5 Fast Ways to Save Money in February

Can you believe that it’s already February? 2019 is well underway, and February is the shortest month of the entire year. So, if you find yourself with a full to-do list, you may find yourself very busy this month, as February has the smallest number of working days. The good news is that when itContinue reading “5 Fast Ways to Save Money in February”

6 Things to Buy When You’re Almost Out of Grocery Money

What would you do if you were almost out of money to buy groceries? It’s understandable if that would cause you to go into a panic mode. But it’s not just a hypothetical scenario – some people are actually facing that question now. Due to the government shut down, some people are actually having toContinue reading “6 Things to Buy When You’re Almost Out of Grocery Money”

EASY Last minute Christmas gifts

Today is December 17 – Christmas is roughly one week away! And believe me, I do enjoy my plotting and planning when it comes to gift giving for the holidays. Photo courtesy MBisanz via Flickr, Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license. It’s all in good fun, of course, planning what to buy and what toContinue reading “EASY Last minute Christmas gifts”

A Few of My Favorite Dollar Store Things

It’s Christmastime and your days may be filled with various festivities. Whatever you’re doing, hopefully you’re feeling some holiday cheer. Perhaps you’re decking your halls, or making preparations to entertain guests. Maybe you’re doing some Christmas shopping to give gifts for an office party or family get-together. With all this hustle and bustle that’s boundContinue reading “A Few of My Favorite Dollar Store Things”

How to be Charitable When You’re Broke

  Dealing with job loss, unexpected bills, or other tough financial times can make Christmas a trickier time to navigate, financially speaking. As you look ahead to your budget, it might be awkward when people ask you to be charitable. The warm, fuzzy feeling you get when you help other people could conflict with theContinue reading “How to be Charitable When You’re Broke”