Category: Saving Money

Being frugal is all about saving money. Here are different ways that you can save money. Start with the major savings, then work your way to saving money wherever you can.

Health Insurance: A Frugal Option To Save Thousands

Health Insurance

Health Insurance costs are skyrocketing. If you are like me you can no longer afford traditional health insurance since the implementation of The Affordable Care Act. (Obamacare) What should you do? The short answer is to join Medishare. I did. My family and I save more than $10,000 per year in health care costs, and […]

Valentines Day Tips

Happy Valentine's Day

Here’s a frugal tip for Valentines day. Instead of spending lots of money on a present, try giving a Valentines coupon book. Give your spouse what they probably want most of all; some of your time. Here’s what I’ve done in the past. Create some coupons on paper, cut them out, then put a piece […]

Healthy Children Snack Ideas

Healthy Snacks

Picky Kids? By Tawra Kellam LivingOnADime.com Kids eating habits could send you to the poor house! Between the pop-tarts, fruit chews, juices boxes and containers of cool applesauce it’s enough to spend the entire grocery budget in one week!  Here are some tips from LivingOnADime.com to keep some more cash in your pocket. The recommended […]

How To Get Your Children “Brand Free”

Those of you that have children know what an excursion to the local mall or supermarket can be like. If you’re not careful, this simple trip can easily become a wallet draining experience. How often have you heard: “I want Luchables because EVERYONE eats them at lunch!” “Come on mom, these cool pants only cost […]

Are you Choosing a Dirty House?

By Jill Cooper – www.LivingOnADime.com Sometimes, we create our own cleaning and organizing problems when we refuse to change old habits and try something different. Often our habits create stress and steal valuable time, without really improving out lives. If we can identify and change these obsolete habits, we can make life a lot more […]

Energy Saving Household Tips

Drying Clothes A great way to save energy with your clothes is to dry your clothes on a clothes line instead of using your gas or electric clothes dryer. According to Pacific Gas & Electricity (PG & E) an Electric dryer costs $0.40 per load, and a Gas dryer costs $0.13 per load.* Figure out how many loads […]