12 Ways to Raise Fast Money By Next Week

12 Ways to Raise Fast Money By Next Week

What to Do When You Need Quick Money Now We talk a lot about saving money, but most of us have been in a position where we just need more money. Typically, really secure and comfortable people have developed some fast strategies for raising money quickly when they have an [...]

Who Wins the iPhone (IOS) vs. Android Smart Phone Wars?

Who Wins the iPhone (IOS) vs. Android Smart Phone Wars?

IPhone vs. Android: Which Smart Phone Should You Buy? This is not an argument for the frugality of owning a smart phone or not. They have become pretty pervasive, and nobody doubts that a good smart phone can get used as a handy tool. If you can benefit from having [...]

Micro Housing: Is Living in a Pumpkin Shell the Next Big Thing?

Micro Housing: Is Living in a Pumpkin Shell the Next Big Thing?

What is Micro Housing? If you are unfamiliar with this concept, perhaps you need micro housing defined. For a resource, we’ll turn to the the Seattle.gov definition of micro-housing: Sleeping arrangements generally range from 100 to 200 square feet. The different units could be grouped together and share kitchen facilities. [...]

Credit Card Debt Consolidation with P2P Loans

Credit Card Debt Consolidation with P2P Loans

Is P2P Financing a Better Way to Consolidate Debt? P2P Lending sites are websites that connect individual (or sometimes institutional) investors with hopeful borrowers. They do not use traditional credit scores, and some types of lenders have a better chance to make their case than they would with a bank [...]

One Ingredient Faux Ice Cream: Healthy and Delicious

One Ingredient Faux Ice Cream: Healthy and Delicious

Tasty and Healthy Ice Cream Substitutes We all scream for ice cream, but it probably shouldn’t be on a daily menu unless you really need to pack on some extra dairy fat. Premium ice cream also gets expensive. If you have given up really creamy ice cream because of the [...]

Credit Card Debt Payoff Strategies

Credit Card Debt Payoff Strategies

Select a Credit Card Debt Payoff Strategy that Works for You! One suggestion made here on the Frugal Pig was to find a 0% balance transfer deal in order to get unsecured debt paid faster because of the temporary relief from high interest charges.  This is really effective, but it [...]