Spend Less And Make More Memories This Holiday Season

‘Tis the season for holiday shopping! So we’re flashing back this Friday to Mary Ellen’s post about how to reduce stress and spend less this year. Despite what marketing executives would have us believe, the Holiday Season is not a warm, carefree, or cozy time for many of us, if not most of us. The season…
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Online Shopping: How Websites Get Us To Overspend

You can buy almost anything while shopping online these days…from clothes to furniture to food and even vehicles. While it is convenient and sometimes there are cost saving benefits, there are also money traps that you can get caught in which make you overspend. Beware of these overspending lures: Sales When there are annual sales…
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Fall Chores: Save Money And Time With These 4 Tips

November. Most of the leaves have fallen. We’ve had killing frost. The skies are threatening snow. I love this time of year! So dramatic. I also enjoy fall chores. I like the crisp air for working outdoors, the quality of the daylight, the tidying up and buttoning down. November also heralds the season of relaxation…
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Black Friday Shopping: Are The Deals Worth It?

With the holiday shopping season upon us, here’s a Flashback Friday post about Black Friday deals. Black Friday is the one day of the year where you can get the best deals ever. Right? Well maybe. I don’t know about you, but I have seen tons of pre-sales, post-sales, etc. I personally don’t go shopping…
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6 Monstrous Money Mistakes To Avoid

I know Halloween was yesterday, but most of us are probably still dealing with a sugar hangover…or are still ingesting all that delicious candy. So even though I’m a day late, I wanted to talk about some scary money mistakes. Like zombie debt, making these financial faux pas may haunt you – sometimes for years…
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