homemade holiday gifts

Homemade Holiday Gifts

Want to create homemade holiday gifts, but afraid they’ll collect dust on someone’s shelf? Let me share with you a really creative, cool list of ideas that are sure winners. Each year I stumble upon some neat ideas for homemade holiday…
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Frugal Living - Best Frugal Living Tips

Real frugal living is about so much more than learning how to hack $5 off your next grocery bill. I'm opening up about the money strategy behind living a frugal life, so that you can get what you want.   Frugal living articles listing out…
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Emergency Savings Fund - Building One is Not that Annoying

Building an emergency savings fund isn't as annoying as you think. Let me show you why, and how to get started with one of the best ways to cement your financial independence. Your Emergency savings fund (aka, the "oh sh*t fund"), is not the…
budget wedding ideas

Budget Wedding Ideas

Are you ready to hear the kind of budget wedding ideas you need to pull off a wedding you can look back on, fondly, but without going into debt? According to Bridal Bargains and various other sources, the average 150-guest wedding in the…
Cutting Expenses to the Bone

Cutting Expenses to the Bone

Cutting expenses to the bone can help widen the gap between your expenses and your paycheck. Not only that, but it can create real momentum towards your savings goals! As a nation, we stalk rock stars, super stars, divas, and obsess over their…
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Shopping at Dollar Stores - Does it Make Sense?

I've been shopping at dollar stores since I was a teen...but I've started questioning if it's the best place to get a deal. Let me show you what I found. I remember very clearly when the first dollar store opened up in our small town. We…