How to Cut Down on Your Running and Racing Expenses

Time for a little myth busting: somewhere along the way, someone pushed the idea that running was free. ‘Just lace up your shoes and go!’...more

How To Building Your Emergency Fund & Why You Need One

 Your car breaks down, you lose your job, your water heater breaks, you can't find a job as quickly as y...more

How to Enjoy the Summer Without Breaking the Bank

Summer is a lot of people's favorite time of year. If you are from the Midwest like I am, it is  a sight for sore eyes after a long, cruel winter. It is our one and only chance to really get out and stretch our legs. Since summer isn't very long for us way up north, we like to get in as much as we can during these couple of months. ...more
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How I Saved over $100,000 in 3.5 years

 So far, I’ve only really shared my financial failures (booo) and I think it’s about time we talk about my financial successes right?...more

8 Ways to Earn Extra Money For Christmas NOW

I walked into Costco the other day and BAM! Christmas trees, wreaths, bows, garlands, lights... All right there when we walked in; which is a painful reminder that, holy cow, Christmas is almost here! Which of course brought up the question do I have my Christmas money yet?! ...more

Bigger Is Not Always Better: Tips for Selecting Rock Star Beets

If you want to select rock star beets at the local market and take home the best beetroots and beet greens for your money, follow these tips: ...more

Teaching Our Kids About Earning And Saving Money

 Teaching Our Kids About Earning And Saving Money...more

Save with These Grocery Apps

Save with These Grocery AppsIf you’re looking to save money on your groceries, download these free coupon apps to start saving. Ibotta App...more

How to Fill Your Makeup Bag for Under $50

When it comes to shopping, I like to save money where I can. I rarely to never buy clothing full-priced, unless it’s at a store that’s low-cost to start with. I’m even more stingy when it comes to shopping for makeup. Sure, I love makeup as much as the next girl. My lipstick collection could rival any woman I know. But I just can’t justify the high end makeup costs that so many women pay these days. I cringe when I walk through Sephora and gasp when I hear the cost of a makeup palette or bottle of foundation. Drugstores and Target are my makeup havens....more