Hearing other people's debt free stories can be so inspiring. Listening to them share their journey can really give you a push in the right direction. However, sometimes those stories can be downright DISCOURAGING.Read More
I didn't even notice the blueberry bushes when we bought our house. I was just happy with a laundry room inside the house, the two bathrooms and covered carport. Basically everything I wanted in a house.
It wasn't until closing when something was said about those blueberry bushes that I was even aware of their existence. (Nope, no one will ever accuse me of great attention to detail.)Read More
Your grocery budget is one of the main places you can control your spending. But I hear a lot of frustration about "cheap meals."
I hear a lot of things like "we don't want to eat a lot of pasta" or "my family has gluten allergies."Read More
I haven't had a credit card in six years. That's right, six years. And yes, I've been able to rent a car, get a hotel and even buy a house.
This comes as a shock to my contemporaries. What millennial (I cringe to define myself in that term) doesn't have a credit card? This one!Read More
You've heard it before, if you want to be successful do what successful people do. And it makes sense. It's why we read business books, or attend conferences or listen to podcasts.
So why wouldn't we apply the same to our frugal lives? Of course, you have to choose things that work for you in your family in your situation. Nothing is ever really one size fits all. But these tips are a great jumping off point.Read More
Last week an incredible opportunity presented itself. And just as soon as I had it in my hands, it fell to the floor, crashed and burned.
Without going into the details it was the chance to travel to somewhere I have always wanted to visit but haven't had the chance, and to network with some people I have been wanted to meet face to face.Read More
We all know of a person who is selling something. Or we know of a handful of people selling something. I feel like everyone I know is selling oils or cosmetic products or body wraps, weight loss supplements, cleaning supplies, vitamins or accessories. The list goes on and on.Read More