• The best grocery apps you didn't know exist

    The Best Grocery Apps You Probably Don’t Know Exist

    If you’re a ruthless deal-hunter, these grocery apps might be just what you need to take your food-buying game to the next level. These grocery apps can do things like track your grocery list, save the best coupons, keep an inventory of your fridge, and even help you comparison shop. So stop putting effort into tasks that your phone can do for you. Who has time for that?! Take a look at these grocery apps and let them do the work for you. *This post contains affiliate links – you can read our affiliate policy here. Basically, this means that if you click on a link and buy something, we’ll make…

  • How I saved $175/month on groceries and still ate healthy

    4 Things I Quit to Save $175/Month on Food (While Still Eating Healthy)

    Want to save money on food? Maybe your grocery budget is tight or you’re looking to free up funds for a savings goal. Either way, you CAN save money on food through planning and shopping smarter. Because, even though groceries are an essential expense, you get to decide just how much to spend. That means groceries are a great thing to tweak when you want to save some cash. If you’re like me though, as much as you want to save money, you don’t want to have to eat junk food to do it. A lot of money saving food advice suggests using coupons, but coupons are often only good…

  • The best secret to save big on groceries

    The Little Known Way to Save Big on Groceries

    When you’re trying to save big on groceries it can seem like you’re at the mercy of the universe. Sometimes, no matter how hard you try, the coupons and the sales don’t line up with what you need. And, let’s face it, if you want to eat fresh, healthy food it’s often hard to find discounts for it! But, we know about an AWESOME secret weapon that will help you save big on groceries. Say hello to food share programs! While everyone knows about couponing and in-store points programs to save money, not everyone knows about food share programs. And, it’s about time they do. Because, these types of programs…

  • 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…

  • Freelance write with no experience!

    How to Start Out Making Good Money as a Freelance Writer (I got paid $50 for my first article!)

    Learn how to start out making good money as a freelance writer without having to work for a content mill. I started out making $50 per article as a new freelancer and you can too! Are you trying to learn how to start freelance writing WITH NO EXPERIENCE and you have no idea where to begin? Or maybe you’ve been at it a while, and you’re just not getting anywhere. If so, I understand! When I first decided to freelance, I was overwhelmed with all the information out there, and I didn’t know what to do first! Luckily, I found some direction and jumped in! I began freelance writing with absolutely NO…

  • 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…

  • Not sure you're using the right budget? Here are 6 different styles to consider.

    Are You Using the Right Budget? 6 Alternatives That Might Be Better

    Based on your personality type, financial situation, and other factors, the right budgetfor someone else may not be right for you. So how do you know which budget is best? When you find the right budget, you should feel able to understand, implement, and stick to it. By choosing a system that fits you, you can increase your chances of reaching your financial goals! So take a look at the options below.  Whether you like a traditional budget with daily tracking, or you want something a little less structured and time-intense, there’s a budgeting system here to help you spend less, save more, and get out of debt! 1. Bucket Budget This less traditional…

  • 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…

  • Want to earn more money? Try asking for a raise.

    5 Ways You Shouldn’t Ask for a Raise (And How to Do It Right)

    What’s the #1 tactic you should try before turning to a side hustle for more money? Asking for a raise! If you’re a contributing employee and can make a strong point as to why you deserve the bump, asking for a raise is a great way to work smarter not harder. But, even with a strong case, how you go about asking will have a huge impact! So, learn from my mistakes and steer clear of these 5 things. 5 Ways You Shouldn’t Ask for a Raise (And How to Do It Right) Mistake #1 – Go In Unprepared Your boss isn’t going to like it if you’re unprepared during…