How to Save Money on Holiday Baking
Do you wait until the last minute to purchase your holiday baking supplies? If so, you are probably spending more than…
Container Gardening - The Benefits Of Being Mobile
If you are looking to expand your garden this year or want to change the way in which you garden, you should consider…
Gasoline Prices Are on the Rise - How to Lower
US gasoline prices have risen 14 cents per gallon in the last 4 days. That's a 4% increase in the price of gasoline…
Inspired By Pinterest - Do It Yourself Projects
I love Pinterest! Pinterest has taught me how to recycle everyday trash into useful items. Pinterest has taught me…
Starter Kit for Home Canning - Tips to Decrease
In my previous article Victory Gardens - Why You Should Plant One Today, I discussed how important it is to plant a…
Just Spending What You Have
It very worrying that we live in a society where people are encouraged to think that if you want to buy something then…
Budgeting Articles (55)
How to Create a Personal Financial Budget
Creating a personal financial budget may not sound like the most pleasant experience in the world. But, you will need to set a personal financial budget to keep your financial house in order. Before you begin creating a personal financial budget, you need to realize that if you must be…
By:  in  Finance  >  Budgeting   Dec 26, 2010  
0
  Likes: 9

Ways to Save Money by Changing the Way You Think About Money
Have you ever thought you may have a certain attitude toward money that keeps you from getting ahead financially? We have all been influenced throughout our lives by family members, friends, and the media about the way we think about making, saving, and more importantly, spending money. The aim of…
By:  in  Finance  >  Budgeting   Mar 14, 2011  
1
  Likes: 1

Secrets To Financial Success
Would you agree our society is consumer-driven? Aren’t we bombarded with advertisements when we watch TV, listen to the radio or surf the Internet? Don’t companies spend millions in research to determine how we think, shop and live? After all our everyday choices at the mall or grocery store mean…
By:  in  Finance  >  Budgeting   May 18, 2011  
1
  Likes: 3

Managing Your Money In Difficult Economic Times
The consumer society has led us to believe that we can have it all. If we can’t afford it, we can take out a loan or an overdraft to cover it. However, is this still a sensible way to continue to live in view of the worldwide economic recession? If…
By:  in  Finance  >  Budgeting   Jul 28, 2012  
0
  Likes: 0

Organising A Budget
Creating a budget is the first important step in organizing in your financial life. We cannot overemphasize the importance of a budget for successful financial planning. To start with you have to provide as much financial information as possible. The purpose is to know where your money comes from and…
By:  in  Finance  >  Budgeting   Nov 24, 2011  
0
  Likes: 0

Extreme Couponing - Online Coupon Systems Lead to More Free Items Than Ever Before
My mother was a coupon clipper. We would go to the local convenience store every Sunday morning and buy 4 or 5 newspapers and spend the day cutting coupons. I was a frequent helper, and I knew that clipping coupons helped us save money. After getting my first apartment, I…
By:  in  Finance  >  Budgeting   Jul 24, 2012  
16
  Likes: 6

Pink Slime - Bad Product Or Bad Reputation?
What is "Pink Slime"? "Pink Slime" is a slang term for the lean beef products that are added to many of our foods. Recently, "pink slime" has gotten a lot of media attention, and I believe a lot of the truth surrounding this product has been hidden from us. Due…
By:  in  Finance  >  Budgeting   Mar 28, 2012  
18
  Likes: 5

Budgeting That Makes Sense
Budgeting does not have to drive you crazy or cause you to feel like you're in a vortex. Sometimes it is the small steps we take that create a big effect, so here are some tips to help you trim your budget without making you feel like you’re in chains.…
By:  in  Finance  >  Budgeting   Jun 01, 2011  
0
  Likes: 0

Diet Programs on A Budget - How to Lose Weight Without Breaking the Bank
Weight loss programs are great at promoting healthy lifestyles, but they never tell you how to follow their program on a budget. Most diet programs have specific foods that they want you to eat and specific meals they want you to make. If you are not already eating those foods,…
By:  in  Finance  >  Budgeting   Jul 24, 2012  
13
  Likes: 8

How I Got Out Of Debt And Made Ends Meet
I wasn't never taught how to manage my money. When I was growing up I did with money what I seen my brothers do with it--spend it as soon as they got it. Money always burnt a hole in my pockets. I would buy myself clothes, jewelry and I even…
By:  in  Finance  >  Budgeting   Sep 27, 2013  
0
  Likes: 2

