5 Ways To Control Your Christmas Holiday Spending

5 Ways To Control Your Christmas Holiday Spending

5 Ways To Control Your Christmas Holiday Spending: I know it is completely illogical, but Christmas kind of snuck up on me this year. It is the same time every year, so I’m still trying to figure out how I failed so miserably this year. I’m planning to use the new...
5 Ways to Avoid Banking Fees

5 Ways to Avoid Banking Fees

5 Ways to Avoid Banking Fees: Aaron got paid for a side cabinet job last week. The check he received was issued from an account with Bank of America.  We don’t bank there, but he was near one of their branches, so rather than deposit the check, he decided to cash it...
14 Money Savings Tips To Lower Your Grocery Bill

14 Money Savings Tips To Lower Your Grocery Bill

My grocery store spending has been increasing lately.  Ironically enough we only have two people (plus a baby) in the home right now, so it should be going down. The problem is that I’m shopping on auto-pilot right now – probably because of sleep deprivations. This...

How To Be Your Own Healthcare Advocate

I’m at the doctor’s office taking my post gestational diabetic test.  I’m really, really hoping I didn’t end up with diabetes from this pregnancy.  Scary, scary stuff. During one of my draws, I started a conversation with one of the pregnant women in the lab...
6 Frugal Living Tips And Ideas For Beginners

6 Frugal Living Tips And Ideas For Beginners

6 Frugal Ideas and Tips For Beginners: I dyed my own hair today. It took me about 45 minutes and cost less than $10. Last time I went to the salon, it took 1 ½ hours and cost me $80 – which is cheap. I’m not saying I don’t love to have it done...