9 Ways to Prepare Your Family for Catastrophes, Natural Disasters, Income Loss, and Economic Depressions.
Photo courtesy of the National Archives and Records Administration. I just got off the phone with my grandpa. He is a very humble and kind man, the type of man everyone just loves to sit and chat with for hours. He has a great sense of humor and loves to tell me stories. Today one
In many aspects Walmart is the least expensive place to get groceries and other goods. However, sometimes shopping sales with coupons at other stores is actually cheaper. The way to get the best deals is to learn how to coupon at Walmart. Using these 7 ways to save/coupon at Walmart you can usually have the least
Today I received a question from reader Dani. It inspired me to write this article: Credit Cards- When to Use Them and When to Absolutely Not Use Them She asks, I’m reading that book that lots of people recommend… the Dave Ramsey one. It suggests getting rid of credit cards all together. We have credit cards,
I graduated with my bachelor’s degree at age 20 with zero debt. I didn’t have the help of any grants or scholarships. My parents stressed that us kids needed to work for and pay for every penny of our educations. Further, they made too much for us to get any kind of assistance. Thus, I
How to Get High-Value Gift Certificates on: Restaurants, Travel, Services, Goods, and More for FREE!
As many of you know, I love to find great deals! But good deals on more expensive items and services such as: travels, house cleaning, restaurants, entertainment, etc. are hard to find. When I found about about yourFREEtree I was pretty excited. It’s got a huge database of coupon/gift certificates for goods, services, and even
Guest post by Karen Jensen, my sister and co-author of our book Living a Rich Life as a Stay-at-Home Mom: How to Build a Successful Financial Foundation for You and Your Children. My son was terrified of dogs. I mean the blood curdling scream kind of terrified, when a dog the size of a cat
Why am I giving away over $4,500.00 worth of awesome products? Because you’ve so warmly welcomed me into the online world. When I first started this blog four months ago, I wasn’t sure if anyone would even read it. I went from a handful of people visiting my site to around 8,000 people a day
If you have ever been in debt, especially debt with a high interest rate, you know that it is not fun. Everyday you are losing money by owing it. An unfortunate fact of life is that it costs money to owe money. Further, debt and interest never take a break. They never sleep, never take
Some days pass in almost a haze. Sometimes I’ll sit back and think about what I did during the week and wonder where the time went. Often, I don’t even remember what I did in specifics. And sadly, if I do remember what happened, it is usually how stressed out I was about this or
Recently, my friends and I put on a baby shower for our friend Ashley. Kim, Rebecca, Julie, JoLynn, and I all pitched in. It’s amazing what you can do as a collaborative team, and the cuteness that can be created together. The theme was about celebrating Ashley’s little peanut. And of course we decorated using
I just adore Peter Rabbit and his siblings Flopsy, Mopsy, and Cotton Tail. Beatrix Potter (the author) was an amazing woman who had a fairly difficult life. Ever since reading the book as a little girl I’ve liked it, but it wasn’t until Amazon (here) and has 4.75 stars out of 710 reviews! Its a
On Baby Center.com I’ve recently read a lot of threads and forums of people asking and commenting on a baby shower’s cost. Most people were saying that baby showers cost at least $300.00 and up. Some went so far as to say it costs over $1,000.00. That’s just too expensive if you ask me…So I’d