You don’t have to be a fashion model to want to look good. But beauty products can be expensive and if you’re living on a tight budget, you may feel guilty spending much on makeup and skin care product. However, with a little planning and shopping smarts, you can have all the products you need to look great without busting your budget.
The shift in the image of thrift stores has resulted in their popularity with young and old bargain hunters alike. Previously regarded as poor men’s dens, thrift stores now attract people from different walks of life who share a common purpose – to purchase used items in good condition at bargain prices.
Everyone likes to look good, but nobody wants to pay the shockingly high price of fancy treatments and expensive lotions. The next time you run out of face mask, hair treatment or eye cream, take a good look at your pantry or fridge for natural ingredients such as avocado, lemon, eggs or cucumber to make your own beauty products.
Often, we wonder where our money has gone long before the next pay check arrives. We pay bills and make daily purchases we consider essential, so much so that we don’t even have second thoughts about them. Interestingly, many of us don’t bother to re-look at the essential purchases we make and bills we pay, to see if the expenses can be minimised. This is indeed possible through effective money-savvy strategies.
Attending a wedding can be a fun, joyous occasion, but it can also bring about the stress of finding a suitable gift. Whether you know the couple well or not, chances are you’re working on a tight budget and want to find something that’s both unique and affordable.
Frugal living means living economically and reducing your everyday expenses so that you can save money or pay off your debts. It’s human nature to want things when you go out shopping, and if you have credit cards with you then you may buy more than you need. It’s easy for people to fall into [...]
So, you’re looking to save money and you’re going after your food budget? It’s a good idea. Most people actually have a good bit of slack to cut in this category, whether they know it or not. That’s because we try to make our shopping more quick and efficient; you think to yourself, “The medium [...]
We don’t have a lot of control over many of the big parts of our budget. There’s only so much we can do about our rent or mortgage, for example. You can only find a place to live that’s so cheap while remaining safe, or convenient to work, or near the right schools. We can [...]