Tag: tips

Week On The Web: Ways To Use Less Gas

Ways to Use Less Gas (That Go Beyond the Obvious) – By Erin Huffstetler

The cost of gas these days has got everyone trying to think of ways to save money. Erin from About.com tells you some ways to stretch your gas tank you may not have thought of before.  Try to avoid using restaurant drive-thrus and talking on the phone to curb wasted gas spent idling. It’s also good to just park farther away rather than wasting time and money circling around the parking lot and you should avoid driving during peak hours all together if possible so you don’t waste gas dealing with traffic.

10 Tips to Save Money on Food – By Tracy at Moneyning

There seems to be an endless amount of ways you can save money on food/cooking once you actually start looking and the baller on a budget in me wants to learn each and every one of them. Limiting portion size can be a quick and easy way to save some cash. You can also use the leftovers for lunch the next day so you avoid spending money on eating out.  Try to keep your fridge organized and clean, this will help you to avoid wasting any food to spoiling and also help you keep a better inventory for coupon cutting. For these tips and more check out the rest of the article.

The Keirsey Temperament Sorter (Personality Quiz) – Kiersey.com

Help understand your own self better by taking this easy yet in-depth personality quiz. The Keirsey Temperament Sorter is one of the most widely used personality instruments in the world and has been featured in multiple best selling books.  Simply answer 70 questions by choosing one of only two options and you’ll be able to tell which of the four temperaments your personality most resembles and read a description. Warning: The initial test is 100% Free but the site will offer more detailed reports for a fee.

 

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Five Common Money Mistakes to Avoid – By Frank at MilkYourMoney.com

First Time Home Buyer Tips and Guide – By Oscar

60 Ways To Make Life Simple Again – Marc and Angel

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Week On The Web: How to Want Less

How to Want Less – By Selena Maranjian

I think anyone attempting to live a frugal lifestyle knows that there is a difference between wants and needs. In this article Selena discusses ways to help you save money by wanting less. By avoiding things such as catalogs, email subscriptions to stores and TV commercials you can help avoid urges to buy unnecessary things and strengthen your personal discipline. Another helpful tip is to take inventory of your current possessions, keeping note of all the junk you have accumulated and also the stuff that you truly appreciate.

55 Best Ways to Save Money: Frugal Ideas From Our Readers – By Silicone Valley Blogger

When the Wise Bread team held a giveaway for their book “10,001 Ways To Live Large On A Small Budget” they challenged everyone to submit their “favorite money saving tip.” In the end, 55 submissions were chosen and featured in this article. From purchasing techniques like the “3 Day Rule” to lifestyle changes like canceling your cable TV and sticking to Netflix there are plenty of great money saving tips to incorporate into your own life.

20 Surefire Ways to Organize Your Life – By HL Clark

In today’s competitive work environment, your output isn’t judged solely on quality anymore but also quantity.  The more roles and tasks you take on, the more important it becomes to keep yourself organized.  In the article “20 Surefire Ways to Organize Your Life,” HL Clark writes a great to-do list on how to find a way to get your life organized that works for you.

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Week On The Web: Throwing a Cheap Super Bowl Party

 Cheap Super Bowl Party – By Yelena Johnson

It may come as a surprise to some, but The Super Bowl is actually one of the most celebrated events of the year.  The good news for the ballers on budgets out there is that it doesn’t have to be one of the most expensive things to plan a party for. Check out these tips on how to save some cash on your next football party without giving up the food or the fun.

Stanford University’s Entrepreneurship Corner

This site features over 1600 free videos and podcasts of lectures by some of today’s established entrepreneurs thanks to Stanford University.  With such a wealth of information, this site is sure to provide anyone who listens with some great tips on how to successfully start and manage your own company. Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner is divided into a variety of useful categories, such as; creativity & innovation, product development, finance & venture capital, marketing & sales and more!

Turning Trash to Cash: How to Get Paid to Recycle – By Kira @ Tip Hero

Clear some space in those closets and add some cash to your pocket by reading this article on how to get paid to recycle. You can’t really get a better incentive than receiving cash to get rid of your junk and help conserve the environment at the same time. 

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This Week On The Web: Easy Homemade Christmas Decorations

Easy Homemade Christmas Decorations – By allfreecrafts.com

Holiday cheer doesn’t need to come with a high price tag.  Grab your family and friends and have a decorating party or craft night and you’ll be totally set for the holidays with these neat ideas!

ICantFindMyPhone.com

This website deserves a bookmark for sure! If you ever find yourself alone and have misplaced your phone, look up this website and they will call it while you listen for your phone’s whereabouts for free.

What to Buy in December – By Kira @ Tip Hero

Take advantage of these colder months by purchasing items that are in their off-season. Things like tools, air conditioners, wedding dresses and more seem to be heavily discounted in the winter months.

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This Week On The Web: The Black Friday Myth

The Black Friday Myth – By Jeanine Skowronski

Thinking about splurging on some sweet deals this Black Friday? This article may leave you realizing there is more research to be done than just ad comparison.

8 Ways to Earn Extra Cash – Anthony Balderrama

The internet is full of new ways to earn some extra income. Just watch out for all those spam/pyramid schemes out there. Search within for your inner talent and get to work on one or more of these 8 profitable and honest online opportunities.

My list of 25 money saving tips – By Jacob Lund Fisker

Try not to become overwhelmed with the number of articles on the web that offer tips on saving money because most of them do actually contain at least one good nugget of information. Luckily for you, we filter through the junk and try to only post the best advice. So y’all come back now ya hear? 

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This Week On The Web: Halloween Edition

Roundup: Halloween on the Cheap – By Kira @ Tip Hero

There’s no need to spend a ton of money on spooky decorations and costumes this Halloween season if you think like a baller on a budget.  This article features plenty of creative alternatives to help get you in the holiday spirit without breaking the bank.

Free Offer: 23 Spooky Halloween Recipe Ideas – By the Editors of RecipeLion.com

If you plan on hosting a Halloween party or maybe just want to impress your friends and loved ones with a festive meal or cocktail, these 23 recipes will surely

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This Week On The Web: 7 Tips to Save on Medical Expenses

7 Tips to Save Money on Medical Expenses – By Jim Wang

The costs of health care these days can cause even the most secure family hardships.  This article explains 7 Tips on saving money on medical expenses.

Homemade versions of Girl Scout cookies – By Robin Shreeves

Why buy $5 boxes of cookies from little girls at grocery stores when you can impress your friends and love ones with your own homemade versions of the most popular cookies around?

The 3,000 Mile Oil Change Myth – By Kira @ Tip Hero

Is the 3,000 mile oil change really necessary in modern day cars? This article discusses the pros and cons of paying to get your oil changed every 3000

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