Saving Money On Children's Clothes - Leave Your Pride At The Door
Children are constantly growing, which means you are constantly buying new clothing for your kids. With the changing of the seasons, many parents become anxious as they realize that all of the clothes from last year no longer fit and a major shopping spree is in order. Saving Money on…
By:  in  Finance  >  Budgeting   Mar 14, 2012  
6
  Likes: 2

How To Become Debt Free – Some Simple Ideas
Would you like to know how to become debt free? Our culture has become increasingly unfriendly to living a debt free lifestyle over the years. I think we need to find our way back to the way my grandparents lived. They built their house with cash. It took them a…
By:  in  Finance  >  Budgeting   Sep 15, 2012  
6
  Likes: 2

How Home Canning Keeps Your Food Budget Low
Home canning is an excellent way to stretch your food budget. Buy the food in season when the prices are the cheapest (and the food is the tastiest) or grow them yourself at home and then preserve them through home canning. Saving Money With Home Canning First, let's discuss what…
By:  in  Finance  >  Budgeting   Jul 24, 2012  
21
  Likes: 7

Extreme Couponing - Use Coupons To Expand Your Food Storage
Emergency preparedness is important. Watching the news each day, we see terrible natural disasters happening all over the world. Were those people prepared? Being prepared for a disaster is something I started doing last year when we had a series of blizzards that severely disrupted our food chain. Some stores…
By:  in  Finance  >  Budgeting   Jul 24, 2012  
8
  Likes: 6

Petrol Strike Uk - New Ways to Make Money
It's that time again for anyone living in the same country as me - as sure as clockwork the petrol strike UK has returned to give birth to a mass panic at every petrol station in the country. This time things are a little different, the politicians have been accused…
By:  in  Finance  >  Budgeting   Mar 29, 2012  
2
  Likes: 1

Taking Care Of Your Finances
You do not want to be one of those guys who does not take care of your finances because the world is one big vacuum waiting to suck up the careless, the person void of wisdom, and the person who does not plan well. In Proverbs chapter 27 verses 23,…
By:  in  Finance  >  Budgeting   Jun 02, 2011  
0
  Likes: 0

Save Money And Live Healthier By Fixing Your Own Food
Tomorrow is going to be a very long day. You will have four classes, the first of which begins at 8 a.m. Your next class, Psychology 1010, is at 9:00. There, you will be taking a test. It will be multiple-choice on a scantron, but still, it is a test.…
By:  in  Finance  >  Budgeting   Jan 30, 2012  
0
  Likes: 0

Buy Homes In Chennai After Reading Through the Tips
The process of buying a house is a thrilling experience for every buyer. In fact, for many people home buying is the most significant decision and the greatest financial investment of their lifetime. In countries like India, buying a house is a major investment for those living in major cities…
By:  in  Finance  >  Budgeting   Nov 13, 2013  
0
  Likes: 0

Inspired By Pinterest - Do It Yourself Projects That Save You Money
I love Pinterest! Pinterest has taught me how to recycle everyday trash into useful items. Pinterest has taught me how to improve my garden for less. Pinterest has also introduced me to many great blogs that I may not have found otherwise. What is Pinterest? If you've never heard of…
By:  in  Finance  >  Budgeting   Mar 17, 2012  
19
  Likes: 4

Top 5 List Of Easy Ways to Save Money on Every Day Things
There are several easy ways to save money and the benefits are many. It goes without saying that the more you save by reducing your spending, the more money you can apply toward paying off debt. Contrary to what we are told about the importance of saving money for retirement…
By:  in  Finance  >  Budgeting   Apr 03, 2011  
0
  Likes: 0

Save Money Canning Your Own Fruit
During canning season, I often spend my weekends picking and home canning fruit. The responses I get from people who hear this vary. Some people have experienced first hand the delicious food preserved through home canning. These people ask questions about where I obtained my fruit, how much did I…
By:  in  Finance  >  Budgeting   Mar 16, 2012  
7
  Likes: 3

Keeping Up With the Joneses: Why Your Budget Should Not Be Based On Anyone Else's Finances
We can call them Mr. and Mrs. X but they could be anybody in the world, possibly even people that you know. They are the couple who are never quite satisfied with what they have already, not because they need anything but because other people have them. They are in…
By:  in  Finance  >  Budgeting   Nov 24, 2012  
1
  Likes: 1

