What To Do When Everybody Seems to Buy Everything They Want

Have you ever asked yourself, How does my coworker afford that? How are they able to get that new phone? Did you see their new car? Look at their vacation! How do they do it? Debt does not add to peace of mind, to financial stability or resilience to financial crisis, yet 8 in 10…

How To Prepare For a New Baby On a Budget

You’re pregnant? Borrow borrow borrow! Where To Begin No, I’m not suggesting borrowing money or going into debt or overspending. I’m talking about preparing for a baby’s arrival and BORROWING what you’re in need of. That’s a first, doable step in preparing for a new baby. We all read the statistics of how much of…

Traveling On A Budget – Magical, Unforgettable, Cash-flowed Travel

Priorities And Your List of Dreams Traveling has always been a priority for me. When I was about 12 years old, I received a daily email with an inspiration. One day the inspiration was, “see everything outside your front doorstep through a tourist’s eyes”. I’ve loved that and try to keep it in mind.  (Here’s…

What If The Way You Shop for Groceries Could Change Your Life?

Food, food, forgettable food spending… And how to CHANGE that today! Eat better, save better, and maybe even travel better! Read on. Food can be forgettable or unforgettable – either way it can be kept within budget! I’ve blogged incessantly about SAVING money, because it has literally CHANGED my life! We just went to Rome…

How to Make a Budget

Make This Money Measurement Called a Budget in 30 Minutes No need to be intimidated. You can have this measurement showing you where your money is going in no time! A budget measures what money you have coming in, and it will also show you where each dollar is going. Ever get to the end…

You Can Eat Tastier Food Than Ever While on a Tight Budget

Carbonara – An Inexpensive Luxury You can eat tastier food than ever, while on a very tight budget. As a mom of four, in notoriously expensive southern California, I found this fact exhilarating and astonishing. Keep reading to learn more. (If you want to learn how to grocery shop more budget-friendly, click here.) My husband…