6 Ways You Can Save Money on Your DIY Blogging

Blogging is hard. It takes a lot of determination, ambition, and discipline. When you first start blogging, it can feel like you're never going to make it. ...more

15 Things I Don't Pay for Anymore

DH and I recently took a hard look at the things we thought we could live without, make ourselves or cut back on. ...more
OMG I am blown away by this.  As a "frugalnista" I am loving it.  I need to up my game and start ...more

Credit Cards Really Are Loans, Too

I'm frustrated by some of what I see in some of the personal finance forums I participate in, specifically when it comes to credit card use. Image: frankieleon via Flickr...more

The Day That Wouldn't Die

Apparently, I need the ball joints on my car replaced.No.Let’s try that again.Apparently, I need my ball joints replaced.There. That sounds sufficiently dirty and weird, which is exactly what I was going for.These “ball joints” they speak of are going to run me about $600.Which is slap-my-ass fantastic because I already gave away $300 of my money on other car repairs and really, really wanted to make another donation to the struggling automotive business....more

6 Ways You Can Save Money on Your DIY Blogging

Blogging is hard. It takes a lot of determination, ambition, and discipline. When you first start blogging, it can feel like you're never going to make it. ...more

Repo

By Paige Bradford...more

4 Easy Ways to Reduce How Much You Owe In Taxes

Not everyone has the luxury of receiving a tax refund.  If you are one of the "unlucky" people who has to pay Uncle Sam every year, here are a few tips that may come in handy....more

Top 10 Budget Travel Ideas for Dream Vacation

How would you feel if you could afford your dream vacation? Discover how to achieve your dreams by following these top 10 budget travel ideas....more

15 Things I Don't Pay for Anymore

DH and I recently took a hard look at the things we thought we could live without, make ourselves or cut back on. ...more
OMG I am blown away by this.  As a "frugalnista" I am loving it.  I need to up my game and start ...more

Getting to Know Mr. Jones: An Antidote to Consumerism

 I'm one week away from my official retirement day as Stuff Manager, and my home is over 40 bags lighter, but I'm not done.  As I sit down to write this seventh post in what I planned to be a short series about a one-time project, I realize that this is no longer either of those things.  This process has shifted my beliefs and actions in unexpected ways, and if I'm still working through those things in my head, chances are, I'll keep ...more

Screw Miss Havisham, I needed to learn about interest rates

How does the education system miss something that most of us will need to deal with almost every day of our lives? How does it skip completely, or just touch on a subject that can cause great hardship and has driven people to suicide? It’s not an easy subject to talk about, but not that complicated to learn, yet in school we rarely do. Most of you probably think I’m talking about sex. Sorry to disappoint, but I’m actually talking about money.Sex and money are both topics that a lot of people argue should be taught by parents. But are they?...more

Credit Cards Really Are Loans, Too

I'm frustrated by some of what I see in some of the personal finance forums I participate in, specifically when it comes to credit card use. Image: frankieleon via Flickr...more

In Retrospect, Wow, Abusive Relationship, Anyone?

Welllllll, I ended it. Finally. After 16 long months. And I'm hurting. And I know it was the right choice to make and that the relationship was unhealthy....more