Tag: do it yourself

Week On The Web: 35 Life Hacks You Should Know

35 Life Hacks You Should Know – By Eduardo M.

A “life hack” is a term for ingenious ways to make life easier with little to no effort, sort of like a cheat code in a video game that gives you unlimited ammo or infinite lives.  From getting free phone chargers and Wi-Fi at airports to changing your sleep schedule and learning how to make beer ice cold in 3 minutes, this article is full of very useful information for a baller on a budget. The author, Eduardo M, writes 35 fairly uncommon methods you can add to your arsenal for making things in life more obtainable and fun.

5 Ways to Welcome Spring on a Budget – By Kira @ Tip Hero

Spring seems to be the traditional time of year to kick old habits and work on new beginnings. What better way to kick off your spring cleaning than by saving a chunk of change by making homemade cleaners? While you’re giving your home a facelift don’t forget to pay some attention to your wardrobe and automobile. Another great springtime to-do is to work on your green thumb and take advantage of spring’s seasonal produce such as strawberries, peas, grapefruits and more.

40 Tips for a Better Life – By Glenn Ong

If you are trying to improve the quality of your life the first thing you need to do is make sure you are setting aside time for yourself. It can be very beneficial to meditate and self reflect on the things important to you and set goals you seek to obtain. Things like mental & physical exercise, sleep and healthy eating habits are essential to keeping yourself healthy, but are also quite obvious.  Work on these 40 smaller tips and hopefully you’ll see bigger and brighter changes on your outlook on life.

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Week On The Web: 10 DIY Dog Toys

10 DIY Dog Toys You Can Make for Pennies – By Paul Michael

If you are a fellow pet owner, you probably know it doesn’t matter which store you shop at for dog toys the price is always the same, too much.  This statement holds even more weight if you have a dog that seems to enjoy ripping their recently purchased presents to shreds as quickly as possible.  Paul Michael was kind enough to write this article explaining ten different dog toys you can make yourself for very little money.

How to Take a Power Nap – By Michael Breus, Ph.D

It is surprising to find that even though sleep is so detrimental to a person’s health, it is commonly neglected by the masses. Problem many people will come across, however, is that a lack of sleep can affect a person’s learning ability, memory, metabolism and ability to focus. An easy way to try and offset a late night is to try and fit a quick nap into your workday.  Here are 10 tips on how to fall quickly asleep and keep you performing at your peak with a powernap.

The DIY Network.com

Why pay someone to perform a task that you can do yourself?  Not only can you save money by practicing these DIY tips but you’ll also learn some valuable skills that are sure to come handy down the road.  Diynetwork.com features free tutorials on ways to increase the value in your home/office by doing all of the renovations yourself.


Honorable Mentions:

How to Stock a Home Bar on the Cheap – By Kira at TipHero

Money Tips for College Students – By Kimberly Palmer

How to Financially Educate Your Children – By Nora Dunn

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This Week On The Web: Getting Ready for 2011

Graphic By Salvatore Vuono

What to Buy In January – By TipHero.com

With all the major winter holidays over, January can be a great month to save on a wide arrange of items. A common shopping to-do this time of year amongst frugal shoppers is Christmas décor, which can be found just about anywhere with heavily slashed prices. Try to search for the stores that stocked up on things like toys, bedding and electronics over the holidays because you’ll find some spectacular deals as they need to clear shelf space for 2011’s new products!

7 Frugal Life Skills to “Do It Yourself” and Save Money – By Heather Levin

For those looking to learn new life skills in 2011, check out this article by Heather Levin.  The more you can learn to do yourself in life, the more financially empowered you’ll become.

50 Ways to Save $1,000 a Year – By Fox of Squakfox.com

This article provides 50 fairly simple solutions to helping you save over $1000 dollars a year.   Highlight 12/24 tips you can apply to your own life and organize them into a weekly/monthly task list and let the money saving begin!

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This Week On The Web: Watch Any NFL Game Online

Watch NFL Football and More Live Online and For Free – By ATDHE

With atdhe.net, there is no longer any need to buy expensive cable/satellite sports packages just to see your team play.  This site lets you stream pretty much any major sporting event or television show live from your computer absolutely free.  Simply buy the cable so you

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