How to Prepare for a Recession or Other Tough Economic Times

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

5 Ways to Simplify Your Life that Could Save You Money

Life can feel so complicated at times. Full, busy, expensive, too. However, taking a few steps to simplify your life could save you money. And give you a little space to breathe more easily. Do you ever find yourself with too many ideas? Do you find that there are just so many good options out […]

3 Easy Ways to Save Money This Year

As tax time approaches, do you feel newly motivated to find more ways to save money? I always do. It’s not that there are always huge tax bills, but the act of examining the past year in dollars and cents produces fresh motivation in me to watch our spending. Here are three strategies I’m using […]

Why I Want to Live Debt-Free (& What’s in it for YOU)

To live debt-free is not as impossible as it might sound. I was once a skeptic, but now I’m a believer that we can live within our means. Here’s why I think it’s a valid pursuit. Almost eleven years ago my husband and I were convicted to stop using credit and to pay off our […]

Free Printable Gift Coupons for an Easy Last-Minute Gift

Are you looking for a last minute gift or some little extra to slip into a stocking? Grab these free printable gift coupons for a fun, creative gift. Okay, yeah. You forgot somebody. Or the shipping company lost your order. Or you just don’t have the cash today to do things up big. Whatever it […]

5 Ways to Save on Christmas Expenses

Looking to save on Christmas expenses? You can totally cut back, save money, and still enjoy a great holiday. Here are some easy ways to save. As you probably know, the weeks between Thanksgiving and New Years are the biggest retail weeks of the year. Stores want your money and they’ll go to great lengths […]

Do you have a plan for the holidays?

How does one celebrate the winter holidays without getting a migraine, busting the budget, or alienating the entire extended family? With great care, of course! And a savvy plan for the holidays. We interrupt your Pumpkin Spice Latte to bring you a special message from Holiday Headquarters…. You matter. Your dollar matters. How you spend […]

Money Management Tips

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 […]