I've been a Costco member for over 15 years and I can't tell you how many times someone has asked me "Is Costco worth it?" I always answer the same way: YES! There are plenty of items where Costco prices are just unbeatable, and some smart shopping will more than cover the Costco membership fee (see the table below for more details). How Much Is A Costco … [Read more...] about Is Costco Worth It? Absolutely!
Each year, the average American family receives a tax refund of about $3,000. Remember that’s just an average. Some people will receive more and others less. If you’re one of those lucky people receiving a large amount back you might find yourself thinking, “What's the best way to spend my tax refund?” It's important to make a wise choice here, because … [Read more...] about What Is The Best Way To Spend Your Tax Refund?
I’ve been a fan of The Simpsons from the absolute beginning when they started out as a cartoon short during the Tracey Ullman Show. The characters have changed quite a bit over the years and none more so than Homer Simpson. In early episodes, Homer was a hard-working father with good intentions who just never seemed to catch a break. These days he’s little more than a … [Read more...] about Homer Simpson’s Top Side Hustle Ideas
If your family is like mine, your food bill is one of your biggest monthly expenses. And it's not like you can just stop buying food. You need to eat right?? So how do you keep your food budget from spiraling out of control and still put a healthy meal on the table? Well, there are numerous ways to save money on groceries. But the one that had the biggest impact on … [Read more...] about How To Use Family Meal Planning To Cut Your Food Budget In Half
Did you make any New Year’s resolutions this year? Lots of people resolve to lose weight, quit bad habits like smoking and drinking, or save more money. Those are all great ideas but in this article I’m going to focus strictly on the best money moves you can make to improve your finances in the year ahead. Setting money-minded goals and following through on them … [Read more...] about 7 Best Money Moves To Make In 2020