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25 Spring Activities On A Budget

Don’t you just love when Spring is here and you can emerge from the dark cave of winter?  I mean, winter is beautiful and all, but to me, springtime means nature, cookouts, and exploring!  If you’re a mom and trying to entertain kids this Spring, it is possible to find budget friendly activities that get […] 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…

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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…

11 Ways to Earn Extra Money

Are you short on money each month?  If you dread checking the mail for fear of another bill, then it might be time to start earning extra money on top of your current job.  Below are 11 options for how you can earn extra money to help cover loans, bills, or just rack up some […] Read more…

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