Dining Out on a Budget

Trying new restaurants and dining out are some of my favorite things to do, but sometimes my wallet is not in favor of those choices. In my opinion, budgeting for food costs is one of the most difficult things to do. You don’t know when or if you’ll feel like cooking, going out, or ordering in. At my house, we …

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Is a Warehouse Membership Worth the Money?

One of the first things my wife and I did when we started living on our own was buy a Sam’s Club membership. Everyone always told us, “You know, you save a lot of money buying in bulk! That membership card is a life saver!” Well, we use our membership card. A lot. But are we actually saving money shopping …

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How to Save Money on College Textbooks

So you thought after paying tuition and all of your fees for the semester that you were done spending money. Unfortunately, that’s not the case. You may have forgotten about the pretty huge expense that is your textbooks. College textbook prices have skyrocketed in the past few years, and it can seem pretty difficult to find a way to afford …

Creamy Cajun Pastalaya - Budget Recipe for Family of 4

$10 Cajun Dinners for a Family of 4

Being from the South, one of the hardest things for anyone to do is budget for food. There’s something great about cooking delicious meals that everyone enjoys eating. Food really brings everyone together, especially down here! Having to budget for creating all of your favorite meals is something that doesn’t sit well with anyone, especially when it ends up being …

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How to Travel on a Budget

Growing up, I always dreamed of exploring the world and going on wild adventures—I love the excitement of seeing new things and meeting new people! As an adult I have the same desires, but I realize I need to budget and save money to achieve those dreams. I understand how hard it can be to vacation when you don’t have …