This article was written by Mike from Quest For Four Pillars. Feel free to visit his site and subscribe to his feed. One of the most common financial complaints that I hear is that the price of gasoline is too high. I agree that it’s tough to see higher fill-up costs at the pump, but […]
The Beauty Of Sinking Funds
Our family follows Dave Ramsey’s baby steps, and in a recent post on my blog explaining Baby Step 3, I mentioned “sinking funds.“ It’s a simple financial strategy, and it’s not new, but it has enormously helped our family’s finances. And I encourage you to start using sinking funds even while paying off debt via […]
20 Money Hacks: Tips And Tricks To Improve Your Finances
Over at ZenHabits.net they give 20 good tips on things you can do to improve your finances. Among my favorite hacks that they mention: Use Cash: We have started doing this more often at our house – paying cash for everything from furniture to new cars. It’s amazing how much nicer paid off things are […]
5 Ways To Make Some Extra Money
If you’re anything like me, there is always a time when you can use a little extra money around the house to pay off debt, save for a vacation or pay a little extra on your mortgage. Here is a list of 5 ways to make some extra money. 5 Ways To Create New Income […]
7 Ways To Improve Your Credit
Do you find yourself in a situation where your credit history is less than desirable, and you need to improve your FICO credit score? If you’re like the majority of Americans, the answer is probably yes. The median or average credit score for borrowers in the United States is 723, and over 60% have a […]
Quick Tip: Post To Your Blog When You’re Away!
A week or so ago my wife and I were on vacation. While we were gone I didn’t plan on blogging, checking email or even being on the internet. At the same time, I planned on blogging to my new blog every single day. How could I blog every day when I wasn’t going to […]
What Are Some Things I Can Do To Build Good Credit?
As the new year rolls halfway through its second month, it might be a good time to look at your credit situation. If you find your current credit scores lacking, you may want to find some ways you can improve your credit in the coming year. MSN Money writes about some ways you can improve […]
Save Money: Use The Library
A few days ago in my “5 Things I Can’t Do Without” post I talked about how one of the things I couldn’t do without was my library card. I didn’t go into much detail about why that is, but today over at Money Blue Book, They talk in depth about where you can find […]
Have You Created A Home Inventory Yet?
When you purchase your first home, one thing that’s can be important to do is to take stock of all of your possessions and make sure you know everything that you own. Not only is it important to know what you have in the house in case something gets stolen, but it can be extremely […]
5 Things I Can’t Do Without
A few days ago I did my list of 5 things I can do without, 5 areas in my life where I thought we could cut out some wasteful spending. We all overspend at one time or another, and I was able to pinpoint a few locations where I could cut back. Today I thought […]
Make A Cheap Camera Stabilizer Instead Of Buying An Expensive Alternative
One great way to save money in your every day life is to make your own products instead of paying good money for things that you don’t have to. That can mean making your own dishwasher detergent, roasting your own coffee or installing your own patio instead of paying to have it done. Making Your […]
Why Can’t I Sell My House?
Last summer my wife and I decided that we wanted to move after some careful thought and prayer. The place we were living was nice, but there was some development going on in the area we weren’t happy with (a new road going through behind our house), and we wanted to get out before it […]
Free Movie Rentals At RedBox.com
One thing that I used to hate was going to the movie rental place to rent a movie. Not only was it a hassle to drive there and walk through the store trying to find a movie for a half-hour, but it was also expensive! To rent two new release movies could cost upwards of […]
Finance Tip: Take A Personal Day To Fix Your Finances
I was reading an article this morning on MSNMoney.com about a great idea that a lot of people could make use of. The idea is this; most people have some issues related to their finances, retirement accounts, banking or some other money related issue that they have been procrastinating dealing with. For some, it may […]