Tips for Apartment Hunting on a Budget

Tips for Apartment Hunting on a Budget

Having an apartment budget is a must if you’re thinking of renting. It’s all too easy to fall in love with the perfect place, and rush into signing a lease. Only to find out a couple of months down the track that you’re struggling to stay on top of rent, bills and...
101 Unique Ways to Save Money from 101 Different People

101 Unique Ways to Save Money from 101 Different People

Americans used to save a lot more. “The bottom 90 percent of households saved 10 percent of their income in the first Reagan administration.” But, in 2016, according to a Federal Reserve study, almost half of Americans (46%) could not cover a $400 unexpected expense...
Ready to Live Off-Grid? 10 Things to Consider

Ready to Live Off-Grid? 10 Things to Consider

Twenty years ago, I began living my life-long dream. I purchased a 5-acre property that was entirely off-the-grid. My new home was in an area that had no access to the services that many folks consider normal… electrical power lines, water lines or sewer service. As I...
How to Avoid the Most Common Car-Shopping Traps

How to Avoid the Most Common Car-Shopping Traps

Shopping for a new car is a heady feeling. If you are like most people, you’re going to get caught up in the emotion of the process, forgetting your head for your heart. If you’ve researched car buying at all, you’ve read all about car-buying traps;...
How to Lower Your Utility Bill

How to Lower Your Utility Bill

If there’s one thing that remains consistent with any home or apartment, it’s the fact that you’ll be paying utility bills. Whether you’re splitting them with roommates or dealing with them on your own, the utilities have to get paid. If you...