Is the Costco Membership Fee Worth Paying?

Is shopping at costco worth the membership fee

Is Shopping at Costco Worth the Membership Fee? Every year when it comes time for membership renewal my husband and I ask “Is shopping at Costco worth the membership fee?”   We spend time debating the pros and cons of paying for the annual Costco … [Read more...]

Fees to Stop Paying Right Now

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Fees are the root of all evil.  Ok, so that may not be the case, but it sure feels that way when you keep getting dinged for this fee and that fee.  You just want the insanity to stop! Stop Paying These Unnecessary Fees Paper Statement Fees – … [Read more...]

How to Sell Your Stuff for Extra Cash

how to sell your old stuff

Chances are you have items in your house that you no longer need, use, or want.  You can turn some of your old items into cash when you learn how to sell your stuff. Amazon Trade In -  This is one of our favorite ways to get money for old … [Read more...]

How to Create a Budget

tips for creating a budget

Budgets are necessary.  Consider this, you would never climb to the top of a mountain without creating a plan and taking the necessary supplies.  Likewise, reaching your financial goals requires a plan for spending and saving. Creating a budget isn’t … [Read more...]

8 Ways to Avoid Eating Out

tips to avoid eating out

When we create a budget it is smart to include a budget category for “eating out” or “restaurants” since it seems like we are on the go often and eating out is sometimes inevitable.  When it comes time to tighten our budgetary belts one of the … [Read more...]