Great Gifts That Will Help You or Someone You Love Save Money

I’m so excited to share these ideas with you! Some can save you money NOW and others in the long run! As you know from SixOnABudget.com, one of the biggest ways we save money is in the way we grocery shop, and something involved in grocery shopping is COOKING AT HOME. Some people are new…

The VERY Best Frugal Gifts For The Man In Your Life

I absolutely love this time of year and am so excited to share this list of great gift ideas! Whether I’m spending $10 on a card game that I think will keep our family playing together all Christmas long or if I’ve saved for and am splurging on the epic Lego set that brings back…

What To Do When Everybody Seems to Buy Everything They Want

Have you ever asked yourself, How does my coworker afford that? How are they able to get that new phone? Did you see their new car? Look at their vacation! How do they do it? Debt does not add to peace of mind, to financial stability or resilience to financial crisis, yet 8 in 10…

Top Favorite Frugal Gift Ideas

Favorite Frugal Gift Ideas Holiday gift giving can add to the magic of the season, but only if the bills don’t follow you into January. Thrifty, FUN Gift Ideas Start Here What if the gifts you give this Christmas can enhance your time with family and make for a less stressful, happier vacation without breaking the…

How To Prepare For a New Baby On a Budget

You’re pregnant? Borrow borrow borrow! Where To Begin No, I’m not suggesting borrowing money or going into debt or overspending. I’m talking about preparing for a baby’s arrival and BORROWING what you’re in need of. That’s a first, doable step in preparing for a new baby. We all read the statistics of how much of…

Traveling On A Budget – Magical, Unforgettable, Cash-flowed Travel

Priorities And Your List of Dreams Traveling has always been a priority for me. When I was about 12 years old, I received a daily email with an inspiration. One day the inspiration was, “see everything outside your front doorstep through a tourist’s eyes”. I’ve loved that and try to keep it in mind.  (Here’s…

Unexpected, Forgotten Expenses That Can Break Your Budget – And How To Prepare For Them

When Murphy Comes Knocking We’ve all heard of Murphy’s Law that when things can go wrong, they will go wrong. And when it comes to a budget, especially when you’re just starting out with making one, a hit by Murphy can knock your budget to the floor pretty fast. But what will help resuscitate your…

What If The Way You Shop for Groceries Could Change Your Life?

Food, food, forgettable food spending… And how to CHANGE that today! Eat better, save better, and maybe even travel better! Read on. Food can be forgettable or unforgettable – either way it can be kept within budget! I’ve blogged incessantly about SAVING money, because it has literally CHANGED my life! We just went to Rome…

How to Make a Budget

Make This Money Measurement Called a Budget in 30 Minutes No need to be intimidated. You can have this measurement showing you where your money is going in no time! A budget measures what money you have coming in, and it will also show you where each dollar is going. Ever get to the end…

When You Fall Off the Money Saving Wagon … And How To Get Back On

Debt Free Living Debt free living is vibrant and feels luxurious, even if it requires the saying no occasionally to things all along the way in order to say YES to the things that matter most. This kind of living can happen once you spend less than you make and continue to spend less than…