Thanks to Walmart, I’ve been given the opportunity to do a long term review of the iPhone 3G. I’ll admit this is probably not a purchase I would have made myself, because I’m not convinced it’s [...]
Question My husband and I have been married for about a year and a half. We always knew that I would be a stay-at-home mom once we have kids (hopefully in another year or so), but [...]
Bank failures. Bailouts. Rising unemployment. Stagnant housing market. Economic stimulus package. It seems that every day headlines contain stories about each of these subjects. If there was any lingering doubt before, there is none now. The [...]
Are you worried about our economy? I have to confess something. I don’t worry about a recession. I watch the bad economic news with interest, but I can’t say it keeps me up at night. It’s [...]
The United States is facing some tough times. If you’ve tuned into the news at all in the last week, you know the United States economy is on very shaky ground. And that might be an [...]
“But I don’t Want To!” That’s a phrase I hear from my young children (especially the little one) on a daily basis. When it comes to changing financial habits and making decisions that affect our future [...]
Volunteering in a soup kitchen can be a great way to save money! I’ve learned that the best money saving strategies are simple choices that require very little effort or knowledge. These seven ways to save [...]
I’m really trying to eat healthier, but it’s expensive! I’ve mentioned before that I’m on a health kick lately. This is actually rather amazing, because I used to have no problems eating a fast food burger [...]
Urban homesteaders find ways to grow their own food, despite a lack of space. I’ve been on a back to the basics kick lately. I’m growing my own vegetables, earning my own income from home, baking [...]
There are three words in the English language that I’m beginning to loathe. Those words are “You Deserve It!” How many times have you heard those words. “Buy yourself a new outfit. You deserve it!” “Take [...]
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