5 Smart Ways To Support Your Gaming Habit

Amanda's Note: This was provided by an online contact. We get it. Gaming is an expensive hobby. Keeping up with the newest releases requires a lot of investment. And, of course, some of those releases are inevitably duds. Which is why so…

7 First Date Ideas That Won’t Break Your Budget

Amanda's Note: This was provided by an online contact. The key to a great first date is to find an activity that allows you to talk and get to know one another. While dinner can be a prime choice for many first daters to converse, it can…
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What are You, Ancient Egyptian?

Every so often someone strikes up a random money conversation with me. They don't know that I spend my free time researching, analyzing, brainstorming, living, and breathing money management, frugal hacks, and the like. To them, I'm…

A Reese's-Cup Lesson in True Generosity I Was Blessed to Receive

Just the other week while at a coffee shop having a merrily productive morning (which doesn't always happen with my preggo brain, I can assure you!), a young man in his 20s came in and sat next to me. He didn't pay for a coffee or drink,…

Mom-Mom's China Helps Me Not Confuse Cost with Value

My grandmother -- father's mother -- passed away from pancreatic cancer when I was around five years old. And even though from time-to-time I think about her and wonder about the kind of relationship we would have had if she had lived through…

Random Acts of {Frugal} Kindness on the Rise

Have you been on the receiving end of a Random Act of Frugal Kindness (RAFK)? Or perhaps you've committed one yourself? Tweet This! Oprah introduced the concept of the Random Act of Kindness (RAK) to my family in the 90s. My then-stepmother…