How much we spent on our Kalalau Trail Hike!

How much we spent on our Kalalau Trail Hike!

Hiking the Kalalau Trail is the BEST way to see Kauai inexpensively! Ok, I wanted to share this experience to show people that hiking is a great way to see amazing views and experience new places all while saving money. Sure window shopping is cheap, but to get life long stories that you’ll share with people for years to come, hiking is where it’s at. So, if you are on your way to Kauai, Hawaii you must checkout the Kalalau Trail! It is a breathtaking adventure that costs only a few hundred dollars to enjoy. And yes a few hundred

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How to save money on Kauai Vacation!

How Emily and I are saving money during our Hawaii Vacation! Ok, if you are looking to save some money on vacation here are some tricks we use to save some serious cash. If you are not a fan of cooking then this option could be a problem, but if you would rather enjoy a dream vacation then you may need to sacrifice. Now the sacrifice isn’t terrible but you will have to do some cooking. This is how we save so much money on our vacations. Unless you stay at an all inclusive in Mexico your restaurant bill while

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Buying your next car? This is how to save money.

   Looking to buy a new car? First rule of buying a car is anything is negotiable. I sold cars one summer while taking a break from college and I learned a lot. The biggest eye opener was how the dealership tries to keep consumers focused on their car payment and nothing else. Why? There are a ton of variables you can manipulate to change your car payment, other than reducing the price of the car. Use these tips below to purchase your next car. Stay Focused on Price and Trade in value: When buying a car there are only

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I saved money by canceling my gym membership!

Cutting Expenses is Key to Getting out of Debt: Cancel the gym membership If you are paying for a gym membership I challenge you to save money in 2017 by cancelling the membership. I’ve saved THOUSANDS of dollars over the years by canceling our gym membership. I haven’t had a gym membership in over two years. To put this in perspective: My local YMCA I used to belong to charges $71.00 per month for couples $852 Annually $1,704 for two years! By canceling this membership I had more money in my pocket to do the things I love, like travel or

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Tracking your Net Worth will make you rich!

Want a tip on growing your Net Worth? I’m obsessed with monitoring my net worth. That is I’ve been tracking it monthly for the last three years. I believe the constant attention has helped in it increasing over the years. Its just like anything else in life, if you give it attention you’ll see improvement. Because as I made purchases throughout the month I always had a voice in the back of my head saying, how will this affect my net worth when I punch it in at the beginning of the month. If you have ever tracked your calories it

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Christmas Money Melt Down! 5 Tips on Saving Money this Christmas!

Yay, Christmas time is finally here! I don’t know about you guys but I start listening to Christmas music around the end of September. It is one of my favorite seasons! But I know others, and myself included get a little stressed this time of year do to the money that will inevitably be spent on presents. There are a few thing we do to help alleviate that stress of money during this holiday season. Set your Max spending before you begin Determine your max budget! Before Emily and I start buying presents for one another and others we discuss

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