How To Save $2,500 For Summer Vacation

How To Save $2,500 For Summer Vacation

Do you look through your window past the dreary grey winter sky and dream of a sandy beach and soothing sunshine? Do you prefer the May flowers to the April showers? Summer vacation is probably the best cure for what ails you, but we all know they can be pretty expensive.

So how do you save up for a summer vacation? When you approach a vacation budget as a year-long process, it turns out that it’s a lot easier than you might think, and I’m here to show you how.

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Is Snagshout Legit?

Is Snagshout Legit?

What if I told you that there was a website where you could get goods from Amazon for huge discounts or even free? If it seems too good to be true, it’s not – it’s Snagshout! When I stumbled on this website a few years ago, I was floored at the concept. (more…)

An Honest Groupon Review

An Honest Groupon Review

Groupon started in 2008 but it took me a while to jump on the bandwagon. The concept is simple – many people buy into a specific product or service at a designated price, and everyone gets a pretty great discount. Unfortunately, most businesses restricted the times and dates you could redeem your Groupon coupons, which made things frustrating for consumers.

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Frugal Fun For Chicagoans

City living can be expensive and then factoring in entertainment can make your paycheck disappear. Thankfully, the Windy City has a bounty of regular free or cheap activities to keep Chicagoans occupied, if you know where and when to look. Let’s check out the best activities in Chicago that won’t break the bank.

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How to Start Your Money Saving Plan

How to Start Your Money Saving Plan

Saving money is a difficult prospect, even in the most stable of times. During the pandemic – or any time of social unrest – saving money and thinking about the future can seem irrelevant or hopeless. Focusing on the future, however, can be a huge boost to your mental health – not to mention your future financial health – by helping you fixate on a longterm goal.

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