Crush Your Cable Bill

This post may contain affiliate links. I never recommend anything I haven’t tried myself. All opinions are 100% mine.   Entertainment costs have been skyrocketing for years, but we’re fortunate to live in technologically advanced times that provide many different options for cutting cable–and the hefty bill. No longer are we stuck jumping between a local cable company or a satellite dish company. Ditching traditional cable or satellite can seem like a big change to make, but after an adjustment period, the only thing you’ll notice is the savings. I’m not a big TV watcher. I don’t have it on at all during the day unless my little ones want to catch a Sprout or Disney show. Otherwise, nothing comes on until all the kids are down for bed–and by then it pretty much serves as…

Welcome!

When I decided to start this blog, I began by checking out what was already being shared by other bloggers in this same subject space. I found a lot of similar information being presented, which to some extent is expected because being successful in personal finance is, at its core, a matter of keeping both your wants and your needs below your earnings. The ways you choose to do that vary greatly and we’ve all heard some cost-cutting advice before. I will likely repeat some things you’ve already heard or know, but some information should be reiterated simply because it really works! After all, repetition is the key to learning and creating new habits. However, I also plan to set myself apart by introducing you to some new tips and ideas for saving and earning money on your way to financial wellness. I first became…

5 Low Effort Ways to Bring in Some Extra Money

This post may contain affiliate links. All opinions and recommendations are 100% mine–I never recommend a company that I haven’t tried and used myself. The yin to the money saving yang is earning more money. It’s not always very easy to do this. You may have a full-time job, a family, sometimes school and a second job already. How do you fit anything else in? While the following suggestions will not make you rich, they are some low effort ways to add a little extra spending money to your wallet.   Swagbucks–For When You Need a Few Extra Bucks for Some Swag Swagbucks is a portal to earning free gift cards or Paypal deposits by simply viewing video content, taking some surveys, discovering deals, playing online games, and completing bonus activities. If you have some down time to surf around online…