Category Archives: Control Finances

10 Stress Relief Tips for the Financially Strapped

10 Stress Relief Tips for the Financially Strapped

If your wallet is a little light these days, you’ll want to take steps to reduce your financial hardship and relieve your stress. I’ve been there before, and there’s nothing more stressful than feeling like you can’t make ends meet. Here are 10 stress relief tips for the financially strapped that have helped me along… Read More >>

How To Get and Use Your Credit Report

How To Get and Use Your Credit Report

Everyone has heard of a credit report. But many people don’t know exactly where to get it, or what to do with it when they have it. I’m not a financial expert, but these are some tips I’ve learned along the way on how to get and use your credit report. It’s also important to… Read More >>

Creating a Spending Plan That Works for Your Business

Creating a Spending Plan That Works for Your Business

If you focus on your budget and what you cannot do with it, you are doomed to failure from the outset. Creating a spending plan works better in many ways. One of those ways is that it incorporates spending into the equation and lessens the pain of budgeting in the first place. This applies to… Read More >>

Tips to Balance Your Money and Your Life

Tips to Balance Your Money and Your Life

One of the biggest stressors for families is that of financial stress. When your financial house is in order, then the rest of your life falls into place much more easily. When you try these tips to balance your money and your life, the entire family will be less stressed and more happy overall. Read More >>

Five Ways to Cut Spending That Have Little to No Impact on Your Life

Five Ways to Cut Spending That Have Little to No Impact on Your Life

Every family and every individual knows 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. If you cut spending in many little areas, they will add up to significant amounts and the effect on your daily… Read More >>

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 >>

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 >>

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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