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 Decide Whether to Repair or Replace

How to Decide Whether to Repair or Replace

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 […]

Productivity Tips and Tools for Stay at Home Moms

Productivity Tips and Tools for Stay at Home Moms

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: Is it Worth it?

Extreme Couponing: Is it Worth it?

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 […]

7 Easy Part Time Jobs

7 Easy Part Time Jobs

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 […]

Get Paid to Write Articles from Home

Get Paid to Write Articles from Home

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 […]

5 Jobs for Retired People

5 Jobs for Retired People

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 […]

What to do After College if You Can’t Find a Job

What to do After College if You Can’t Find a Job

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 […]

Tax Deductions When You Work From Home

Tax Deductions When You Work From Home

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 […]

How to Make Money Without a Job

Living on one income can be tough. I know, because my family has been doing it for the last 15 years. It hasn’t always been easy. The economy has had it’s ups and downs, and that […]

How to Fix a Water Damaged Cell Phone

How to Fix a Water Damaged Cell Phone

Last summer I was hanging out with the kids in the yard. My 9 year old son was playing with my cell phone, while my 2 year old daughter was playing with her water table. At […]

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