Gifts For Dad That Won’t Strain The Budget (Too Much) | Father’s Day

Need gifts for Dad that won't strain the budget? I hear ya! Dad's are awesome...but let's face it...they get stressed out sometimes.Since finances are

Gifts For Dad Don’t Have To Cost A Fortune!

By Jennifer Spears

Need gifts for Dad that won’t strain the budget? I hear ya! Dad’s are awesome…but let’s face it…they get stressed out sometimes. Since finances are often a major cause of stress for them, it’s not a bad idea to think about some gifts that won’t strain the budget…at least not too much!  Continue reading “Gifts For Dad That Won’t Strain The Budget (Too Much) | Father’s Day”

Never Run Out Of Money…Even When You’re Broke

never run out of money How To Never Run Out Of Money…Even When You’re Broke

By Jennifer Spears

Wouldn’t it be nice if we could never run out of money? We’d never have to worry about unexpected expenses like our cars breaking down, or dread getting our insurance or tax bills in the mail.

What if I told you that it was possible? Would you believe that you could happily live your life, without worrying about your finances? Continue reading “Never Run Out Of Money…Even When You’re Broke”

Gifts For Mom That Support Small Business

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It’s Time To Celebrate Mom: Gifts For Mom That Support Small Business 

By Jennifer Spears

Mom’s are awesome! To be honest, we should celebrate them way more often than once a year, don’t you think? Small businesses are awesome too! I love Small Business Saturday, but I feel like many shoppers forget about small businesses for the rest of the year. We need to fix that! Mother’s Day is right around the corner, so here it is, our guide to “Gifts For Mom That Support Small Business.” Continue reading “Gifts For Mom That Support Small Business”

Save Money By Using The 5/20 Savings Plan

Save Money By Using The 5/20 Savings Plan

The $5/$20 Savings Plan: An (Almost) Painless Way To Save Money

By Jennifer Spears

Have you tried to save money in the past, but couldn’t stick with it? Did you find that after just a short period of time, it got too hard…and you just gave up? 

Don’t feel bad, saving money is something that many people struggle with. There are tricks though! Ways that you can increase your savings without feeling the strain of taking too much away from your family budget! Continue reading “Save Money By Using The 5/20 Savings Plan”

Turn Your Weekend At Home Into A Vacation

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How To Make Your Weekend At Home Feel Like A Vacation

By Jennifer Spears

Can you spend a weekend at home and really feel like you had a vacation?

Absolutely!

We didn’t take a “real” vacation last year…or the year before that…unless you count the two days our kids spent with Gramma and we spent in the hospital having a baby…and our next planned trip is still a ways out. We don’t feel “travel deprived” though. So what do we do to make ourselves feel refreshed, relaxed and stimulated? Continue reading “Turn Your Weekend At Home Into A Vacation”

10 Simple Ways To Improve Your Quality Of Life

10 Simple Ways To Improve Your Quality Of Life 110 Simple Ways To Improve Your Quality Of Life: Without Busting Your Budget

By Jennifer Spears

I hear people complain about their lives all the time…and it really bums me out. The common thought pattern always seems to be that life can’t be better without more money. That’s just not true! Improving your quality of life has little to do with income, and all to do with attitude! Below are 10 simple ways that you can improve your quality of life without busting your budget! Some require a little planning and (OMG!!!) work…but wouldn’t you rather spend your time carving out a better life for yourself than dwelling on the parts of your life that you don’t enjoy? Continue reading “10 Simple Ways To Improve Your Quality Of Life”

6 Easy Steps For Developing a Spending Plan

6 Easy Steps For Developing a Spending Plan

Develop a Spending Plan to Help You Meet Your Goals

By Jennifer Spears

Life is not all fun and games, and if you don’t have control over your finances…you may not enjoy your days as much as you should. Spending money wisely is just as important as saving money…so you need a spending plan!  Continue reading “6 Easy Steps For Developing a Spending Plan”

20 Tips to Stretch Your Food Budget

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Learn How To Stretch Your Food Budget By Following These Simple Tips

by Jennifer Spears

One of the big expenses that every family has that can be adjusted easily with a lot of creativity and a little bit of time and effort, is the food budget! Learning how to stretch your food budget is one of the best things that you can do for your finances! Continue reading “20 Tips to Stretch Your Food Budget”

How a homemade pizza crust recipe saved us over $50,000!

How a homemade pizza crust recipe saved us over $50,000!

A Homemade Pizza Crust Recipe Saved Us Over $50,000!

by Jennifer Spears

I know it sounds crazy, but it’s true…one simple recipe saved us over $50,000! Continue reading “How a homemade pizza crust recipe saved us over $50,000!”