Category Archives: personalfinance

Smart Christmas Money Saving Tips

Christmas is fast approaching. So, how on earth are you going to make sure your budgeting plans don’t get blown off course even before Santa lands? Sure, it’s not easy to cut back on your spending when others are busy opening their wallets, but do yourself a favor. Make this year’s Christmas different. Focus on… Read More »

5 Types of Work-From-Home Jobs for Moms and Dads

Today, I’m delighted to introduce Gwen, my special guest from Invisiblemoms.com who has kindly agreed to share her financial gems with you. As a busy mom of two, she has successfully created a well-balanced lifestyle that has allowed her to earn a good income and to be there for her kids at home, which in… Read More »

12 Frugal Ways to Save Fuel & Car Expenses

Have you tried countless times to slash your car expenses but seem to be always spinning your wheels? What a pain! “Owning and operating a vehicle . . . accounts for the second-largest household expense” (Bureau of Labor Statistics). The rising cost of motoring sure is a sickening drain on motorists’ finances. But don’t despair! We’ve… Read More »

How to Find Remote Work Online (Top 20 Remote Job Sites)

In the not-so-distant past, most stay-at-home moms were mainly the ones looking for online work so they could devote more time to their kids and make money at the same time. But no longer. In the current climate, things have changed – a lot. Working remotely online has recently become hugely popular as it not… Read More »

Save Money on Insurance: Five Simple Steps

Whether we like it or not, insurance cover is here to stay. No matter what insurance cover you need – whether it’s for your house, your car, your pet, your health or even your life, they are part and parcel of our lives, despite being a severe drain on our wallets. But take heart, I’m… Read More »

6 Finance Lessons from Lockdowns

Lockdowns can be a pain. But folks from around the world including those in Canada and New Zealand are discovering that lockdowns might just have a positive side to it, assuming that jobs remain. Without the usual spending outlets of dining out in restaurants, bars, cinemas, concerts, salons and theaters other than on essentials like… Read More »

33 Items You Need at Home During This Crisis

With an increasing number of locations facing lockdowns, you’ll be thinking about what food supplies you should have at hand in case you need to self isolate. You’ll probably have to keep your visits to the supermarket to the absolute minimum to safeguard your health. I have compiled a practical list of foods and other… Read More »

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 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 »

91 Things Clever Millionaires Do That Most Folks Don’t

Have you ever wondered the things clever millionaires do that make them . . . millionaires? This collection of 91 things that clever millionaires do will give you the blueprint they consistently use towards creating their own wealth. We know that millionaires do things slightly differently from most folks. By following in their footsteps, we… Read More »