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 Carnival of Debt Reduction, 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 (page 8)

Budget wedding tips for your special day

Weddings are one of the most special days in our lives, but it doesn't have to break the bank. Check out these budget wedding tips to save where it makes sense … (The following is a guest post by Kostas Chiotis, a blogger and an economist. He posts regularly to his blog at FinanceBlogZone.com. […]

Meal planning recipe: Hamburger soup

This exercise in meal planning has gotten me through a lot of lunches … One of the most straightforward ways to reduce expenses is to pack your lunch if you're not already doing so. The trick is taking the time to prepare the lunch. It's not difficult, but it does take some time. […]

Eight easy ways to invest money

There is no best way to invest, but here are a few ways to invest money with explanations … I ran across a question on Quora asking for the best investments for beginners. Talk about an open-ended question, right? […]

Eight easy ways to invest money

There is no best way to invest, but here are a few ways to invest money with explanations … I ran across a question on Quora asking for the best investments for beginners. Talk about an open-ended question, right? […]

Best things to buy in May

Business is cyclical. Here are the best things to buy in May … There are good deals to be found year round for just about anything.  However, it's the nature of business that a lot of deals happen at the same time during the year. Best things to buy in May Here are things that you can find good deals on in May: Mattresses. […]

Best things to buy in May

Business is cyclical. Here are the best things to buy in May … There are good deals to be found year round for just about anything.  However, it's the nature of business that a lot of deals happen at the same time during the year. Best things to buy in May Here are things that you can find good deals on in May: Mattresses. […]

Impulse purchases: How to fend them off

Impulse purchases can break budgets. Here are some tips to arm yourself with to avoid the urge … Unplanned purchases can derail the best of budget intentions. Retailers have brought the art of getting you to open your wallet into a science, with visually-appealing end-cap displays, buy-one-get-one offers, and small, high-markup items right at checkout. Or the workplace: vending machines. […]

Impulse purchases: How to fend them off

Impulse purchases can break budgets. Here are some tips to arm yourself with to avoid the urge … Unplanned purchases can derail the best of budget intentions. Retailers have brought the art of getting you to open your wallet into a science, with visually-appealing end-cap displays, buy-one-get-one offers, and small, high-markup items right at checkout. Or the workplace: vending machines. […]

Tax day and Tax Freedom Day

Tax day and Tax Freedom Day® are two days that we'll be glad to be past … Allow me to be the 73rd person this year to remind you that tax day is just around the corner. I'm thankful to have more than enough income that the government wants its fair share of my earnings, and to be fair, I always make it out to be harder and more arduous than it really is. […]

Musicians: Watch your time and gas

I'm not sure whether it's even practical for musicians to do this, but we have to draw the line somewhere … Being a musician is as rewarding as it is difficult. If pressed to characterize the innermost core of what I was meant to do, it would be music. I'm trained as a scientist, and have developed some level of competence online as a content creator, but nothing speaks to me like music. […]