What would you say if I told you that the best sunscreen is actually the store brand? See how sun block from Target and Walmart stand up to brands (though I ended up buying my sunscreen from CVS last week).
Before you head out to start your back to school shopping–or any gift or other shopping for that matter–I believe it’s important to keep in mind the notion of buying products with a lifetime warranty or lifetime guarantee or some sort of policy where the company stands behind its products. Why? Because my frugal beliefs […]
When I think about bridal registry program, I think about weddings. I mean, who wouldn’t? And when I think about weddings, I think about the popular times of the year for couples to get married. I got married in November. It’s probably no surprise that November is not a popular wedding month. You know what are […]
Do your summer plans include attending free and cheap festivals–whether they be food festivals, music festivals or some other kind of festival celebration? If you’re into funky and off-beat festivals, I can help. Motel 6 has put together a list of free and cheap festivals that fall under the heading of off-beat and fun and […]
With summer upon us, now is a great time to revisit a popular topic here on Suddenly Frugal–saving money, whether you have central air or you rely on window air conditioning. This reader’s question inspired me to cover this topic. Q&A Q: How energy efficient is central air vs. window units? I bought a house […]
If your neighborhood is like mine, then “For Sale” signs are popping up faster than dandelions on front lawns. That’s because spring is real estate season. Even so just because you’re getting ready to move doesn’t mean you have to buy a home. Sometimes it makes more sense to rent versus own a home. There […]