saving money

24 May 2019

10 Everyday Habits That Are Wasting Your Money

Everyone has a daily routine that they stick to, even if that just means getting up and brushing your teeth. Have you ever thought about your daily habits and how they change your life? Small acts like always washing your dishes or opening your windows might seem like they don’t

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04 May 2017

Cheap Ways to Learn to Cook & DIY at Home

Food can be one of the biggest budget sucks, especially if you’re ordering take-out all the time. And those cheap little microwavey things, while convenient, aren’t going to help you live a longer life or feel spritely if you consume them all the time

AJ Earley - Persnickety Provocateur 0
29 Aug 2012

The Differences Between Fourteen Year Old Me, and Twenty-Six Year Old Me

I’ve been re-watching a lot of old episodes of Freaks and Geeks with my Nick Andopolis/Sam Weir hybrid of a boy toy lately (all of the philosophical stoner wisdom of Andopolis without the clinginess, and the gentlemanly quality of Weir without the hairless pits– what more could a lady ask

Carrie Laven - Pretty Penniless 1
23 Dec 2011

Broke-Ass Mom Cheapskates Through the Holidays

I began this year’s shopping for my two-year-old by following my own advice:  buy only one or two great gifts for your toddler/baby because that’s all they need (if that considering the mounds of presents they’ve already received from their grandparents).  My husband and I decided what my two-year-old REALLY

Jennifer White - Mommy No Bucks 0
04 Nov 2011

A Broke-Ass Mom Buys Used

If it’s one thing I’ve learned as a Broke-Ass Mom, it’s to buy used for anything and everything. I bought a pair of shoes new once, and three months later my son was telling ME that they were too tight (since then I have only bought used shoes). Technically you

Jennifer White - Mommy No Bucks 1
31 Oct 2011

How Not to Piss Away Your Money!

I am notorious for inadvertently wasting money. It is something that I am not proud of and I have to work very hard to change my bad habits. After learning some very hard lessons, here are some ways that I try not to piss away my money: 1. Do a

Brandi Jarath - Miss Parsimony 1
13 Jul 2011

Exercises for Broke-Asses by Dena Stern of Exercise.com

This article is courtesy of Dena Stern of Exercise.com and a former Broke-Ass of the Week. According to the Journal of the American Medical Association in 2010 over two-thirds of U.S. adults are overweight or obese. That means that more people in this country are now overweight than not –

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 2
31 May 2011

4 Things You Can Totally Live Without in NY

When you lose your job, or you simply have to make some serious cuts in your current lifestyle to be able to continue to live or save up for something, it can be tough to think about what you’ll need to axe out of your life (like the lady in

Anna G - Caliburg Contributor 3