Financial Resolutions for 2012
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Financial Resolutions for 2012

The start of the New Year is a great time to "turn over a new leaf", so to speak, and over the next couple of weeks, I'll be sharing ideas and resources to help you achieve your 2012 goals. Be sure to check out this list of ebooks to support your resolutionsas well! What are…

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6 Steps to Get on Track Financially Next Year

The following post is from Christina of Northern Cheapskate: Sometimes 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 fresh with a brand new year and a brand new calendar…

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ING Direct: $27 Kids Savings Account Bonus + More

We've been banking with ING Direct for many years, and we love the convenience and accessibility they offer. Right now they're running a couple of really nice Black Friday offers for new accounts, and it takes just a few minutes to sign up! $27 Kids Savings Account Bonus ING Direct will contribute $27 to any…

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How to Face Your Finances Without Fear

The following post is from Christina of Northern Cheapskate: These are uncertain times. Prices keep increasing on everything from gas to groceries. Yesterday's steady job isn't so secure today. The stress can take its toll on our mental and physical health. This stress can force you into fight or flee mode, and it may seem…

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Squeeze More Money from Your Budget

The following post is from Christina of Northern Cheapskate: I knew that becoming a stay-at-home mom wasn’t going to be easy.  We had three boys in diapers, and we stood to lose 40 percent of our income. It was tough to figure out how to make ends meet in those months after our twins were…

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Made In The USA

The following post is from Katie Engebretsen: As a mom, there are some days that I feel the weight of the world on my shoulders. There’s the need to feed real food to my kids to battle the obesity epidemic in America. The 3 Rs are imprinted on my brain with every decision I make. I…

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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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Traveling with Tykes: 5 Money-Saving Strategies

The following post is from Linsey of Wise Bread.com, Lille Punkin' and The Freelance Farmer: My life as a freelancer has me scheduled take no less than five trips for business this year, leaving me with an empty hole during the days I have to leave my small children behind. I have chosen to take them…

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3 Reasons to Prepare Financially for Divorce (Even if You Never Will)

The following post is from Linsey of Wise Bread.com, Lille Punkin' and 1099 Mom:   Among some circles, the word “pre-nup” can be a dirty word. It conveys that you are leaving a possibility for divorce in the future, and therefore may somehow think it into being. Realists, idealists, negative types, and hopeful romantics all…

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5 Ways to Conserve Coin in the Kitchen

The following post is from Aimée of Simple Bites: As I sit down to write this, I realize I haven't set foot in a grocery store or market in eight days - and there's food prepped for tomorrow's dinner. I haven't sent my husband out for milk, and although it IS tempting with all the snow…

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