10 surprising side effects to money management

I love reading your blogs full of excitement about looking into Dave Ramsey’s concept of financial freedom. The idea of a “total money makeover” truly has been eye-opening and freeing for our little family. We never relied heavily on debt, but we still never thought we could actually be financially fit. It always seemed like (read more…)

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A creative summer for preschoolers: homemade play doh

This summer, I hope to post one frugal idea a week for preschool summer fun. And what child doesn’t love Play Doh? Hours of fun, indeed. It’s already blazes hot where we live, so I’m searching my creative mind for some indoor fun. In the meantime, Play Doh is a favorite standby. My daughter asks (read more…)

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Personal finance 101 – live like no one else

This is the eighth and last part in my series on Dave Ramsey’s Baby Steps, a proven personal financial plan. My goal is to explain a really solid money management plan in plain ol’ English, for intelligent yet financially “average” home managers. Photo by Ivan Makarov Missed other parts of my series? Dave Ramsey’s Financial (read more…)

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Firefox should be your browser of choice

To participate in the New Habit Focus in June, scroll down to the next post! I’ve been told by a few readers that are still using Internet Explorer that my site doesn’t look right. Rachel was on her husband’s computer, which has IE, and she said there’s nothing on the right-hand side – you can’t (read more…)

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30 days – a new habit in June

Photo by sheepishone I admit it – going to bed by 10:30 was much harder than I anticipated. Even when it was high on my radar as I made it my habit focus for May, there were so many unexpected events and situations. We’ve had an onslaught of company, my youngest is still not sleeping (read more…)

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