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Brace yourselves, folks. The holidays are coming. Sticking to your frugal roots during the holidays is tough, but it can be done. Here’s how!
One of my clients hasn’t paid me in three weeks. Another just asked for additional work, which was fine, but it means that my invoice will be late. Meanwhile, my website made considerably less money this month than last month, meaning my income projections for January are going to be off. But pssshhhttt…. I don’t care, […]
Good morning, thriftaholics. I honestly cannot believe that it is December already. Where did this year go? It seems like I was just plotting out our goals for 2014! Craziness. Anyway, I am pretty happy with how our year went both financially and personally. We did really awesome when it came to creating a zero-sum budget […]
“Isn’t spring supposed to be here?” That’s what my oldest daughter keeps asking as we continue to endure record-low temperatures, bitter air, and snowstorms on a weekly basis. One night this weekend was in the 50’s and it felt like a heat wave. My kids were outside riding their bikes and the dog was running around like he owned the […]
It’s been a week since I’ve been back from vacation and I’m almost down to my pre-vacation weight. Who knew that eating pizza, nachos, and French fries for a week could pack on 6 pounds?!?! Oh, and the thousands of calories of Banana Mamas and Mojitos that I drank probably didn’t help. Regardless, I’m almost […]
Yay! We are back from the beautiful Emerald Coast of Florida! We had a great trip, made some wonderful memories, and we are already planning our next trip back to the Gulf Coast Region. But the burning question that most of you frugal fellows (and females) are here to read about is this: did we […]
Hey you! Yeah, you over there! Do you feel like you’re always trying to play “catch-up” with your finances? Are you tired of never having enough funds lying around to pay for emergencies? Do you want to learn how to save but don’t know how? You’re in luck! Saving money isn’t rocket science. All it […]
I hate to admit this, but I have a terrible track record when it comes to sticking to a vacation budget. I always plan ahead, yet I rarely manage to stick to those plans. I don’t know what comes over me. There’s something about being on vacation that makes me spend a ton of cash when […]
Today is payday. I LOVE payday – live for it. Nothing makes me happier than getting paid and allocating where all of that money is going. Earlier today, as I was making our monthly budget for August, I came across some of our old budgets from the last 18 months. Included in those old budgets, I […]