Mothers, How Healthy is the Space You Live In?

Note from blog owner: Since I’ll be having a newborn a couple of months from now, I’m featuring here an article from a guest contributor, Derek Lotts, an Advisory Editor of SmoothDecorator.com, on how to make sure that our place becomes an ideal abode for our newborn infants.  I still don’t know where to categorize […]

How To Be A Responsible Nomad

Thanks to Pinterest, Instagram, Facebook, and other social media platforms that litter our newsfeeds with so many travel photos, more and more people are encouraged to save up and see the world. According to the World Tourism Organization, the number of international tourist arrivals in 2012 surpassed, for the first time, 1 billion, and is […]

Kitting Out a New Home on a Budget

Starting off in a new home isn’t cheap. Apart from the initial cost of deposits and agency or mortgage fees, you’ll have to stump up the funds to kit out your pad. The good news is, there are lots of money-saving tactics that you can employ in order to keep your spending down. Shop around […]

5 Ways to Enjoy Time With Friends Without Breaking The Bank

Photo Credit In these tough economic times, many people are starting to feel the pinch. Getting out and seeing friends is an important part of your social life though, and it can be difficult to think of exciting things to do when you’re on a budget. Here, we take a look at five ways to […]

Top 5 Budget Hotels In Boracay

While Boracay remains a world-class tourist destination that hosts a vast number of luxurious and renowned hotels, the island still has a lot of affordable hotels and inns to offer. So, if you are bound for Boracay, and you are looking for the best and most affordable deal for your accommodation, make sure to consider […]

Losing Weight and Eating Healthy while on a Budget

Photo Credit Anyone who wants to lose weight or lose the belly fat must perfectly understand that to achieve that goal, diet and exercise should go together. Not just one, but both. But given our modern trying times, another key factor comes into the picture: budget. And honestly, it plays a very big role in […]

How to Make Yourself More Employable as a Freelancer

At a time when there are around 197 million people unemployed across the globe, there’s no doubt it can be incredibly difficult to find a job. This is highlighted even more by some of the latest figures from recruiters which estimate that upwards of 100 job seekers are now applying for a single vacancy. So […]

Top 8 Effective Ways to Encourage Your Child to Save Money

We are living in difficult financial times, so one of the most important lessons for your children to learn is how to put money aside for a rainy day or for unexpected situations that may be around the corner. It can be tough to get children motivated by saving money, so we’ve come up with […]

Frugal Living & Entrepreneurship Is Possible

It’s remarkable to see that mainstream entrepreneurs have emerged at a time when the economy is going through financial crisis. This proves the notion that there is opportunity in adversity. This post examines how creating your business is one of the main ways of ensuring your financial security. The buzz of micro-ecosystem There has been […]

How To Combat Impulsive Buying With Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

What is it that causes some people to get into debt and others to financially thrive? You might be tempted to say it’s simply down to their salaries, but often this really isn’t the case and you can have two people on the exact same salary but with completely different finances. Of course the cost […]

Freelancing: The Definitive How-To Home Phone Setup Guide for Freelance Bloggers

N.B.: The article below is not just helpful for freelance bloggers but to any freelancers who travel a lot.  It is written by Rachel Greenberg, a fellow writer from the TheDigest.com. Whether I’m blogging silly photos of my cat in a bunny costume or offering tips on how to be a successful entrepreneur, the beauty […]

5 Top Tips to Travel on the Cheap!

N.B.: This guest post is brought to you by Roy Duffield, a fellow blogger from the UK.  Hope you will learn something from his tips. – EOD As kids we tend to think that life is free, and it’s hard to imagine that we’ll have to get jobs one day. We picture our dream lives, […]

5 Ways to Bring Your Freelancing Career to the Next Level

N.B.  This week’s freelancing guest post is brought to you by Erica Moss, a fellow writer who is also a well-seasoned freelancer.  You will surely learn a lot of new stuff about Freelancing if you’ll continue reading her article below. – EOD Being a freelancer is a very rewarding path for creative and self-motivated people. […]

Frugal Handicraft Ideas: 7 Recyclable Home Items You Can Transform Into Beautiful Gift Souvenirs

N.B.:(At the moment I’m still publishing guest posts on this site as I’m still very busy with work and settling some personal matters. I’m not sure yet when I can fully blog.) The essence of frugal living is to live within your means and to make use of the things that are considered useless by […]

How to Live a Frugal Life as a Student

N.B.: When I was a student, I scrubbed floors and cleaned office furniture to free my parents from the burden of college tuition.  Though I worked as an assistant to our College Guidance Psychometrician, my daily tasks (aside from conducting exams and checking test papers) involve taking on menial jobs and running errands.  Looking back, […]

Frugal Home Ideas: Green and Self-Reliant Additions to Your Home That Save Money

N.B.: Have you been thinking how to save electricity and lessen the frequency of buying new bulbs every time they got damaged? Or, perhaps are you planning to cut off on energy cost by buying solar-powered appliances? If you have these thoughts then you may continue reading below.  The following guest post is from my […]

Are the Buildings Being Built in Cebu South Road Properties Can Withstand Earthquakes?

N.B.: That is the very question that keeps on popping in my head every time I pass by the area.  Are these buildings being built in SRP can withstand major earthquakes like those that happened in Japan? For sure the architects and engineers who were assigned to plan the layout of these buildings took proper […]

10 Frugal Tips to Save Money in Shopping For Your Food Storage

N.B: Here’s another informational guest post submitted by our friends from FoodInsurance.com. – EOD While food storage is something you know you need, it isn’t always that easy. If you are on a budget, the cost of prepackaged foods can be insanely costly and it might be tough to imagine buying enough for 3 months, […]

Basic Emergency Preparedness Precautions against Intruders

N.B.: Man-made disasters/emergencies such as theft, home invasions, and the like should also be part of our emergency preparedness planning.  Though there’s no absolute ways to defend ourselves against hostile forces (unless you’re filthy rich and can afford to hire goons or private guards), equipping ourselves with the basic knowledge on how to defend our […]

Frugal Fashion: Handmade Upcycled Ipod Cable Earrings

N.B: Don’t just throw away your old Ipod cables.  You can transform them into unique and very interesting pieces of fashion by following the instructions in the featured guest post below. – EOD Nothing is more stylish than incorporating everyday items into your wardrobe. Creating your own jewelry pieces from spare or worn-out materials not […]

Frugal Fashion: How to Make a Beaded Necklace from Recycled Magazines

N.B: You don’t need to spend thousands of money to look fabulous and in-sync with fashion.  Being frugal doesn’t mean you keep on wearing the same boring stuff over and over again.  It’s on how you make use of the things around you to avoid spending your hard-earned money over unnecessary jewelries.  Looking for creative […]

Top 3 Affordable and Plastic-Free Food Storage Container Alternatives

Plastics have arguably become synonymous with modern day living. From plastic water bottles to plastic plates and spoons, plastic is virtually everywhere. Unfortunately, plastics contain harmful compounds such as phthalates, polyvinyl chloride, polystyrene, and tetrafluoro-ethylene. According to the Ecology Center, some of these compounds are carcinogenic. In addition, the compounds can affect the body’s immune […]

Prepping Tip:How to Prepare your Business for Disaster

Operating a business is tough on its own.  Small establishments struggle every day to stay in business.  It becomes especially difficult when a disaster hits and many don’t have the resources to sustain from closing their operation.  About one in four businesses close their doors for good after a disaster.  Here are some tips to […]

Frugal Real Estate Tip: Budget Your Way to Owning Your First House

There is no quick means of making a decision to buy your first house. It is easy to fall in love with the house of your dreams that fits your personality and needs, but there is some work that needs to be done in order to make that dream into a reality. Buying real estate […]