Are Peer Loans Too Risky or the Way of the Future?
DECEMBER 7, 2014
(Photo credit: Wikipedia). If you haven’t already heard about peer lending, it’s likely that you soon will. Peer Lending Reborn. Money Tips
The Prairie Eco-Thrifter Giveaway Extravaganza: 2nd Anniversary with an iPad 3 and over $200 Cash To Be Won Plus a Bonus Prize
MAY 16, 2012
I am still in shock. cannot believe I started this blog just over two years ago. Thank you. This site, like life, has taken me on a journey. It
7 Ways to Follow Up After a Job Interview
AUGUST 3, 2014
Too often, after a job interview, we fail to follow up with the company. Ford R. Develop a Follow Up Strategy Ahead of Time. Confirm What’s Next.
How to Impress Your Boss (Without Giving Up Your Work/Life Balance)
MARCH 19, 2013
It seems that maintaining your personal life while trying to climb the corporate ladder or enhance your work life is nearly impossible. Be Confident.
6 Ways to Improve Your Life in the Coming Year
JANUARY 8, 2014
It’s true that you can set goals anytime of the year, but the advent of a new year provides you with a convenient time to reflect. Help Others.
How Downsizing to an Apartment Has Saved Us Money
NOVEMBER 10, 2014
My family and I recently moved across the country. also suspect that we’ve lowered our carbon footprint a bit as well. Maintenance and Repairs.
Saving Your Pennies For A Rainy Day
DECEMBER 6, 2012
We have all heard that age old adage “save your pennies for a rainy day,” but many of us never do it. How To Save. Shop Sales. There are.
Make One Change to Improve Almost Every Aspect of Your Life
FEBRUARY 12, 2014
Over the past year or so, I’ve probably watched twenty different documentaries , and many of them were about health, food, weight and nutrition.
Simple Things You Can Do to Be Environmentally Friendly and Save Money
MAY 28, 2014
So often, being environmentally friendly and saving money go hand in hand. That’s good for the Earth and for personal finances. Conserve gas.
It’s Time to Leave Your Money Mistakes in the Past
AUGUST 14, 2014
As humans, we tend to be hard on ourselves. The same is true of our money mistakes. Unfortunately, this tendency can hold you back. Look for Support.
The Deadly Sins of Personal Finance
SEPTEMBER 16, 2013
Lots of people will say that there’s no real formula for personal finance, because it’s personal. Consumerism. Laziness. Wastefulness.
4 Great iPhone Apps For Losing Weight
DECEMBER 17, 2012
Many people have a weight problem and this problem seems to be even more pronounced amongst the high-tech gadget enthusiasts. You Are Your Own Gym.
For Better Savings: Use Sub Accounts to Differentiate Your Goals
JUNE 11, 2014
One of the mistakes that we often make when saving is putting everything into one account. Break Out Your Objectives. Adding an Investment Component.
Learn How To Eat Healthy On A Budget
MARCH 3, 2012
Do you want to eat healthy but don’t think you can afford it? Everyone these days seems to be more focused on health. Mangoes . 10) Onions .
Financial Success: It’s Not Always About Your Income
FEBRUARY 4, 2014
When I was younger, I used to think that a higher income was the solution to most of my financial issues. However, this isn’t always the case.
10 Ways to Save on Eating Out
APRIL 29, 2014
nice restaurant meal can be a welcome and affordable indulgence if you know when and where to look. Set a Budget. Coupon. Opt for Lunch Specials.
Three Expensive Sources of Quick Cash
MARCH 25, 2013
What happens if you are hit with an expense that you can’t afford, and your emergency fund just isn’t up to scratch yet? Car Title Loans.
Are You Letting Your Luxuries Become Needs?
MARCH 26, 2014
One of the fundamental principles of savvy finances is understanding the difference between needs and wants. Is That REALLY a Need?
Competing With Yourself To Save On Utility Bills
MAY 15, 2013
Unlike most people, I actually look forward to receiving my utility bills each month. Hard to believe? Let me explain. Were my showers shorter?
