• Grocery shopping on a budge? Use these great hacks!

    The Best Hacks to Help You Grocery Shop on a Budget

    Are your bad habits making it hard to go grocery shopping on a budget? You may not realize this, but if you don’t pay attention to what and how things are scanned at the till, not only could you be PAYING MORE for your groceries, you could also be missing out on opportunities fordiscounts. I know that paying attention at the grocery store checkout is easier said than done. Hacks to Help You Grocery Shop on a Budget But, if you take the time to up your grocery game and implement a few new strategies, your budget will thank you. The theory behind cutting back on overpaying at the grocery checkout…

  • 15 people share how they got out of debt. You can too!

    Get Out of Debt: Let These 15 People Show You How They Did It

    Trying to get out of debt? Owing money can fuel stress and worry like nothing else, but luckily it doesn’t have to be a permanent thing. Actually, lots of people have been able to pay off money (even large amounts of debt) and take back their lives. If being debt-free seems impossible for you, take a look below and get some inspiration from these people who got their personal finances in order and paid down huge debts! Who knows, with a little help from them maybe you could be debt free too! How to Get Out of Debt: Let These 15 People Show You How They Did It  1. ERIN $20,000…

  • The 5 best work from home jobs for mom

    The 5 Best Work From Home Jobs for Moms

    Want to work from home but still have time to spend with your kids? When I was faced with going back to work and putting my baby in daycare, I knew I didn’t want to do that, so I needed to find some ways to make money from home. Luckily, I found a few sources of work-from-home income and so far I’ve managed to make enough money to help ends meet. I have a ways to go, but I’m making it work.  The jobs I list here are jobs that you can easily do from home while your kids sleep (though you may need a few day-time hours for some of them).…

  • Your guide to cheap and easy meal planning

    Your Quick Guide to Cheap and Easy Meal Plans

    Did you know that in 2015, Canadians with kids spent $276/month eating out? And I’m guessing Americans probably weren’t far behind. I don’t know about you, but I could buy a lot of nice shoes I mean…build up a nice little savings account with $276 extra a month! Meal planning can help with that. If you eat out like the average Canadian, or if you overspend on your groceries, meal planning could really help you stick to your budget and save money. Even though planning meals in advance can feel a bit overwhelming at first (trust me, I’ve been there), with a bit of preparation, you’ll be an expert menu planner in no…

  • How to stop overspending for good

    The Truth About How to Stop Overspending For Good

    You know when you’ve had a terrible week, and something inside screams that shopping therapy will make it all better–even though you’re broke? Overspending is often tied to emotions and can be triggered by many different feelings. And, once you get into the habit of spending more than you make, it can be hard to stop. Some people even get to the point of having a spending addiction. Fortunately, there’s a way to stop spending too much, and it’s not rocket science. With some hard work, and by using the steps listed below, you can start to take control of your finances today. 1. Make a Budget or Review Your Budget…

  • 26 Last Minute Christmas Gifts for Cheap

    Ever realized you forgot someone on your Christmas list AFTER you’ve spent your Christmas budget? Then this list of last minute gifts is for you! They’re cheap, cute and thoughtful AND best of all won’t have you stressed about money! Last-Minute Christmas Gifts for Cheap 1. Brown Sugar Scrub This last minute Christmas gift comes from crayonsandcravings.com. Brown sugar scrub is a great gift for people who like to pamper their skin — it helps exfoliate, it smells fabulous, and it only contains 3 simple ingredients. 2. Lavender Shower Melts These lavender shower melts are a great present for somebody who deserves to relax but is short on time. They dissolve…