requiring minimal effort, only an hour or so a month. It may take a little…

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