It's that time again! Time to start fresh with a new year and make a full-hearted attempt to remedy any perceived shortcomings from last year. These usually include things along the lines of exercising more, eating healthier and getting better with finances. Since this seems to be the case for most of us, then this is the best time to combine eating healthier and getting better with finances by ringing in the new year with a food … [Read more...] about Save Money In The New Year With A Food Overhaul
Money is one of the major factors in our quality of life. The amount of money we have, or lack thereof, can make or break us. It is sad that this is the case, but it simply is what it is at this moment in time. And sometimes, money can just downright make us cry. Why Cry For Money There are many reasons why money, this simple piece of paper, can make us cry. In fact, it appears to be the leading cause of stress in relationships and consequent … [Read more...] about Don’t Cry For Money, It Doesn’t Cry For You
It's the time of year to clean out the closets and make room for new stuff. I don't know about you, but in our house we have enough stuff as it is. Which means we are always looking for ways to find new homes for our older stuff and make room for the new. In the process, there are a few different avenues that we have run across to trade out the old to get money for the new. Amazon Trade-In Program Amazon really is taking over the world! Not … [Read more...] about 5 Easy Ways to Earn Money with Your Old Stuff
This is the first year that I haven't had to work nor have I had my kids for New Year's Eve. Now as a woman in my late 30's, I feel like I've already done the stereotypical New Year's Eve experience a few times now. I can't say that I really care to do that anymore because I really like to be warm, don't like standing on my feet for hours and care not to be in search of a bathroom other than the lovely portapotties that you are given at the … [Read more...] about Great New Year’s Eve Ideas That Will Really Ring Your Bell
With the passing of Turkey Day, the official beginning of the holiday shopping season starts! There are sales EVERYWHERE! Retailers are doing their best to get your attention and get you into their stores to purchase their products for your loved ones this season. Rock bottom sales and deals ensue! But the bigger question that looms is this: how do you pay for it all if you don't have the cash on hand? Credit Card Dilemma The easiest way to … [Read more...] about Is Holiday Shopping With Credit Cards Right For You?
As you should all know by now, things have been pretty darn tight financially for me for years. In the past couple of years that has eased up a bit, thankfully, but I am still very thrifty. This stretches my budget and allows me to do the things that I want to do with my kids. As somebody who is also pretty altruistic at nature, this can stress me out at the holidays. This inherent nature translates to the holidays because whenever people give me … [Read more...] about Here is One Great Way to Help You Save on Holiday Gift Giving