Part of being frugal is constantly re-evaluating your bills to make sure the services you pay for are serving your needs. Up next for re-evaluation in our house is our Phone/TV/Internet service. When we moved here [...]
Recently my husband and I have been evaluating all our bills to try to cut back. Like so many other people, the economy has taken it’s toll on our finances, and we’re looking for ways to [...]
Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Across the country today, people are celebrating by wearing green and eating corned beef and cabbage. I thought I’d extend the Irish celebration to the content of BeingFrugal.net. So we’re going to [...]
Over the last few weeks, we’ve been assembling a basic personal finance and tools. We came up with a personal financial plan, then we organized our records to get ready for using a balance sheet to [...]
Tax season is in full swing now. Many people who are getting refunds have already filed their taxes, while those of us who will have to pay are reluctantly getting our paperwork together in anticipation of [...]
It’s a new year and for a lot of you, it means a new try at keeping a budget. I know I slacked on keeping a budget toward the end of last year, and I’m ready [...]
With the unemployment rate in this country hovering around 10%, many people find themselves in a situation where they can’t pay their bills. If you are one of those people, here are a few strategies that [...]
If you’re a typical person, who earns money from an employer and has no complicated financial dealings, it’s not hard to prepare your own taxes. I prepare my own taxes every year, and I haven’t messed [...]
Bottom-line, companies want your money. Businesses in almost every industry are finding ways to slip in extra charges on your bill that separate you from your hard earned income. We are getting mislead on the real [...]
If you have been trying to get out of debt and improve your financial situation, but doesn’t have the action plan to get it done…help is here! Take a look at the following list of ways [...]
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