Budget Living

Saving Money on Travel Food

Saving Money on Travel Food

Find yourself on the road often? You don’t need to pay the high price of restaurants and convenience foods. Save on vacation eats. Here’s how: Where noted, I have received sample product to review. All opinions are my own. One year on a trip to Mammoth, I perused a fisherman’s shop while my husband talked rods…

We’re Really Debt Free!

We’re Really Debt Free!

Paying off your debts is hard, but it’s good. Get the monkey off your back. Money is complicated, isn’t it? It can provide for lots of good things, but it can also cause a lot of headaches and disappointments. When you make mistakes with money, they can haunt you for years. We know that first…

Save Up to Buy New Things

Save Up to Buy New Things

Want something? Save up for it. It’s an old tradition that still has value. In our old credit-spending days, I was hesitant to spend my own money. I worried that something would happen, something urgent, and we’d need our money for that. But, for some reason, I had no qualms about spending someone else’s money. That’s…

How to Pay Off Debts

How to Pay Off Debts

Ready to pay off those debts? Well, you might have to bulldog it. photo source: Sabianmaggy, used by license We’ve been talking these last few weeks about getting our finances in better order. Some people naturally know how to do this. Others of us need to learn, sometimes the hard way. Ahem. We dug ourselves a big…