Posts Tagged ‘monthly expenses’

  Creating a monthly budget and committing to it can be a good way to manage your money and while working towards your savings goal. Making a budget in the first place can be somewhat easy, but the challenge can be sticking to it completely. If you find that you’re having some trouble keeping up […]

If you currently don’t have a budget set up that allows you to save a fixed amount of money each month, that doesn’t mean you still can’t work on building your savings account. There are some simple ways to cut down on expenses and save money, and even saving just a little bit here and […]

If you’re buying a home, you’ll likely find a lot of homes that are part of a Homeowners Association—or HOA—during your search. This is especially common with new construction houses, condos, and townhouses. Some homebuyers will deliberately steer clear of homes that are part of an HOA, while others might choose to seek these properties […]

Cell phone plans Average monthly cost: $47.00 Cheaper alternative: Canceling your cell phone is probably not even an option (unless you’re almost always home and you have a landline, then you might want to debate whether you should keep your landline and get rid of your cell). But there’s a good chance you’re paying for […]

There are certain services you may be paying for each month without giving it much thought. But if you’re looking to save money and cut down on expenses, consider the cheaper alternatives to some of the monthly services you might be paying for. Gym memberships Average monthly cost: $55.00 Cheaper alternative: Take the money you’re […]

According to a study conducted by Portio Research, approximately 1.2 billion people throughout the world were using mobile applications by the end of 2012. They estimate that this number will be around 4.4 billion by the end of 2017! People use apps for so many things. They’re used for fun, games, entertainment, social reasons, and […]

According to the Pew Research Center, 91% of adults in the United States have a cell phone. If you’re paying for both a cell phone and a landline, it may be time to drop one, eliminate an extra bill, and lower your overall monthly expenses. Here’s how you can decide which one to get rid […]

A car purchase can be a big one, but there are still some easy ways to cut down on costs. Use competition to score a bargain There are dealerships everywhere, and because of this, a car salesman will often be willing to bend more to stop you from buying from the competition. Comparison shop at […]

The New Year is here, and most people will resolve to make various changes to their lifestyles so that the outcome is improved health and happiness. But some of the most common New Year’s resolutions can end up costing us more money. Here are some ways you can save money on some of the most […]

The New Year is here, and most people will resolve to make various changes to their lifestyles so that the outcome is improved health and happiness. But some of the most common New Year’s resolutions can end up costing us more money. Here are some ways you can save money on some of the most […]