Frugal Confessions — Live a VIP Life on an Average Paycheck — Page 2

We’ve talked before about the machete methods of getting back on track financially. But--what if you’ve done everything on that list and you’re still struggling? First, it is important to understand that, in spite of its negative connotations, “going nuclear” does not actually mean total self destruction. What we mean by “going nuclear” in this […] Read More

We've officially ended our five-month stint of unemployment. That was five months of quality time together, free first-Tuesday-of-the-month zoo trips, and total flexibility to do crazy things like check out Duck Dynasty's headquarters on the way back from our Thanksgiving road trip last year...but it also meant five months without the steady flow of income […] Read More

Creating Financial Synergy in Your Life

You know that feeling of experiencing something that is greater than yourself? Something that cannot be created just so again, because each of the components involved need to be present and the mood needs to be the same, and it's likely never to occur a second time? Something that you can't create on your own […] Read More

Now that you’re retired, you likely have more free time you want to spend with your grandkids. The cost of activities for kids can add up, and it’s wise to be mindful of spending on the grandkids especially if you’re living on a fixed income. From day trips to the zoo to crafting or teaching […] Read More