5 Things To Know About Starting Your Own Business

5 Things to Know About Starting Your Own Business When I was first starting out in my business, my day look...more

How to Keep Your Debt Down When You Work on Your Own

When you work on your own, it’s hard to ignore the financial challenges that come along with it- especially when you’re just starting out. There are currently millions of Americans who work for themselves, and many of them find themselves in debt without a safety net. Not only is this an uncomfortable situation, but it can significantly impair your ability to do the kind of work you want to do....more

4 Everyday Expenses to Cut From Your Business’ Budget This Summer

For a lot of entrepreneurs, summertime can easily become a season to coast through, riding on the success of your winter and spring sales. It can also be easy to keep up your business’s spending habits, even if sales aren't at their highest, and find yourself in some serious summer debt, if you aren't careful. Keep it at bay with these budget-friendly tips!Skip The Latte...more

DIY Penny and Epoxy Kitchen Countertop

Last September, we finished our butcher block countertops, but we didn't do our bar area. I mentioned in that post that I was open to suggestions and got the great idea to cover it in pennies and epoxy. Well, EIGHT months later, it is finally finished!...more
I had read about a penny countertop once before, but they just glued the pennies on, and didn't ...more

4 Steps to Starting Your Mom Home Business

 You have been dreaming about leaving your present job for a while now.  Every morning it gets harder and harder to leave your baby and trek into the city to work.  Yes, you love your job but now a baby is part of your life and  you just feel this need to stay home with him.But there is also this need to not give up your autonomy as a working woman either.  ...more

Ashton Kutcher Invests In Sexist Manteresting

The Manteresting site was officially dead on January 1st, 2014. The founder even posted about it on the company blog. The site was gone, no scantily clad women anymore, no snide comments about marriage, no posts about bacon and man foods. Good Riddance!All of a sudden the Manteresting site is back up and running. Not only is it live but with a little research you can see that the number of visitors is increasing. How? Why? Ashton Kutcher and his VC Company that is how. Why, I do not know or understand. Why would he invest in a sexist site like Manteresting....more
I didn't think this was right but there are mentions of the funding on the internet. I think ...more


With more and more ways to save in the store it’s time to discuss what to do with all those savings. If you are like most Americans you hold a fair amount of credit card debt an average of $15,799 if you’re a student up to $26,600.00 what do you do and where do you begin....more

Cell Phone Luddite: An Occasional TracFone User Explains Why She Doesn't Want a Smart Phone

Nearly everyone in the civilized world aged 12 and above has a high-tech smart phone these days. (Government programs give away better phones than I have to low-income people.) But I’m not a convert yet, and I’ll tell you why: 1. I’m very frugal. My TracFone costs $99 a year and 3,200+ minutes have carried over from last year. 2....more

The #1 Secret to Living Like Successful People Do

What is the secret that successful people have that you’d love to know?  How did they grow from maybe nothing or very little to where they are now?  Is it possible you can do the same? ...more
I agree 100%.  Changing your mindset from dreaming to doing, one baby step at a time, that is ...more