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Thrifty Thursdays #7 – How To Save Money

Today's tip is a basic one, but one many people overlook. Don't eat out as much as you are tempted to, and take a lunch with you to work. I see so many people eating out, or going through a drive through, pretty much every day. While no one lov...

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Thrifty Thursdays #6 – How To Save Money

Anyone that knows me knows that I love to read. And because I read so much, I would certainly go broke if I purchased every book I read. This is why I love my local library. Utilizing your local library is definitely a thrifty thing to do. You ...

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Thrifty Thursdays #5 – How To Save Money

As a Realtor I can spend a lot of time in my car. I now drive a hybrid but used to drive a 8 cylinder car that only took premium, so gas prices were very important to me. I, of course, learned all the tricks to stretch my gas mileage: fuel up e...

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Thrifty Thursday’s #4 – How To Save Money

There is no way around it. Part of being thrifty is using coupons. There is just so much money to be saved! The trick is to find coupons on items you would buy anyway, with minimal effort on your part. That way the reward really is worth your t...

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Thrifty Thursdays #3 – How To Save Money

One of the best ways I know to save money is to shop consignment/Goodwill/thrift stores. You can find so many bargains, you will be amazed at how much money you can save. Many people say shopping at these types of stores are "too much trouble/e...

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Thrifty Thursdays #2 – How To Save Money

Today's Thrifty Thursday Tip is to get a good cash back credit card. I do not believe in carrying any credit card debt, but I do believe in making my money work for me, along with saving money any chance I can. The right credit card can do both...

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Thrifty Thursdays #1 – How To Save Money

We just took a dream vacation last month to Europe, to celebrate my turning 50. We obviously spent a good amount of money on this vacation, but had saved for it for a long time. I do not believe in carrying any type of debt, other than mortgage...

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5 Tips For Buying A House In A Tight Market

You have probably read the headlines (and seen the Facebook & Twitter posts) so you already know that there are not a lot of homes for sale right now. At least not enough to keep up with current buyer demand. If you are considering selling your...

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Property Tax Assessments – How To Contest Them

Many people grumble about their property tax bills, yet few do anything about them. One way to lower your tax bill is to get your property assessment lowered. As a property owner you always have the right to contest your assessment. I recently ...

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