It's starting to get warm out there again, which means one thing...Time to tune up and turn on those air conditioners while trying to save money on your cooling bills. Tough job!If you're anything like me, then you know how uncomfortable it can be when you're hot in your own home. I hate being hot, so I love air conditioning. I consider it one of the greatest inventions around, just due to how much I hate being hot. Living in the south … [Read more...] about Should I Turn Off My A/C To Save More Money?
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Vacation. It is an annual rite of passage for many families across the summer. Besides Christmas, vacation is usually the largest one-time expense each year. We all want to have an awesome vacation, no matter if we stay near for a staycation, or book an international trip for a few weeks. Budgeting for a nice vacation can be daunting, but there are ways to save money on your vacation if you just know where to look.Before you book your next … [Read more...] about 10 Apps That Will Save You Money On Your Next Vacation
Did you know Coinstar charges a fee to be able to deposit your coins and get cash back? Yep, that's right, you have to pay them money to get cash from your coins. Luckily for you, we're here to show you how to deposit your coins for free and Coinstar allows you do to do it. It's not illegal and they even show this on their site.*Important Note: While Coinstar's fee is 11.9%, it's up to each retailer who carries the machine to the rate they … [Read more...] about How to Skip the Coinstar Fee when Depositing Your Coins
We are in November and it's time to get our holiday spending ready to go. If you haven't already put together a list of gift ideas, then you might need to start working on that. Most people focus on what they are going to buy, but not so much on how they are going to pay for it. Did you know credit card debt increases during the holiday season? It shouldn't be a surprise really, but it also doesn't have to be the norm. If you'd just save up some … [Read more...] about 17 Simple Ways to Make Extra Money Before Christmas
You probably already save money each month thanks to the Internet. Being able to shop online means you don’t have to pay brick-and-mortar retail prices or burn gas money to get across town. But, you might not realize that many free apps can help you stop spending on things you pay for monthly.After all, we’re almost 20 years into the 21st century and technology continues to remove cost barriers. If you think free online bill pay is the best … [Read more...] about 16 Free Apps That Save Money on Things You Pay for Monthly
The media loves to regularly point out that Americans struggle to afford an unexpected $500 bill. What many of us don’t realize is that if you’re having trouble paying for life’s surprises, you probably struggle to buy groceries and pay your rent every month too. Being able to save money on groceries is an easy and necessary step you should if you want to stop worrying about money.There are two primary ways to improve your financial situation … [Read more...] about 8 Apps to Save Money on Groceries Every Time You Shop