Helpful tips and hints from a savvy mom who's in the middle of it all.

  1. Are You and Your Spouse Always Fight About Money?

    Apr
    17
    2015

    Most marriages start out starry-eyed, where both partners fully believe they are entering utopic bliss. Then the realities of everyday living set in, and the real work of marriage begins. One of the greatest areas of disagreement for couples is money. In our culture, talking about money is considered taboo. However, having a frank discussion […]

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  2. Top 5 Things To Do Before Buying a Used Car

    Apr
    15
    2015

    While brand new automobiles may feel great to have, they are also probably one of the greatest expenses we have that depreciate in value the fastest. If you don’t mind having a vehicle that has been previously used, that may be the most cost-effective way to get yourself some wheels. However, a vehicle with a […]

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  3. Pay Off Your Mortgage Faster

    Apr
    10
    2015

    Mortgages are probably the largest source of debt that many of us have. And for most of us, any way to lower the mortgage and decrease the amount of time we need to pay it off the better. Watch this video from Money Talks News for tips on how to pay off your mortgage faster, […]

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  4. Eating Clean on a Budget

    Apr
    08
    2015

    by Eris Norman, Eris Norman Wellness and Normans Farm Market The biggest hurdle most people have to clean eating isn’t the food. Fresh, homemade, organic food is delicious! It isn’t giving up those ‘unclean’ foods. There may be that one food you just can’t let go of, but that isn’t the issue either. The issue […]

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  5. Save Money While on Vacation

    Apr
    03
    2015

    Vacations are fabulous! But between travel, lodging, food, and activities, they can become quite pricey. Take a look at this video from the Travel Channel to learn about ways you can save money while on vacation.

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  6. Save Money This Allergy Season

    Mar
    27
    2015

    The reports are in and we’re in for a doozy of an allergy season. Buying medication for your allergies can get expensive. Take a look at this video from The Savings Experiment for tips on how you can save money on allergy relief.

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  7. 12 Tips to Saving Money on Landscaping

    Mar
    25
    2015

    Spring has finally arrived! Which means it’s time to start working on those yards. This year my husband and I are FINALLY getting around to fixing the landscaping mess called our backyard. There are so many options on what to do, my head is starting to spin. One thing is definite, though. Landscaping is not […]

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  8. How to Prevent Your Kids from Spending Your Money Online

    Mar
    20
    2015

    Have you ever received your credit card bill and noticed unusual online purchases on the statement? Then you wondered if you’re credit card information was stolen, only to find out that your kids have been shopping online without your knowledge? If so, you’re not alone. With the increased number of hours that kids spend online, […]

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