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

Budgeting tip for weekly and biweekly paychecks

Have a weekly or a biweekly paycheck? Do you get bonuses in your paychecks? I guarantee you do. Here's a budgeting tip for you. Get biweekly paychecks, or even weekly paychecks? Then this budgeting tip is expressly for you … Getting a regular paycheck is a blessing in many ways. There's a stability in being an employee. A regular paycheck makes budgeting fairly straightforward. […]

10+ frugal tips for a cooler house

Summer just around the corner, huh? Is your house ready? Here are frugal tips to keep your house cooler over those summer months … It's hot and muggy where we live during the summer. […]

Budgeting: How to turn your finances 180 degrees

It's good to take stock of things periodically. Here I compare our personal finance goals from six years ago, to today, and hit on the biggest game-changer: budgeting … Blogging has a lot of benefits. In one sense, it's a public journal: a place to document what's going on. […]

Master Your Money Super Bundle: Money courses for pennies on the dollar

Have you ever gotten a life-changing idea from someone? One that single-handedly caused a giant breakthrough in something that was bugging you? Maybe you've run across one of these ideas in a website or video. Finding that one good idea for free is like hitting the jackpot! […]

10+ ways to start saving money

Not in the habit of saving money? You're not alone. Here are some ways to start that all-important habit of saving money … Not everyone has the habit of saving money regularly. If this is you, then at least you're not alone. […]

How to avoid a wasted dentist appointment

A dentist appointment is inconvenient enough without wasting a trip there when the appointment has been canceled. Here's when you should suspect something happened to your appointment … I'm a dental cripple due to poor brushing and flossing habits in my twenties and early thirties. […]

12+ ways to save money on transportation

Transportation for a commute can be a big budget item. Here are some ways to cut that expense down to size … Transportation for a commute can be a big budget item. And for most people, paying for transportation to work is a cost of earning a living. Here are more than a dozen ways to trim that expense down to something more manageable. […]

CashCrate is closing: 6 alternatives

After a thirteen-year run, the get-paid-to (GPT) site CashCrate is closing up shop as of April 1, 2019. […]

Treat yourself to a great can opener

Saving money by cooking at home more? Don't suffer with a lousy can opener … Preparing more meals at home is one of the most straightforward ways to save money. It's also the key to making dinners that suit picky or otherwise restricted diets. A lot of the common staples for home-prepared meals come in cans. […]