Slow Day: Week 11 – Money Saving Mom®

Welcome to my weekly Slow Day post, inspired by Monica from The Homespun Heart. My Word for 2018 is Slow and, in the spirit of that word, I’m taking one day each week (Wednesday) off — I’ll be unplugged and offline and plan to move at a slower pace, take time to do things that refresh me, and…

10 Freezer Stir Fry Packs for the Instant Pot or Crockpot

Kelly from New Leaf Wellness put together a list of 10 Freezer Stir Fry Packs for the Instant Pot or Crockpot. Her free download includes 10 printable recipes and a printable shopping list. Psst! Looking for even more freezer cooking meals? Be sure to check out the extensive New Leaf Wellness eCookbook Collection! It has something for everybody…

Top Ten Ways to Use Unwanted Gift Cards

December 28, 2017 Did you get what you wanted for Christmas? We hope so, but you probably have at least one gift that you cannot use or do not want. You can usually return unwanted gifts, but what can you do with a gift card that you will never use? We have a few suggestions…

40+ Income-Earning Ideas You Can Start Right Away

Want to increase your income? Struggling to make ends meet? Wishing you could make more money so you could pay down debt or save more aggressively? Check out this massive page we’ve put together with all sorts of ideas and suggestions, including 40+ income-earning ideas you can start right away! Are there any ideas you’d…

5 Tips For Dealing With Holiday Debt

January 8, 2018 Santa was not so kind to your friends and relatives this year, so you felt the need to fill the gap. You overspent on holiday gifts, and now you are stuck with a significant amount of holiday debt. Gratitude from gift recipients is a great feeling, but gratitude is not going to…

Free Grocery Savings Made Simple Video Series!

(Note: The links in this post are affiliate links, and we will be compensated when you make a purchase by clicking through our links. Read our disclosure policy here.) Trying to reign in the grocery budget? If so, be sure to sign up for this FREE Grocery Savings Made Simple Video Series! This 3-part training…

Video: My Best Money-Saving Hack

MoneyTipsHow can a “pause button” help your finances? In our exclusive video above, NerdWallet Columnist Liz Weston, CFP®, shares her number one tip to save money. Regardless of where you plan to retire, the number one factor in ensuring that you can retire on your terms is your 401(k). Make sure that your 401(k) is…