saving your $5 bills throughout the year, i like this idea :) the five-dollar savings plan. It goes like this: Every time you find yourself with a five-dollar bill in your possession, you set it aside instead of spending it. At the end of the year, you use the money you've saved for either a big purchase or to do something you wouldn't normally spend the money to do, like cross something off your bucket list. Love this. I'm doing this 2013
WOW!! this girl's blog is about thrifty living :) here's a quote from her blog: "Oh yes ladies and gents you did not read wrong. I am 100% serious. My family of 4 lives on about $14,000 a year. We are not in debt, and own our home and both our cars. Want to know how we do this all and still save money? Well I am going to share some tips that have helped us along the way."
Easy charts and info to help you know how much you should budget for groceries, gas, home repairs, etc. for each month, PLUS super easy way to track it all. This has - literally - changed our financial lives, and it's so easy it's almost embarrassing.