Saving

How to Become an Expert on Your 401(k)

How to Become an Expert on Your 401(k)

In the complicated world of employee benefits, the 401(k) plan is one point of constant confusion; whether you contribute to one right now or you’re thinking about starting to save for retirement, this quick guide will help to answer your questions. 

Fantastic Gifts for Everyone on your List for Under $40

Fantastic Gifts for Everyone on your List for Under $40

With the holidays quickly approaching, I’m excited to share with you a list of my favorite gifts that I’ve ever given or received!

How to Save Money on Your Monthly Bills

How to Save Money on Your Monthly Bills

We all know that paying bills is one of the unfortunate side effects of growing up, but how many of us make those payments every month without giving them a second thought?

Our Wedding Feature on The Budget Savvy Bride

Our Wedding Feature on The Budget Savvy Bride

Check out our nautical San Diego wedding on the water as featured on “The Budget Savvy Bride”! Learn how we threw our dream wedding on the water for under $10k!

Gift Giving for the Savvy Spender

Gift Giving for the Savvy Spender

With wedding season upon us, I thought it was time to share some gift-giving secrets from a fellow baller-on-a-budget, as well as a former bride! 

Turning 30 on my Debt Free Journey

Turning 30 on my Debt Free Journey

While it’s easy to whine about turning another year older, I’ve chosen to take a different stance this year and celebrate my accomplishments rather than lament my woes. 

Moving on a Budget

Moving on a Budget

Moving can be a pain, but with a little bit of finesse you can make it happen for less! 

Spring Cleaning Tips for your Wallet

Spring Cleaning Tips for your Wallet

With spring finally here, there’s no better time to “clean house” financially – while keeping an organized budget is important all year round, take a few minutes today to get your ducks in a row and do some spring cleaning!

Saving Made Simple

Saving Made Simple

Looking for a few simple ways to boost your bank account without scrounging for change under the couch cushions?  This post is for you!

Can you afford a new car?

Can you afford a new car?

Before you lock yourself into a payment you can’t afford or purchase a lemon, do your homework first: is this a smart buy?

Secrets to Saving on Vacation

Secrets to Saving on Vacation

Any savvy traveler knows that a little bit of planning can go a long way toward making your trip stress-free, so we’ll start with the old saying that failing to plan is planning to fail; for a truly relaxing vacation, start by planning ahead to make your dollar go further.

Job Hopping – Things to Consider Before Taking the Leap

Job Hopping – Things to Consider Before Taking the Leap

“The Job Hop” – no, it’s not the latest dance craze, but it is the latest generational sensation sweeping the nation. 

The Tax Refund Magic Show

The Tax Refund Magic Show

Congratulations!  You got a tax refund – the government ever so kindly returned some of your hard earned money to you!  How nice of them to hold on to it for you all year, waiting for the right time to give you back what you so generously lent them… wait a minute…

Saving for Retirement – The Basics

Saving for Retirement – The Basics

What you don’t know can’t hurt you – FALSE.  What you don’t know will almost certainly come back to bite you, especially when it comes to money. 

How I Threw a Wedding for 100+ People for under $10k

How I Threw a Wedding for 100+ People for under $10k

Learn how we threw our dream wedding on the water in San Diego for under $10k!