Everyone’s always on the lookout for ways to save money, but sometimes we ignore the fact that we’re actively wasting money every day. Here are 10 ways you might be letting money slip through your fingers:
10. You Ignore Wear and Tear on Your Home
When you own a home, it seems like the repairs and improvements never stop…but you might have missed out on a few important ones. If you’ve [...]
WASHINGTON-With the sequester scheduled for March 1, everyone is looking for ways to save money. How about cutting the employees the federal government pays not to work for Uncle Sam?
In a new report issued earlier this month, the Office of Personnel Management announced that the federal government paid over $156 million in 2011 for some of its employees to work as representatives for government unions, up from $139 million in [...]
From Financial Highway:
“Keep that door shut! I’m not heating the outside!”
I can’t tell you how many times my two brothers and I heard those words from our mother as we were growing up during cold Ontario winters. We needed constant reminding… because kids don’t really get it until they become adults and start paying the bills that go along with home ownership.
Electricity is one of the major expenses of owning [...]
Our country faces important Federal funding challenges linked to the current recession and its aftermath. On the Census Bureau’s part, we have been striving to cut administrative costs, reengineer our survey processes, and find innovative ways to squeeze every cent of taxpayer money we get. This is an important duty, I believe, we have as public servants, and I am proud of the hard work of my Census Bureau colleagues [...]
A controversial plan that would put smokers out of work in Fort Worth, Texas, has been officially snuffed out.
The City Council has decided against the proposal to require all hires to leave their cigarettes behind.
Instead, they’re now looking to curb the city’s habit by creating smoke-free perimeters and increasing health insurance premiums.
The suggestion to not hire smokers came from Mayor Betsy Price’s Big Idea Challenge, which encouraged city employees to [...]
by Girls Just Wanna Have Funds
It’s no secret that with everything going up that I’ve needed to find ways to save money. I abhor paying more than I need to for the very basics in life.
Over the last few weeks I’ve tried to figure out where we can cut back to save more money. The key? Asking. Asking for what I want has saved us a great deal of money during [...]
Summer classes are starting, study for college entrance exams has begun, and in just one month parents, students and teachers will start buying supplies for back to school. More than other years everyone is looking for ways to save money and make back to school shopping affordable and convenient.
Amazon.com is the back to school solution.Ã‚Â With thousands of school supplies, monthly school supply deals, and many items qualifying for FREE [...]