Well, for starters, you get low-cost/ low-maintenance loyalty. Secondly, you get access to millions of potential customers around the world without paying a dime for that access and that's just the beginning! Many companies out there sell access to their customers at huge prices, but this radical new approach turns that on its head. But … Continue reading What happens when you mix Radical with Reward???
Comparison Shopping: Discovering the benefits and differences of a product or range of products before making a purchase. The art of comparison shopping has saved many people money, and it can save you money too! If you've never done it before, this is typically how I do it: 1) Know exactly what you're after. Sometimes … Continue reading Comparison Shopping in the Modern World
From food to clothes to summer electrolyte boosting, today's blog post is a little bit of everything. First up, foraging this summer continues to show just how badly the wet and windy Okanagan spring affected local flora and fauna. Our favourite chokecherry trees are slim pickings this year in the usual haunts. We'll have to … Continue reading Serving up a Buffet of Savings Today
I read an interesting article on CTV News last night! The lady was talking about the attitudes of the wealthy and was impressed that most wealthy people she interviewed, discussed wealth outside the terms of money. Whenever money did come up, a list of generally accepted mindsets or attitudes began to develop and she shared … Continue reading 6 Habits of the Wealthy – a Low Income Perspective
On my author blog a few years ago, I shared a few articles on managing home finances where I didn't merely discuss savings or budgeting, but when to tell a deal from a ruse. Those three articles are as follows: Household Finances: Intro to the Basics Household Finances: Part 2 and Household Finances: Part 3 … Continue reading Black Friday: When is a Deal a Deal?
Today we wrap up our little series saving money through organization. Food and clothing aren't the only things around your home that can save you money if you look after them properly. If you take the time to look around the house, you'll discover more areas as well. Cleaning supplies If you're like most people, … Continue reading How Organizing Your Home Will Save Both Time and Money
Interesting question, huh? But the ramifications of what I'm about to share may just aid in putting you on the road to more savings. Let's consider several types of storage that can aid in this endeavour: Last week, we covered several types of food storage. This week we'll cover clothing storage, beginning in your closet! … Continue reading What if a Simple Concept Called “Storage” Could save Money? Part 2: Your Clothes
Interesting question, huh? But the ramifications of what I'm about to share may just aid in putting you on the road to more savings. Let's consider several types of storage that can aid in this endeavour: In this article, we'll cover types of food storage. We'll cover clothing storage in the next article. Freezing your … Continue reading What if a Simple Concept Called “Storage” Could Save Money? Part 1: Your Food
Sometimes finances, particularly personal or domestic finances, gets to be a very hot topic! Heated arguments, er, debates, can inflame discussions so badly that nothing gets accomplished. It may be time to add a little cold water. Seriously. Laundry is the worst offender. Most loads of wash can now be handled quite well on the … Continue reading Pour a Little Cold Water on Your Personal Finances!
Thrift stores get scoffed at, made fun of, treated like second-class citizens, and worse. There is one thrift store where I live that sees its busiest time of year at Halloween! But your local thrift store has so much more to offer you than gardening clothes and costume material. My favourite place to shop is … Continue reading Save Money With a Careful Eye at the Thrift Store!