5 Benefits Of Building A Winter Wardrobe Capsule

Have you heard of The Project 333 Challenge: Reduce your wardrobe to 33 total items?

The system consists of paring down the clothes in your closet to the items you love the most, fit the best and go together well. Now that’s a sensible idea! Courtney Carver, the mastermind behind Be More With Less, recommends 33 total items including footwear, accessories and jewelry. Workout clothes, pajamas, and sportswear are exempt.

Why would I pare down my closet to 33 pieces?

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One Easy Financial Move To Start Your Year Off Right

Are you looking to make your financial life easier? I just came across a tip you might have heard but forgotten.

Review your credit reports to spot errors – for free.

There are a lot of errors, by the way. A Federal Trade Commission’s study showed 25% of credit reports had errors and 80% of disputed claims produced some kind of modification. Since it is free, it’s worth it. Check your credit report at least once a year.

Guess what? I just got mine and it only took me 5 minutes from start to download. Most of that time was spent answering questions to verify my identity such as streets I’d lived on and dates of financial accounts I’d opened.

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Tightwad Tuesday: How To Save 75% Off Retail Prices On Furniture

I am not one for buying on Craig’s list.

First of all, it’s time consuming. Once you finally find something fabulous, you have to connect with the seller. If the treasure hasn’t been sold yet, you still have to coordinate a meeting to take a look. By this time, you’ve already invested hours.

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Tightwad Tuesday: 3 Easy Ways To Check Out Your Charity Before You Donate

We are givers. In fact, research shows spending money on others makes us happier than spending on ourselves.

I don’t know about you, but I just want to make sure my gift is going to a real charity, the funds aren’t just spent on overhead, and the organization is professional. That’s not too much to ask is it?

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Tightwad Tuesday: An Easy Way To Save $1,000 At The Grocery Store

I hate wasting money on stupid stuff.

The worst is when I buy the wrong thing at the store. Does that ever happen to you? Items look alike and there are so many choices. It’s easy to make a mistake and come home with the wrong thing.

There is a solution!

In this episode of Tightwad Tuesday, I share some money saving tips at the grocery store that can save you thousands of dollars every year.

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Tightwad Tuesday: One Big Money Waster – Business Expenses

I’ll admit it.

I used to take months to turn in my business expenses. After traveling all week, who wants to sit down to paperwork?  Not me. I want to hang out with friends not crank out reports at my desk.

Turns out, it’s worth it to take a few minutes each week to organize and file expense reports. With apps like MileIQ, it’s simple to track mileage.

In this episode of Tightwad Tuesday, I talk about the cost of waiting and encourage you to just sit down and get those business expenses done.

Tightwad Tuesday Episode 5: Save Money, Take A Hike

I am serious. Take a hike!

You support national, state and local parks with your tax dollars so get out and use them – for free.

In this episode of Tightwad Tuesday, I encourage you to enjoy the great outdoors.