Author Archives: Ryan Hafey

Podcast Episode 13 – 3 Websites to Consider Before Buying Anything Online

Never trust the manufacturer to offer you the lowest price for a product. Whenever you purchase anything online, but sure to check out the three websites mentioned in this episode. Cheap Chucky Podcast Episode #13 – 3 Websites to Consider … Continue reading

Posted in Podcast | Comments Off on Podcast Episode 13 – 3 Websites to Consider Before Buying Anything Online

Podcast Episode 12 – Don’t Pay For Essential Computer Software

You don’t have to pay to get any of the essential computer software you’ll need to keep your computer running smoothly. In this episode, I’ll tell you about five essential programs you can download for FREE! Cheap Chucky Podcast Episode … Continue reading

Posted in Podcast | Comments Off on Podcast Episode 12 – Don’t Pay For Essential Computer Software

Podcast Episode 11 – I’m Baaaack!

I know, I know. I’ve been gone for a while, but I’m going to do my best to focus more on the website and start producing more of the money-saving content you crave. Cheap Chucky Podcast Episode #11 – I’m … Continue reading

Posted in Podcast | Leave a comment

3 Tips to Avoid Getting Screwed When Buying a Car

I wouldn’t say I’m skilled at negotiating, so I’m not going to tell you that you that by reading this, you will get the best possible deal on a car purchase. What I will tell you is that if you … Continue reading

Posted in Discipline, Saving, Shopping | Leave a comment

Make Your Own Baby Food

First of all, I’d like to apologize for my extraordinarily long hiatus. Over the last six months I have been very busy but I plan to post more going forth. One of the reasons for my absence is my wife … Continue reading

Posted in Saving | Leave a comment

You’re Not Alone

I’m going to assume that if you’re reading this blog, you struggle from time to time with managing your finances. You probably find it hard to pay bills or put food on the table due to a low income or … Continue reading

Posted in Inspirational | Leave a comment

The “I’m Already Here” Mentality

How much is your time worth? If you tend to believe time is money, I bet you have the “I’m already here” (IAH) mentality. So what exactly is the IAH mentality?

Posted in Saving, Shopping | Leave a comment

10 MORE Quirky Ways to Save Money

Saving money isn’t always fun. Sometimes it’s just… necessary. My goal with this post is to pump some fun back into managing your finances. Now site back, relax, and enjoy this second installment of quirky money-saving tips.

Posted in Fun, Saving | 2 Comments

Sleight of InvisibleHand

I recently came across my new favorite money-saving resource. In my opinion, it’s best described as a frugal bodyguard aimed to pounce at every poor spending decision. This savior of saving is called, InvisibleHand.

Posted in Saving, Shopping | 1 Comment

Hit Up Your Employer For Savings

Most people perceive employment as no more than a way to make money. It is a lesser known fact that many employers offer their employees lots of ways to save money as well even beyond the typical 401K. Below is … Continue reading

Posted in Saving | Leave a comment

5 Money-Saving Tips From MythBusters

I don’t know about you, but I love the show, MythBusters (and I miss it dearly now that I don’t have cable). You can learn an awful lot about science on that show. If you watch the right episodes, you … Continue reading

Posted in Saving | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Stay In Shape For Less

It’s not easy to get in shape. It’s not cheap either! I once considered joining a gym. I went to the gym (which shall remain nameless), took the tour, and then sat down with the sales rep to discuss pricing. … Continue reading

Posted in Fitness, Saving | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Save Money By NOT Canceling Cable

I recently decided it was time to cancel my cable TV subscription. I did this for two reasons: Canceling cable TV is obviously monetarily beneficial, as we were paying over $50 per month. My kids were just too glued to … Continue reading

Posted in Saving | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

3 Tips To Save Money On Travel Expenses When Not Bundling

In a few day, I will be traveling to New Jersey to enjoy a family vacation and to do some fist pumping with Snooki (ok, maybe not the fist pumping with Snooki part). As you can imagine, I didn’t just … Continue reading

Posted in Saving, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Sex Is Not Free

Recently, my wife and I found out we will be having another baby! That’s number three for us. This is great news for us, but accidental pregnancies happen all the time. Almost all of them are followed by mental, physical, … Continue reading

Posted in Discipline | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments