Whether you have an entire yard to work with or a simple patio area, take lawn and garden month as an opportunity to fall in love with your outdoor environment. Try some of these simple budget hacks for a beautiful yet budget-friendly outdoor oasis.
When it comes to running gear I own it all. The $12 socks, the form-correcting shoes, the non-chaffing DriTech shorts, and the watch that tells me where I went and how fast. I have spent thousands of dollars in running gear and tech and even more in race entry fees. What does this say about […]
Bike to Work Day is a great time to reflect on the many benefits that come with biking. On top of being healthy and practical, bike riding saves you money.
There are many ways computers, mobile devices, and the internet have made our lives better, but the flip side of all the benefits they bring into our lives is the unhealthy, growing tendency to spend huge amounts of time in front of screens each day. The average adult spends over 8 hours in front […]
If you put a spreadsheet in front of kids and start talking about budgeting they'll probably tune you out. (So would a lot of adults though. Spreadsheets are pretty boring.) But if you make it into something fun and creative, not only are they more likely to pay attention, they'll have an easier time remembering […]
Too often, saving money feels like work. It's all about giving things up and being more responsible. It doesn't have to be all dull planning and sacrifice. You can be frugal and manage to appreciate the good stuff in life at the same time. There are plenty of joys in life that don't cost […]
Celebrate the awesome people in your life today. Check out these free digital and printable cards. Choose your favorite, send to a friend, and make someone smile today! Share your favorite card on Facebook! Click the orange share button at the end of this post. Choose Facebook. When the Facebook window opens, scroll through the […]
Sometimes the best methods for achieving your goals aren't the most obvious. In helping countless people get out of debt over the years, Dave Ramsey has picked up some tricks for getting people past that finish line. His "snowball plan" may seem a bit counterintuitive, but it's worked for many people before, and it can […]