WAYS TO SAVE MONEY

30 Easy Ways to Save Money and Live Frugally

There is a time and place for splurging, and there is a time and place for knowing how to save. The small ways we save can add up to real (big) money over time. Set your inner cheapskate free!

How to audit your spending

How to Audit your spending (& why it’s important)

How often do we spend money on frivolous things without even considering that they are frivolous? Writing 10 Things I Quit Buying (to Save Money) really made me think hard about that. It didn’t take me long to come up with ten things I STILL spend money on that are “wants” and not “needs”.

15 tips for planning a cheap hawaii vacation

15 Ways to Have a Budget Hawaii Vacation

I never, ever, thought of Hawaii as a budget destination. Especially with the current weak Canadian dollar. But we chose Hawaii last year as our budget vacation spot, and for the same reason we chose it again this year! Hawaii did NOT disappoint. We spent under $3000 Canadian dollars total each time we went, for 10 days. That’s less $1500 per person!

how to get approved for rewards credit cards

Get Approved for Rewards Credit Cards: The Back Door Trick

So I’ve written about travel hacking, and about why I’m not afraid of credit cards. By now you know that I actually love my credit cards. And you know that I think you should probably learn to love credit cards for their rewards value as well.

is someone else telling you how to spend your money?

Is Someone Else Telling You How to Spend Your Money?

My mom taught me something that has stuck with me my whole life. (Well, my mom taught me a million things that have stuck with me my whole life. So that’s a pretty vague opening statement.) I’ll try again.

My mom taught me to be distrustful of ads, and in doing so she gave me the greatest money saving wisdom I could ever imagine.

She used to say, when advertisements came on or were displayed in a magazine, “Look at how they’re trying to sell this to you. Notice how they use words that are implying something, but not guaranteeing anything”. And man was she right. Marketing is huge business.

cheap vacation ideas

How to Plan a Dirt Cheap Holiday

In April last year, G and I spent 8 days in Hawaii for $2995.31 – all in. Oh did I mention that’s 2995.31 CANADIAN dollars – So more like $2000.00 (at the time) American? I love love love making travel happen cheap. For me, a big part of living with intention is taking the time to enjoy life, but also being aware that I can’t blow all our savings on one trip. This is where the budget holiday comes in!

Travel Hacking for Beginners

Travel Hacking for Beginners

Travel Hacking is becoming such a popular phrase. Especially in the budget travel world. I get it – I mean, who doesn’t want to travel for FREE? And possibly travel in style for free?

On the off chance that it’s a new to you phrase, Travel Hacking is the (refined) art of using credit card rewards and membership point programs to travel for FREE. It is legal. It works. It can be complicated.

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