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Back to School Shortcuts

Back to School Shortcuts

It’s almost that time. As the Summer draws to a close, we gear up to free up our day somewhat (by sending our kids back to school). Although the Summer was jam packed with fun excursions, barbecue cookouts, adventures and time well spent with the Family, its time to gear up to Efficency mode. There […]

5 Ways to Squash Back-to-School Stress

5 Ways to Squash Back-to-School Stress

Sponsored Content Heading back to school is exciting for both kids and parents, but with all the thrill and anticipation, there can be quite a bit of stress, too. As a parent, you can approach the impending school year with a positive attitude and these tricks can help minimize stress and give your kids extra […]

Simple ways to Earn Extra Money without owning a Car

Simple ways to Earn Extra Money without owning a Car

Sponsored Content Whether you’re new to a city and are getting on your feet, or you don’t want the commitment of a longtime lease or loan, there are countless ways to put some dough in your pocket without the need to purchase a car. Working with a flexible schedule doesn’t necessarily mean that you need […]

How to Save an Emergency Fund when You’re Broke

How to Save an Emergency Fund when You’re Broke

One of the most important steps to financial security is having an emergency fund. It’s thought that millions of Americans are just $500 away from being homeless if an emergency were to happen. While job security is up and credit card debt is down, we’re still struggling financially because we don’t have any emergency savings […]

5 Quick Tips to Conquer Summer Discomforts

5 Quick Tips to Conquer Summer Discomforts

Sponsored Content The summer season means balmy weather, fun outdoor activities, frequent travel and the opportunity to take a dip in your newest swimsuit. However, whether hiking or soaking up the sun, sweat and moisture can quickly become an enemy of summer activities, ruining fun and relaxation time. With these tips, your skin will be […]

Five-minute life hack: Tips to boost your career

Five-minute life hack: Tips to boost your career

Sponsored Content The rapid pace of change in jobs means the era of one-and-done learning is over. It no longer matters what you learned in the past — to stay relevant you need to upskill. So if you want to improve your marketability and get ahead in your career, it’s time to think about the […]

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Off to School and Into a New Routine

Off to School and Into a New Routine

Sponsored Content The fall season is met with many transitions, from cooler weather to time changes to more time spent indoors. Among these transitions is the immediate shift from packing beach bags for a day in the sun to packing suitcases to head back to campus for a new semester. As every student’s routine faces […]

Take these 4 steps to clean up your financial house

Take these 4 steps to clean up your financial house

Sponsored Content Are you feeling good about your finances? Or do phrases like “account balance,” “credit score” and “retirement savings” give you a twinge of anxiety? Don’t worry, you’re in good company. Only 24 percent of the millennial generation have basic financial literacy, according to the National Endowment for Financial Education. When it comes to […]

5 Tips for Summer Road Trips

5 Tips for Summer Road Trips

For many people, summer means setting out on a road trip in search of bucket-list-worthy excitement or a relaxing vacation. Whether you’re going down the road to visit family or across the country to see a national monument, it is important to prepare your vehicle – and its tires – before you pull out of […]

6 Frugal Ways to Revive your Home

6 Frugal Ways to Revive your Home

6 ways to revive your home with essential oils Sponsored Content Essential oils, highly concentrated essences of plants, have the power to improve our lives, revive our spaces and boost our mood, whether it’s through diffusing them to add a fresh scent to the kitchen, creating a spa-like oasis in your bathroom or whipping up […]

5 Strange Reasons That Cause the Appearance of Pimples 

5 Strange Reasons That Cause the Appearance of Pimples 

Do you happen to have quite a pimple party going on your face and you can’t seem to understand the cause? Here are some strange reasons that will surprise you!  Although acne is associated with adolescence, there are a lot of adults that are struggling with this problem. Moreover, what is even stranger is that […]

Say Goodbye to Cellulite with These 3 Cheap and Effective Remedies

Say Goodbye to Cellulite with These 3 Cheap and Effective Remedies

Is cellulite bothering you? Do you feel as if you lost the battle against it for good? Well, think again. Today we are going to share with you 3 natural remedies that are incredibly effective, cheap and offer fast results for your skin. So, keep on reading to find out the secret to that fantastic […]

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4+ Tips improve the energy-efficiency of your home today

4+ Tips improve the energy-efficiency of your home today

Lower temps at a lower price: How to improve the energy-efficiency of your home today Sponsored Content When the seasons change, the energy needs in your home change right along with them. And yet, whether you need to heat or cool your home, there’s one thing that never shifts: You want to do so as […]

5 Steps to Saving Money Easily

5 Steps to Saving Money Easily

Sponsored Content Saving money – it’s one of the most challenging tasks people face month after month, year after year. However, a few simple rules and free personal finance apps can make it easier for you to stay on top of your spending and saving habits. Consider these simple steps for building up your savings […]

Am I Frugal or Just Cheap?

