I'm Lynnae, wife of one and stay-at-home mom of two. I'm committed to getting out of debt by being frugal with my choices in life.
Saving for retirement is important. Even if you plan to work until the day you die, you never know what kinds of health problems might come up, forcing your retirement. But in this tough economy, who [...]
You wake up one morning to find that your refrigerator isn’t working. Or your car won’t start. Or your computer is displaying the blue screen of death. Your mind automatically starts calculating the cost of an [...]
Many years ago, before I quit my job to become a stay at home mom to my first child, I had visions of leisurely days at home. Sure, I’d spend a little time cleaning the house, [...]
Extreme couponing has become a popular topic in recent years. With the boom of coupon and deals blogs and the production of TV shows like TLC’s Extreme Couponing, coupon clipping is more popular than ever. But [...]
What’s your perfect part time job? I know as a busy and often over-scheduled mom, if I were ever to go back to work part time, I’d want something easy! I wouldn’t necessarily want to work [...]
Health insurance is a touchy subject these days. It’s expensive and often not available unless you work full time for a company. Is there any hope for people who neither need nor want to work part [...]
If you’re looking for a flexible work from home job, and you’re a decent writer, getting paid to write articles might be right up your alley. The most difficult part of writing from home is breaking [...]
We’ve been talking a lot recently about jobs for college graduates and for those who can’t find a job. But there’s another group of people who are hurting these days: retired people. When the economy went [...]
You’ve spent four years listening to lectures, studying, and pulling all nighters writing papers. You’ve paid thousands of dollars and perhaps owe thousands of dollars in student loans to pay for your education. In June, you [...]
I never aspired to own my own business. Before I became a stay at home mom, I always worked for other people, who took care of taxes for me. When I started this blog, and it [...]
I'm just an average mom, trying to live a frugal life and get out of debt. I write about things that have (and haven't) worked to improve my family's financial situation. What works for me may or may not work for you, and you should always consult a financial advisor before making important financial decisions.
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