Wow, what a whirlwind the past 2 months have been! We financially plan for all kinds of reasons: to pay off debt, to buy a house, to buy a car, to have an emergency fund, to go on vacation, and the list goes on... But, many of us, myself included, probably haven't financially planned for … Continue reading Getting Through the Storm
Greetings, Savers. I hope to find you healthy and adjusting okay to the changes that have happened in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Okay, I know this is off-brand for me here at DollarMost, but, as an occupational therapist, I feel compelled to include a quick blurb about our current state of living: During these … Continue reading Maximize Your Online-Shopping Savings
Greetings, Savers! I hope I'm finding you all happy and healthy. In times like these, reevaluating what is and isn't a necessity for our lives can be crucial. If you're one of the lucky ones who is able to stay home to keep yourself, your family, and others healthy, then consider using this time to … Continue reading Cut Out These 9 Household Expenses to Help Make Budget
Gone are the days of saving money with a mere, single coupon. With so many money-saving, money-back, rewards, and rebate programs available, with a little extra time and effort, it's easy to double- or triple-dip in savings! My husband and I recently triple-dipped savings. How did we do it? Keep reading to find out what … Continue reading Double- or Triple-Dip in Savings | Here’s How
Hi there, Savers! I hope 2020 is treating you well so far. I'm popping in briefly to raise financial awareness: Since it's already February, it's time to be thinking about summer spending. Start budgeting and earning extra money NOW for future needs. Consider expenses like day trips, vacations, fairs, summer supplies, wardrobe updates, etc. I'd … Continue reading Take Advantage of Off-Season Savings
Oh, Valentine's day. Whether you're treating yourself, rocking a Leslie Knope-style "Galentine's Day," or celebrating with your special someone, Valentine's day doesn't have to mean spending a lot of money. My husband and I don't do material gifts for each other - for Valentine's Day or any occasion for that matter, including our birthdays and … Continue reading How to Save Money this Valentine’s Day
I've tried many different methods for tracking my budget: spreadsheets, budgeting apps, and pen to paper. None of these methods have been as inclusive and effective for me as the Clever Fox Budget Planner. This is my planner that I scored for $15 from Amazon (Full price is $20, but I had a $5 Amazon … Continue reading I Finally Organized My Budget – And You Can, Too!
Hi there, Savers! Are we in the same boat? January seems to be the month for catching up with old friends for me - how about you? I'm very happy to catch up with these great friends. But, they're from different friend circles; so, having one meet up to save money isn't an option (well, … Continue reading Socializing on a Budget
I'm popping in today to let you know how my money-saving meatballs came out for New Year's. Not sure what I'm talking about? Read about the cookies I made to help avoid breaking the bank over the holiday season. I chose this sweet-and-sour meatball recipe because I only needed 3 ingredients - and I already had them in my kitchen...
If your parties and gatherings are like mine, you are often asked to bring a dish to share. Pot-luck style parties are great! When everyone brings a dish to share, the cost of hosting is spread out and everyone gets to sample a variety of new or different foods. But...when you have many pot-luck parties to go to, you can quickly feel it in your pocketbook...