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9 Ways to Avoid a Holiday Spending Hangover

We’re approaching that time of year again, friends! If you haven’t already started thinking about the holidays, I suggest that now is a good time to start. No, the reason I suggest that has nothing to do with the holiday sales, Black Friday, or a...
by Color Me Frugal on Oct 19, 2015

Beadboard shaker peg coat rack progress

If you didn’t catch the original post on this project, I’ve been building a mega, coat-rack-of-all-coat-racks in our garage. My goal is to add some serious storage for all our jackets, backpacks, etc., considering we have absolutely zero...
by Living Rich on Less on Oct 17, 2015

How to Motivate Yourself to be a Financial Rock Star

I have a confession to make, everyone. This morning I went through the Starbucks drive-thru on my way to the post office to pick up some mail. And I bought a fancy expensive coffee. You know the kind.   (Pause for horrified silence)   Hones...
by Color Me Frugal on Oct 12, 2015

How to Motivate Yourself to be a Financial Rock Star

I have a confession to make, everyone. This morning I went through the Starbucks drive-thru on my way to the post office to pick up some mail. And I bought a fancy expensive coffee. You know the kind.   (Pause for horrified silence)   Hones...
by Color Me Frugal on Oct 12, 2015

How Being Impatient Cost Me $275 (and a Dogwood Bush)

Ask my husband, or anyone else who knows me well for that matter, and it will not take you very long to find out that patience is not my strong suit. I was reminded of this recently when I was looking through some pictures from a bad ice storm that w...
by Color Me Frugal on Oct 5, 2015

How Being Impatient Cost Me $275 (and a Dogwood Bush)

Ask my husband, or anyone else who knows me well for that matter, and it will not take you very long to find out that patience is not my strong suit. I was reminded of this recently when I was looking through some pictures from a bad ice storm that w...
by Color Me Frugal on Oct 5, 2015

Sunlife Financial Asks: Are You Ready for a BLISSFUL FAMILY LIFE Ahead?

“Bahala na (come what may)…” Derived from the word “Bathala” and now the phrase “Bahala na” signifies the Filipinos’ way of learning the rest to the care of God. It has a lot of meanings, but it is more associated with the...
by Entrepremom on Sep 28, 2015

Fitness As A Money Saving Tool

This is a sponsored post that contains affiliate links. Fitness is often spoken about as a simple lifestyle choice. Some people do it, others don’t. But the benefits are small and clearly understood. Considered this way, fitness is all about lookin...
by MoneySmartGuides on Sep 14, 2015

How To Cut Costs on Your Household Bills Every Year

If you need to manage debt levels and save some money, one of the first things to consider is how to cut back on your annual household expenses. While you might feel that this won’t make much of a dent, in fact just a few changes can easily add up...
by MoneySmartGuides on Sep 11, 2015

3 Reasons Why Debt Affects More Than Your Financial Life

Happy Wednesday!! Please welcome Tahnya, who will be sharing stories with us every other Wednesday. She got herself into debt trouble and dug herself out – all while being a financial planner. Learn from her debt experience so that you don’t repe...
by MoneySmartGuides on Sep 9, 2015

Raise (and save) money with Box Tops for Education

As I mentioned last week, I’m still a bit sad that summer is too quickly becoming a sweet memory, while the new school year has crept up on us like ill-fitting underwear. But there are certainly great things about this … Continue reading U...
by Living Rich on Less on Sep 8, 2015

5 Questions To Ask Before Loaning Your Kids Money

It’s easy to write off the younger generation as lazy, spoiled, and entitled. After all, about 26% of young adults live at home with their parents, and generational shifts leave many parents feeling that their kids are hopelessly glued to scree...
by MoneySmartGuides on Sep 2, 2015

DIY Homemade All Purpose Cleaner

Keeping your house clean is difficult enough with all the different things that need to be scrubbed and sanitized, that it seems like adding insult to injury when you consider how much commercial cleaners cost! Depending on your cleaning schedule, yo...
by A Cultivated Nest on Sep 1, 2015

How Fiscal Fitness Can Improve Your Wealth?

Some people think that financial problems can solve themselves. How wonderful would that be, but the reality is much grimmer. You can’t win a sports match without breaking a sweat, and you can’t earn money without rolling up your sleeves. If...
by MoneySmartGuides on Aug 31, 2015

Quick and easy shower gift: DIY plywood art

I recently hosted a baby shower for my middle sis, Megan. We are so excited to meet my new nephew any day now. Eek! As part of the shower decor, I wanted to create a focal point for the cake table that … Continue reading → The post Quic...
by Living Rich on Less on Aug 27, 2015

How to keep kids from destroying your car

This is the final post in a three-part series on how to save big money on vehicles. If you haven’t already, read parts one and two. Also, don’t forget to enter to win the Ultimate Car Care Kit from HomeRight®, running in … Continue readi...
by Living Rich on Less on Aug 26, 2015

Easy Homemade Apple Spice Body Scrub

With fall comes fresh, crisp days, chilly nights bundled up, and the delicious aromas of my favorite foods cooking, but it also means dry skin that needs a bit more pampering. One of my favorite ways to indulge and moisturize my skin is with a home...
by A Cultivated Nest on Aug 25, 2015

7 Ways to Splurge without Breaking the Bank

Hi everyone!  For your frugal inspiration today, please welcome guest writer Rishon Roberts to Color Me Frugal!  She’s going to share with us some excellent ways to splurge without breaking the bank.   It’s challenging to save money w...
by Color Me Frugal on Aug 24, 2015

7 Ways to Splurge without Breaking the Bank

Hi everyone!  For your frugal inspiration today, please welcome guest writer Rishon Roberts to Color Me Frugal!  She’s going to share with us some excellent ways to splurge without breaking the bank.   It’s challenging to save money w...
by Color Me Frugal on Aug 24, 2015

How to Save Money on Back to School Clothes

It’s back to school season! I know, who wants to think of back to school, right? This means not only buying school supplies but also some clothes shopping. Everyone’s budget is different, but who wants to spend more if you don’t hav...
by A Cultivated Nest on Aug 23, 2015


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