Welcome back to another edition of Simple Savings Sunday! For those that aren't aware, my wife and I are looking to buy a home right now. Our home is in the sales process, so we have been looking at homes every night. This process is exhausting. The area we want to move to is a hot market. It is hard to find homes and when we do, they are picked up in a day or two. We have been looking at homes that don't even have pictures, just because we … [Read more...] about Simple Savings Sunday – Ditch the “Just Replace It” Mentality
OK, I have to admit that I have seen the show "Extreme Couponing" from TLC. I watched it at a friend's house, who actually has cable. Since I get my shows from an antenna and from Netflix, I don't get many shows like this. After watching this show once, I realized that I was OK with how I watch TV. If you haven't seen this show, then let me break it down for you really quickly. People on this show are obsessed with coupons. It doesn't … [Read more...] about Why Extreme Couponing Irks Me!
Welcome back to Simple Savings Sunday. I hope everyone is having a great weekend so far. I know that my weekend has flown by as they usually do. I just don't understand how two days can move so quickly. You can take any two days during the work week and they crawl by, but when you take two days over the weekend, they fly. I mean, it is still the same exact amount of hours, but come on! To make matters worse, I am fighting the dreaded man … [Read more...] about Simple Savings Sunday – Rent Instead Of Buy
Welcome back to Simple Savings Sunday! I hope your holidays have been great and you are ready to start the new year off right. This week's savings tip is one that you can start implementing now and you will see the power of it by the end of the year. Creating some great savings plans in the beginning of the year is the best way to create an ever-lasting mentality of saving. Make a goal of saving each and every month. You can do it, only if … [Read more...] about Simple Savings Sunday – The Impulse Purchase Savings Plan
Welcome to the first edition of Simple Savings Sunday! This is a new series that I have wanted to start for some time. There are so many people that ask me how they can save money through out their finances. I am a big fan of saving money and I think it is an important aspect of improving your financial situation. This new series is just going to discuss one saving tip each Sunday. I will just provide some simple advice that you can go and … [Read more...] about Simple Savings Sunday – Shop Around