Frugal Living

  • How To Beat The Student Loan Game

    student loan by inspiredbudget.com

    I’ll never forget the first time I had to pay on my student loans.  They had come out of deferment a quick 6 months after I graduated from college.  When I was sent my first loan statement, I was extremely overwhelmed and quickly realized that I was underpaid!  All those years of borrowing thousands and […]

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  • Easy Dinner Ideas

    inexpensive dinner ideas by www.inspiredbudget.com

    If you’re anything like me, then you thrive off of easy dinner ideas to get you through the week.  I know that after a long day at work I’m much more likely to swing by a fast food restaurant and pick up dinner that I didn’t actually budget for.  To keep that from happening, I […]

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  • Budget Friendly Valentine’s Gifts

    budget friendly valentine's gifts by inspiredbudget.com

    *this post contains affiliate links We aren’t huge Valentine’s gift-givers in our house, but I know that some people go all out for this extra holiday.  We like to just give a gift for the kids and sometimes my sweet husband will send (or deliver) me flowers at work, but it all depends on our […]

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  • 6 Ways To Recover When You Overspend

    Have you spent too much money recently? Maybe you bought one big purchase or several small ones. When I overspend, the guilt sets in and it can be difficult to bounce back financially. Sometimes I have gone as far as spending even more money because I had a “why bother” attitude. Thankfully, there are ways […]

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  • Our Top 3 Money Mistakes

    money mistakes by inspiredbudget.com

    It’s about to get personal up in here.  You see, no one is perfect, especially me!  In fact, I’ve made more mistakes in my life than I care to admit.  The other day I was talking to my husband and we started discussing our worst financial mistakes.  Thankfully, we made most of our mistakes before […]

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