If you’re a frugal shopper, you may think that larger containers at the store mean a better deal, right? More bang for your buck? If you belong to a warehouse club, everything is cheaper, right? Well, not all the time. According to a list by Forbes Magazine, there are certain items that you should avoid buying at a store like Costco or Sam’s Club.
Bankruptcy is a bummer. No one has ever said “OH MAN! I’m so excited to file bankruptcy! It’s going to make everything so awesome!” That being said, sometimes it needs to be done. If you have explored all of the alternatives and have decided to file bankruptcy, it’s important that you know what your options are and how they will impact your existing mortgage, or your future ability to obtain home loan financing.
Whether or not you enjoy the summer, we can find common ground in that saving money is a top priority. While I enjoy being out in the summer sun, having its rays beat down on me, I’m also quite fond of walking into an air conditioned home. A room air conditioner and a central air system are two ways to help counter the heat this summer. Read what both can offer and decide which is best for you.
Exposure to daily weather, water and UV rays can quickly rot and warp unprotected wood decks. Check out these deck protection tips to help keep moisture out.
The type of exterior siding you choose can change the look and feel of your home, so you have to be comfortable with it. Consider materials that are durable, water resistant, energy efficient and cost-effective for your budget.
The Wall Street Journal shares some of the factors retirees use to decide where to spend their care-free days.
Are you in the process of deciding between a wood deck or a cement patio? If so, read the pros and cons of each to help decide which is best for you.
So, you’ve probably heard by now that mortgage rates are at historic lows – again. People everywhere have been saying that now is a great time to refinance. And it could very well be – especially if you’ve currently got an adjustable rate mortgage. Find out if refinancing now could benefit you.
Getting the most from your Social Security benefits is not always a simple matter of filing as soon as you're eligible. Avoid committing these seven Social Security sins.
These days everyone is trying to save money. The high cost of gas sucks money from our pockets directly at the pump, but also indirectly through increased production and distribution costs. Because of this, I thought I’d help you all out by providing you with five money-saving tips for frugal shoppers.