Monthly Archives: January 2014

16 (Now 17) Years

On the day I graduated from high school, in June 1992, I remember looking out of my bedroom window and thinking to myself, “This is it. The next thing I know, I’ll be graduating from college, then getting married, raising … Continue reading

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A Few Creative Ways to Earn and Save Money

The recession of the last few years has produced several forms of pay cuts for my husband, a public school teacher. First came a 2.4 percent across the board reduction. Added to that came furlough days, starting out as just … Continue reading

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Lessons from My Goldfish

I, er…I mean my kids, have four pet goldfish. We’ve had them for almost a year now, and their names are Creamsicle, Creamsicle Jr., Butterbean, and Peaches. They’re fun little creatures. My husband thinks I’m crazy because I talk to … Continue reading

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Maximize Your Gas Budget with Gift Cards

The high gas prices we’ve experienced in this nation the last few years have taken a toll on the average family’s budget; I know they’ve certainly hit us hard. Because my husband and I have four children, we drive large, … Continue reading

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Southern Savers Reviewed Debt-Free Living in a Debt-Filled World

Jenny at the wildly popular Southern Savers couponing site posted an excellent review of Debt-Free Living in a Debt-Filled World this week. Check out the review here.

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Having Fun on a Post-Christmas Shoestring

In the early weeks of a new year, it’s easy to become discouraged because of a lack of extra funds for entertainment….eating out, movies, shopping, and so forth. If you’re like our family, your property taxes were due in December, … Continue reading

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Southern Savers to Review Debt-Free Living in a Debt-Filled World

The very popular couponing website, Southern Savers, will be doing a book review and giveaway of Debt-Free Living in a Debt-Filled World next week! There will be a two-day sale on the Kindle version to go along with the giveaway. … Continue reading

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