The Value on Our Home Decreased by 3.9% in One Day…and I’m Smiling?

Wondering how to win a tax assessment appeal? Let me show you how I successfully went through the appeal process for a total tax savings of $612. I was surprised to get a letter in the mail several years ago from the Harris County Appraisal…

Are the lowest rate car loans actually the cheapest?

Amanda's Note: This was provided by an online contact.  If you’re looking for the lowest rate car loan, it may be tempting to instantly opt for the cheapest option you find. Think carefully though before you commit to the lowest rate car…

8 Ways to Earn Cash In An Emergency

Amanda's Note: this was provided by an online contact. Sometimes, you need money in an emergency. It could be that you have an unexpected car repair, or your air conditioning has gone out in July. If you don’t have a rainy day fund…

Reasons Your Property Tax Went Up and How to Fight It

Did your property tax assessment come in the mail, and make you cringe? Here's how to DIY fight property taxes, plus our own experience when figuring out how to lower property taxes. Today I want to talk about a frugal hack that can definitely…

Gifts for NASCAR Fans in Your Life

Is NASCAR race day an all-day event for someone in your life? You’ll find some awesome gifts for NASCAR fans in your life. The flashy cars. The rivalries. Cheers from the grandstands. Stage racing. That iconic vacuum-belt-wheelie sound as…

Can You Take Out a Life Insurance Policy on Someone Without them Knowing?

Ever wondered, “can you take a life insurance policy out on anyone” (like, ANYONE)? Wondering how to find out if someone took an insurance policy out on YOU? Let’s dive into this touchy subject. Could you imagine being allowed to take…