Saving for College: Doable or an Impossible Nightmare?

Did you know 50 percent of families save for their kid’s college education? If you didn’t know, chances are you’re part of the 50 percent that doesn’t save – and, hey, there’s nothing wrong with that! Lots of financial advisors urge parents to think more about saving for their retirement, rather than saving for their […]

When Are Kids The Most Expensive? The Answer May Surprise You – Guest Post

My husband and I are putting together the family budget for 2014. For the first time this year, we’ll have both of our kids in public school — our littlest one will start all-day kindergarten this fall. Although some people don’t like the idea of kindergarten lasting all day–instead of the “half-day” kindergarten we all […]

Using prepaid cards to make 2012 the year of financial responsibility

This post brought to you by Western Union. All opinions are 100% mine. My husband and I decided long ago that we would never be “credit card” people. It just does not make sense to us to spend money that we don’t have yet! Why put that financial burden on yourself? I know myself, I know […]

A few quick freebies + more!

This could be a regular thing on my blog! I do love looking for unique and different freebies and samples. I want something different from the same old ones you see all over the web. I think I found a few good ones today! I’ll save the best for last :) First up is a […]

I love free samples!

I’ve spent my Saturday glued to the computer. I’ve been freebie & sample hunting :) It’s one of my favorite web pastimes! I mean who doesn’t like free? Free is so good! I have to tell you about the really awesome new sample site I found today! I’ve never seen so many legitimate and GOOD […]