You don't want to make your own detergent, but you still want to save some dough when it comes to laundry. Well, this post is just for you.
The Quickest Way to Calculate a Restaurant Tip
Many people are simply not that great with math. If you've ever thrown your hands up helplessly at the restaurant when trying to calculate a tip, this one's for you. There's a quick trick I use to calculate my tips that doesn't require pulling out the cell phone and finding my calculator app. Here's the … Continue reading The Quickest Way to Calculate a Restaurant Tip
Test it in Your Money Lab
Ever wonder if a new and innovative money system would work in your situation? When it comes to money, you can pretty much test to your heart's content. It takes a bit more work (you have to keep your existing system active), but it lets you evaluate and explore. I call this my "money lab." … Continue reading Test it in Your Money Lab
How Can I Make It as a Single Parent?
A reader is freaking out about her finances with a baby on the way. As a single parent, how can we help her understand her options when it comes to earning income and spending wisely?
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.
How to Sell Your Car on Craigslist Quickly
A few weeks ago, I sold my aging Dodge Intrepid on Craigslist for $300 more than I wanted and in under 4 hours. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to repeat my success, including my best tips for getting the best possible price!
Tips for a Smaller Headache This Tax Season
Today, I share my top four tax tips that we've used for many years. What are your favorite tax strategies? Feel free to share them here!
10 Steps to Online Shopping Safety
Guest post by Ann Smarty, discussing 10 ways to protect yourself when you shop for stuff online. Ann shares some awesome suggestions!
Needs, Wants and Crap for a New Baby
Reviewing the various purchases we've made over the last few months to figure out what was worth spending the money on, and what we could have done without.
5 Important Tasks After a New Baby’s Birth
We have a date set for the birth of our baby boy! Here are 6 things we'll take care of immediately after that are often overlooked.