Why It’s Better To Be Thrifty, Not Cheap

We’re flashing back this Friday to my post about being thrifty instead of being cheap. While I don’t do Crossfit anymore, I’m still not frugal. But the thriftiness factor still remains. 🙂 As a college student – back in the day when Britney and JT dated and wore those horrific matching denim outfits – I went through…
Read More

Friends having a movie night

Should You Tell Your Friends You’re Too Broke To Hang Out?

Have you ever been in a position where you’re invited to go do something, but you can’t afford it? So you make up an excuse that you’re sick or tired or can’t find a sitter. While your friends may buy the reason you can’t go, it really doesn’t help anything. Because the next time you…
Read More

25 Productive Things To Do Instead Of Spending Money

I enjoy shopping and spending money sometimes; the act of it (as long as it’s quick), getting new things, and wearing or enjoying those new things. But sometimes I just don’t have the money to spend because of whatever happens to be going on in my life. Maybe I went to a concert, a birthday…
Read More

Whether You Think You Can Or Can’t Save, You’re Right

According to a recent article from CNBC, 78% of Americans are spending all or more than they earn and therefore are unable to put money into savings. Understandably, it seems like saving money is impossible when you’re in that type of financial position. But when you’re already stressed out because you’re living paycheck to paycheck, a…
Read More

6 Monstrous Money Mistakes To Avoid

I know Halloween was yesterday, but most of us are probably still dealing with a sugar hangover…or are still ingesting all that delicious candy. So even though I’m a day late, I wanted to talk about some scary money mistakes. Like zombie debt, making these financial faux pas may haunt you – sometimes for years…
Read More