my one word

My One Word for How I feel About Our Money

In the free Financial Detox Challenge I hosted on Facebook, I asked participants to introduce themselves by sharing one word that describes the way they currently feel about their finances. The answers were very telling, ranging from "overwhelmed",…
automatic bill pay

How to Keep a Mindful Eye on Automated Bill Creep

Automatic bill pay. It's awesome. And it can also lead to automatic bill creep. Let me explain. Automation is magical. Set it up once, fuhgeddaboudit, and your life is completely supported without much management. But automation can also…
work from home

Behind-the-Scenes of Frugal Confessions' Second Year in Business

Testing boundaries. Check. Business mood swings. Check. Growing independence (while simultaneously counting on the mercy of others to help me with basic needs). Check. Yup...I just wrapped up my second year (aka the Terrible Two's) in business.…