Lifestyle

9 Ways to Save Money in the Garden

City or suburban, young or old – everyone likes a garden and especially one that looks good and doesn’t cost the earth to create! With a little bit of planning, you can preserve the plants you have while contributing to the environment and at the same time grow some food for yourself and your friends…

How to Prepare a Meaningful Gift for Your Partner

How to Prepare a Meaningful Gift for Your Partner

It’s not news that Christmas holidays have been overly commercialized and the burden of gift shopping sometimes makes us forget what this holiday is really about. But it doesn’t have to be that way. With a little imagination (and a pinch of preparation), you can come up with a gift that carries something more than…

How to Save Your Relationship – 4 Ways to Make It Work

How to Save Your Relationship – 4 Ways to Make It Work

There’s no other way to say this, but…relationships are hard. The scenario where a girl meets a guy, they fall for each other, and it’s all uphill from there mostly happens in Hollywood movies. In real life, maintaining a strong bond with your partner requires long-term effort and patience. Money issues, family responsibilities, and the…

6 Ways to Save Money on Your Social Life

When it comes to entertainment, perhaps it might appear that this is the most difficult area in which to make potential savings. After all, why should we have to give up something we really like? Well, to start with, you need to save money and you’re not going to do that by squandering the savings…

7 Ways to Save Money on Your Finances

There is nothing more true than that old adage of “look after the pennies and the pounds will look after themselves” but how many of us do indeed, watch those pennies? Do we really take enough time to track what is coming in and out of our bank account? Keeping track of what money comes…

18 Ways to Save Money on Utility Bills

We all know how much the cost of electricity, gas and water is increasing, yet many of us continue to consume the same amounts without counting the cost to our pocket or perhaps worse, the environment. Spending time thinking about what energy we need to use and how much we could save can make a…

8 Ways to Save Money on Presents and Gifts

Ahh! – The joy of giving, the joy of receiving and the pain of the credit card you have to pay off in a month’s time. Everyone likes to receive a little present now and then but does it really have to break the bank every time we give? Does it really matter if the…

12 Ways to Save Money at Home

It’s said that there is really no place like home but it’s hardly ever said there’s no place like a home that costs you a little less each month either! Considering how much time we actually spend in our homes sleeping, eating, entertaining ourselves – not to mention keeping ourselves warm or cool, how much…

101 Simple and Creative Ways to Save Money

101 Simple and Creative Ways to Save Money

The motivation for creating this article came from a simple (and somewhat urgent) need to save some cold, hard cash. Suddenly finding oneself without a job and trying to survive on a limited amount of social security made me realise just how much money I was actually wasting. When the question, “Do I pay the electricity…