Spending Smart Archive

Tips For Increasing Your Net Worth

It’s imperative for every adult to know his/her net worth and how to maximize it. The knowledge will not only go a long way in helping to makes some critical financial decision, but it will also put you in the know with regards to

Are You Living Too Large?

All of us are bombarded constantly with advertising that screams at us to buy a new flat screen television, get a mortgage on a bigger house, get that new car you’ve always dreamed of, and on and on. None of us are immune from

Money Manners – Proper Tipping Etiquette

Last summer two service repairmen visited my home to fix my air conditioning units. I tipped them each $20 on their way out because they’d been extra helpful. One man happily accepted, while the other kindly declined. Can you guess why? It’s tricky. It’s

10 Tips For Buying A Used Car

Many people have figured out how to go from debt-burdened to financially free, and one way they have done that is to realize that how much money one can save from buying a used car. This doesn’t mean a car that has the bumper

The Top 5 Grocery Apps To Save Time & Money

It’s no secret that groceries are getting more and more expensive by the week. In the past decade, food prices have risen a steady 5% annually, and there is no slowdown in sight. It’s a sad situation for many cash-strapped consumers. Especially some of

Easy Ways To Rein In Your Spending

Wouldn’t you like to perhaps have a few extra thousand dollars in your pocket at the end of the year? I know I would, and there are some ways to do it that are fairly painless and fly somewhat in the face of convention