How to Spot a Fake Designer Handbag

Summertime brings street fairs, flea markets and yard sales almost to your front door. Hitting the aforementioned events gives you a chance to spend time with friends and family while exercising. That’s what you tell everyone, but you know that you’re really looking for a deal....more

Some Female Grads Start Out Ahead But Still End Up Behind

A look at the morning paper revealed a headline that was a shocker....more

How Minimalism Is Going to Get Me What I Want Out of Life

There’s something you should know about me: I consider minimalism to be a big part of my life....more

To be or not to be Frugal

 People talk about this all the time - Being frugal. In a lot of cases, the consistent message seems to be  that the only way to really save money is to be completely frugal and enjoy life's "little" pleasures....more

Categorizing your finances

A typical day in a review diva's life

There are days where I question my sanity. Wait, there are rarely days where I don't question my sanity.Disclosure: All items discussed below, by name or by reference, were sent to me free of charge for product testing. Any reviews written are my unbiased opinion formed after testing the product.I am trying to keep all arriving packages with review items to a few days a week. It makes it easier to open everything at one time and sometimes Amazon uses their brains and ships more items in the same box.  (All packaging is recycled or reused.)...more

Your finances and having a baby

How Much is Your Time Really Worth??

 AUGUST 24, 2015 ...more

How to Spot a Fake Designer Handbag

Summertime brings street fairs, flea markets and yard sales almost to your front door. Hitting the aforementioned events gives you a chance to spend time with friends and family while exercising. That’s what you tell everyone, but you know that you’re really looking for a deal....more

Stretching the Family's Finances: Getting More Miles Out of the Car

I remember when a friend told me, "Why don't you get your own car? The money you spend on commuting would have been your payment for a car installment plan." It sounded like good advice - besides, I had always wanted my own car, imagining the comforts it brings: no more waiting for a cab, no more really bad service, and no more life-or-death commutes....more

Save with These Grocery Apps

Save with These Grocery AppsIf you’re looking to save money on your groceries, download these free coupon apps to start saving. Ibotta App...more

Celebrating Growth, Even When You're Bad at Math

I've been thinking a lot about math lately.  I'm terrible at math, I always have been.  It was the only subject in school where I was happy if I even squeaked by.  But it took some growing up to understand that the concepts in math are much more relatable to life than I expected....more