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What will you do with your money?

The start of a new year is a great time to tell your money where to go. Have you made some financial goals for the year?

How to Prepare for Tough Economic Times

There’s no better time than the present to get prepared to face a tough economy or other financial struggle.

Clean Up Your Financial House {Day 9 to a Renewed You}

Set yourself up for success financially this year. Get your stuff in order.

Join Me for a Pantry Challenge

In case you missed the announcement over on my food blog, Good Cheap Eats, I wanted to let you know I’ll be leading a Pantry Challenge starting on Sunday, January 4th, 2015. Get the details here. I think this is my fifth (or sixth) January doing this. It’s a great way to save some money, […]

Can Money Buy Happiness?

Can money buy happiness? You’ll be pleasantly surprised to find out what research has to say about that.

A Gift Guide for People and Families Who Like to Travel (or Want To)

Are there some travelers on your gift list this year or folks who aspire to be? Consider these great gifts for individuals and families hitting the road. I don’t know about you, but Christmas gift shopping can get a little redundant. I can forget to be creative in choosing gifts because I’m so focused on […]

How a Security Camera Saved Me 25 Bucks

photo source: Jeepers Media So a couple weeks ago I was in Walmart, purchasing a gift card for our neighbor who kept an eye on our house while we were away. I had kids with me; we bought various items; confusion reigned. The next day no one could tell me where the gift card was. […]

How Having Less Can Save You More

 It’s okay not to have all that you think you want. When we have less, we save more. And we treat what we have with more thankfulness. We tend to think that if we don’t have an excess of something, i.e. money, that we are lacking. Having “just enough” money to pay the bills can […]