I am always looking for the best prices when shopping. However, I've learned that you cannot schedule your purchases around every sale. That is why I love price adjustments. If you find an item that you have bought has gone on sale, don't fret! Many retailers will honor that new price and give you credit or money back! Here is a list of 30+ retailers & their price adjustment policies.
Shopping for loved ones during the holidays is the worst on a budget. You want to find the perfect gift, but holiday shopping anxiety gets the best of you, and the next thing you know you are shopping at the last minute. You don't want to get your loved ones just any old thing. Here are some creative holiday gift ideas under $100, for all personality types:
You know the feeling when someone tells you something, and you think to yourself, "Why didn't I know about this"? Well, I'm about to blow your mind. A while back I started shopping with Ebates and now I earn money every time I buy something. This fantastic site gives you cash back from your purchases with just one click.
Saving money should be a top priority for all, but at times we may take this notion too far, and to save money we end up wasting time. We all must realize that time is money and we should spend both wisely for the biggest return. Even if you aren't a very money-savvy person, with the help of technology, there are little changes you can make in your everyday life to save you both time and money. Check out these tips to start saving today:
The holidays can be " the most wonderful time of the year," but for some, it's also a time filled with stress and anxiety. With all the gift-giving, traveling and holiday functions you may just be happy when it's all over! If you end up loosening your financial belt during this time of year, you'll likely regret it come January. Don't fret; it is possible to make it through the season without going broke. Check out my tips for buying gifts when you are on a budget:
I am always looking for ways to save money, cutting back on everyday purchases is an excellent way to lower your expenses and put more money in your pocket. Here are 20 Tips to save money on everyday purchases.
Almost every year this New Yorker likes to get out of gritty NYC and do some California dreaming. I wouldn't consider myself a jet-setter, but I take around 4-5 trips each year with a big vacation in the mix. I'll be honest, I like to travel in style. From my flights, dining out, and most importantly the hotel, nothing sub-par will do. This LA trip was no exception and I enjoyed every minute of it.
I've always looked forward to planning trips. I love finding delicious restaurants to try, shopping like a local and of course booking excellent accommodations. I don't have a fortune to spend when traveling. Luckily, there are some tips and tricks you can use to save money without skipping out on the luxury.
4.5 Star Accommodations
My mom always said, "If you aren't staying somewhere that is at least as nice as where you live, then find a better hotel!" I have definitely taken this to heart. To escape the Florida heat, she packed a bag or three and joined me on my California trip. We decided to spend a few relaxing days at the InterContinental Century City, conveniently located blocks away from Beverly Hills.
In 1986, Tom Hanks and Shelley Long starred in the hilarious movie, “The Money Pit.” Needing to move, but not having a lot of money to buy a house, in the film they were duped into buying a house that unknowingly was in desperate need of repair. One thing leads to another and before they knew it, they were in over their heads financially and structurally when the floor literally caves in.
As a homeowner, you may be able to relate to the movie, but hopefully not to those extreme measures. Regardless of whether you are in the market for a new home, or if you've been a homeowner for many years, here are some tips for saving money at in your home.
These days it seems like the more money you make the more you spend. You work all week, make a enough money to pay your bills and still have some left over too, so why don't you have more money in the bank? The truth is financial freedom doesn't come easy. If you take a good look at your spending habits, it may become clear what is holding you back. See if one of these 7 reasons are contributing to why you are still broke.
You can skip designer bags, do without designer shoes but, you can never go without groceries, even in your wildest dreams. We all know that cooking at home is far less expensive than eating out, but with rising food cost it's harder to stick to a budget. Groceries cost a family of 4 on average between $584 and $1156/month. While this is a very broad range, the fact remains that groceries can be quite expensive. Coupons help to save money, but they’re only to save you some on selected items. Here are 8 ways to save money grocery shopping to keep more cash in your pocket.