Our Family’s Non-Health Insurance Coverage

I was originally planning to post this on Tuesday morning, but just after we finished breakfast, our 4-year-old fell off the picnic table bench and busted the back of her head open (on a flimsy plastic storage drawer that holds Legos, of all things), and we spent the morning at the ER instead. In the […]

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Money…it can be a stressful topic during the holidays, I know. But here’s an aspect you may not be thinking about, especially if you’re shopping online: identity theft happens every day, and the sooner you catch it, the quicker you can reverse the damage and prevent long-term headaches.

How to Deal with Distractions that Cost You Money

The following post is from Christina of Northern Cheapskate: Do you suffer from shiny object syndrome?  Do  you start one project only to flit to the next?  Get sidetracked by some great new thing (shiny object)? All of those little distractions can cost you money.  While daydreaming, you get into a fender bender with your […]

Simple Ways to Get in the Habit of Saving

The following post is from Christina of Northern Cheapskate: As my husband and I dug our way out of debt, we often reminded ourselves that getting to debt-free was a marathon, not a sprint.  While it was easy to get into debt, it takes an incredible amount of time, energy, and determination to get rid […]

8 Ways to Start Saving Money for Christmas Now

The following post is from Tiffany of Mommy Goes Green: Every year my husband and I write a budget saving a little each month for Christmas and when November comes around, there is nothing in the Christmas coffer. There is always a need that ranks much higher now than the ones waiting for us come […]

How to Turn Your Excess Stuff Into Extra Cash

The following post is from Christina of Northern Cheapskate: We all have stuff.  It’s filling our closets, hiding under our beds, tucked into cabinets and lurking in attics.  Rather than clutter up our homes, why not turn that stuff into cold hard cash?   Here are some ways to tidy up and make a tidy profit, […]

FREE Budget Worksheet Printable!

I’ve gotten quite a few requests for a budget printable since I first created the Life Your Way printables more than 3 years ago, and I kept putting it off because I just wasn’t sure how to make one that would work for everybody. However, last week I got two requests from readers within hours […]