Happy Birthday America, Happy 4th of July!!!

Tomorrow is the 4th of July and I just wanted to say Happy 4th to everyone!!!! (Remember to enter the drawing for a FREE Gas card from How I Save Money to lower YOUR gas bill in July.) Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new...

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Tracking My Finances In July: Day 1

Welcome to How I Save Money and tracking of income and expenses for the month. Income for the month to date: $7.40 Expenses for the month to date: $745.18 Net effect: -$737.78 On the first day of the month is when I pay rent so I always start off in the negative because I get paid on the last day of the  month. Rent increased this month because of normal rent increases and also because I now have to pay insurance for the apartment....

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How I Save Money Visits: ChildFreeLife

In order to save money I need to be able to make more money now because I have exhausted the ways I have found to save money. I am looking for a new job and I was recently thinking about my resume. I know I need to change it and then I stumbled across this post called Resume Revolution by ChildFreeLife . It brought up some interesting points and I think I will be revising my resume along those lines to make it more interesting....

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Tracking My Finances In June: Day 30

Welcome to How I Save Money and tracking of income and expenses for the month. Income for the month to date: $ enough Expenses for the month to date: $ higher than usual Net effect: $ POSITIVE!!!!! I got paid so the salary amount is included in the income for the month today. I obviously cannot post my salary so that is why the last day of the month does not show any figures. I had a few more expenses during the month like gas and...

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Save Money on Electricity With Solar Panels

I mentioned earlier about how I save money on my electricity bill by using solar lamps in my home. I have become fascinated by the power of solar lights and I want to be able to put in solar panels when I have my own house. I found a story on CNN where a family is now paying about $30 for electricity because they installed solar panels on their home. This family is using their solar panels and clothesline to slash electricity bills...

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