How much can you make driving for Uber? Here are some eye-opening salary facts if you’re thinking about driving for Uber. Plus testimonials from Uber drivers and Lyft drivers — including driver pay, little-known secrets, and insider tips & tricks.
Wondering where you should post your yard sale online? I’ve had the best success with these 6 yard sale search websites & apps. Plus, the best yard sale advertising tips that I used to make $1,013.00 at my last yard sale!
Should you have your garage sale in the spring, summer, winter, or fall? Which months are best for yard sales? Which days are best? What’s the best time to have a garage sale? The answers to these questions depend on where you live. Here’s the scoop…
I’ve had lots of great garage sales, but I recently had my most successful yard sale ever. I made over a thousand dollars! These are my best yard sale tips.
If you travel a lot, you can save money if you buy your airline tickets on a certain day… and at a certain time. Here’s what travel experts say is the best day to buy plane tickets AND the best time to buy plane tickets.
I’ve created this list of 60 helpful tips (31 main tips + 29 bonus tips!)… things you’ll definitely want to know before you go on a Disney cruise. My Disney cruise tips reflect my honest feelings & experiences on board the Disney Dream cruise ship. Plus, my own clever cruise hacks that I plan to use on our next trip with Disney Cruise line.
There is one super simple way to reduce the amount of money you throw away on your electricity bill every month… switch out your incandescent light bulbs for LED light bulbs. You’ll not only recoup the cost of the LED light bulb you bought, but you’ll also save hundreds — maybe even thousands — of dollars on your monthly electricity bills! Here’s how…
I made $300+ in 3 days selling a handful of items on Facebook Marketplace… $700 in 2 weeks — and you can too! See what sells best, which items bring the most money, and how to post your first item on Facebook Buy Sell Trade groups.
It’s important to have a detailed inventory of all your belongings in the event of a natural disaster, accident, or theft. The best way to create and maintain your personal inventory is to use one of these FREE home inventory programs, apps, and printable forms.
Yes, today it’s possible to fax online — without a fax machine! It’s simple to send, receive, sign, and edit faxes online & on-the-go using the HelloFax app on your phone or the Hello Fax webpage at any computer.
What is the best day to laundry? Go to a theme park? Weigh yourself? Find a job? Buy a house? Here you will see the best day of the week to do practically everything — from shopping and buying things to selling and starting things. Before you tackle your next big activity, start here to see the best day to do it!
In the past 30+ years, I’ve bought and sold items at consignment shops — several times. Just to be clear, a thrift store is different from a consignment store. I absolutely LOVE shopping for gently used clothing at thrift stores. But I’m not so crazy about shopping at clothing consignment stores. Ditto for selling items at clothing consignment shops. On the other hand, I’ve always had wonderful experiences buying AND selling at furniture consignment stores! Here are my best tips.
Before buying personalized koozies with our business logo on them, I did an exhaustive search of all of the different can koozies, bottle koozies, water bottle koozies, and custom koozies I could find. Here’s everything you could possibly want to know about all the different types of koozies – including some of the most clever koozies that exist right now. Before you order bottle koozies or can koozies, read this first!
When you buy electronics, appliances, and other household items, should you buy the optional extended warranty (like a Master Protection Agreement from Sears)… or not? We’ve got the facts, plus some personal experience that might help you decide. See how Sears handles the preventive maintenance check (or cleaning) on their digital cameras. Find out when it makes sense to buy the service warranty — and when it doesn’t!
How many online reviews do you typically read before making a purchase? If you’re like me, you probably do a lot of research. Here are the best review sites I’ve used and what they offer consumers.
How many reusable shopping bags do you have? Get in the habit of carrying your reusable bags to some of your favorite stores to receive discounts. Check out the latest information on how important reusable grocery bags really are. You’ll also find out where to find reusable bags and how to recycle your disposable plastic bags.
Spring cleaning begins with store loyalty cards! Whether they’re stuffed in your wallet or hanging on your keyring, retail loyalty cards can become a nuisance. Here’s how to organize all of your reward cards — so you only have to carry ONE thing everywhere you go!
Like you, I’ve been a college student and I know just how tight money can get. When you’re focusing on grades, you don’t always have a lot of free time to make money in college. If you need extra cash, there are simple things students can do to save money and earn money too. Here’s how to make money in college without sacrificing your study time!
In order to prevent others from senselessly spending too much on postage (we spent $15… twice!), take it from me, it MATTERS whether you use someone’s post office box versus their physical street address when sending something through the mail. Here are my tips for shipping via USPS, FedEx, and UPS — so hopefully you won’t have to learn the hard way like I did.
Chances are, you’ll want to send — or receive — a fax or two this year. Right? But you probably don’t do enough faxing to justify buying a fax machine and hooking up a separate fax line. Here’s how you can SEND and RECEIVE faxes online for FREE. Yep, you can send a free fax now!