Spring - A Time Of Renewal, A Time Of Promises, A Time Of Planting
Spring is a time of renewal. All the birds return and sing beautiful songs as they gather their nesting materials. The trees wake up from winter to display their new flowers and leaves in wonderful shades of pink, white and green. And the daffodils, tulips, crocuses, and hyacinths begin to…
By:  in  Finance  >  Budgeting   Mar 11, 2012  
8
  Likes: 2

How to Save Money Shopping With Coupons
So what's all the hubub about coupons anyway? There are shows about extreme couponing (and what the heck is "extreme" couponing??), you're seeing more and more people using them in stores (some people have entire BINDERS they walk around with!), you can use them online, and on and on. But…
By:  in  Finance  >  Budgeting   Apr 18, 2012  
0
  Likes: 0

Budgeting for the Future
In life the people that run into the most trouble are the people who have no real plan. The other day I asked my friend if he was making $5,000 / month what would do with it or how would his life change. He reported he’d get a new bedroom…
By:  in  Finance  >  Budgeting   Jun 08, 2011  
0
  Likes: 0

Gasoline Prices Are on the Rise - How to Lower Your Gasoline Bill
US gasoline prices have risen 14 cents per gallon in the last 4 days. That's a 4% increase in the price of gasoline in 4 days, or an average of 1% per day. Should this trend continue, we will see the price of gasoline hit $5 per gallon in a…
By:  in  Finance  >  Budgeting   Feb 28, 2012  
5
  Likes: 3

Growing A Budget Garden - Should You Choose Seeds Or Baby Plants?
If you plan to plant a garden this spring, you are probably in the middle of preparing your dirt and deciding what plants you wish to grow this year. Maybe you are like me and deciding to expand your garden to include more fruits and vegetables than you've ever planted…
By:  in  Finance  >  Budgeting   Mar 21, 2012  
17
  Likes: 5

Easy Budget Tips
Feeling like the bills never stop coming? Wish you could stay on a budget but don't know how to begin? It's simpler than you think. Just start with these top three budget tips and you'll soon find yourself with a little extra at the end of the month. The #1…
By:  in  Finance  >  Budgeting   Dec 20, 2011  
0
  Likes: 0

Just Spending What You Have
It very worrying that we live in a society where people are encouraged to think that if you want to buy something then we you just go out and get it, instead of just spending what you have. The problem with not understanding about money and budgeting for things is…
By:  in  Finance  >  Budgeting   Apr 13, 2013  
0
  Likes: 0

Gardening on A Budget - How to Design A Garden on A Budget
Welcome Spring! The weather is warmer and the birds are singing. That can only mean one thing. It's planting season! Decisions, Decisions In order to plan your garden on a budget, you first need to decide how large you want your garden to be, how much space you have to…
By:  in  Finance  >  Budgeting   Mar 11, 2012  
13
  Likes: 3

It is planting season! With all the home improvement projects that spring brings, have you also considered…
I try to raise my children to appreciate nature. We take them on hikes in the woods and teach them…
There are so many excuses when it comes to saving money and we have heard them all or even said them…
At the moment many families are struggling. The cost of living is going up and wages are not keeping…
Do you know that food is the third largest family expense? If part of entertainment expense involves…
Most Americans have to follow a budget of some kind. And if you don’t, well, you should. Whether…

Featured Authors

Jay Essvee
Articles: 1
Lacey Wolf
Articles: 2
Hi there! Thanks for stopping by and checking out my writing. I am Lacey and have been writing several…
FeedMyMind
Articles: 1
FeedMyMind is a Social Media Network Responsible for Feeding Minds with Positive Words, Videos, Article…
Vaygah
Articles: 2
I am Anna, commonly referred to as Vaygah. That name comes from my alias portrayed in all games and…
FertieStaff
Articles: 2
My husband and I are trying to make a happy comfortable life for ourselves and our ferrets (btw,…
Chris Evans
Articles: 1
Pump Man
Articles: 1
AuthorApril
Articles: 1
I am April and I enjoy writing about a wide variety of topics. Putting the pen to the paper is my…
Tonette Watson
Articles: 1
Tonette Watson is a business and life success coach and is the Founder of:(a) Sow For Success http://…
Christine Bruhier Turk
Articles: 1
Most people know me as Chris these days but I'm also known as Chrissy or ChrissyDee. I love to…