When Money Is Tight, What Do You Do?

When Money Is Tight, What Do You Do? Ways to Get Debt Free That Worked For Me I’ve posted before about how we’ve been debt free for the majority of our marriage, except for student loans in the beginning, which I paid off by selling preowned high end designer clothing while I had two children…

What Are Ways You Can Spend Less

What Are Some Great Ways to Spend Less? Spending less doesn’t mean having a drabby life. Far from it! Let’s make saving doable. Spending less than you make is the tool to financial freedom, peace of mind, resilience in crisis, and offers the opportunity to live and give generously. Avoid Avoid going to the mall…

Ideas for Entertaining On a Budget

Don’t worry about others’ judgments, about the dishes others would serve. Don’t worry about the decorations other people used at their parties. If you can, silence all of that! Your budget (and your peace of mind) will thank you! Be brave.

IS EATING HEALTHY REALLY TOO EXPENSIVE? An Interview with Lynette Perry

Cross Posted from https://hungrygirlsketo.com/ Lynette Perry asked me a few questions recently about budgeting while eating on the Keto diet. Here is that exchange. September 26, 2018 IS EATING HEALTHY REALLY TOO EXPENSIVE? Whether you’re living the keto life or just eating healthy, one of the challenges is doing it without breaking the bank. As…

Where To Start Saving (Grocery Shopping Edition)

Reverse Meal Planning Primarily, reverse meal planning is what has so dramatically slashed our grocery bills each month. For our family of six, we used to spend $1500/month on groceries, now we spend $233/month. Last month we spent a couple dollars less than even that. And the shocking part? We’re eating tastier than ever. How…

Five Ways to Find Extra Money Today

Five Ways to Find Extra Money Today So you’ve rounded up your old electronics you no longer use and which have cracked screens, and you’ve sent them in to Decluttr to make some money. You’ve been selling stuff that’s been in boxes in your garage and attic on OfferUp and LetItGo. You’ve called your monthly…

7 Ways to Save Money On Birthdays

7 Ways to Save Money On Birthdays Whether we were born into a family that made a big deal about birthdays or not, it’s certain we know someone for whom the celebration of their birthday is one of the most important of their year. But how can we give gifts that don’t break our budget…

30 Day Spending Freeze Challenge

Ever wonder what your incoming vs. outgoing money ratio would look like if you took a certain amount of time to only spend on needs and not wants? Do it for a week or a month at a time. Add up at the end what was spent. Compare that to what was spent during an equal amount…

Don’t Cut the Wine! – Tips to Save Money at the Grocery Store

If you’re getting debt free or are already debt free but want to live a life in which money isn’t spent on overpriced silly purchases at the grocery store (and maybe, like me, prefer to save and spend on more unforgettable things like travel as a family), then read on for ideas on what to…