Author: Nicole Dow
12 Ways to Quit Impulse Shopping
Veronica Matthews and Nicole Dow on March 22, 2023
It’s time to ask yourself, “Is this really worth my money?”
Need to Pay for a Big Expense or Major Life Event? Try a Sinking Fund
Nicole Dow and Kaz Weida on March 17, 2023
Learn how to make major financial goals easier to manage and smoothly handle all kinds of expenses, even unexpected ones.
Spend Less, Save More With the Cash Envelope System
Kaz Weida and Nicole Dow on March 16, 2023
Here’s how a simple hack can help you become a budgeting pro.
12 Ways to Save Big on Home Improvements in 2023
Nicole Dow and Kaz Weida on March 15, 2023
Making improvements to your home is still smart, but be sure to pick the best projects to get the biggest bang for your buck. Start here.
19 Tips to Save at Lowe’s
Nicole Dow and Elizabeth Djinis on March 7, 2023
Coupons, promo codes, and design tools — Lowe’s makes it easy for you to save.
10 Top Budgeting Lessons to Improve Your Money Management
Kaz Weida and Nicole Dow on February 22, 2023
Looking for some financial stability in your life? These tips will help you find the right budgeting style for you.
How to Cancel 15 Popular Free Trial Offers
Nicole Dow on January 31, 2023
Some companies make it hard to figure out how to cancel a free trial. Here’s how to make sure you don’t get charged.
How to Create a Realistic Retirement Budget
Nicole Dow on January 26, 2023
Retirement can mean a big change in your cash flow. Here’s how to stay on top of your budget.
10 Attempts at Frugality That Could End Up Costing You Money
Nicole Dow on December 26, 2022
You think you’re being smart, but these things could have your money going up in smoke.
6 Ways to Save Money on Home Entertainment
Nicole Dow and Robert Bruce on October 28, 2022
Ditching cable isn’t the only way to save some cash.
11 Cities Where Your Library Card Can Give You Free Access to More Than Books
Veronica Matthews and Nicole Dow on October 5, 2022
Library cards let you explore culture beyond just books. Passes can get you free or discounted tickets to theaters, museums and zoos.
The Ultimate Guide on How to Save $10,000 in a Year
Nicole Dow and Rachel Christian on September 21, 2022
Ready to jumpstart your savings? Here’s how.
19 Cheap Home Decor Stores That Let You Deck Out Your Home for Less
Nicole Dow on July 19, 2022
Decorating doesn’t need to cost a fortune.
12 Money-Saving Tips to Enjoy a Frugal Retirement
Nicole Dow on June 30, 2022
Don’t break the bank. Use these tips to save money while living well in retirement.
10 Ways to Save Money on Food While Traveling
Nicole Dow on June 21, 2022
Vacations can be expensive, but food costs can be cut dramatically if you plan for it.
4 Financial Steps to Take if You’re Raising a Child With Special Needs
Nicole Dow on February 9, 2022
It’s important to seek help wherever you can get it to ensure the best for your child.
6 Easy Ways to Winterize Your Car and Avoid Emergencies
Nicole Dow on January 25, 2022
Be prepared for the perils of driving in the snow, ice and cold with these simple tips.
5 Money-Saving Challenges to Stash More Cash in 2022
Nicole Dow on January 10, 2022
Want to save more money this year? You’ve got plenty of options.
8 Budgeting Questions to Keep Your Spending in Check
Nicole Dow on December 29, 2021
Turn over a new financial leaf by asking yourself these questions about spending and saving.
38 Affordable Experience Gifts for Everyone on Your List
Nicole Dow on December 21, 2021
If you don’t want to just gift “stuff” this year, here are some other ideas.
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