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Feeling like your finances are out of control is a troubling, yet, all too common issue for many people. No matter where you look, it appears the vast majority of us are struggling in some way. Unfortunately, too many people aren’t doing what it takes to turn things around. Here are 5 ways to take back control of your money.
Do you know what completely baffles me? Married couples who keep their finances separate. The crazy thing is that I’ve been hearing a lot about it lately. I just don’t understand their logic. Call me old-fashioned, but I think marriage should be a partnership. Cray cray, I know. But, I think separating your finances is a really bad […]
Please enjoy this post from Jacob at IHeartBudgets.net. Recently I dropped some coin on a sweet ride for my wife because her car was starting to feel a little cramped. Baby in the back, dog on the seat and some amazing frugal finds filling in the rest of the space means that if another little […]
Over the last several months, we’ve had to do a ton of repairs. And, I don’t just mean the twenty-dollar patch and paint kind of repairs. I mean the big stuff. The stuff that costs hundreds of dollars to fix. The stuff that you never really see or think about until it breaks and you […]
This past weekend, my husband and I took the kids on a frugal theme park getaway to King’s Island – a fun, family park just a few hours from our home. Although it wasn’t our first choice, we had an awesome time. You see, I initially had this crazy idea to take a frugal trip […]
Do you ever feel like everyone is trying to rip you off? I know I certainly do – especially when we’re talking about dealing with home repairs, online purchases, or credit cards. Here are a few things that have happened to me in the past few months:
Investing. It is a term that scares the hell out of a lot of people. Even for those of us in the personal finance blogosphere, the mere mention of the word investing can send shivers down our spine. Investing is something that we all know that we should do. After all, why would we want […]
In case you hadn’t heard, my husband started working at home with me in early March of this year. Yep, he totally quit his job…..again. So instead of putting in his 40+ hours at the funeral home, he’s spending his days twenty feet from me in our home office. While the change has been awesome […]
Although a million dollars won’t buy you what it used to, becoming a millionaire is still the gold standard of financial success in America. Once you’ve crossed the million dollar barrier, you have officially entered into the land of the wealthy. For most Americans, a million dollars in net worth seems like it is out […]