Does a Monthly Cash Flow Plan Make Sense for Your Family?

Here's one take on the benefits of having a monthly cash flow plan. We'll see if it work!

Do you use a monthly cash flow plan? Most people call it a budget, but that often leaves a bad taste in people’s mouths (mine included). Terminology aside, do you think it helps or hinders your money? Here’s why this matters so much to me. I spent the first half of my twenties avoiding a monthly cash flow plan, feeling it went against my freely

Kroger ClickList Review: Every Mom’s New Best Friend or Too Good to Be True?

If you're trying to figure out what Kroger's new grocery pickup service is all about, here's an in depth Kroger ClickList review that might help!

Grocery shopping may never be the same. Kroger upped its game in 2016 by creating an online shopping option with a roadside pickup. You order, pull up to the store, and they load your trunk with your groceries. Is it too good to be true? Here is my Kroger ClickList review. I’m a stay-at-home mother of two. I’ll be the firs to admit I don’t prefer losing

7 Frugal Alternatives to Cable

Here are a bunch of frugal alternatives to cable. Combining a few of them might just do the trick.

One of the most negotiable “needs” within a home is cable. Due to clever marketing and structured price packages that include internet and a land line for nearly the same price as cable, it’s hard to say no. If, however, you’re looking for some frugal alternatives to cable, this list is for you. When cable first hit the scene in 60’s and 70’s, who could have

My LuLaRoe Review: Are the Wildly Popular LuLaRoe Leggings Worth the Hype?

My honest LuLaRoe review on their buttery soft leggings!

Disclaimer: I received this product for the exclusive purpose of testing and reviewing it on this site. This is a LuLaRoe review, but all thoughts and opinions are my own. Buttery soft. That’s how a friend of mine described her pair of LuLaRoe leggings to me. The fast-growing clothing brand first coined the phrase and its customers heartily agree. As a work-at-home mother of two,

Why a Season of Extreme Frugality Can Change Your Life

How extreme frugality can change your money and your future.

There once was a couple with a small income and big dreams. Most of those dreams revolved around the dream of having a family. They got married and danced down the aisle, hand in hand. Money was tight during those early years. Soon, a baby was on the way. With debts to pay and hospital bills waiting around the corner, extreme frugality became the name of

6 Quick, Tasty and Frugal Recipes

Here is a quick list of tasty and frugal recipes for your next grocery trip.

Food is the biggest budget buster in our house. If you’re trying to eat well and stay out of restaurants, here are several tasty and frugal recipes we’ve enjoyed over the years. To make things simpler, I’ve separated today’s recipes into three categories: Meals with leftovers. After all, what could be more frugal than cooking one meal that feeds your family multiple times? For the

Jumpstart Your Finances with a Printable Monthly Budget Worksheet

Can a printable monthly budget worksheet make a difference in your finances this month?

Do we all agree that a budget is important? Nodding your had gets you one point. Do you agree that it’s difficult sometimes? Two points. Jumping on board with a printable monthly budget worksheet from the following list gets you 50 points. That’s because even if you know in your head that tracking your money is important, it’s much harder to live it out. In

How I Use Debt to Build Wealth

use debt to build wealth

This is a guest post from Pauline of I do not fear risk. I have failed many times and I am not afraid to pick myself up again and try once more. So when it comes to wealth building, I have actually taken more risks than your average saver and investor to get ahead faster. I took on a lot of debt to invest.

LuLaRoe Clothing: How Does It Measure Up with Competitors?

Good information for anyone wanting to know more about LuLaRoe clothing versus its competitors.

If you’ve received a request to join something called “LuLaRoe” by one of your Facebook friends, you’re not alone. The up and coming clothing brand with the zany leggings experienced exponential growth in the last 12 months. According to Business Insider, its team of fashion consultants grew from 2,000 to over 35,000! But, is LuLaRoe clothing really better than competitors? Let’s take a look. What

Don’t Forget These 7 Important Steps When Getting Out of Debt

Don't forget these important steps when you're getting out of debt.

You’ve decided to make a change. You’ve looked at your life and decided getting out of debt as soon as possible is your next objective. I can say from personal experience that a decision like that can change the trajectory of your life. Congratulations! While you work hard toward your goal, remember there are a few steps that are easily overlooked. I learned that the