Category: Live Below Your Means

9 Tips To Live Below Your Means 3

9 Tips To Live Below Your Means

Living below your means may not seem to be the best way to live your life, but if you wanted to be debt free, then this is the way to go. Living below your...

7 Tips To Save You Money 13

7 Tips To Save You Money

If you always stick to your budget and save a few dollars a day, then you are on your way to a debt free life. Keeping a budget log where you jot down your...

CFL Discount For Illinois ComEd Customers 8

CFL Discount For Illinois ComEd Customers

Did you know… If every household in the U.S. replaced one light bulb with an ENERGY STAR® CFL, it would prevent enough pollution to equal removing one million cars from the road. ComEd Offers...

Resist The Temptation 8

Resist The Temptation

Today I had the opportunity to practice what I preach to my wife and kids about how to avoid impulse buying and truly evaluating if something is a need versus a want. This morning...

Avoid The Clearance Aisle Trap 9

Avoid The Clearance Aisle Trap

In our house, my wife is certainly the one with the “shopping bug” as she loves to shop and I am happy to avoid even setting foot into a store for as long as...

Learn To Negotiate On Common Expenses 2

Learn To Negotiate On Common Expenses

You’re most likely familiar with the concept of negotiating on the price of large ticket items, such as your vehicles or even when you purchased your home. But how often do you try to...

Store Hopping For Grocery Shopping 0

Store Hopping For Grocery Shopping

With the landscape of grocery stores changing in our area, my wife and I have been discussing the idea of visiting different stores to take advantage of the best prices for various items. But...

How To Save Money At The Pump 1

How To Save Money At The Pump

As the gas prices continue to rise around the country, you are likely looking for ways to reduce your fuel costs and Cynthia Brodrick has delivered with an article on 15 ways to save...

Could You Live On $1 Salary? 0

Could You Live On $1 Salary?

How extreme would you have to cut expenses to live on a salary of $1.00 per year? What about if you received a bonus of $1723 on top of that salary? Even the people...