Am I Frugal or Just Cheap?

Many people who are trying to be frugal show signs of being cheap. While there’s nothing wrong with being frugal, being cheap is often considered to be a poor attribute. How do you know if you’re just being careful with your money rather than trying to get by the cheapest way possible without a care […]

Here’s how the tax reform plan could affect you

Here’s how the tax reform plan could affect you

Sponsored Content With the newly passed tax reform bill, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), now is the time to start thinking about how this will affect you so that you can plan ahead for the outcomes you will start to feel in your paycheck as early as February 2018. This tax reform affects […]

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Content Writers and Guest Bloggers Wanted

Content Writers and Guest Bloggers Wanted

We are always looking for Content Writers and Guest Bloggers. We are looking for people who know how to save money and make money at home/from home. Sourcing, Procurement and Purchasing Pro’s wanted. Also Fashion moguls. Stylists, Personal Shoppers, Couponers and Bloggers. Articles should be 300-350 words to start. WordPress knowledge helpful. Raises and Bonuses […]

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5 Back-to-School Shopping Tips to Buy More Time

5 Back-to-School Shopping Tips to Buy More Time

Sponsored Content It’s that time of year again. Parents are preparing for the rush of back-to-school with a seemingly never-ending to-do list. As you run around to purchase school supplies, uniforms and sneakers it can be a busy and expensive time of year. Tackle back-to-school season with these tips to save money and maybe even […]

3 Simple Beauty Products That Will Change Your Life

3 Simple Beauty Products That Will Change Your Life

The beauty industry is huge. Every year hundreds of hair, skin and makeup products are shared with the world and women can’t resist them. However, let’s not forget about the price tag that it is also growing due to marketing techniques and nice promo pictures used to make you buy it. Let us tell you […]

How to frugally shop for a car – without getting ripped off!

How to frugally shop for a car – without getting ripped off!

Buying a car is something most Americans have to do at some point. Unless you live in a big city a car is practically a necessity if you want to be able to function in today’s society. Cars are sometimes as expensive as houses and when it comes to frugal living you want to have […]

What is a 529 College Savings Plan?

What is a 529 College Savings Plan?

College is expensive, and if you’re trying to save money for your kids to go to college then it can be tough to figure out how to do it. There are so many companies out there offering college plans that it’s difficult to pick one which is going to give them enough, especially with the […]

4+ DIY Ideas for Upcycling Common Household Items

4+ DIY Ideas for Upcycling Common Household Items

Crafting is a wonderful way to relieve stress and express your creative side — and fortunately, you don’t have to be a master craftsman — or spend a fortune on materials — to have fun and enjoy the benefits. “A great way to get into crafting is by ‘upcycling’ — bringing new life into items […]

The Year of Comfort Culture

The Year of Comfort Culture

5 ways to tap into your comfort culture Sponsored Content Are you in touch with your comfort culture? More than just a catchy buzzword, comfort culture is that sense of comfort and pride that comes from who you are, where you’re from and how you do things. It’s the space where you can relax and […]

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Summer Fashion on a Shoestring Budget

Summer Fashion on a Shoestring Budget

Being a fashionista is expensive, especially if you like nice clothes. There are many ways you can save money on your wardrobe but we’re so used to simply buying new things we sometimes don’t realize that there’s no need. In fact, you can easily revamp your wardrobe for summer and spend less than $100 doing […]

Frugal and Live Well?

Frugal and Live Well?

So we get this question often. Can you be Frugal and still Live Well? Well, yes! Being Frugal is not about being cheap. It’s about learning to make money and spend less of it. It’s about finding ways to save money. And, if you do have to spend – it’s done wisely. Comparative shopping. Finding […]

Am I Frugal or Just Cheap?

Am I Frugal or Just Cheap?

