Tag Archives: save

Emergency Fund : A Must for Healthy Finances

You’ve probably heard of Emergency Funds, but aren’t totally clear about it. Am I right? Are you thinking about whether you should start an Emergency Fund? And how to start one if you’ve no money? Don’t worry. By the end of this post, you’ll be armed with not just the knowledge, but also the how-to… Read More »

Extreme Frugality: 25 Real but Weird Stories from Around The World

Truth is stranger than fiction. You won’t think these weird stories of extreme frugality from around the world are real, but they are! These were postings from walletpop.com and were published in ‘Money’. Marvel at the weird stories or be amused, but whatever your response is, you won’t get bored. Will you dare try #17… Read More »

Frugal Living – 22 Things We Stopped Buying to Save Money

Welcome, dear readers. As part of frugal living, we’re looking at what things you can stop buying so you can watch your savings soar! Are you buying things without realizing that you don’t actually need them? No problem! This post is on: – the common things to stop buying – the potential savings you’ll enjoy… Read More »

Frugal Living – How to Avoid The Supermarket Overspending Trap

Did you know that supermarkets are enemies of frugal living? According to this National Geographic article, grocery shopping is a “cunningly orchestrated process . . . designed to lure us in, keep us there, and seduce us into spending money.” Supermarkets are specially designed to empty our wallets! But have no fear! I’ve spent time and… Read More »

How to Stop Living from Paycheck to Paycheck Forever

My mission in writing this post is to empower us all to stop living from paycheck to paycheck Sadly, many Americans are living paycheck to paycheck. How do we know? A Bankrate financial security index survey found that 61 percent of Americans do not have enough savings to pay off an unexpected $1,000 bill –… Read More »