Stretch Your Food Dollar with a Little Planning

Want to save some money? Well, sometimes you have to spend a little first. This is one of those times. One of the best investments you can make to stretch your food budget is to buy a small freezer for your garage or basement. How so? Then you can take advantage of two things: weekly […]

Budget Woes: Where My Budget Failed Me

This is a reader story from Dawn in Topeka, KS.  We plan on regularly featuring stories from Personal Budgeting readers who share their personal experience with establishing a budget, paying down, and pursuing extra income. Want yours to be next? Just contact us and we’d be happy to look over your own story. In my […]

5 Things You’re Already Paying For That You Can Save Money On

There are five things just about all of us are already paying for but that, with some intelligent thinking and planning, we can all save substantive amounts of money on. If we all try hard enough, we can keep much more of our hard earned money. Then we’ll have enough money left over to spend […]

Mistakes to Avoid When Crafting a Personal Budget

It is something that so many of us do, but most of us don’t stick with it. No, I’m not talking about vowing to lose ten pounds as a New Years’ resolution, although that might fit. I’m talking about budgeting. Many people have no trouble making a budget, and most of us have made many […]