How to Save on Transportation

How to Save on Transportation

In 1991, country rock classic “Life is a Highway” hit the airways, bringing with it a metaphor about life and driving we’ll never forget: “Life is a highway. I’m gonna ride it all night long.” So catchy.

Budgeting’s like a highway too: A path from where you are to where you want to be, and a road you’ve got to keep on consistently if you want to be successful. Someone should write a song about that. We’d download it.

To help with all the driving you’ll do on life’s literal highway, we’ve come up with a list of 10 practical ways to save on transportation so you can keep on trucking—only in a thriftier way. Ready to accelerate your money goals? Hit the gas! Green light says GO.

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Lesson 2: How to Save on Insurance

How to Save on Insurance

Insurance can be nothing but a heartache, nothing but a mistake if you don’t know what you’re doing or what kind to buy. We aren’t quoting the Backstreet Boys to shame you, but to let you know there is a way to get the right kind of coverage at a great price.

We don’t care who you are, where you’re from, or what you did for insurance in the past—you can save money while still getting the coverage you need, starting today! Or tomorrow, if it’s currently past 5 p.m.

Want to learn more about what kind of coverage you should get in language understandable by the insurance elite and illiterate alike? That’s what we’re here for. Let’s break down some common insurance questions and establish some clear answers. Because we know you want it that way.

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Ways to Save on Home Expenses

Ways to Save on Home Expenses

Home: There’s no place like it. Dorothy told us so as she clicked her heels together to return to the place she thought she so desperately needed to escape. What a symbolic life lesson—brought to you by the technicolor dreams of a farm girl from Kansas and her tiny pup.

Your home is one of your biggest comforts—and expenses. So it makes sense that home a perfect place to save money in both big and small ways. In this third lesson of our superb saving series, we’ve got 17 ways to save on utilities, insurance, renovations and mortgage or rent.

Let’s get moving.

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7 Tips That Helped These Real Budgeters Save Money

7 Tips That Helped These Real Budgeters Save Money

Ah, saving money. Whether you call it a nest egg, a stash, or a rainy day fund, most of us feel comforted by having an extra cushion between us and life’s next emergency. But following through with building up that stockpile of cash can be easier said than done.

If your emergency fund is currently at zero, begin adding to it little by little. You might be surprised at how soon you reach your savings goal. You can do it!

Our EveryDollar budgeters, armed with the power of their budgets in hand, are creating their own savings goals. And it’s paying off! We asked them to share their words of wisdom when it comes to saving money.

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