Money Mondays: 6 June 2016
Jun06

Money Mondays: 6 June 2016

Welcome to Money Mondays! (If you are not reading this post at www.howisavemoney.net or in your feed reader, it may have been stolen from my site.) I used to post my financial inflows and outflows on Fridays in the past but I decided to move this to Mondays instead. I normally go grocery shopping on Sundays after church. I will now post the last week’s worth of financial inflows and outflows on Monday so that I can include the weekend...

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Suggested Tip Amounts Are Provided (For Your Convenience)
Jul07

Suggested Tip Amounts Are Provided (For Your Convenience)

Suggested tip amounts are a new thing to me because I don’t eat out very often. I was treated to dinner for my early birthday present and received a bill with suggested tip amounts. The receipt actually said Suggested tip amounts are provided for your convenience. The thing that really got to me was that the suggested tip amounts began at 15%! Now I went ahead and calculated the tips and they calculated the amount on the pre-tax...

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Planning A Frugal Birthday This Year
Jun10

Planning A Frugal Birthday This Year

Well my birthday is coming up next month and I am trying to plan a frugal birthday this year. I have never been as poor (not broke) as I am since starting grad school. This year I thought I should be having a great birthday at this age but it looks like I will have to find ways to be frugal and still have a good time. I have been going out to Red Lobster for by birthday for the last few years and I would like to keep that tradition...

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Today Is My Birthday!!!!
Jul15

Today Is My Birthday!!!!

Today is my birthday and it also marks the beginning of something new for me. I will be celebrating with two very special people in my life. I just wanted to share this with you my loyal readers!!! We will be going out to dinner today but we have coupons so we will save money while we are enjoying a good time. I know that some people think it is tacky to use a coupon on a date or on someone’s birthday…but I am not offended...

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Happy 4th of July 2011!!!!
Jul04

Happy 4th of July 2011!!!!

I just wanted to wish everyone a happy 4th of July this year. Remember to count your blessings and thank those who made this possible. Be safe and have fun and enjoy the rest of the year. There will be many barbecues and lunches to attend. There will be pool parties galore. There will be family dinners to host. There will be fireworks to light. There will be parades to attend. There will be movies to watch. There will also be those...

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