February/March Income Report

Are You Sabotaging Your Finances- (1)

I started this blog on January 30, 2017. That date is when I posted a link to Upscale Cheapskate on my Facebook timeline for the very first time. I always wanted to start a blog but never really pushed myself to do it. Ive been posting on my blog for almost 3 months now and Im still loving it! I don’t see myself ever getting tired of it. It’s a great creative outlet and something that I look forward to working on every week.

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Make Extra Money Today Effortlessly

Hey guys! I’m going to start doing some more money-making post on the blog. Having a little side hustle or extra cash is never a bad thing! As I try out and find new ways to make money on the side, I will share with all my readers!

That being said, let me tell you about my new favorite FREE money making app! It’s called Ibotta and this thing is a gem.

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Read This Before Putting Mulch In Your Yard!

Read This Before PuttingMulch In Your Yard!

Hey guys! I have another product review for ya! This is a review of Rubberific Rubberized mulch.

Last year, my husband and I wanted to spruce up our yard and garden a little bit. Obviously, part of that included putting new mulch in all the flower beds. I did some research and came across this product. I absolutely fell in love with it!

It is called Rubberific Rubberized Mulch and it comes in a few different colors.

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10 Gifts Graduates Actually Want

Spring is officially here and that means tons of graduation parties will be filling up your schedule in the near future. When thinking of what to get the graduate in your life, pass on the cheesy graduation mugs and other memorabilia. This year, opt for something they will truly enjoy!

Heres a list of 10 gift ideas that graduates actually want!

1) Booze. You cant go wrong with an alcohol themed gift!

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5 Steps To Negotiating Your Salary

5 Steps To HelpYou Negotiate YourSalary

Negotiating your initial salary can be scary, but it can have big payoffs. Because many raises are often percentage based, starting with a higher salary will give you an advantage for the rest of your career. You only get one shot at the initial salary so dont be scared to advocate for yourself!

When many people get a job offer, they are so thrilled to even have the job, that they neglect to put thought and effort into the compensation.

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10 Tips to Stop Impulsive Buying 

10 Tips to StopImpulsive Buying

These two simple words can cause all your hard work and great financial decisions to crumble: impulse buy. We’ve all done it before but these small (or large) purchases can wreak havoc on your budget. Here are some tips to help resist the urge to buy!

Compare the cost of the item to your hourly rate at work. Keep in mind that your true hourly rate will be at least 25% lower than your listed hourly rate after taxes and work related expenses. » Read more about: 10 Tips to Stop Impulsive Buying  »

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Is Your College Degree Worth The Cost?

Is Your College Degree Worth the Cost-

The cost to obtain an undergraduate degree in the US is climbing every year. Most students are forced to take out loans in order to pay for their college expenses. This debt can be crippling and hurt your financial future and wealth potential. More and more, people are questioning if getting a degree is worth it.

Overall Cost of Your Degree

First – assess the actual cost to your education and find ways to lower that cost.

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Are You Sabotaging Your Finances?

Have you ever heard yourself asking the question, “Where is all my money going?” It can be frustrating seeing your bank account balance at the end of the month and it’s not quite what you expected. Are you doing any of these self-sabotaging things?

Not tracking your money.You cannot make changes without being aware! Sometimes people are resistant to start tracking and budgeting because they are scared of what they might find. » Read more about: Are You Sabotaging Your Finances? »

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Top 10 Must-Have Travel Items

Top 10 Must-HaveTravel Items

Having a few handy items can make a tremendous difference when traveling. Heres a list of the items I never go on a trip without!

Luggage Scale. This little contraption can help save you money by allowing you to weigh your luggage before it hits the scale at the airport. Overweight fees can be astronomical, so its prudent to weigh your bag yourself first. Dont forget to take it with you too, » Read more about: Top 10 Must-Have Travel Items »

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