6 Ways We Are Helping During the COVID-19 Pandemic That Cost $0

6 Ways to Help During COVID-19 for Free

I believe most people are good. And I also believe that most people want to do good in the world. However, it can be really hard to know how to get started. In this particular moment in history, many families are already feeling a huge financial pinch. While I certainly hope that we’ve put ourselves … [Read more…]

5 Money Moves I Made to Calm Down During the COVID-19 Crisis

5 Money Moves I Made to Calm Down During the COVID-19 Crisis

This has been another week for the history books. And not in a good way. It’s more a “Oh, my gosh, Penny, why did you already eat all the ice cream? It’s only Wednesday” kind of way. Mr. P and I have both tried to stay calm in front of HP. But his schedule is … [Read more…]

How Would You Describe Your Finances?

Receipt Hog Phone Survey How Would You Describe Your Finances

If you followed my quest for a stress-free Christmas last year, you know I’m a big fan of phone apps. More precisely, phone apps that promise me riches a few dollars in PayPal and a few dollars to Amazon. I know a lot of people write them off as a waste of time, but for … [Read more…]

Five Frugal Ways to Celebrate Without Being Scrooge

The holidays can be costly. That’s no secret. But there are plenty of ways to save on celebrating without turning into Mr. Scrooge himself. Here are our five favorite frugal ways to enjoy the most wonderful time of year. Deck the halls with gifts. Are you doing some gift giving this holiday season? Good. Me … [Read more…]

Five Free Things I’m Loving This Summer

Free Summer Fun

Summer is my favorite season. It can also get a little costly. OK, fine. Summer can be downright expensive. As much as we’re trying to keep an eye on our money, I can honestly say that a lot of what I’m seeing is it leaving my accounts. While the Internet and this very blog runneth … [Read more…]