7 More Ways to Save

Seven More Ways to Save (Car Edition) Fuel Gas for cars – here in southern California, my husband just filled up for over $4/gallon downtown. But there are places near us in the suburbs that are closer to $3.50/gallon. Paying attention to gas prices can save more than pocket change. (There are apps to find…

3 Ways to Think Outside the Box and Save Big

Here are three slightly unconventional ways to save. 1. Need a haircut every six weeks? Not comfortable cutting it yourself (I did this for the first time this month and couldn’t have been happier with my self-given, free hair cut)? Check out a beauty school near you. You can often get a haircut for a…

Buying More Stuff Adds Stress And 2 Ways To Stop

Buying more stuff (often) adds stress … no matter how we’ve fooled ourselves to believe otherwise. I’ve written before about how we got debt free during those first couple years of marriage by selling on eBay (click here if you want to read more about that). I had some student loans to pay off and…

I Paid Off My Student Loans FAST While Being a SAHM

I paid off my student loans FAST I sold used designer clothing on eBay, became debt free, and never looked back. My husband and I have been married for 12 years; we’ve had four children in that time. Only the first two years of marriage we had debt. And we paid it off by selling…

Be Debt Free – Three Ways to Start to Save

Be a steward of your life! You can do this! You really can! When spending is what picks you up when you’re down, when you’re anxious, when you’re tired, when you’re tipsy….you’re in trouble, because bills and debt are calling the shots. You can take back control of your life! Now, where to begin? 1….