Valentine’s surprises with little money

Well, Valentine's Day is coming up soon. Despite the origins of the holiday, almost everyone everywhere celebrates it. Happy couples, old or new couples, people with...

How you can lose money, trying to save it

We're all interested in making better money choices, becoming/remaining debt free and saving money. We know how to handle a budget and try to work...

Striking the Right Balance

When you’re frugal and you save and invest in order to get yourself free from both debt and from the obligation of having to...

How to save money: 10 sure ways to start saving money...

Maybe you're still neck deep in debt and would love to see 'the day' again, maybe you're just concerned with not having enough money...

Three Financial Moves to Make at the Beginning of the New...

Keeping our financial situation solid and sustainable is a worthwhile goal for anyone. Yet even the simplest personal budgets are very complicated, and there...

Personal Finance: 9 sure ways to save money on Black Friday...

Black Friday is not a 'regular' thing for many countries, but, weird enough, some have 'imported' it, too. Even here in Romania some big...

Emergency fund: why is it important and how to grow it...

'No need to save money for emergencies, we'll always spend it'. Sounds familiar? Does it seem like, anytime you were able to save some...

Living Luxuriously Without Spending a Lot of Money

There are many ways you can enjoy a comfortable lifestyle and affording the things you enjoy without breaking the bank. Comparing prices, getting frugal, and...

Saving and Frugality: being frugal when it comes to pregnancy clothes

Some of you know, some will probably find out: I'm 5 months pregnant, so maternity clothes have become an often talked about subject in...

What’s the Fastest Way for a Housewife to Save 20,000?

I have just studied my Analytics and this was one of the things someone searched for: "fastest way for a housewife to save 20,00"....

Personal finance things my grandma taught me

My grandmother was my first personal finance 'guru' and she's been my real mother for almost 4 decades. Since she raised me (together with...

Saving money: does being frugal have to take off any joy...

Whenever I talk/write about the need of having an emergency fund and trying to save money as much as you can (especially in those...

Saving Money: So What’s Wrong with the Starbucks Latte?

In the personal finance world you'll probably notice that many authors talk about ditching the morning latte as a part of our saving money...

Money doesn’t bring happiness .. or does it?

Whoever it was that coined the phrase “money can’t buy happiness” either lived looking through rose-colored glasses or didn’t live his life to the...
how to organize your money

How to better organize your money

Some time a go a friend of mine told me this joke, which is actually true: Q: How do you define a college student? A: It's...