It’s time to start stocking up on candy for the annual parade of trick-or-treaters on October 31. Here are five ways you can conjure up savings, this Halloween!
The holiday season is a busy (and expensive) time. You might not be prioritizing your frugal lifestyle, but instead giving-in to the madness. Continue reading to learn the five frugal things I’ve done lately…with hopes of inspiring you to do the same!
The convenience of shopping online is irresistible. You can do all of your shopping from your easy chair and wait for the boxes to arrive. However, while you are avoiding the stress of shopping centers and holiday parking, remember to stay vigilant as a way to prevent holiday headaches from online fraud and identity thieves. Continue reading to learn a few tips that will help you avoid scams this holiday season, directly from our guest blogger, Sarah Mitchell, SeaComm Risk Manager!
Shopping at your local dollar store is a great way to stay within budget. Many people aren’t aware that their products are comparable to what you will find in other stores, for a fraction of the price. Continue reading to learn 7 of the best items to buy from the dollar store.
Motivation is one of the most valuable tools you can have in the workplace. But we have all faced “off days” at the office where we’re just not feeling a sense of focus. Here are four real and practical solutions for digging up lost motivation when you need it, and completing a job or task with a sense of fulfillment!
Spring cleaning isn’t always fun, but it’s an excellent chance for you to open the windows and declutter your home…so that you can worry about more important things in the future. Here are 5 tips to help you maximize your spring cleaning efforts.
We all love good bargains – it’s human nature. But because we live in a consumer society, businesses are constantly trying to make sales, even if that means deceiving poor customers, and making them believe that they’re getting a deal when they’re not. Here is some of the pricing language that businesses use to trick you, and how to avoid it.
Contrary to popular belief, it doesn’t require an immense amount of skill to become a professional couponer. With a little patience and a touch of savviness, you’ll be clipping coupons and saving money before you know it. To get started on your successful journey of couponing, check out these beginner’s tips.
How are you sleeping these days? If you’re like the majority of Americans, the answer is, “not so well.” And there’s a good chance money is to blame. Financial stress is a serious challenge for many of us, distracting people from more important things in life – like work, relationships, and sleep. Here are 7 easy ways to give your stress-filled mind a rest once your head hits the pillow.
Have you ever thought about keeping a spending journal? I’ll admit, when I first heard of this method of budgeting, I was apprehensive – I couldn’t imagine investing a large portion of my time to track every dollar spent. But in reality, the introduction of this journal has allowed me to reevaluate my spending habits, saving money and avoiding unnecessary purchases. Here are some tips to maintain a successful spending journal.
Now that we’ve entered flu season, it’s time to be proactive. While getting the flu shot is the most effective way to prevent the flu, there are a variety of simple ways to further arm yourself. Here are some low-cost ways to reduce your risk of getting sick. Continue reading →
If you’re anything like me, you might insert a few emojis in friendly text messages or personal emails, to liven up the conversation and set a positive tone. You might prefer to keep your emails extremely short and to-the-point, or you might be a natural “writer” at heart, and decide to write novels in place of precise messages.