Category Archives: Saving

200,000+ Miles: Saving Money by Not Replacing Our Vehicles

We haven’t had a car payment since 2011, and we don’t miss it. We financed my wife’s 2004 Saturn Wagon, and it’s the last new car we’ll ever buy and the last that we’ll ever finance. Selena’s car, our main … Continue reading

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How Much Are Your Bad Habits Costing You?

We all are guilty of having a bad habit or two. But what do our bad habits actually cost us? The true cost of bad habits might be surprising. What we might consider as periodic treats can put a big … Continue reading

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7 Date Ideas That You Can Do for Free

Summer time seems to free up more time. The sun stays out longer, many jobs offer up summer hours, things tend to slow down for many people and I think the nicer weather just makes people want to do more. … Continue reading

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5 Common Bills That You May Be Able To Cut

There are certain expenses that we have just accepted are “necessary.” These are things like telephone bills, cable, electricity, oil or gas, mortgage or rent, taxes, gym membership, insurance and so on. What if I told you some of these … Continue reading

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9 Ways to Save Money on Your Wedding

As someone who just finished planning a large wedding on a budget, I can tell you it isn’t easy! Depending on where you live, the average cost of a wedding is upwards of $30,000. My then-fiance (now husband) and I … Continue reading

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