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5 Things You Should Know About Starting a Virtual Assistant Business

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Note from Jessica: Recently, I shared 5 Great Ways to Earn Money from Home. One that really piqued interest with readers was that of being a virtual assistant. I turned to an expert to help us out. Life as Mom contributor and founder of 1099Mom, Linsey Knerl has got some great insight as to what […]

5 Great Ways to Earn Money from Home

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Wondering how you can earn money without throwing your life into upheaval? Here are five ideas to get you started. This post contains one or more Amazon affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support. I really appreciate it. Twenty-five […]

Money Management Tips

Money Management

Money management is necessary if we’re to live within our means, keep stress at bay, and achieve financial goals. Here are some tips to help you get your budgeting and financials a little more in order. Lego Money Holder Money, if left to manage itself, will fly right out the window, leaving you stressed and […]

How to Save Money Cooking at Home

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Want to learn how to save money cooking at home? It’s not difficult. You’ll eat better, save money, and meet your budget. During our first year of marriage I spent more than $500/month to feed two of us. The year was 1994. If push came to shove, today, I could feel all eight of us […]

Living on One Income and Living Well

Living on One Income and Living Well

Living on one income is not as easy as it was in the last century. It requires hard work and determination — and some of these strategies. Fifty years ago it was commonplace for just one parent (usually dad) to work. One income was sufficient to pay the family’s bill. Today, there might be a number […]

Organize Your Life to Save Money and Stress

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When you organize your life, you put yourself in a position of control and one in which you can save some money. Last week I woke up to an alert from the bank. I had grabbed the wrong checkbook last week when I paid a bill. Needless to say, I got online, transferred some funds, […]

How Moms Do Finances

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Money matters. Particularly when you’ve got a family. Wondering how other families handle the finances?

Good Graduation Gifts that Won’t Cost a Fortune

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Got a graduation to celebrate? Here are some good gift ideas that won’t cost a fortune.