Life Insurance and Your Last Adventure

So, you’ve decided to spend your final days in a foreign country. Whether you’ve recently been informed that your time is short and elected to spend your remaining time nibbling baguettes and sipping wine in the south of France, are performing as a missionary in the depths of a jungle to help feed hungry villagers […]

5 Cheap Things I Can’t Live Without

Sometimes we “keep” things (I refuse to say hoard) because even though they have grown less popular, or aren’t considered High Fashion, they WORK, and that’s why we’re OK with being ridiculed for keeping them. I had filed this post away as a draft for a future date, when I read a post by Shell, […]

Investing Your Money – A Good Idea or Not So Much?

Regardless of age, people have varying levels of understanding when it comes to investing their money. Some learn about investing their money through information received at work when they sign up for their company-sponsored 401k or retirement plan. Others may seek out the advice of friends or family members. However this knowledge base is built, […]

How to Affordably Winterize a Home

When temperatures begin to drop, homeowners are faced with numerous preventive options to protect their homes from seasonal damages. These winterizing strategies can range from free to extremely expensive and temporary to long term. An ice-cold home is highly unwelcoming and uncomfortable for residents, but the costs of heating a home through a freezing winter […]

5 Times to Use Your Credit Card

Do you have access to a credit card? If so, this can be a huge boost to your personal finances. Despite the many benefits, it is important to know when you should use your credit card and when you should opt for paying with cash.   Emergencies Only There is nothing wrong with carrying a […]

Fiverr: What will YOU do for $5?

When times are tight, many people begin to think about ways to make a little extra cash. Second jobs and freelancing are popular ways to make more money. One venue I am unreasonably intrigued by is Fiverr. Fiverr is a website where users offer a small service they are willing to do for $5. These […]

5 Ways to Remain Thrifty in this Economy

The economy is still fluctuating and it is difficult to determine when things will settle in a positive way. Those who want to get through this successfully should adjust their lifestyle. Now is the time for wise changes regarding the household budget. Here are important steps you should consider.   Buying Groceries Wisely Food prices […]

6 Ways to Save Money: Marketing Your Small Business

If you’re trying to save money as a small business owner or home-based freelancer, you may have discovered that promoting your business isn’t always as easy as it may seem. Finding creative – and thrifty – ways to promote yourself or your brand by using online tools combined with one-on-one interaction can be an effective […]