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If you’re getting carried away at the grocery store, I know the best budget meal planning strategies to help you cook for less.  The average family spends about $660 on food each month, according to the latest Consumer Expenditure Survey. How much you spend depends on where you live. Rural areas tend to have cheaper food prices when compared to

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Staying on budget is no easy task. To make it easier, I’m going to teach you how to set up a yearly budget planner. A Money Saving Budget Planner is a great way to get organized. Plus, a budget planner puts your bills, receipts, expense planning sheets, and calendar pages all in one place. Think about it: money is involved in

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You really can make money doing surveys on the internet. I’ve done it many times and actually completely funded our Christmas savings account using these! And extra $100 this month? Earning that, shouldn’t be a problem at all for you using these best survey sites. Related posts: My 10 favorite survey sites Best survey sites: The ones I’ve included in this

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What do you do when you run out of money? With all of the Life Hacks articles out there, here’s one for when you really need help and are out of money. These might not be fun, but being broke is less fun. You can start changing your financial situation right now! Let’s assume that you get paid bi-weekly on

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Budgeting and getting out of debt can be tough work, but once you’re on your way it feels good to make progress. You may be pondering how to budget and save money at the same time. One of the smartest ways to stay out of debt and stick to your budget, is to develop sinking funds accounts. You may be wondering

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Meal planning is a great way to save money on groceries but it can take up a lot of time, too. So today I put together a list of meals for dinner for you. Let’s face it – you’re busy, I’m busy, and kids can be fussy about what they eat. Balancing life’s demands while trying to feed your family

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Going out to eat? Don’t leave without these restaurant freebies and NEVER pay full price! We all know that almost every chain restaurant has some sort of email club or app with some perks, but I’ve put all of them in one place! When you join these email lists, they will usually send you deals and coupons throughout the year, but

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You may be wondering how to stick to financial new year’s resolutions this year. The new year is a popular time to make resolutions about all the things you’ll do better next year. Financial goals are common, such as getting out of debt, building your emergency fund, or starting a side hustle.   The trouble is sticking to your plan.

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