6 Steps to Get on Track Financially Next Year

The following post is from Christina of Northern Cheapskate: 6 Steps to Get on Track Financially Next Year photo credit: Keri OmuroSometimes when you get to the end of the year, you just want it to be over. Maybe you’ve made some bad decisions, had unexpected trials, or are just plain tired. There’s something rejuvenating about starting…

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Five Compelling Reasons to Live Frugally

The following post is from Christina of Northern Cheapskate: Five Compelling Reasons to Live Frugally Living a frugal life is not always easy.  It takes constant creativity and diligence.  It takes a big heart, savvy thinking, and thick skin. It's a lot easier to spend money and not worry about the future...at least for a little…

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Couponing 101: Getting Started Couponing the Right Way

The following is written by Robyn Adams of The Couponing Journey: Couponing 101: Getting Started Couponing the Right Way When I first started couponing in 2008, I was overwhelmed with the enormity of information, yet I was determined to chase every deal down and be the perfect couponer. I was left confused, frustrated, and spending…

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7 Productivity Hacks for Work-at-Home Moms

The following guest post is from Annie at Sister Wisdom: Everybody wants to be more productive, right? But if you’re a work-at-home mom, productivity isn't just about setting priorities and maximizing your schedule. It's about streamlining priorities, keeping your business going while you also keep the household going, and juggling the needs of your business,…

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How to Use Mint.com to Create a Budget and Set Goals

There aren't many people who would argue against the benefits of creating a budget and making sure your budget is realistic. However, that's pretty much where the agreement ends. Ask a dozen different people how they budget, and you're likely to get a dozen different answers. From cash envelop budgets to zero-based budgets and from…

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Do You Have a Plan if Your Wallet is Lost or Stolen?

Losing your wallet -- or worse, having it stolen -- is stressful, not just because of the worry of identity theft but also because your left without your identification and methods of payment. One thing you can do to make it a little less stressful is keep a list of everything in your wallet, along…

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