Lose weight. Quit smoking. Exercise more. Finally conquer that irrational fear of clowns, once and for all. New Year’s is a perfect time to roll out the resolutions, those pledges to change something in your life, start anew, tabula rasa. Why not concentrate this year on a few frugal resolutions and get your financial house in order?
Even small changes to the way you do things in your life can add up to big savings, and more happiness. The following twenty frugal resolutions aren’t necessarily profound, but they’re all great steps towards saving more money in the New Year. Select as many as you want, physically write them down into a list, and tape it next to your bathroom mirror so you don’t lose track of them.
On its face, the question itself is ludicrous, but the press seems to be trying to spin the faltering/failing economy lately, desperately pulling out even the thinnest of silver linings.
I’ve been catching these stories cropping up here and there (quite a few flew out when gas prices started going down last fall), and today saw a couple of more. Which I had to share, because hey, optimism. 🙂 Read more…
Under federal law, you are entitled to get free credit reports from each of the three major credit reporting companies every 12 months. Not surprisingly, there are any number of Websites out there trying to take advantage of this fact to lure you in and either charge you a fee or scam you. One site, however, is legitimate.