Many people who are trying to be frugal show signs of being cheap. While there’s nothing wrong with being frugal, being cheap is often considered to be a poor attribute. How do you know if you’re just being careful with your money rather than trying to get by the cheapest way possible without a care […]

5 Tips On How To Save More Money Monthly

5 Tips On How To Save More Money Monthly

It’s the beginning of the month already already and time can’t sit still. You’ve seen a new gadget in the stores or a dress, or maybe you are thinking about your Summer or Winter holiday. We all like to travel from time to time, but money is a sensitive subject. So, is it possible to […]

Replica Make Up – Cheap but dangerous

Replica Make Up – Cheap but dangerous

Have you seen the new Blood Sugar palette from Jefree Star? I saw it and wanted it, I saw the price and cringed. Make up is expensive, especially if you want palettes. A single palette can cost you upwards of $50-70, and you might only use it a few times. Make up is supposed to […]

Grunge and Post Apocolyptic Fashion

Grunge and Post Apocolyptic Fashion

Fashion really does have a 30 year cycle. At the beginning of the 90’s “grunge” fashion was in. The fading 80’s left us with ripped denim, baggy clothes, unmatched colors, and (heaven help) neon. It was not a great time for fashion, and a recent episode of Project Runway brought back the fact that Grunge […]

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Am I Frugal or Just Cheap?

Am I Frugal or Just Cheap?

Many people who are trying to be frugal show signs of being cheap. While there’s nothing wrong with being frugal, being cheap is often considered to be a poor attribute. How do you know if you’re just being careful with your money rather than trying to get by the cheapest way possible without a care […]

Content Writers and Guest Bloggers Wanted

Content Writers and Guest Bloggers Wanted

We are always looking for Content Writers and Guest Bloggers. We are looking for people who know how to save money and make money at home/from home. Sourcing, Procurement and Purchasing Pro’s wanted. Also Fashion moguls. Stylists, Personal Shoppers, Couponers and Bloggers. Articles should be 300-350 words to start. WordPress knowledge helpful. Raises and Bonuses […]

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Pajama People

Pajama People

The Benefits of Working from Home If you’re like us, one of the Funnest things to give and receive at the Holidays is Christmas socks and Holiday Pajamas. It’s become a Holiday tradition. But, there really is a class of society, known as the Pajama People. When it comes to making money or working from […]

What is the FIRE movement?

What is the FIRE movement?

FIRE – Financial Independence Retire Early is a popular idea. The social norm of retiring in your 50s or 60s means many people have 20-30 years or work to look forwards to. But what if you wanted to retire at 26? The idea of FIRE is to do just that. Social security allows you to […]

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Living a Frugal Life does not, in any way, mean you are cheap. It means you work hard for your money and value it. When you are ready to spend, you know how to comparison shop and save money. Here at FrugalFire, we have scoured the web for the best deals and savings on all […]

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Prepare Your Car for Summer

Prepare Your Car for Summer

Sponsored Content Summer is a time for sunshine and road trips. No matter the length of the trip, you’ll want your car safe and functional, especially with your family and friends in the passenger seats. With summer weather approaching, it can be a great time to inspect your vehicle and make sure everything is up […]

Make the Most of Summer College Visits

Make the Most of Summer College Visits

Sponsored Content For students entering their senior year of high school or current college students considering a transfer, there’s no better way to determine whether a college or university is the right fit than a college visit. Summer is a great time to make those journeys, when campuses are less chaotic and the demands of […]

FIRE Book Review: Heaven Adjacent

FIRE Book Review: Heaven Adjacent

This Summer New York Times bestselling author Catherine Ryan Hyde is releasing a book which anyone interested in FIRE principals should read. Heaven Adjacent is not the easiest book to slog through, even if you’re a fiction fan it will really hit home to anyone considering whether or not FIRE is worth your time, especially […]

Easy and breezy: 6 tips for controlling summer cooling costs

Easy and breezy: 6 tips for controlling summer cooling costs

Sponsored Content As Americans gear up for sun, surf, barbecues and all the other fun activities that represent summer, they’re also concerned with how to keep themselves and their homes comfortably cool this season. Of course, they’re also concerned with controlling costs. The average homeowner spends nearly half of their yearly utility bills — an […]

What should you be doing to prepare for retirement? Top tips and tactics from financial advisors

What should you be doing to prepare for retirement? Top tips and tactics from financial advisors

Sponsored Content You’re 10 years or less away from retirement. You can clearly see the next phase of your life down the road and it’s coming up fast. Are you ready for it? Do you have a comprehensive plan in place so you don’t outlive your savings? If you’re not as prepared for retirement as […]

On Trend: Brilliant & Frugal Morganite

On Trend: Brilliant & Frugal Morganite

TREND Forecast Morganite: JP Morgan saw the Value in it. Heck! It was then named after him!  A natural gemstone made from Beryl. The family of Beryl includes Emerald, Heliodor, Bixbite, Aquamarine, Maxine, Morganite, Goshenite and Trapiche. These gemstones are gorgeous and are available at a fraction of the cost of diamonds. Durable and scratch […]

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