Get the Most for Your Money with these 15 Grocery Shopping Tips

grocery shopping tips

Grocery shopping; some enjoy it while others hate it. Regardless of whatever side you’re on, it cannot be avoided. However, with the right grocery shopping tips, you can stretch your dollars and make it more fun to go to the store. We often come up with comprehensible grocery lists only to make it to the check out with a little more…


“It Makes Me Feel Like a Better Mom…”

grocery budget hack

Okay, I didn’t think I’d ever write this post but… here it is. #MomHack Alert: This meal subscription service makes me feel like a better mom.  Yep, it’s the truth. How to save a ton of money using a meal subscription service: Get $40 off your 1st box! There’s something about sitting down for dinner together that makes me feel…


47+ Things to Get on Amazon that Will Help You Save Money

money saving amazon products

Shopping is such a double-edged sword, because there are things we need, and things we think we need. When we buy new products we always have to consider cost, and how much we really need an item. There are terrific products out there, but when you are on a Spending Fast or a Spending Diet, your priorities are always at…


Free and Low-Cost Self-Care Ideas

free and low cost self care ideas

Self-care is a BIG-time buzz-word these days! Everyone is talking about it but sometimes “self-care” ends up meaning you’re shelling out the bucks for taking care of yourself. And, if spending money is a problem for you then doing “self-care” can mean an easy excuse and justification to spend money you maybe shouldn’t.  Here are some free and low-cost self-care…



Debt Free Roadmap

I am SO BEYOND thrilled to have this BRAND NEW, 100% FREE!, Roadmap to Debt Freedom available for you! When you CLICK HERE to get the Debt Free ROADMAP, INSTANT DOWNLOAD, you’ll then get the option to watch the (also totally free!) Broke to Badass Masterclass! YOU DO NOT WANT TO MISS OUT ON THIS! THEY ARE SO GOOD! Hope…


6 Shocking Ways Social Media Can Be Used To Save Money

6 shocking ways social media can be used to save money

And the never-ending debate continues… what’s the best platform for saving money, websites (like this one) or social media? While both have unique advantages, there are certain situations that may compel you to choose one over the other. It all boils down to how much you want to save and what your preferred online platforms are. Turns out, you have…


6 Super Simple Ways to Save Money When Eating Out

6 simple ways to save money when eating out

When it comes to effectively saving money, eating out is often OUT of the equation. How to eliminating and reduce eating out is an obstacle and struggle that comes up A LOT in our Spending Fasters Group. The Wall Street Journal states that restaurants often charge four times as much for food than it cost to buy the ingredients. So,…


Cheapskate’s Guide to Ohio

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This post is by Anna’s good friend, Shayla Pauley. Note: I’m a non-native Ohioan that moved here with my husband (who is a native). I’m learning about Ohio and exploring all it has to offer. I’m smitten with my new home state and think a lot of people would be surprised by how much it has to offer! Even if you…


5 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Rent (That Will Help You Save Money)

5 things you didn't know you could rent that will help you save money

It’s nice to know that you own something. However, that doesn’t always make sense financially. Then, there are those items that we’ve all bought that we’ve ended up regretting; But how do you know when it’s okay to rent? Some rentals come easily to us and are just assumed, but other rental opportunities allude us when they are actually the…


DIY How to Make Cold Brew and Iced Coffee at Home

diy how to make cold brew iced coffee at home

One of the biggest issues that comes up in our Spending Fasters Community in the warm summer months is the struggle to stay caffeinated in the heat! I’ve struggled with this too so I HAD to share how I stay out of the coffee shop drive through and keep my hard earned bucks IN my pocket! This iced coffee/cold brew…


5 TERRIBLE Money Moves that Do Not Pay Off At ALL

5 terrible money moves that do not pay off at all

Have you ever made financial mistakes that you were pretty sure were going to turn out bad, or astronomically disastrous? All of us make bad decisions at one time or another. Either we couldn’t be bothered to research the facts, or we didn’t take in the input of our financial advisors. You may have even even made such moves based…


11 Things Your Boss Wants You to Know About Asking for a Raise

11 things to know before you ask for a raise

One of the many factors that leads to the success of any company is the people who work for it. Skilled and dedicated staff are a priority for businesses who want sustain positive image among consumers and generate maximum revenue. If employees put their best foot forward to produce results, they should be indispensable. However, without an adequate salary, An…