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7 Frugal Halloween Activities

Frugal Halloween Activities

I don’t know if I can say that Halloween is my favorite holiday, but I can definitely tell you that I’m a horror movie junkie.

I don’t watch TV a lot but if I do you can pretty much count on the fact that it will be a scary movie. (BTW, the best horror movie [...]

5 Ways to Combat Consumerism in Your House

5 Ways to Combat Consumerism in Your House

I was on an organizing kick this weekend. It started with my car Friday and by Sunday I had went through everything in the house.

It felt good to get rid of so much junk, but it was also a bit embarrassing.

The problem area in my house is toys. Sometimes it feels like the [...]

Money in Your Twenties – 5 Things You Should Know

Money in Your Twenties - Five Things You Should Know

My twenties are quickly coming to a wrap. (Seriously, where did the time go?!) And while I was lucky to fall in love with personal finance at a young age that doesn’t mean that I haven’t made my fair share of personal finance mistakes.

Here are the five things you should know about money in [...]

Joining Finances: 4 Tips for a Smooth Transition

joining finances

Having been single for the past couple of years I’ve had full control over my financial situation. And I’m not going to lie – I like it.

But as my relationship with my boyfriend continues to grow the thought of joining finances keeps crossing my mind. While I like that I have control now, I [...]

Is Materialism Ruining Your Personal Finances?

Over the past couple of weeks I’ve been more observant than usual when money comes up in conversation.

I’ve talked to some of my younger friends and family members who brag about getting a new car, only to complain three seconds later about their car payment and insurance. They also pridefully state which of their [...]