Mighty Bargain Hunter

I enjoy talking about saving money, finding deals, living frugally, making money, and investing, in addition to talking about current events in the financial world, online and offline. I’ve published articles at this domain name since 2004 and have been blogging since May, 2005.

I also started and manage the , a weekly blog carnival that highlights posts on getting out of debt. Personal debt reduction progress reports and posts about reducing debt are what this carnival is all about!

Latest Posts from Mighty Bargain Hunter

The cost of entertainment shouldn't be too high. But it's also very easy to underestimate the real cost … One of my longtime-favorite personal finance bloggers J.

On our trip to Florida this week, we saved some money literally by accident! Here's how we did it, along with some other ways that are almost by accident … This past week, we took a family vacation down to the gulf side of Florida, in Indian Rocks Beach. The first night we went across the street to TJ's Italian Cafe; they make a great pasta Alfredo and a delicious grouper plate.

There's never a good time to lose a wallet or a purse.

Living within your means is trivial if you're a billionaire (or at least, it should be!) But what about the rest of us non-billionaires? Spending less than you earn is one of the most important things you can do to become financially independent. There has to be more coming in than going out. It's definitely easier to live within your means if you have a lot more money coming in.

Installing and maintaining an electric water heater is often a part of home ownership.

There are lots of ways to save money around the house. Here are a bunch that you can add to your collection of money-saving tips … Learn how to do your own repairs YouTube is your friend. There are so many tutorials on YouTube for pretty much any kind of repair you want to do that it is very difficult to justify not trying it.

Eating at home is one of the surer ways to save money, but you can save money eating out, too. Here are a few ways to do it … 1. Order water instead of soda Order water. Once in a while, we'll get a special drink, but more often than not we just get water because it's free.

Every area of specialization has its own vocabulary and its own subtleties in word choice. Here are seven pairs of money terms that seem interchangeable at first glance, but are actually slightly different … APR vs.

Love to see movies? Love to not pay a whole lot of money to see movies? Here are 14+ tips for scoring cheap movies … I enjoy my fair share of movies. (I admit that lately I've been sucked into the Marvel universe quite a bit!

A common way to save money on groceries is to buy generic or store-brand items instead of buying name-brand items.