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!
Summer is right around the corner and I bet you’re ready for a vacation! You don’t need to head to the bank to start a vacation savings account. Grab a mason jar and get ready to make saving for vacation fun! Here are some easy tips for starting a vacation fund jar — and getting the entire family involved.
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.
Looking for extra money? It really IS possible to get paid for market research by participating in focus groups. I’ve done my research and there are lots of ways to get involved in market research studies. You can participate online OR in person. I have some tips to help you decide if participating in focus groups — for money — makes sense when you’re looking for extra cash. Plus how to find focus groups, and which ones are the best.
There are times when I need quick cash — how about you? Well, there are some super easy ways to make money online that you might not have thought of. Here are my 5 favorite websites to make money on the Internet.
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.
Here are 3 legit ways to claim lost funds. Plus how to know if there’s free unclaimed money waiting for you or not.
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.
If you want to sell vintage jewelry and get the most money for it you need to get the jewelry appraised, know how to market the jewelry, and select the best way to sell it!
Fun ways to incorporate dollar bills and coins in Halloween costumes. Make your own money themed Halloween costume this year, and be the hit of the party!
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
If you like to get free stuff, following are some of the best ways to find lots of incredible things for free!
We were considering making some personalized can koozies with our business logo on them. That sent me on a hunt to find everything I could about can coolers, including all the different types of can holders & bottle holders that exist and how to order personalized koozies. Perhaps someone else can use this info… every kind of can koozie & bottle koozie imaginable!
Have you always wanted a money safe in your home but thought it was too expensive? Make your own money safe from a full soda bottle, and keep it in your refrigerator! No one will ever be the wiser.
Save your hard earned dollars by getting free stuff to replace the stuff you would normally buy!
I love free stuff… to a certain degree. But I also think you should be aware of what those free things will really cost you. Here are some ripoffs to watch out for…
Here are some ideas for frugal party planning, no matter what the occasion… We cover food, decorations, invitations, and more.
Halloween is one of the most popular holidays. People love dressing up in costumes, going to parties, and getting and giving away Halloween candy. People also spend a lot of money on Halloween — even if it means going into debt to purchase all of those fun things. This isn’t smart. You can still enjoy Halloween while staying within your budget. Here’s how.
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.
GoodSearch.com is a website that enables you to give monetary donations to charity WITHOUT taking any money out of your own pocket.
Here are lots of fun ways you to start a magazine swap, including making a magazine swap part of your next party or social meeting. Then again, you could always just swap with a neighbor… it’s a great way to recycle magazines. There are definitely lots of fun ways to start a magazine swap!
Did you know that you can actually put your very own picture on an official Macy’s gift card? What a great way to personalize a gift for someone special. Looks like fun, too…
Kevin Bacon has put his Six Degrees of Separation to good use in a very charitable way. And you can get involved, too. It’s fun!!! Now, everyone can be a champion for their own cause… and get support for your favorite charities all at the same time!