Category Archives: lifestyle

17 Smart Money Tips for Uncertain Times

Americans, like people all over the world, are now living in very uncertain times. Not only is our health at stake, the stock market and the housing market are both also under threat. Many are feeling uncertain about their income and even their job security.  If there is any time to practice frugality, the time… Read More »

How to Make Cheap and Healthy Meals : 42 Recipes

With many locations under lockdown in the ongoing pandemic and the tightening of financial belts due to the economic downturn, this is the perfect time to try your hand at making these scrumptious recipes that are both healthy and kind to your wallet. To be on the safe side, one mustn’t assume commercially-prepared food deliveries… Read More »

How to Manage Your Finances During This Health Crisis

The stock market has recently taken a nose dive of 9.5% (at time of writing), no thanks to the pandemic that is sweeping round the world. So how do you manage your finances during this health crisis? Affected folks are self isolated or quarantined. Some schools are closed, and gatherings are discouraged. Your blood pressure… Read More »

22 Useful Things You Can Get For Free

We live in a world that is money-oriented. Do you realize we are being conditioned to pay for all the things we want? So much so, we sometimes forget that we can actually get free things some of the time. You may be familiar with some of these freebie ideas. However, there are some new… Read More »

The Pegan Diet: What You Really Need to Know

Mm…. you may be thinking, could this be a typo? Sorry to disappoint, but there IS a diet known as The Pegan diet. As the saying goes, “The first wealth is health” by Ralph Waldo Emerson. Eating the right type of food that nourishes your body is your first step towards building wealth as consuming… Read More »

Dirt Cheap Meals to Make For When You’re Broke

According to USA today, Americans spend a total of $7,203 on food, with $4,049 on food at home and $3,154 on food away from home per year. This means eating more of our meals at home will go a long way towards reducing our food costs of $3154 per year. We can further trim our… Read More »

54 Life-Changing Quotes on Simplicity

Modern life is filled with never-ending rounds of tasks to complete, needless distractions and absolute must-haves. There never seems to be enough time to do what we need to do or how we would really like to live. To compound all these, technology accentuates our ‘treadmill’ way of life. What better way than to use… Read More »

11 Frugal Things We Did to Save $2,300

What frugal actions did we take to save $2,300 recently? The truth is – it has gotten more challenging as the years pass no thanks to inflation. In this post, I’ll share how our family made great savings recently just by doing these 11 things. Saving Tactic #1 We often make use of a local… Read More »

Valentine’s Day : The Frugal Way

Valentine’s Day. Is it possible to show your loved ones you care the frugal way? With a few simple tweaks, it won’t cost you the earth, promise. You CAN enjoy this special day with peace of mind with these inspiring money saving ideas. Ready? #1 The Message It’s not how costly or impressive the Valentine… Read More »