If you want to legitimately get the most FAFSA money for your college education, follow these tips and tricks. You’ll get maximum federal student aid in Pell Grants from following our research when you fill out your FAFSA application.
Debt Free College Series # 4 – FAFSA and Financial Aid
We have 5 kids who have attended college, and we … Read the rest
Are you looking for college scholarships tips and tricks to land tons of college money? This blog presents lots of proven ways to find more scholarship hacks. It shares how to prepare for them and how win more awards. It’s time to start gathering in scholarship winnings!
What if there really was a pot of gold waiting for you at … Read the rest
College is expensive! And loan forgiveness is a great way to pay off student loans that have already been accrued! Over the past 40 years, gas prices have increased about 300% and Gold has risen more than 1200%. However, the cost of college has outpaced them both, skyrocketing more than 1600% higher than it was in 1975.
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There are six things a teen can do in high school that will help to slash the cost of a college education. We’ve done many of these with our 5 kids and they graduated college without any student loans!
How to be a high schooler and crush college costs.
College is a monumental expense for parents and students alike. Who … Read the rest
The $2000 Chest Freezer is the final article of a 5 Kitchen Tools series designed to empower you to save thousands of dollars on your food budget.
Over the past 4 weeks, we’ve shared how we save with the humble SpoonUla, a set of glass bowls for lunches, a slow cooker, and a Meat Slicer. We’ve calculated the annual savings … Read the rest
So you’ve decided to take a job or retire across the country. Before you hire professional movers such as North American Van Lines, it’s a good idea to sort through the things you have collected over the years and lighten the load. Once you decide what you want to bring then it’s time to contact the movers and acquire … Read the rest
“How long should I keep My car?” is a question we are often asked. And we have some answers below that will address this very thing.
Is there a point in time when keeping your current vehicle becomes more expensive than selling it. Making the decision to keep a car and repair it or sell it and buy another one … Read the rest
There are dozens of uses for a home meat slicer and the savings you can bank are amazing. In this article, we’ll talk mainly about saving money on lunch meat, but meat slicer uses go far beyond lunch time.
This is the fourth article of a 5 Kitchen Tools series that will empower you to save thousands of dollars on … Read the rest
Learning to manage your food budget is one of the fastest ways to start turning around your family household budget. We see so many families practice grocery shopping habits that drive their food costs through the roof. If you’ve never been shown how to master the art of food shopping and meal prep, don’t feel bad.
It’s a much easier … Read the rest
Using a crockpot for a year could save you a ton of money. But even if you used it just a few days each week, it could still save you more money than you ever imagined. We’ll show you how this works and give you some other tips too.
This is the third of a 5-part Kitchen Tools series that … Read the rest
When we first heard about it, we had to ask ourselves, “Is Swagbucks.com legit? Or is Swagbucks a Scam?”
We say Swagbucks is Legit. Swagbucks is often portrayed as a make money in your spare time website. Many of us have heard the “how to make money on the internet” pitches — how many of those are legit? And we’ve … Read the rest
You’re getting married, buying a house, and having a baby!
Did you know that, according to a recent study, one out of every five households in America with children is uninsured?
What does this mean for you and your family?
Life insurance is an important financial decision that will protect the ones you love in the event of a … Read the rest
VetTix is a company that shows appreciation to our Veterans & their families, as well as active military with free event tickets. And this blog will tell you all about how it works, and how to sign up for it.
A few months ago a friend of ours sat with his wife in the audience at Symphony Hall in Phoenix. … Read the rest
Glass Bowls Provide Lunch Values
Having Glass Bowls so you can bring leftovers for lunch, is the second of our Kitchen Tools series. It will empower you to save thousands of dollars on your food budget.
Why glass bowls? When it comes to feeding a family, there is a lot of money at stake. The average family is spending $200 … Read the rest
Money Smart Grandparents provide practical ways to Help.
We asked our Facebook friends a couple of questions about how their parents had a positive impact on their children. We want to build a brainstorming list of ideas to encourage money smart grandparents to be active participants in their grandchild’s life. Please add your comments to the bottom of this page—we’d … Read the rest
5 Kitchen Tools That Will Save $6000 #1 Spoonula
Saving money on groceries could revolutionize your family budget! Really, it’s no hype. And kitchen tools such as a spoonula, can certainly help save time and money!
As a matter of fact, there are dozens of simple strategies that can cut your grocery bill in half without clipping a single coupon. … Read the rest
If you’re looking for creative crockpot cooking ideas, delicious recipes and some really outrageous uses for a slow cooker, you’ve come to the right place!
The slow cooker or Crockpot is one of the most versatile time and money saving tools we have in our kitchen arsenal. We use them so much that, over time, we’ve bought three of them … Read the rest
Can dropouts from high school and college become successful contributors to society? People like Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Michael Dell and MGM co-founder Marcus Lowe are prime examples of successful people who didn’t go to college or finish college.
Is education important? Yes of course. But is a formal education; public, private or parochial school and college—are they critical to … Read the rest
How can you save money on milk purchases? For years we’ve frozen milk that we bought on sale in our deep freezer, and then defrosted it when we were ready to use it. Freezing milk is not that hard to do if you follow our tips. Learn how we freeze and thaw milk safely and quickly.
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This list of 18 free movie websites like Crackle, YouTube & Hulu can help you save money by dumping cable. Check out these sites and other Blu-ray/smart tv apps.
One of the biggest budget busters is overspending on recreation. We recently did “dinner and a movie” for a date night. If we hadn’t had movie gift cards (from Christmas) and … Read the rest
If your only option is a Vacation with Limited Funds, can you still create a fun and enjoyable memory? Here’s how we and several other frugal friends have enjoyed great vacations without spending a fortune.
Yes, You Can Have Great Vacations with Limited Funds
Yes, money is tight, unemployment is still high and the economic climate is uncertain. But if … Read the rest
We don’t pay much attention to our credit score. When you live debt-free and don’t borrow money, it becomes a non-issue. But we do realize that there are times in life when your credit score plays an important role in your future.
We helped our kids establish credit using a credit card secured by their bank accounts. They only used … Read the rest