Holiday Shopping Tips

Last Minute Holiday Shopping Tips To Keep You Free Of Debt Stress

With the holiday season in full swing it is easy for stressed shoppers to stop living within their budget.  They simply pull out their credit cards and assume they will figure out how to pay for things when the bills come in January.   For people trying hard to get through the holidays without incurring additional…
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Why It’s Better To Be Thrifty, Not Cheap

We’re flashing back this Friday to my post about being thrifty instead of being cheap. While I don’t do Crossfit anymore, I’m still not frugal. But the thriftiness factor still remains. 🙂 As a college student – back in the day when Britney and JT dated and wore those horrific matching denim outfits – I went through…
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What To Do If You’re Behind On Your Bills

There may come a time when you struggle to afford all your bills one month. Or maybe it happens to you every year when you pay in to taxes or bring your dog to the vet. Regardless of the reason, here’s what to do if you find yourself falling behind on bills and how to…
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Friends having a movie night

Should You Tell Your Friends You’re Too Broke To Hang Out?

Have you ever been in a position where you’re invited to go do something, but you can’t afford it? So you make up an excuse that you’re sick or tired or can’t find a sitter. While your friends may buy the reason you can’t go, it really doesn’t help anything. Because the next time you…
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What To Do About Those Black Friday Charges

This Friday we’re flashing back to a post from last year talking about how to deal with credit card charges from Black Friday (or any other day really).  So what next? If you got some amazing Black Friday deals and put those items on a credit card, you need to figure out the best repayment…
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