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How To Have A Baby While On A Budget

this post contains affiliate links Back in 2011 my husband and I found out we were pregnant.  Although we were thrilled, we knew that our lifestyle had to change.  You see, we were two teachers with $111,000 worth of debt hovering over us.  We spent more than $500 each month on eating out and we […] Read more…

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How To Make Big Purchases Without Going Into Debt

Sometimes life throws you a curveball and you need to make a big purchase.  Your washing machine stops working or your car needs to be repaired.  This is when people usually pull out their credit card and wince while it’s swiped.  We have been trained to think that we don’t have another choice.  People believe […] Read more…

Your Input Matters!

Can you do me a HUGE favor?  Like seriously, I would be so thankful if you could do just one thing for me!  You see, I want to get to know you better.  Specifically, I want to know how I can help make your life easier when it comes to finances! I’ve put together a […] Read more…

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How Sinking Funds Can Save Your Sanity

Have you ever tried to make a budget and then something goes wrong?  Maybe your car breaks down or needs new tires.  Or your child was invited to a friend’s birthday party and you forgot to budget for a present.  Even worse, your taxes went up and now you have to either pay a lump […] Read more…

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How Cutting Cable Benefited Our Family

Our family has been a cable-free household since 2013. We were those weird people who said adios to our DVR before it was common. The decision to eliminate cable from our budget was not a high and mighty decision. In fact, my husband and I were both a little distraught to know that ESPN and […] Read more…

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