TurboTax is a popular tax software with the do-it-yourself tax preparation crowd. I’ve used it myself for the past three years, and I’ve been impressed with how easy it is to file my taxes with TurboTax. [...]
At the beginning of the summer, I mentioned that I wanted to check out a book called Nourishing Traditions. Well, I did check out the book and liked it so much that I bought it. For [...]
A couple of months ago, I was approached by Colleen at Classy Mommy about reviewing the Energizer 15 minute battery charger. Since I’m a huge fan of rechargeable batteries, I took her up on her offer. [...]
No, this is not a huge list post. My friends at Wise Bread have written a book by this title! They sent me a copy for review, and I have to say I love the book! [...]
You all know that I have a hard time with meal planning and kitchen organization. One of my biggest struggles has always been eating out, because I haven’t planned for nights when I feel sick or [...]
As part of my week long focus on bugeting, I’m going to be reviewing some budgeting software. In the past, I’ve reviewed YNAB, Mint, and Mvelopes. Since I did those reviews a year ago, several new [...]
Good Deals & Smart Steals would be a great resource for people learning to cut back. About a month ago I was asked if I’d be interested in reviewing a copy of Good Deals & Smart [...]
By now I’m sure you’ve seen the reviews of SmartyPig all over the personal finance blogosphere. I debated whether or not to join the ranks of bloggers who did a review. I wanted, at the very [...]
This is the third post in a series of financial software reviews. I reviewed Mint yesterday, and today, I will tackle Mvelopes. With the slogan “The Simple, Smarter Budgeting System”, Mvelopes gives itself a lot to [...]
I know you’re all wondering what a book about the creator of Veggie Tales is doing on a personal finance and frugal living blog. But bear with me here. I was surprised at how relevant this [...]
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