Save on Utilities this Summer

Here are some tips to reduce energy costs during the summer! Replace your air filter and clean air vents. Not only will this increase your AC's efficiency, it will also cut down on leftover spring allergens. Keep window curtains closed and turn off lights in rooms that are not being used. These can heat up…

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11 Birthday Freebies

Once a year, we all get to celebrate getting a little older. Did you know some of your favorite places to eat at will also help you celebrate? Here are 10 of our favorite Birthday Freebies to take advantage of! Auntie Anne’s – Free pretzel. Baskin Robbins – Free ice cream. Culver’s – Free scoop…

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Personal Finance Apps

With smartphones getting smarter, today we're going to highlight some applications that will help you manage your finances. Budgeting: YNAB/Mint/EveryDollar These are considered jack-of-all-trades apps that will help you track your finances. They assist in making the best decisions in budgeting, avoiding debt, and setting goals. Each application also has some unique added benefits. For…

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Reducing Small Expenses

Small expenses throughout the year can add up to a large portion of your income! For example, grabbing a quick snack at a vending machine doesn't seem like a big deal, but if this is something you do on a daily basis, it becomes a lot of money! Today’s post will provide some additional examples…

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8 Lifehacks to use in the Kitchen

Photo from Landstar Village Looking to make life a little more efficient around the kitchen? Follow these 8 kitchen lifehacks to make things a little easier for you! When freezing ground beef, place it into a large resealable bag and flatten it out before placing it in the freezer. When you’re ready to cook it,…

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Simple Housekeeping Tips for a Cleaner Home

Let’s face it, cleaning your home isn’t always fun! However, by following a few simple guidelines, tidying up doesn’t have to be a huge chore. “Clean As You Go”- Often, it’s easiest to pick up after yourself throughout the day than having to do a major cleaning at the end. In the kitchen, clean and…

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Free Government Cell Phones

Did you know that you may qualify for a free cell phone and service? LifeLine Assistance is a government-sponsored program that funds companies around the country so they can provide free phones to individuals with low-income. Here are some benefits provided by these companies: Free basic cellphone, with options to upgrade 250-unlimited voice minutes, with…

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Moving Tips

Is moving day right around the corner? As we welcome you to our community, we’d like to offer some helpful tips to help you along on your journey! Budget Tips Those giant cardboard boxes are a huge expense when moving. Before buying any boxes, use any containers that you already have at your disposal including…

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New Year’s Resolution Tips

As we say farewell to 2017 and look to 2018, a lot of us may be trying to see what changes can be made so next year is even better than the last! New Year’s Resolutions are a great way to motivate you to make these changes, but it’s not always the easiest thing to…

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