Holiday Sale 2017 with Swagbucks

As much as many of us just want to deny it, the Holiday season is here! So, why not plunge in and take advantage of earning while shopping.  Swagbucks is offering double cash back at dozens of different stores (like Macy’s and Target) during their 2017 Holiday Sale. Just go to this page to see all of […]

Managing A Family Budget As A Work From Home Mom

  Pulling Out Of The “Red” And Into The “Green” If you’re a mom, you need to get as far out of debt as you can. According to, “The journey toward a debt-free life can be long, but we want to be with you…providing resources for managing personal debt, commercial debt, credit counseling, consolidation, […]

Debt Repayment Options

Falling into debt is not fun, especially if you want to take out a loan. Debt ruins your credit report, which makes banks shy away from you. Learning how to manage your finances is something easier said than done. Learning at a young age is best, but sometimes things happen out of ones control.  Being […]

Money Saving Wedding Planning Tips

Plan Ahead It’s important for newlyweds to plan ahead. Well, let’s not water it down: it’s important for everybody to plan ahead, but those in a marriage really need to look at what they’re getting themselves into and make the appropriate decisions. The truth is, marriage is one of those “agony and ecstasy” kind of […]

Weekend Round-Up: Homemade Natural Household Cleaning Products

Katie Schmidt has a degree in Environmental Health Science, and she uses her blog Katie Thinks to share homemade natural household cleaning products and other ways to “go green” and get healthy. She has a huge collection of “recipes”, and here are some of her favorites: Making your own chemical-free All-purpose Cleaner Household uses of […]

Saving Money on Groceries With Meal Planning and Once a Week Shopping

When I looked at our budget recently, I noticed that over the past few months, our family’s food spending kept creeping higher and higher. Right away, I saw that we were making several trips (usually 2 or 3 or sometimes more) to the grocery store each week. In addition, there were usually a couple of […]

Teach Kids the Value of Money

Kids these days seem to think that money grows on trees.  Ok, maybe not just kids these days but it seems that the younger generation just thinks that parents are rich and can buy them whatever they want.   I know when I was growing up that is what I thought.  But, my folks didn’t really […]

Top five Christmas money-saving tips

Top five Christmas money-saving tips If you’re a little short of cash this year, you can still enjoy the festive season without going over your budget. Christmas doesn’t have to be an expensive time, so take a look at these money-saving tips and hold onto your hard earned cash. Look for deals on the internet […]