Welcome to the next article in the Simple Savings Sunday series. This series is just really easy tips to help you save money. It doesn't take much to save some money here and there, as long as you try. We have a little problem in this country, with over a third running with delinquent debt. I don't like that number and used to be a part of that crowd. Now I work hard to make sure I stay away from running debt and help others do the same. Simple … [Read more...] about Simple Saving Sunday – Using Digit to Save When You Don’t Think You Can
If you're anything like me, then you take some time to bargain hunt and comparison shop. For the longest time, I was always about the lowest price. How can I get the price lower? Where can I go to beat that price? I was on a mission to save! Now, don't get me wrong. Saving money is a great thing and I encourage it. Hell, I feel that you shouldn't complain about paying higher prices if you don't ask for a discount. I'm not afraid of asking for … [Read more...] about Our Quest for the Lowest Price Could Be Hurting Us
I cut the cord over two years ago. I did it because I needed to make a budget change. We were paying way too much just to watch TV and it needed to stop. I was deep in debt and I thought cable was a necessity. Well, I've learned my lesson. Over the past two years, I have tried a number of different devices to help me stream shows and movies onto my TV. Now, just as a reminder, cutting the cord is not cutting internet. You need internet to really … [Read more...] about 5 Devices to Help You Cut the Cord and Save Money!
I just had two expensive things done at this house in two days. This past week, we had 6 trees removed and one pruned. There were either dead or leaning over the house. Not cool with either scenario. We also had our 28 year old water heater replaced with a new one. We knew these were coming down the pipeline, but no matter what, I don't like dishing out those kind of payments at any point. I did shop around before I picked my service providers … [Read more...] about Simple Savings Sunday – Pay with Cash or Check
Being a new parent is stressful enough without thinking about your new monthly budgetary obligations. Unfortunately, the joy of having a new baby in the family is sometimes overshadowed by concerns about how to pay for everything and still give your child the best, and these concerns increase considerably for single parents and single income couples. According to their recent annual report, Expenditures on Children by Families, the U.S. … [Read more...] about Simple Money-Saving Tips for New Parents
That's right friends, it's back! Simple Savings Sunday is back on board here at Debt Roundup. Now, I started this series last year and it did well. Over time, things changed and I ran out of time to get it done. Now, I'm bringing it back, but with a different strategy. I won't be sharing tips every Sunday, but only when I have something good. Only when the savings nuggets come across my mind. Case in point, this Simple Savings Sunday tip is … [Read more...] about Simple Savings Sunday – This One Calculation Can Save You Money