3 Hidden Fees to Watch for When Refinancing Your Mortgage

Refinancing your mortgage may seem like a great opportunity in this market, but it could be the wrong choice for you, even if it ends up lowering your monthly payments. There are certain fees and such that you need to be aware of before you take the plunge. Take a look at a couple that ... read more

3 Websites That Look Legitimate But Will Take Your Money


It’s easy to spot a site that’s obviously a scam, but there are some sites out there that look trustworthy that aren’t exactly forthcoming. The following 3 sites aren’t technically “scam” websites, but they can easily have you paying more than you bargained for if you don’t pay attention. Here are 3 misleading sites to ... read more

Energy and Money-Saving Tips for Earth Day


P. Allen Smith has some great tips to share in light of Earth Day (April 22nd this year – this video was made a couple of years ago, so just ignore what he says about Earth Day being this Sunday). Make these small changes in your home and you’ll be on your way to saving ... read more

Famous Free Samples of the Week 4/17/14

Check out this week’s batch of free samples for your enjoyment! 5 Free Pounds of Paper Shredding Head into Office Depot with put to 5 lbs. of paper and get it shredded for free now through April 29th. Just be sure to bring your coupon with you.       Free Sample of Breathe Right ... read more

Top Giveaways of the Week 4/17/14


Here are some of the top giveaways and sweepstakes from around the web: $50 Amazon Gift Card $500 Walmart Gift Card Cuisinart 4-Cup Mini Food Processor   $50,761 Trip for 6 to Destination of Choice from RCI $5,000 Trip for 2 to Oahu, Hawaii from Williams Sonoma & Pottery Barn $4,000 High Efficiency Washer & ... read more

5 Earth Day Freebies for 2014


                      Earth Day is a great time to celebrate our planet and all it has to offer. And while we remain mindful of how we can do our part to take care of our earth, there are some freebies available to help us get into ... read more

5 Costly Travel Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make


All that hard work you did planning a trip on a budget could be ruined if you fall prey to any of these common travel mistakes. Take a look: Spending Too Much on Food: Make sure you research dining options before you go so you know where you can save money. You can always look ... read more

Are You Financially Sexy?


Everyone over at Budgets Are Sexy knows that proper money management is a sexy thing. They believe that budgeting creates confidence, which in turn, is sexy. But how do you measure financial sexiness? According to financial planner Shannon from Financially Blonde, you don’t have to be a millionaire to be financially sexy. She believes you ... read more

How to Clean Almost Anything

These clever ideas from Buzzfeed are sure to make spring cleaning a little less frustrating and time consuming. Oh yeah, and lots of them will save you money too. Air Vents           Just grab a rag, a knife and some 409 and good to go.   Gross Armpit Stains     ... read more

This App Won’t Let You Forget Expiration Dates


The other day, something truly infuriating happened. I was walking back to my car, which was parked in a parking lot, only to discover a red ticket on the dashboard. My inspection sticker had expired the day before and I had completely forgotten to get the sticker changed. If I had read about this app ... read more