Category Archives: Control Finances

Can Happiness Be Bought?

Can Happiness Be Bought?

Money brings happiness. Increased income directly correlates to an increase in happiness. But is money alone the cause for your happiness? Can happiness be bought? Take an introspective look at how you can bring more happiness into your life with a couple of fundamental ideas. Read More >>

Tips for Getting Out of Debt and Staying Out for Good

Tips for Getting Out of Debt and Staying Out for Good

If you’re unable to pay your regular bills, than credit card debt can’t be paid off either. So it grows. The debt snowballs and before you know it you’re wondering if you can ever get out. Let’s take a look at some proven steps for getting out of debt and staying there. Read More >>

Creating a Spending Plan That Works for You

Creating a Spending Plan That Works for You

In the past, I’ve focused on my budget and what I CANNOT do with it – I was sure doomed for failure. I’ve created a budget, but sometimes it just didn’t work for me because I ended up spending what I tried to save. Instead, I created a spending plan that worked out better in… Read More >>

How to Create a Cash Cushion

How to Create a Cash Cushion

For many individuals, the idea of saving in any way, shape, or form is a daunting thought, at best. Most folks are looking for more and more creative ways to make more money, and saving is not on the average person’s mind. However, creating a mindset of savings is key in how to create a… Read More >>

7 Ways to Get Organic Food for Less

7 Ways to Get Organic Food for Less

These days, organic food is big business. More and more consumers have realized the benefits of organic foods, and supermarkets have responded by stocking more organic products. But due to the high demand and strict requirements of organic products, their prices can be rather high. For those who are eating on a budget, the price… Read More >>

5 Smart Ways to Save Money Fast

5 Smart Ways to Save Money Fast

Every family and every individual know the importance of cutting spending in today’s economy. However, many of these individuals do not realize that cutting spending in little ways can also help in this endeavor. Here are 5 smart ways to save money fast! If you cut spending in many little areas, they will add up… Read More >>

5 Ways to Build A Successful Emergency Fund

5 Ways to Build A Successful Emergency Fund

Few people get through their entire lives without experiencing a financial emergency. You might be fortunate enough to never have to deal with the aftermath of a hurricane, tornado or earthquake, but when you’re living on a tight budget, something as simple as a broken water heater or car trouble can be hard enough to… Read More >>

A Frugal and Romantic Day Out

A Frugal and Romantic Day Out

Having a frugal and romantic day out can be more fun than you think. My husband and I find new ways to go out on dates, and feel that we don’t have to spend a lot of money when we do things we actually enjoy. It’s not because we’re cheap, we’re trying not to break… Read More >>

5 Ways to Save Money on Health and Beauty Products

5 Ways to Save Money on Health and Beauty Products

Do you love make-up, soaps, and lotions but hate spending the money they cost? I used to spend a ton of money on high end products, but have learned a long way that the result is the same. The same great hair and skin, and it also saves me extra money in the bank. Of… Read More >>

Unique Ways to Save Money on Groceries

Unique Ways to Save Money on Groceries

In an effort to save money on my grocery bill, I’ve implemented the sage advice offered time and time again. I shop from a list. I buy what’s in season. I don’t, or (try not to) shop hungry, and clip coupons to look at what’s on sale. These are all very good rules to shop… Read More >>

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