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Let’s not kid ourselves. There is no way to have an extensive gift list and but the perfect gift all on a miniscule budget. In order to REALLY save TONS of money on gifts you have to do the following: Give less gifts Give smaller gifts. If any of those work for you-then do it! … Continue reading How to Save Money on Gifts The post How to Save Money on ...
Posted: Nov 13 2018 @ 12:56 AM
Running List of Books Here are some great books that I love that have really helped me with gaining control of my financial life. Even though some of the books have nothing to do with finances- they have helped gain control of my life and therefore of my finances. Everything is intertwined. Having control of … Continue reading 4 Great Books to Read Right Now The post 4 Great Books to ...
Posted: Nov 12 2018 @ 4:04 AM
43.3% of Americans have less than $500 set aside for a financial emergency 34.5% of Americans don’t have an emergency fund at all and 14.5% of Americans don’t even know what an emergency fund is. (Source) This post is dedicated to that 14.5%. You know who you are. Or maybe you don’t. But maybe you … Continue reading Emergency Fund: A Primer The post Emergency Fund: A Primer appeared first on ...
Posted: Nov 01 2018 @ 6:18 PM
How To Say “No” To Your Kids We’ve all seen it: the kid screaming in the store because they so desperately want the toy that is the only thing that is standing between them and eternal happiness. And the mother, red-faced and angry, trying to complete her shopping while her kid is screaming and howling … Continue reading Shopping and Kids: A Terrible Combination The post Shopping and Kids: A Terrible ...
Posted: Oct 29 2018 @ 10:18 AM
I don’t mean the gifts you are going to buy for people. I mean the amounts that you are willing/able to spend. Money is tight in our household these days so we are setting pretty strict limits on what we are going to spend this holiday season. Thank goodness my kids are young and don’t … Continue reading Do you have your holiday list done? The post Do you have your ...
Posted: Oct 21 2018 @ 9:20 AM
I was nominated by Melanie from Partners in Fire for a Blogger Recognition award. Thank you so much Melanie for all your support! Melanie is a great blogger who is pursuing Financial Independence. Follow her on twitter and subscribe to her blog to receive her latest blog posts by email. The Award The Blogger Recognition … Continue reading Blogger Recognition Award The post Blogger Recognition Award appeared first on A Dime ...
Posted: Oct 20 2018 @ 3:15 PM
My kids don’t get “screen time”- in other words, they don’t watch TV. We don’t own one and I don’t allow them to watch anything on our tablet or phones either. Actually, my kids don’t even ask to watch TV- we don’t have one and they have never watched on a Tablet-as they don’t even … Continue reading Why My Kids Get No Screen Time The post Why My Kids Get ...
Posted: Oct 17 2018 @ 3:06 AM
It is not something we like to talk about or even think about. A bunch of us were collecting money for a group gift. “I’ll send you money soon” one women wrote “my husband is not home and I don’t know the login to my bank account. He takes care of the finances.” I have … Continue reading About Death and Incapacitation The post About Death and Incapacitation appeared first on ...
Posted: Oct 15 2018 @ 9:53 AM
Vacations and traveling are fun but can get really expensive. Hotels, flights, rental cars-these all add up scarily quickly. So how can you see the world and enjoy your vacations without breaking the bank? The best way to travel on a budget is by utilizing credit cards. There are some who manage to do crazy … Continue reading Poor People Can Also Travel for Fun The post Poor People Can Also ...
Posted: Sep 26 2018 @ 2:06 PM
Part of this post originally appeared in an article on Student Loan Hero’s Blog. Read the full article here. We’ve all heard the common advice about shopping on a budget: make a list and stick to it. We’ve all heard it. Plan out what you need and then only buy what you need. Meal plan, … Continue reading Pass the Beets! Grocery Shopping on a Budget The post Pass the Beets! ...
Posted: Sep 26 2018 @ 1:14 PM


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