Lynnae McCoy's Author Profile and Articles

Lynnae McCoyI'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.

Articles by Lynnae McCoy

How to Reduce Paper Clutter

How to Reduce Paper Clutter

It started so innocently. I’d come home from shopping, and I’d throw a receipt in my “inbox.” I needed the receipt to start the price book that I was determined to start this year. And then […]

How to Get Out of Debt

How to Get Out of Debt

BeingFrugal.net began as a personal journal to hold me accountable for my commitment to get out of debt. Getting out of debt is a high priority for my family, and I like to write about it […]

Save Money by Purchasing White Linens and Towels

Save Money by Purchasing White Linens and Towels

I don’t know about you, but with prices of groceries and gas skyrocketing, I’m looking to save money any way I can. One of the less obvious ways of saving money is to pay attention to […]

Start Your Christmas Shopping Early

I know Halloween is just around the corner, but we’re going to talk Christmas today. After all, there’s only two more months left until the big day. Begin planning now for a frugal and stress-free Christmas. […]

4 Tips to Help You Avoid Fast Food Drive-Thru

4 Tips to Help You Avoid Fast Food Drive-Thru

When my children were young, I promised myself that we would always have dinner together as a family. I promised that no activity would get in the way of those family dinners. But now that my […]

4 Ways to Save Money on Braces and Orthodontics

4 Ways to Save Money on Braces and Orthodontics

My children are “blessed” with big teeth and small mouths. Their teeth are healthy and strong and seemingly resistant to cavities, which is good. But their teeth are way too big to fit into their small […]

5 Fall Tasks to Get the Most Out of Your Garden Next Year

5 Fall Tasks to Get the Most Out of Your Garden Next Year

As cool weather approaches, all but the most avid gardeners begin thinking about putting our gardens to bed for the winter. If you’ve grown weary of gardening, it’s tempting to just let your garden die and […]

Keeping Your Family Peace After Your Death

Keeping Your Family Peace After Your Death

You hear about it all the time. A family patriarch passes away, and the man’s children suddenly begin arguing about how to handle the estate. Who inherits what? Is the executor of the will really doing […]

Which is Better: Points or No Points on Your Mortgage?

Which is Better: Points or No Points on Your Mortgage?

Buying your first home can be a confusing process, and one of the most confusing aspects is financing the home. If you’re not financially savvy some of the terminology used in the mortgage industry can make […]

Saving for Retirement the Frugal Way

Saving for Retirement the Frugal Way

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 […]

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