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Should You Ditch Credit Cards for Good?

When trying to break a bad habit, it’s usually easier to abstain from something than to just do it sometimes. We all have different personalities and tendencies, yet this is true almost across the board. When I was pregnant with my second baby, I had gestational...

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How to Celebrate Financial Wins (The Right Way)

Can you imagine skipping your baby’s first birthday? There’d be no heaps of brightly colored gifts with buttons and flashing lights and music. No smash cake. No pictures with his drooly grin showing just 4 tiny teeth sticking out. Family and friends would stay at...

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7 Steps to Start a Successful Blog on a Budget

7 Steps to Start a Successful Blog on a Budget

A step-by-step guide for busy moms who want to earn a part time income from home with blogging. Plus, I’ll answer all your questions including: How much does it cost? Where do I start to set up my blog? How can I make it a source of income? Read this and get started today!

How to Pay Off Debt Fast with a Low Income

How to Pay Off Debt Fast with a Low Income

An in-depth look at How to Pay Off Debt Fast with a Low Income (from a frugal mom who has actually done it!)

You’ll learn how to get out of debt even if you don’t think it’s possible, make a better budget, save money even when you’re already living frugally, and find ways to earn extra money to throw at your debt. Plus, you’ll be inspired by more debt free stories of real families who are paying off their debt fast, even on a very tight budget.

Ultimate List of 97 Easy Ways to Save Money + Printable Checklist

Ultimate List of 97 Easy Ways to Save Money + Printable Checklist

Find out how you can cut your budget right now with this huge list of 97 Easy Ways to Save Money. This list includes simple money saving tips on everything from saving money on groceries to health care, kids stuff, utilities, transportation, gifts, entertainment, and more! Commit to adopting two or three of these money saving ideas each month. It really will add up over time!

A Simple Stay at Home Mom Morning Routine that Will Transform Your Days

A Simple Stay at Home Mom Morning Routine that Will Transform Your Days

I never thought I’d be one of those ‘morning routine’ people, but this simple morning routine has completely transformed my days as a stay at home mom. Try it and find that elusive balance at last! Before you know it, your house will be in order, you will have time to enjoy your kids, and you’ll still be able to get work done. Really!

9 Crazy Things We Did to Be Debt Free

9 Crazy Things We Did to Be Debt Free

Wondering How to Be Debt Free? Try these 9 crazy ways to save money and get out of debt fast. This is how we paid off $22k in less than 9 months. It works!

How We Paid Off $22,047 in 9 months – We Are Debt Free!

How We Paid Off $22,047 in 9 months – We Are Debt Free!

Back when I first read about the concept of being “debt free” I immediately dismissed it. Ya right, there’s absolutely no way we’ll be able to do that on one low-income with one little kid and another one on the way. That’s great for them, but they don’t know how much debt we have and how small our income is!
At that point, I had pretty much accepted the fact that my husband and I would finally be paying off our student loans about the time our kids hit college age. There wasn’t even a tiny inkling of hope that our family would be debt free within ten years, let alone one! But then…

25 Real Jobs for Stay at Home Moms

25 Real Jobs for Stay at Home Moms

Find out how these real stay at home moms make an income at home. Advice from real moms for which jobs for stay at home moms work to make money from home.

How to Afford to Be a Stay at Home Mom

How to Afford to Be a Stay at Home Mom

Want to be a stay at home mom but don’t think you can afford it? Don’t miss this in-depth look at how to afford to be a stay at home mom! You might just be surprised.

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