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Ways to Save

Part 1: 15 Quick and Easy Ways to Save

Suffering from savings fatigue? Here’s a quick fix. I’ve put together a list of things you can do in 15 minutes or less to save thousands of dollars every year. Follow these and you’ll be on your way to reaching ...

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Fly Spirit Airlines and Dodge the Pesky Fees

Spirit is a scrappy airline that keeps attracting new customers despite being named the worst airline in the United States, according to a Consumer Reports list.  Spirit prides itself on ultra-low fares, but at what cost? I flew Spirit six times within ...

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9 Ways to Save on Groceries

California’s historic drought is about to affect everyone at the supermarket. According to the California Department of Food and Agriculture, California produces nearly half of all fruits, nuts and vegetables grown in the United States. That’s why some analysts predict a ...

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Secrets to Negotiating Lower Bills by Phone

First, it’s the automated voice prompts.  Then, five minutes of elevator music. Finally, a human picks up the phone. While it’s often a pain, calling customer service can be worth your time. I recently told you how I saved $240 ...

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How I Destroyed an $86,000 Mortgage in 2 Years

Most people who visit this blog want to know how I paid off my mortgage in 2 years. Below, you’ll find answers to some frequently asked questions. You may also be interested in 6 STEPS TO MORTGAGE FREEDOM, a comprehensive post about ...

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$240 Internet Savings with One Phone Call

Hardly a week goes by without receiving a junk mail offer from Xfinity. Comcast must really want me to make the switch to them for TV and internet service. The best offer: $39.99 before taxes for basic cable TV and ...

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4 Steps to Rein in Your Spending

Let’s be honest. Spending money is FUN. At least in the moment, buying things makes you feel good. Retail therapy, if you will. But if you’re in debt, it’s time to reel it in. There have been times in my ...

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