In this guest post, Donna Freedman shares 20 ways to make $20 work for you, your savings goals and your lifestyle.
As an extra means of income, many people consider mystery shopping. We’ll explain what mystery shopping is, how to work with a legitimate mystery shopper company and the types of cons to look out for.
Sure, putting a big down payment on your new home is a good thing. But, first-time home buyers, keep some cash in your coffers for surprise home repairs! Be proactive and keep some savings aside, even if the inspection came up clean.
What happens if you’re carrying around a gift card to a store you’ll never visit, not even online? There are some alternatives to help you sell, swap or even invest the card’s value into a mutual fund!
2012 is around the corner! A new year is a great time to review your finances and make sure you have everything under control. In this post, we give you seven simple tips for getting your personal budget in order for the new year. We also mention fun things like the hit NBC show Parks & Recreation and the Mayan apocalypse!
I’m not sure this would work for me. I eat a lot. I don’t think I could eat for $100 a week, let alone feed a family and me. But for normal people, it seems like a go.
These days many people have to forgo a lot of extras due to high bills and lower incomes. A vacation is one of the first things to get canceled. When bills are stressing you out, it makes sense (to me, anyway) to take a little time out to relax. Cash in some airline points or pick a destination within driving distance, find yourself a person to swap homes with and enjoy a nice, cheap vacation!
Great article in the Detroit News today that we wanted to share here with our readers. It’s about taking advantage of any tax deductions you might be eligible for by the end of the year.
Guest blogger Mark Stevens, award-winning author of such books as “Your Marketing Sucks” and “Rich is a Religion” discusses some basic concepts that you can use to better manage your money. Trust us, you’ll thank Mark and want to read more of his books after you read this.
In the last six months, we’ve hired a paid sitter only twice. That stinks. I want (and need!) to get out and relax more often. This is where a babysitting co-op comes in. It’s a really simple system – a group of parents trade babysitting with each other. No money changes hands. It’s FREE! When you sit for another family’s child you earn points. When you have another parent watch your child, you spend points.