Archive for March, 2012

Tips for Earning Money from Home

Several times I’ve spoken about saving money and ways to make it happen. You can do this through saving money on gas with your vehicle, using coupons at the grocery store, and correcting problems with your home such as air leaks in your windows and under doors. One thing I don’t talk about much is how to increase your income so you don’t have to worry so much about your money.

There are many things you can do to earn more money. For one you can get a 2nd or 3rd job, but that may not be an option if you have a family at home. If you’re in this situation, you should consider finding a work from home business or job so you’re at home when your family needs you. You have numerous choices to consider included actual jobs or businesses like being a direct sales rep or a Virtual Assistant to name a few.

If those things don’t sound good because it takes time to create an established business, you should consider another alternative. If you find this is how you feel, you should consider checking into Cash Tasks. You can earn cash rewards for completing tasks assigned by companies.

The greatest part of Cash Tasks would have to be fact that you can go in any time of the day or night and accept tasks. This makes it easier for you to earn money when it’s convenient for you and your family.

If you find money is tight, consider all of your options and then plan what you’re going to do to end that fight and have the money you need. There are many things you can do and when you put them all together, you’re sure to find a way to have money when you need it.

Tips for Understanding Medicare

Medicare is a big topic right now in my family. My grandma on my mom’s side is on it, my grandparents on my dad’s side are on it, and now my mother-in-law is on it. Medicare can be very helpful to those that are of retirement age and it’s important to some because they wouldn’t be able to get coverage otherwise.

When you get to a certain age, it’s important, almost vital to have insurance because you just never know what’s going to happen. My grandparents have been in and out of the hospital numerous times in the past 30 days and if it weren’t for Medicare Supplement Insurance they would be in financial trouble, without a doubt.

One of the down sides to Medicare is the options you have to choose from. My mother-in-law just went through this and in helping her we have learned a thing or two, but I’m sure not everything there is to know about the insurance. In helping her choose which plans to go with we ran into the plans A through N. After research, we discovered that these plans are supplemental insurance plans which are almost a must because there are providers that expect payment of the amount not covered by Medicare.

The other concern my mother-in-law had was with her medications. She’s on several medications, but the one that concerned her most was the one for her Fibromyalgia. This medicine is a must to control it, but the cost is well over $100 a month. After reviewing the different prescription plans we decided on one that would work best for her. Now we’re using to make sure she can control it in other ways so everything works perfectly and she remains pain free. That site is perfect for anyone as it has health tips and more.

I hope when you’re in a position to start considering Medicare that you’re able to make a decision quickly and easily. Medicare is very confusing to most people, but it’s worth it in the long run when you don’t have to spend the rest of your life worrying day to day who’s going to call wanting money and how you’re going to come up with it on your fixed income. I have found one of the best websites to read is Good luck!

Tips for Setting Frugal Goals for 2012

If you’re struggling to make ends meet or if you want to set a goal to take a vacation in 2012 you may need to consider doing to frugal living in order for it to happen.

Setting frugal goals is a wonderful way to spend less and have more and the New Year is the perfect time to make that happen. There are a number of things you can do to make it happen, but it’s best to start now so you’ll know exactly what to do to make it happen. Here are a few suggestions to help you set the frugal goals for 2012.

I would say the area you’ll see the most savings when it comes to living frugally has to be at the grocery store. An easy way to save at the store is to purchase generic items whenever possible. Now you make find that’s not always possible or you may not like the generic item and if that’s the case you’ll need to purchase name brand, but if you can’t taste the difference, you should do it. For example, we don’t like generic cheese, but we don’t have a problem with generic soup when it’s used in a meal and not a stand alone item.

Another way to save money at the store is to use coupons. Now you must be careful on this because there may be times when you have a coupon for the name brand product, but if the price isn’t lower with the coupon and you don’t mind a generic, you need to go that route. You’ll need to pay close attention to the prices and quantities or you’ll end up spending more than what is necessary. Read the rest of this entry »

About Corrie


My name is Corrie and I'm from Wyoming. I've been married to Kevin since 1993 and we have two wonderful boys.

I'm a Virtual Assistant and a Ghostwriter. I love what I do and I enjoy spending time with my family.

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