3 Tips for Getting Rid of Clutter and Organizing Your Home
FEBRUARY 11, 2014
We love decorating for the holidays at our house. However, by about the middle of January, I’m ready for it to come down. Keep it Clutter-Free.
10 Nifty Ways to Eat Organic on a Budget
AUGUST 14, 2012
Many people have the false belief that organic foods are a luxury that only a select few can afford. This notion is simply not true.
What Money Advice Would You Give Yourself If You Could Go Back in Time
MAY 25, 2014
We like to say that hindsight is 20/20, and this is especially true of money. ” and “Why aren’t you doing THIS?” Money Tips
Save Money Exercising
FEBRUARY 26, 2013
It’s winter, you’ve been through the holidays and eaten more than your fair share of goodies. Check Out Your Work Perks. Exercise At Home.
5 Essential Money Tips for Newlyweds
SEPTEMBER 25, 2013
When you first contemplate marrying the love of your life, everything seems just right. Get to the Bottom of Your Money Motivations.
5 Books with Insights that Changed the Way I Think About Money
MARCH 4, 2014
When I was growing up, my ideas about money were limited. figured the keys to financial success were: Get a good education. Get a good job. DeMarco.
How to Limit Distractions When You Work From Home
AUGUST 24, 2014
There are times when I just can’t seem to focus on work. It’s too easy to get distracted and pretty soon nothing is getting accomplished.
Want Better Productivity? Stop Multi-Tasking!
JANUARY 20, 2014
One of the things I used to tell my mom was that, of course I could do my homework while watching TV. Multi-Tasking Doesn’t Work. Get Organize
How Mindfulness Can Improve Your Life
JULY 10, 2013
Mindfulness is something that has tripped me up in the past. It’s easy to mindlessly snack on junk food all day. Stress Relief. Finances.
Christmas Reward – iPad 3 Giveaway
DECEMBER 9, 2012
How better to finish off Christmas than by winning an iPad 3. mean, who doesn’t want this handy little device?! Outlier Model. See Debt Run.
Why Cheaper Isn’t Always Better
JULY 27, 2014
Indeed, there are some cases that I think that cheaper definitely isn’t better, and that there are times when it’s worth it to pay more.
Yakezie Carnival – Credit Cards Edition
JANUARY 14, 2012
Hello and welcome to this week’s Yakezie carnival. figured I would talk about credit cards as today’s theme. Take a moment to watch them.
Do You Have an Income Problem? Or a Cash Flow Problem?
JUNE 4, 2013
I think about cash flow. A lot. As a freelance writer married to an adjunct professor, my household income is sometimes a little unpredictable.
Why Donations to Charity are Important
NOVEMBER 20, 2011
Charitable organizations exist to support and raise funds for a specific group of people. Why is it important that we donate to charity? Get Healthy
Which is More Dangerous: Cash or Credit Card?
MAY 6, 2013
I got in to a debate with my friend last week about whether cash or credit card encourages it’s user to spend more money. My friend said the opposite.
Are These 5 Investing Mistakes Eroding Your Returns?
AUGUST 11, 2013
It’s true that one of the most efficient ways to build wealth over time is through investing. Paying High Fees. Frequent Trading. Money Tips
How to Save Money by Greening your Wardrobe
OCTOBER 6, 2013
If you’re like me, you are always looking for ways to save money, even if it’s only a little bit each week or month. Go Frugal Go Green
The Difference Between Looking Rich and Being Rich
JANUARY 15, 2013
Recently, I’ve been giving a lot of thought to appearances. Neither of them can actually afford what they are doing. How could they not be rich?
How To Get Your Budget To Balance
FEBRUARY 19, 2013
We all know that one of the best personal finance strategies is to have a budget and you’ve probably tried to create one at some time. Credit Cards.
Reasons to Avoid Debt in 2014
FEBRUARY 5, 2014
I’m sure you’ve heard: household debt is on the rise and consumerism is everywhere. My experiences with debt have been 100% negative. Money Tips
Do I Really Spend US$27,288 Each Year on My Child?
AUGUST 21, 2013
For babies born in 2012, this number is $241,080. How much you make. How many parents are in the household. The number of children you have.