Deal sites – avoid or jump on the bandwagon?

AJ: I learned the value of a good deal early on in life. Making money doesn’t come easily in life and spending it should be thoughtfully done. Being mindful of your spending and watching your budget doesn’t mean you’re cheap … Continue reading

New must-know grocery tips – how you could be saving money

AJ: Two weeks ago my well-planned, meticulously maintained loyalty to Tom Thumb’s Just 4U program came to an abrupt, unwelcome halt. Our grocery saving money plans suddenly needed to be reevaluated (thanks to Minyard purchasing Tom Thumb my years of … Continue reading

Black Friday and Cyber Monday…it’s upon us!

KJ: It’s that time of year again: Black Friday & Cyber Monday are just around the corner. As a kid, I never participated in the Black Friday craziness, but in my adult life, I have come to enjoy the tradition … Continue reading

Budget myth busting

Spending to stay sane

AJ:We’ve referred to this concept before, but based on a recent string of events it has crept back into our lives. Sometimes you just HAVE to make decisions that don’t take saving money into account as their primary goal. There … Continue reading