• Monthly Spending
    Featured,  Money Matters

    7 Easy Ways to Slash Your Monthly Spending

    As we all know, taking care of a family is no cheap task. There’s a lot of mouths to feed, a lot of activities to pay for, a lot of things to buy—it all adds up. If you’re feeling the weight on your shoulders, here are some easy ways to cut down on your monthly spending that’ll lift a bit off the load. 1. Stick to the Grocery Shopping List When you’re doing groceries for the whole house, the list seems endless. Before you go to the store, make the list and include only the necessities. Then when you get to the store, stick to that list and fight those…

  • 3 Ways To Be Saving Money
    Money Matters

    3 Ways To Be Saving Money That You Won’t Have Thought Of

    When you’re running a busy household, it can seem like you need to have a never-ending pit of money for you and the kids to take from. But of course, and sadly, that is not the case. One thing that every household needs to be doing is to be thinking about some more savvy ways to save money. Even investing your money into different things can mean that you are saving, and even having to pay less tax. So why pay more than you need to? Here are a few ideas that you might not have thought about before, and you can be saving more money for your household before…

  • 52 Week Money Challenge
    Featured,  Money Matters

    Daddy’s Hangout 52 Week Money Saving Challenge for 2017

    I don’t know about any of you all, but I’m glad that 2016 is over with. While I had great moments this past year, the year 2016 seemed depressing to me. Actually, talking to several other people; well, you know that barbershop talk; many others felt the same way. I can’t nor will I pinpoint one event that made me feel that way, but 2016 felt like a year of hatred. It was all capped off with so much death, whether it was celebrities or people, I knew growing up. The year 2017 will be a much better year, and I’ll start by doing the money challenge I did in…

  • Luxury
    Infographic,  Money Matters

    Luxury. It’s A Bargain!!

    Luxury apartments: They’re great, but they’re expensive. Sure, you may have reached the point in your life where you can comfortably throw down a few grand every month on rent, but there’s still that feeling of doubt lingering in the back of your head: Do you really need to live somewhere so nice? Couldn’t you just as easily live somewhere a little cheaper? Think of all the money you’d save by not living in a luxury apartment. But what about all the money you save by living in a luxury apartment?

  • Shell’s Fuel Rewards® program
    Deals,  Money Matters

    How I Love Saving Money With the Shell Fuel Rewards Program

    I created this post as part of a sponsored series with Socialstars and Shell; all opinions are my own. #ShellCrowd   When it comes to saving money, it’s one of my favorite things to do. I love to save money on the hard stuff, so we have extras for fun stuff. Anyone who has a family knows that it can really add up to do things for fun. There is no doubt in my mind that these little savings can help make anyone’s week more enjoyable. The money we save from using #fuelrewards can be spent by going out to breakfast with the kids, just put back some extra money…

  • Shell’s Fuel Rewards® program
    Money Matters

    How to Save Money at the Pump with the Shell’s Fuel Rewards® program

    I created this post as part of a sponsored series with Socialstars and Shell; all opinions are my own. #ShellCrowd   Although gas prices have been down some, they are nowhere near what they were 10 years ago. Gas prices used to be the cheapest thing around, but not so much anymore. We do a lot of driving around and that is still one area that I like to save as much money as possible. One way I save money at the pump is by using Shell’s Fuel Rewards® program. I’ve been using them for quite some time because there is a Shell right down the road from our house.…