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Eight Reasons Why Debt is Bad for You

Why debt is not good for you: Relationships: Money problems are the number one cause of divorce for married couples. Stress and Medical Problems: Your health is worth it. Debt encourages you to spend more than you can actually afford. It prevents you from reaching your financial goals It can prevent you from owning a… Continue reading Eight Reasons Why Debt is Bad for You

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Proverbs 31 Lessons from My Mom, Grandma, and Great Grandma

Family History I love history. I may not remember directions or how to get somewhere, but I recall most every story ever told to me by family members. Family history is important to me, so I can pass those stories down to my children and some day grandchildren. Family Heritage I was blessed to have… Continue reading Proverbs 31 Lessons from My Mom, Grandma, and Great Grandma

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Menu Planning, Grocery Shopping, and Frugal Food Finds: How to Save Money on Groceries

  Average Family Grocery Bill According to the USDA, it uses national food intake data and grocery price information to calculate different costs for a healthy diet at home. The latest numbers for a four-member family: a thrifty food plan, $146 a week; a low-cost food plan, $191 a week; a moderate-cost plan, $239; a liberal plan,… Continue reading Menu Planning, Grocery Shopping, and Frugal Food Finds: How to Save Money on Groceries

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Christy Wright: Business Boutique Book Review

  What is your dream? What are you passionate about? What do you just love to do and could spend hours doing? Have you often been told that you should go into business to sell a certain product that you make? Ever thought about owning your own business? Owning your own business Women entrepreneur, is… Continue reading Christy Wright: Business Boutique Book Review

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“Debt is Dumb, Cash is King”

The Story Behind the Debt Once upon on a time there was a girl who graduated college and was excited to begin her future.  With stars in her eyes and a wedding ring on her left hand, she landed her first teaching job and bought her first home with her new husband. The new husband… Continue reading “Debt is Dumb, Cash is King”

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Eating healthy on a budget

Eating healthy on a budget? Is that even possible? YES! Healthy food can be expensive. Therefore, it can be difficult to eat well when you’re on a tight budget. However, there are many ways to save money and still eat whole, single-ingredient foods. Take a look at some of these powerhouse super foods packed with… Continue reading Eating healthy on a budget

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Guest Post: The Savvy Traveler on a Budget

  I remember shortly after my boyfriend started dating, he said to me, “You know, you’re kind of a baller for being a teacher.”  While I appreciated the compliment (I expected to go my entire life without being called a “baller”), I wondered if he was insinuating that I maybe spend a little bit more… Continue reading Guest Post: The Savvy Traveler on a Budget

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Homemade Playdough Recipe

Homemade Playdough Recipe My kids love play dough. In fact we have entire tote of toys devoted to play dough. They can play with it for hours. The stuff dries out and we forget to buy more, so when they want it we never have it. I am sure you have seen the dried up… Continue reading Homemade Playdough Recipe

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Eating healthy on a budget!

Eating healthy on a budget? Is that even possible? YES! Healthy food can be expensive. Therefore, it can be difficult to eat well when you’re on a tight budget. However, there are many ways to save money and still eat whole, single-ingredient foods. Take a look at some of these powerhouse super foods packed with… Continue reading Eating healthy on a budget!

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Why You Don’t Need a Credit Score

  Once upon on a time there was a girl who graduated college and was excited to begin her future.  With stars in her eyes and a wedding ring on her left hand, she landed her first teaching job and bought her first home with her new husband. The new husband was a design engineer… Continue reading Why You Don’t Need a Credit Score