Do you love freebies? (Me too!) There are lots of absolutely FREE offers on popular name-brand items that I use every day. These are among the few ‘legit’ freebies available on the Internet today and the best ways to collect your free things!
Want to know how to win the lottery? Like scratch offs? According to lottery winning experts & number crunchers, you can increase your odds of winning lottery scratch off games if you follow these tips before buying your scratch off tickets. See how to choose scratch off lottery tickets with the best odds.
We chose not to renew our Sam’s Club membership. But in a strange twist of fate, we found ourselves dues-paying members of Costco for the first time ever. Which is better — Sam’s or Costco? Here’s our review. Plus secret hacks for shopping at Costco, my new favorite store!
I was looking for fun ways to fold money (aka origami money). I found some! Here are the most creative ways to fold money into fun shapes that I’ve seen.
Save a lot of time and frustration by planning your moving day carefully. Here’s when moving trucks, packing supplies, movers, and moving vehicles are typically available.
I’m 50. And I like discounts. Here’s the official list of senior discounts at 50 + My favorite AARP discounts that we use all the time when we’re traveling.
It’s easy to rent stuff you don’t always use – everything from your backyard, to your garden, clothing, cars, garages, and more. Here’s how and why to do it
Looking for the best ways to save money? Avoid purchasing pre-made or finished items, know the best times to buy products you need, and 4 more great tips.
A prepaid credit card is a safer way to shop, travel oversees & teach your teens about finances. Plus you can save a lot of money using prepaid credit cards
Low-flow water fixtures, programmable thermostats, and other energy saving products will help you save money and do something great for the environment.
Spending too much money on items you use everyday? Consider online shopping, buy generics, plus 3 more savvy tips on how to save money on household items.
Name brands cost more than store brand products (you’re paying for the advertising), yet the quality is often the same. Save money and buy generic!
You’re already using coupons, watching for sales, and avoiding impulse buying. Here are 5 things you probably haven’t tried yet to save money on groceries.
Smartphones may be expensive, but they can definitely pay for themselves if you download these money saving phone apps. 7 easy ways to start saving today!
7 secrets for maximizing thrift store shopping and finding unique back to school clothes for young school age kids AND college students.
If you buy groceries online you’ll save a lot of hassle, find items that aren’t in stores, get exactly what you need & save the planet all at the same time!
Airline pricing glitches occur several times a year. Here’s how you can be one of the lucky ones and find a really great deal on cheap airline tickets!
You can save money on groceries by taking a second look at the items you buy. Here are 4 things you can make yourself instead of buying at the grocery store.
Extreme couponers save as much as 95% off their grocery bills, but they also spend 20 or more hours per week clipping coupons and finding deals. You can still save money at grocery stores WITHOUT clipping coupons and wasting your time. Here’s how!…
Is Black Friday actually the best time to buy certain items (beyond the rare doorbuster TVs, laptops, etc)? Is it worth it to wake up early and brave the crowds? Here is one Black Friday shopper’s take on scooping up the best bargains.
Watching movies just got a whole lot more affordable with these tips for saving money on movie tickets and movie rentals.
Here’s my best collection of Black Friday shopping tips. This list covers everything you should do ahead of time, in the planning and preparation stages. As well as Black Friday shopping tips that you can’t live without — like what things you should do the morning of Black Friday and what things you should do while you’re in the stores shopping and taking advantage of Black Friday sales.
Bargain shoppers can score tremendous bargains by keeping their eye on the biggest sales that can be had:ONLY on this one day, ONLY for certain times during that day, ONLY on certain items, and ONLY at certain stores. Here are some great tips for your first Black Friday shopping trip.
Organize your home, save big money. See how organizing and decluttering your house actually saves you money in the long run.
The wasteful companies mentioned here are simply the few that happen to be on my mind right now after having dealt with them in person recently. Please share your own as well…
Check it out… You can get Sharpies in a variety of different colors with your own personalized message on them! They’re only $11.99 for 6 personalized Sharpie markers.
We used to use free programs like eFax for receiving faxes and FaxZero for sending faxes. For a couple of years now, we’ve been using RingCentral instead. It’s not free like eFax and FaxZero are. But, in our opinion, RingCentral is the best option for small business owners like us. We use it all the time. Here’s why…
Now you can compare shipping rates and see, at a glance, exactly how much each of the major delivery carriers and other popular couriers would charge to ship your package — all on one page! Calculate the freight shipping costs by entering your zip code, destination zip code, and the weight of your package.
We tried out the Kill A Watt electricity usage monitor this weekend. I’ve always wondered how much energy we’re wasting in our home. And if there’s a way to save money on electric bills, then I’m all for it! We’ve been trying to be more ‘green’ these days. Maybe this fun-looking little gadget will help.
If you’re like me, when shopping for items online, you probably find that once you add on the cost of shipping, it’s no longer ‘worth it’ to buy the item online. But when you can get free shipping… well then, that’s a whole ‘nother story! That’s where FreeShipping.org comes in…