Discussing an infographic by the Energy Authority on ways to lower your electric bill. Includes percentages used by major components in your home and specific tips.
Stop Wasting Time and Start Clipping Coupons!
Guest posted Joel Ohman looks at the benefits and drawbacks of clipping coupons, including who should take the time to do it!
Would You Buy a Rental Car?
Recently, we decided to purchase a vehicle from a rental company. Having gone through the experience, there are some definite pros and cons we learned from the experience, which we are sharing here today.
It’s Okay to Pay for Value
We recently purchased new tires for our car, and something J.D. Roth talked about recently really struck me as relevant.
Lower Cable Bill, More Services: My Story
How I managed to lower my cable and Internet bill, while adding on services. Includes the exact language I used in my chat with customer service.
Spending With an Impact
It's all about frugality and priorities--how to spend money in a way that has the most impact on your life.
Purchase Case Study: Kodak Zi8 HD Camera
The Kodak Zi8 HD pocket camera was one of the first "gadget" purchases we've made in a while. Here's how we got through the decision-making process and lessons we've learned.
Alternatives to Traditional Christmas Gifts
Millions of people this year will find themselves with a lot less money than last Christmas season, and a lot more motivation to stick with cash for their gift-buying. Here are five solid ideas for alternatives to traditional Christmas gifts that our family is trying this year.
How to Stay Frugal and Focused in a Recovery
Our wired-in tendencies are to start over-spending when the economy recovers. If you don't want to be part of the trend, check out my set of tips for how to stay frugal & focused during an economic upturn.
How to Take Advantage of a Crappy Economy
The economy might be sucking, but there are plenty of diamonds in the rough as far as I'm concerned. Here are a few of them you can take advantage of!