Tag Archives: Money Tips

7 Ways To Save Money This Fall

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via Inspired Taste

Welp, we bought a house last month and we’re going into lockdown for the next few months because of all the fees involved. We have closing costs, A LOT of furniture and appliances to buy, plus we need to cover the rent on our place in Portland AND our mortgage on our beach house until we can start renting it out in the spring.

If you’re trying to buckle down on your costs and spending, here are a few ideas on how-to save money this fall:

1) Make Your Own Pumpkin Spice Latte

That expensive $5 latte is also really easy to make at home and a great way to get your fall pumpkin fix. The DIY version lets you control the amount of sugar and natural ingredients that are in your drink – so you know exactly what’s in it. Here’s a great pumpkin spice latte recipe to try out! (more…)

10 Ways To Make Extra Money

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It’s the new year, which means all those holiday bills finally catch-up to us. So how do you make extra money in a legit way? I’ve been doing a bit of research and these are the options I would definitely consider.

It’s all about the side hustle, getting rid of things you don’t need and finding people who will pay for your skills and services. Here are 10 great ways to make extra money, because that side hustle can add up or even launch into a business: (more…)

9 Ways to Save Money + Still Live Well

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By: Lisa Ng

Trying to save money?

One of the biggest things I struggled with after I got married was learning how-to cut our living expenses and still have a social life.  I know my late 20s were no financial picnic. I was still paying off my credit line from debt incurred during university. We just paid for our wedding, honeymoon, bought a house and were in the midst of renovations.

I couldn’t even compute having a savings account until I could pay down some of my debt. So I put together a list of things that I did to live frugally but still live well. I also recommend you start an emergency fund – see my reasons here, while trying to pay down your debt.

Here’s how you can save money with these small changes: (more…)