8 Ways We’ve Saved Money in the Last 8 Days

Every day most of us pursue opportunities to save money. The things listed below are really good ideas, and I think you should try them, too.  Other ideas are simply silly, but still things I do. 1.  I shaved with an electric razor and a blade razor. I love the feel of a blade razor.  I don’t know if my face is broken or what, but electric razors never seem to get a close enough shave.  … [Read more...]

10 Ways to Save on Laundry Costs

10 Ways to Save on Laundry Costs If you live in an area with lots of sunlight, ditch the dryer altogether and dry your clothes outside. We've been doing this for a few years now, and are very happy with the results and savings. Try to wash your clothes only when you have a full load. If you don't have a full load, use the machine's water level adjustment feature to save energy. Use hot … [Read more...]

13 Ways to Save Money on Car Insurance

Welcome to Money Saving Monday where we remind ourselves that community is the greatest money saving resource we have. Each month, you’ll have a chance to win one of two $15 Amazon gift cards.  Simply leave your tips and suggestions, and if it is a top pick of the month, you’ll get a $15.00 gift card. By the way, with just a handful of comments each day, you’ve got a great opportunity to win … [Read more...]

10 Ways to Save Money During Black Friday

10 Ways to Save Money During Black Friday Don't Shop - Honestly, don't use Black Friday as an excuse to cast aside discipline and spend money! There is no law that says you must shop on the day after Thanksgiving. We never go shopping on Black Friday (just don't ask about Cyber Monday)! Research - Details about the various sales that will be available can be found all over the … [Read more...]

10 Ways to Save Money at the Movies

10 Ways to Save Money on Movies Coupons! – Many times you can find coupons to movie theaters in your local Entertainment book or even online. Movie Theater loyalty programs – Regal Entertainment Group offers the popular Club Crown program. Go to a Drive-in. Tickets at a drive-in tend to be much cheaper than at a theater. Also, you can usually pay for a double feature and still save … [Read more...]

10 Ways to Save Money at Restaurants

The following post was written by Michael from CreditCardForum, which is a review portal for credit card deals. His specialty is writing about cash back credit cards but in addition, he also regularly blogs about general personal finance advice. 10 Best Ways To Save Money at Restaurants I remember eating out at restaurants was such a rarity when I grew up. Other than family events (and when my … [Read more...]

15 Ways to Save Money When you Fly on your Family Vacation this Summer

A couple of days ago I posted the article: Ten Ways to Save Money on Your Family Road Trip This Summer.  In case you plan to fly on your family vacation here are some suggestions and tips for you. I am assuming you are planning on taking a family vacation this summer.  I hope you're planning on doing it with cash, but I suspect there is not much I can do to change your mind if you're not. So my … [Read more...]