I noticed recently that there has been a increasing number of companies that offer non-perishable, household goods online. When I first became aware of Alice.com about a year ago, I checked a few of their prices against my Commissary and decided that they weren't cost efficient for me. One year later, newer sites like Soap.com and Diapers.com have popped to my attention and, of course, even Wal-Mart is getting in on the action. Being the optimist that I am, this week I rechecked the prices to see if grocery shopping in my jammies (minus the impolite stares) is now a more affordable option. ...more
People are always looking for new ways to save money and considering purchasing factory refurbished products is a great way to do this. Refurbs may not be the best option for you either because of your comfort level or your desire to buy new, however, they are worth a look....more
In terms of your to-do list: simple begets easy, easy begets accomplished, accomplished begets having time to do all of that other stuff you really wanted to do. Here are some ideas to get you started saving that...more
I just finished reading Nice Girls Don't Get Rich by Lois Frankel, PhD. In it, she sites "75 Avoidable Mistakes Women Make with Money." Really, anyone can commit these errors, however, she asserts that women are more at risk due to some of their common predispositions towards money. ...more
Surely there are more than 5 stupid things you can do with your money, but I'd be writing forever.
1. Ignore it.
I know many adults who are still intimidated by the terms finance, budget, and fiscal. I'm still a little hazy on fiscal. It's all too common that people avoid thinking about their finances altogether. If you ignore your yard, it's still going to grow. One day you'll look outside and realize that it's a jungle out there. A little, consistent maintenance over time can result in a yard you can be proud of (the yard is a metaphor for your finances, smooth, I know). ...more
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