There are many coupon databases on the internet. A few that come to mind are, Krazy Coupon Lady.com, Coupon Mom.com and Living Rich With Coupons.com. If you are really into couponing and stockpiling it would be a benefit for you to learn how to use the databases and match the coupons with… Continue reading Making The Most of Coupons.
Getting your spouse on board with budgeting can be easy or a challenge. You may have a spouse who is a natural saver and loves to budget. You may like a lot of couples have a spouse who really likes to spend and would prefer not to discuss finances. Here are some steps that may… Continue reading How To Get Your Spouse On Board With Budgeting.
It’s October 10th and we have $233.00 left in the food budget for the month! Went to Aldi and spent $22.00. I was able to buy: Chicken, Angus Franks, Pasta, Eggs, Yogurt and some snacks. Using what we already have in the pantry and freezer, we should make it without going over the budgeted amount.… Continue reading Monthly Food Budget
It’s usually cold in my Mom’s house. It’s a large home that is heated by oil. She is very conservative with the heat! Mom fills new tube socks with rice and heats them in the microwave for 2-3 minutes and everyone gets one or two when we stay overnight. I have to say… Continue reading Rice Socks
So, I went to the gym a lot later than normal. Turns out, if you go late you get the free pizza! The gym puts out pizza from about 6:00pm to 8:00pm one night during the week. I grabbed a slice on my way out and thought well there goes my workout, but it was… Continue reading Pizza at the Gym
I drink wine and it’s definitely a budget buster. 😦 Steps to reducing wine costs include: Drinking less wine Buying less expensive brands Shopping at the discount wine and spirits stores. This is hard for us as we like to support small business, but will have to do it while we are paying… Continue reading Wine
For those who need help with paying heating bills in the winter, most States have Energy Assistance Programs. I used to work with one of the programs taking applications. In most cases, you do Not have to be over 62 or on Social Security Disability. You do need to be over 18, have a heating bill… Continue reading Help With Heating Bills